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ARENA conducts theoretically founded and empirically informed research on the emerging European political order.

We ask the questions:

  • What are the basic characteristics and the key components of the new emerging order?
  • How it is this new order transformed?
  • What are the implications for member state governing arrangements and for the citizens of Europe?


  • report-1-14-cover-180 Expertise and Democracy Mar 26, 2014 10:26 AM

    Cathrine Holst is the editor of a new ARENA report on Expertise and Democracy. The report is based on the kick-off conference of the EPISTO project, which took place in Oslo last spring.

  • nnt-1-2014-180 Grunnlov som kritisk standard Mar 17, 2014 01:35 PM

    Erik Oddvar Eriksen bidrar til et symposium i anledning grunnlovsjubileet i Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift om hvordan forske på grunnloven.

  • eriksen-normativity-palgrave-180 The Normativity of the European Union Mar 3, 2014 12:11 PM

    Erik O. Eriksen has published a new book with Palgrave entitled The Normativity of the European Union. He explains European integration with reference to normative 'musts'.

  • politisk-kompetanse-pax-180 Ekspertisens faktum - og grenser Mar 3, 2014 11:49 AM

    Cathrine Holst bidrar med kapitlet «Ekspertisens faktum - og grenser» i boken Politisk kompetanse, som er en av seks bøker i serien Nye perspektiver på Grunnloven 1814-2014.

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