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  • ewl-ep-seminar-flickr-ewl-300 European gender equality experts under scrutiny Sep 19, 2014 09:56 AM

    They claim to know European women's experiences and needs. Some argue that more expert power makes EU gender equality policies less democratic. Researchers have studied what kind of expertise is involved.

  • university-of-gothenburg-300 ARENA at the Nordic Political Science Congress Sep 17, 2014 03:28 PM

    ARENA contributed extensively to two workshops under the Nordic Political Science Congress in August. The themes discussed were the EU in the world and expert rule, respectively.

  • eus-non-members-230614-panel Paradoxes of EU non-membership Jul 10, 2014 02:50 PM

    A number of EU neighbouring countries are integrated in the internal market and adopt the EU acquis to various degrees, through the EEA agreement, bilateral or other agreements. This has important democratic implications.


  • vestlund-200 ARENA Tuesday Seminar: Nina M. Vestlund Oct 14, 2014 02:15 PM

    On Tuesday 14 October 2014, Nina M. Vestlund will present the paper 'The Quest for Order: Unravelling the relationship between the European Commission and European Union agencies', in cooperation with colleagues Morten Egeberg and Jarle Trondal.

  • norcone-maastricht-300 Democratic constitutionalism in Europe Nov 4, 2014 12:00 AM

    As part of the Bicentennial Celebration of the Norwegian Constitution in 2014, ARENA will stage a broad multidisciplinary conference on the implications of the European integration process on the nation states, and in particular on Norwegian constitutional democracy.

  • landemore-amazon-200 ARENA Tuesday Seminar: Hélène Landemore Nov 18, 2014 01:15 PM

    Hélène Landemore will present the paper 'Democratic Deliberation and Legitimacy in Crowdsourced Legislative Processes: The Case of the Law on Off-Road Traffic in Finland' at the Tuesday Seminar on 18 November 2014.