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  • brexit-bus-wordcloud-300 Will the UK end up as Norway? Jun 13, 2016 10:52 AM

    The closer the relationship a non-member has to the EU, the more the EU sets the terms of operation for that state, John Erik Fossum writes, drawing some lessons from Norway in the event of a future Brexit.

  • no-uk-300 Lessons from the EU's non-members May 30, 2016 12:21 PM

    Although European states such as Norway or Switzerland have different kinds of relationships with the EU, they are all becoming increasingly integrated into it, without any formal say. These states have given up national sovereignty without any compensation at EU level, and the UK’s debate should be mindful of the hegemonic nature of relations between the EU and its closely associated non-members.

  • uk-eu-flags-300 Brexit – is it even possible? May 12, 2016 02:51 PM

    Can the Brits actually decide if they want out of the EU on the 23rd of June?


  • wilkinson-300%281%29 ARENA Tuesday Seminar: Michael Wilkinson Sep 6, 2016 01:15 PM

    Dr. Michael A. Wilkinson, Associate Professor from LSE, will be opening the Autumn series of ARENA Tuesday seminars with a presentation entitled 'Constitutional Pluralism: Chronicle of a Death Foretold?'

  • brende-300 The ARENA Lecture 2016: Børge Brende Sep 13, 2016 02:30 PM

    Norwegian Minister of Foreign affairs Børge Brende will give The ARENA Lecture 2016 at Blindern Campus on September 13 th. The lecture will be in Norwegian.

  • busuioc-300 ARENA Tuesday Seminar: Madalina Busuioc Oct 25, 2016 01:15 PM

    Dr Madalina Busuioc from the Department of Politics, University of Exeter will give the presentation on 'EU governance and accountability' at the ARENA Tuesday Seminar on 25 October 2016.