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PLATO's second PhD school will be staged in Vienna on 12-16 March 2018. Three days will be dedicated to research design, and two days to academic writing.
At the ARENA Tuesday Seminar on 13 March 2018, Raffaele Marchetti will discuss his paper 'What is a democratic foreign policy? Procedures, goals and actions for states and the EU'.
Graham Finlay will present the paper 'The European Union as a tolerant actor for global justice' at the ARENA Tuesday Seminar on 20 March 2018.
Professor Michael Zürn will present the paper 'Non-majoritarian institutions and the rise of authoritarian populism' on 24 April 2018.
Professor Michael Zürn from the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB) will present the main findings from his newly published book on the current crisis of global governance.
Professor Cristina Lafont will present the paper 'Neoliberal globalization and the international protection of human rights' on 15 May 2018.
Papers have now been selected for presentation at the EUREX workshop on the role of expertise in policy-making on 22 -23 May 2018.
Dr. Christian Kreuder-Sonnen will present the paper 'International authority and the emergency problematique' on 13 February 2018.
Professor Jens Blom-Hansen presented the paper 'Reputation and organizational politics: Inside the EU Commission' on 6 February 2018 at ARENA.
Marco Dani will give a lecture based on the paper 'The rise of the supranational executive and the post-political drift of European public law' on 30 January 2018. Agustín José Menéndez will comment.
We have invited UK experts to discuss the situation and the status of the negotiations. In addition we have brought together experts from the three EEA countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway to discuss the likely effects on the EEA countries.
The first PhD school within the ARENA-coordinated PhD network PLATO is organised in Berlin. The event includes a three-day PhD course in legitimacy theory while two days are dedicated to Vitae's Effective Researcher programme.
The Research Council of Norway is organizing a conference about political changes in Europe, and how these affect Norway. Leading researchers, several from ARENA, will present first hand insight into the latest research on these areas.
At the Tuesday Seminar on 28 November, Pieter de Wilde will present his paper 'Responding to the public in the European Union: a process model of organizational mediatization'.
Åse Gornitzka and Eva Krick, both from ARENA, will present their paper 'Expertisation of policy advice. Dynamics of the EU Commission’s high level groups' on 21 November 2017.
How can depoliticized bodies be seen as legitimate and be held to account? How to avoid the arbitrary exercise of expert power? This opening workshop of the REFLEX project 16-17 November deals with the functioning, justification and democratic embedding of depoliticized decision-making.
Morten Egeberg and Åse Gornitzka offer a PhD course in ‘An Organizational Approach to Public Governance’ at the Department of Political Science in November 2017.
Application deadline: 14 September 2017
Jørgen Bølstad from ARENA gave a presentation of the paper 'Capacity, willingness, and sovereign default risk: reassuring the market in times of crisis' at the Tuesday Seminar on 31 October 2017.
The ARENA-coordinated H2020-funded PLATO project's kick-off conference will take place in Oslo on 16-20 October 2017. It will bring together all partners for academic discussions and social networking.
Dr. Dimiter Toshkov presented the paper 'How are citizens’ judgements about international cooperation shaped? Experimental evidence from the Eastern periphery of Europe' on 26 September 2017.
At the ARENA Tuesday Seminar on 19 September, Dr. Mitja Sienknecht from Berlin Social Science Center presented her paper 'Cosmopolitan responsibility. Normative and empirical dimensions'.
GLOBUS researchers will chair the section The European Union: Promoting or obstructing global justice at the EISA conference on International Relations in Barcelona, September 2017.
Jarle Trondal and Morten Egeberg will chair a panel at the 2017 ECPR General Conference in Oslo.
Johan P. Olsen holds the plenary lecture at the ECPR General Conference in Oslo on 7 September.