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Norwegian Minister of Foreign affairs Børge Brende gave The ARENA Lecture 2016 at Blindern Campus on September 13th.
Comenius University in Bratislava organises a PhD Summer School on political integration and differentiation in Europe in June.
On Tuesday 7 June ARENA's guest researcher Maximilian Conrad will assess the role and potential of the European Citizen's Initiative in the context of his newly published book Bridging the Gap?
ARENA and the Democracy Programme organise a research seminar on political parties and the place of partisanship in current democracies. 27 October is devoted to discussions on a forthcoming book which aims to rejuvenate the theoretical study of partisanship.
How can democracy be built and sustained in Europe? How do we exert power in a global context? What is the role of Europe in new power relations? A Summer School on these topics will be organised in Kraków in June 2015.
Who is an expert? What is knowledge? How can we reconcile expertise with various types of democracy? A Winter School on these topics for postgraduate students will be organised in Kraków in February 2015.
Anne Brasseur, President of the Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly, will visit Blindern campus on 10 September. She will discuss the challenges to human rights and democracy in Europe with students and others.
Former President of the European Parliament Jerzy Buzek will hold a public lecture on the Ukraine crisis and the implications for the EU, Eastern Europe and the relationship with Russia on June 2nd.
We regret to announce that the lecture has been cancelled.
Europe Minister Vidar Helgesen will give The ARENA Lecture 2014 at Blindern Campus on March 4th. The lecture will be in Norwegian, more information on our Norwegian pages.
The financial crisis in the EU has pushed thousands of citizens to migrate in a bid to escape uncertainty, unemployment and poverty. Many pick Norway as their destination. What are their experiences? On 5 December ARENA invites to a public debate at the House of Literature to discuss findings from a research project on EU migrants in Norway.
As part of the seminar series Exit, Voice, and Loyalty, jointly organised by the Freedom of Expression Foundation and ARENA, Prof. Timothy Garton Ash from Oxford University held the public lecture 'Rethinking Europe'.
The bicentennial celebration of the Norwegian Constitution in 2014 represents an important milestone and an opportunity to reflect on the role and status of the constitution and of democracy. ARENA and ASANOR will organise a seminar which is open for everyone, but which is particularly directed towards teachers within the social sciences and humanities.
As part of the seminar series Exit, Voice, and Loyalty, jointly organised by the Freedom of Expression Foundation and ARENA, Prof. Jeremy Adelman from Princeton University held the public lecture 'Intellectuals and the crisis of democracy in the 20th century: The odyssey of Albert O. Hirschman'.
Jan-Werner Müller from Princeton University will give the lecture 'Fear and Freedom: The Legacies of Mid-Twentieth-Century Liberalism' as a part of the series 'The 1814 Lectures'.
Seyla Benhabib will give The ARENA Lecture 2012 on 'Challenges to cosmopolitanism in Europe'.