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.
Erik Oddvar Eriksen bidrar til et symposium i anledning grunnlovsjubileet i Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift om hvordan forske på grunnloven.
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'.
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.
Espen D. H. Olsen has published a chapter on European citizenship in the volume The Reconceptualization of European Union Citizenship. The book looks at what has become of Union citizenship in light of the 2013 'European Year of Citizens', which marked the 20th anniversary of EU citizenship.
I Folkestyrets varige spenninger analyserer Johan P. Olsen hvordan moderne demokratier kan forstås. Har Norge en politisk orden etter folkets ønske, og er vi forberedt på en ny tid?
Pieter de Wilde, Asimina Michailidou and Hans-Jörg Trenz have published an article on online polity contestation during European Parliament elections in the European Journal of Political Research.
Mai'a K. Davis Cross has published the chapter 'Transatlantic Cultural Diplomacy' in a book on the role of European cultural products and services in a global world. She explains why the US-American approach towards public diplomacy and spreading its culture cannot serve as a role model for Europe.
Jarle Trondal contributes with an analysis of European integration in the area of public administration in the new book Beyond the Regulatory Polity? The chapter is entitled 'The Rise of a European Public Administration: European Capacity Building by Stealth’.
Det norske paradoks tar for seg hvilken betydning Norges EU-tilknytning har for folkestyret. Hvordan påvirker denne forutsetningene for konstitusjonelt demokrati? I et år vi markerer jubileet for Grunnloven må vi også se på dens status opp mot avtalene med EU.
In a new West European Politics article, Morten Egeberg, Åse Gornitzka and Jarle Trondal examine the daily interaction between the European Commission and the European Parliament. In addition to formal control instruments, they observe an almost symbiotic, less visible, routine relationship between the two institutions.
Christopher Lord has published the chapter 'Problems of compound representation in the European Union after Lisbon' in a book which explains the redistribution of power in the post-Lisbon EU with a focus on the European Council.
In the latest issue of Norsk Statsvitenskapelig Tidsskrift, John Erik Fossum analyses the strive towards EU democratisation in order to understand the conditions and premises for democracy in Europe (in Norwegian).
The book European Public Diplomacy: Soft Power at Work edited by Mai'a K. Davis Cross and Jan Melissen is published with Palgrave Macmillan. The book fills an important gap in the international relations literature on the mechanisms behind soft power.
In a recent article of Higher Education Policy, Tatiana Fumasoli and Bjørn Stensaker draw attention to the university as an organisation possessing its own structures, cultures and practices. Higher education research should not only focus on external drivers of change, they argue, proposing a new research agenda.