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Published Apr. 29, 2014 3:00 PM

The Journal of European Public Policy (JEPP) has awarded two prizes to Helene Sjursen: the most downloaded Special Issue and the most downloaded article from the issue.  

Published Apr. 24, 2014 1:30 PM

Ten years after the civil war, life has come back to Lunsar in Sierra Leone. Anthropologist Robert Pijpers is talking with CEOs and motortaxi drivers about the current mining boom, the influx of new people and investments, and about the resettlement of entire villages.

Published Mar. 25, 2014 10:51 AM

This short piece on Eudo Cafe presents key findings from a study of the relationship between the European Parliament and the Commission, demonstrating close everyday interaction between the two institutions.

Published Mar. 24, 2014 9:00 AM

What makes a patient drop out from addiction treatment? It turns out scientists have been looking for the answer in the wrong place.

Published Mar. 13, 2014 12:17 PM

'For those of us working with European issues it is crucial to understand not only what is happening in Europe, but also why it happens. ARENA contributes to this', Vidar Helgesen said at the ARENA Lecture 2014.

Published Mar. 10, 2014 3:47 PM

What are the side effects of extracting oil in the Canadian tar sands areas? – Before I came to Canada, I thought the environmental crisis was the most urgent. But I cannot say this anymore, says anthropologist Lena Gross.

Published Feb. 25, 2014 11:23 PM

Asimina Michailidou discusses what it means to be an EU citizen on the move, based on findings from a research project that were presented in Oslo last December.

Published Feb. 10, 2014 1:27 PM

Tensions are high in Subic Bay in the Philippines. The costs of Labour are among the lowest in Southeast Asia – something more and more foreign investors have come to exploit, says Elisabeth Schober, who is currently on fieldwork there.

Published Jan. 30, 2014 7:42 AM

How do you promote creativity in the workplace? The architects at Snøhetta use magic. This is something more companies should aim for, says anthropologist Aina Landsverk Hagen.

Published Jan. 21, 2014 2:57 PM

People in Colca Valley are organizing forums to discuss climate change, food security and a controversial dam and irrigation project, says Astrid Bredholt Stensrud, currently on fieldwork in the Peruvian Andes.

Published Jan. 21, 2014 11:46 AM

If we want to move towards ecological sustainability, we cannot ignore the life-worlds of people who make their living in the fossil fuel industry, says Thomas Hylland Eriksen, currently on fieldwork in the industrial town of Gladstone in Australia.

Published Jan. 21, 2014 11:35 AM

Security integration is the real test for how far the idea of an 'ever closer Union' might go, Mai'a K. Davis Cross writes in an article on eInternational Relations.

Published Jan. 16, 2014 9:11 AM

It has taken us several hundred million years to produce this compressed sunlight, and it has been the driving force of modern civilization for two hundred years. It cannot be eliminated without further ado, writes Thomas Hylland Eriksen.

Published Jan. 8, 2014 4:25 PM

Elephants clashing with human beings on their paddy fields, people dying from kidney failure, climatic uncertainty, increased jealousy leading to sorcery attacks, and the nearing end of small-scale farming: Results of a global crisis of desire?

Published Dec. 18, 2013 12:13 PM

What role do and could national parliaments of EU member states play in the EU framework? How do the Treaty of Lisbon reforms, which aim to generate more influence for national parliaments in EU decision-making processes, work in practice?

Published Dec. 16, 2013 12:07 PM

The United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) insurgency is likely to continue at next year’s European elections, where their anti-EU and anti-immigration stances have a good chance of resonating during the election campaign.

Published Dec. 13, 2013 10:40 AM

With Euroscepticism on the rise and increased contestation over the EU as a political entity, will the 2014 European Parliament elections become more politicized than ever?

Published Dec. 4, 2013 11:24 AM

Innovation as the intersection between hospital, industry and university. What works and what doesn’t when collaborating in life sciences? Find out 13th December.

Published Nov. 28, 2013 1:35 PM

Does Europe, which has been key to the development of the Norwegian Constitution and democracy, constitute the biggest threat against constitutional democracy in Norway today?

Published Nov. 28, 2013 1:07 PM

The EU financial crisis 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?

Published Nov. 21, 2013 3:26 PM

China’s economic growth does not always benefit its national minorities. Instead, it strains ethnic relations.

Published Nov. 21, 2013 2:10 PM

Southern Europe has been severely struck by the financial crisis, in social as well as political terms. How has the crisis been handled, and could it have been done differently? These questions were discussed at an open seminar staged by ARENA on 18 September 2013.

Published Nov. 6, 2013 11:08 PM

The time is ripe for European public diplomacy to take centre stage, Mai'a K. Davis Cross and Jan Melissen argue in a recent policy brief. As far as the EU does engage with with the rest of the world, communication is too often based on one-way informational practices rather than true dialogue.

Published Nov. 6, 2013 10:29 PM

In a recent interview Tatiana Fumasoli explains some preliminary and highly interesting findings from the FLAGSHIP project.

Published Nov. 6, 2013 10:29 PM

The university sector has undergone major changes in coordination modes and systemic governance over the last decades. In this blog post, Tatiana Fumasoli presents some research results from the Flagship project as well as other studies which were discussed at two recent conferences.