Nettsider med emneord «European Union»
- Initiatives to push the gender equality agenda often meet resistance from member states and powerful interest organisations, says EU researcher Helena Seibicke in this interview on the International Women's Day.
How do we arrange relations between EU members and non-member democracies in ways that secure core standards of democratic legitimacy? Will Brexit aggravate this difficulty?
ARENA Centre for European Studies invites eligible researchers to express their interest in developing a funding application for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie (MSCA) Postdoctoral Fellowship (PF).
European decision-makers point to flexible relationships with the EU as a way to maintain their countries’ independence and autonomy. New research from ARENA suggests that political differentiation might in fact lead to the opposite, which does not bode well for the UK after Brexit.
Multiple crises have created new legitimacy challenges for the EU. Have the EU’s responses to these crises been legitimate? These questions are addressed by 20 partners in the European PhD network PLATO, which is coordinated by ARENA.
During the euro crisis, the European Central Bank carved out a new and more significant role for itself. While many agree that this saved the euro in the short term, new research by Jørgen Bølstad at ARENA suggests that the ECB’s new role as a lender of last resort may also prevent future crises.
What does it mean to be a European citizen? 25 years after the Treaty of Maastricht, ARENA researchers Espen D. H. Olsen and Agustín José Menéndez argue that provisions intended to create a European community may create more friction than harmony.
Is differentiation part of the problem or part of the solution to the European Union's current challenges? EU3D sets out to specify the conditions under which differentiation is politically acceptable, institutionally sustainable, and democratically legitimate.
If the EU admits that it is a federation, the Union might be better able to strike the right balance between the supranational and national levels. Professor John Erik Fossum wants to revive the controversial concept.
The former Norwegian minister of EEA and EU Affairs, Marit Berger Røsland, will debate Brexit and 'the Norway model' with leading EU researchers from ARENA.
The European Union is engaged in a large-scale debate on its future nature and direction. The role and importanec of theoretically informed and empirically grounded research in that process is essential, as was made very clear at EU3D's opening conference in Rome.
ARENA cooperates with the Centre for European Studies at Jagiellonian University in offering a postgraduate research track within the MA programme in European Studies in Kraków.
William E. Scheuerman will present his paper 'Constituent power and civil disobedience: beyond the nation state?' at the ARENA Tuesday Seminar on 23 October 2018.
Members of the European Parliament have gained great influence in trade policy, thereby challenging the national monopolies of power. Often, they are perceived as a disturbing element in international negotiations.
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.
The evidence-based policy conference 'Social inclusion of youth on the margins of society: more opportunities, better access, and higher solidarity' is taking place on 17-18 November 2011 in Brussels (Madou Auditorium). The conference is organised by the DG Research and Innovation of the European Commission.
Of the EUMARGINS project, both Scientific Coordinator Katrine Fangen and Professor Les Back (UK research team) will participate and present at the conference. Professor Les Back's and Katrine Fangen's presentations are titled "The Unwanted Europeans: Young Migrants and Institutional Marginalisation" and "Young Adult Immigrants: Becoming an Active Citizen in Europe" respectively. Anne Folkvord, Deputy Director General, in the Department of Integration and Diversity at the Norwegian Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion will be participating in the policy input panel discussion on day two of the conference. The conference programme is located here.
Geert Mak has followed in John Steinbeck's path on his trip to the USA. Euope has much to learn from the American project whether we like it or not.
Professor Emeritus Johan P. Olsen is one of Norway’s most prominent, most renowned and most cited social scientists. In 2011 he was elected as a member of The American National Academy of Sciences because of his important contribution to scientific research.