Silje S. L. Hermansen presents joint work with Urska Sadl entitled Does Politicization Make International Courts Uncomfortable? Evidence from the European Court of Justice
Some claim that the Norwegian ‘No’-campaigners won in 1994, but have lost ever since. Every government since 1994 has brought Norway closer to the EU. Where does this leave democracy?
Can there be democracy beyond the nation state, and in that case: which democracy for Europe?
Equal pay for work of equal value is a fundamental principle in European Union (EU) law and so in the European Economic Area (EEA) Agreement. The paper takes as its point of departure the debate in Norway on the interpretation of EEA equal pay legislation, and relates this debate to the broader equal pay controversy in Norway.
Guri Rosén and Silje H. Tørnblad seek to answer questions, to what extent, and how, does expertise from the Commission influence the European Parliament’s positions in the article in the European Politics and Society.
This article demonstrates how organisational structure may systematically tip the scales in the direction of certain actors, solutions, interests and concerns in a decision process, based on a case study of an organisational reform in the European Commission.
Nina Merethe Vestlund
- 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.
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.
A research group at ARENA Centre for European Studies headed by Prof. John Erik Fossum has succeeded in a highly competitive bid for international research funding. ARENA is celebrating the success.
In a new Special Issue of The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, Guri Rosén and Kolja Raube aim to explore parliamentary influence in security policies beyond the right to veto troop deployments and other formal sources of authority.