GLOBUS researchers have spent the last four years critically analysing the EU’s impact on global justice.
Does a monetary union require financial solidarity? If so, to what extent will public opinion allow for solidarity across the Eurozone?
After the euro crisis in 2009, the common currency was heavily criticised by many politicians. But how do European citizens perceive the euro?
'The EU has done exactly as expected: very little', says ARENA researcher Jarle Trondal, and explains why the EU has not reacted more quickly to Covid-19.
Can the relationship between the non-member Norway and the EU be used as a model for the UK after Brexit?
Researchers in the Horizon 2020-project EU3D just started a four-year quest to find out how much and what type of differentiation is sustainable and legitimate in Europe.
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, explains Guri Rosén.
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.
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.
ARENA is excited about the flying start of our Horizon2020 project PLATO, a PhD network that studies the EU's legitimacy in the wake of the financial crisis.
Podcast series: What is fake news and how does it threaten democracy?
Over the coming weeks, Asimina Michailidou will be discussing fake news, fact-checking, disinformation and trust in the media with distinguished journalists, policy advisers and academics. Three episodes are already available.
The experts have entered public policy
For four years, EUREX researchers have studied the ‘expertization’ of the political order. The recently finished project shows how more and more academics find their way to the public committees.
Congratulations, Dr. Seibicke!
ARENA's Helena Seibicke has successfully defended her PhD thesis Between Expertisation and Advocacy? The European Women’s Lobby, Gender Expertise and EU Governance.
Parliamentary Communication Allowances: Good for Nothing?
Resul Ümit has published a new article in Political Studies Review, examining the effect of parliamentary communication allowances.
People who run African affairs
Jarle Trondal, Thomas Kwasi Tieku (Uni. Western Ontario) and Stefan Gänzle (Uni. Agder) have published a new article in The Journal of Modern African Studies, examining the politics of staffing and recruitment of the African Union Commission.