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Is Brexit a wicked problem? John Erik Fossum is published in European Policy Analysis with an article on how the wicked problem framework can be improved by incorporating the problem of political order.
Cathrine Holst has contributed with a chapter in the new volume Gender and Queer Perspectives on Brexit on how Norway as a non-member is affected by - and affects - EU gender equality policy.
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.
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?
In this blog post, I draw on Norwegian experiences in arguing that there should be a second referendum on Brexit.
Could the 'Norway model' work for the UK post-Brexit? Do EU agencies threaten the EEA agreement? These were topics of discussion when policy-makers and ARENA researchers met during Arendalsuka 2018.
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.
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.
In this guest blog post, professor Christopher Lord of ARENA gives an alternative take on how to understand the struggle behind the Brexit negotiations.
By using concepts of historic responsibility, Christopher Lord discusses whether decisions member states take together can constrain how any one of them can justifiably leave the EU in the article published in the Journal of European Integration.