Webpages tagged with «European Union»

Published Jan. 17, 2019 2:39 PM

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.  

Published Jan. 11, 2019 3:24 PM

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.

Published Dec. 17, 2018 11:10 AM

Represented by Helene Sjursen and Johanne D. Saltnes, ARENA contributes to a research network that aims to improve our understanding of EU foreign policy in times of major change, and to develop strategies to help practitioners make the EU more resilient.

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Published Dec. 5, 2018 3:44 PM

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.

Published Nov. 28, 2018 11:50 AM

John Erik Fossum and Agustín José Menéndez have contributed with a book chapter each in a volume devoted to offer a new conceptual approach to the core ideas of European integration processes. 

Published Nov. 23, 2018 2:02 PM

Does the EU deliver on its human rights policy? Johanne D. Saltnes explores the EU’s use of the human rights clause and the legitimacy basis of the Union’s human rights policy in the journal Global Affairs.

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Published Nov. 8, 2018 11:12 AM

The seminar will discuss three recently published books which deal with challenging questions of identity and belonging, as well as terrorism.

Published Oct. 30, 2018 12:30 PM

Agustín José Menéndez tests the reconstructive potential and the normative soundness of constitutional pluralism as a constitutional theory to make sense of European integration in the journal European Papers.

Published Oct. 29, 2018 12:00 PM

Helene Sjursen explores the sources of legitimacy of the European Union's (EU) Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) in the journal Global Affairs

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Published Oct. 23, 2018 3:33 PM

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? 

Published Oct. 18, 2018 12:25 AM

In this blog post, I draw on Norwegian experiences in arguing that there should be a second referendum on Brexit. 

Published Oct. 12, 2018 2:06 PM

Guri Rosén and Marianne Riddervold explore EU-US positions and responses to Chinese advances in the South China Sea and Russia's actions in the Ukraine in the Special Issue on Crises and EU-US Relations in the Journal of European Integration.

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Published Sep. 18, 2018 2:50 PM

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.

Journal of European Integration
Published Sep. 18, 2018 12:08 PM

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.

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Published Aug. 20, 2018 2:41 PM

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.

Published Aug. 14, 2018 11:34 AM
Published June 25, 2018 10:49 AM
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Published June 18, 2018 7:23 PM

Since 2008, the European Union faces a range of existential threats between populism, technocracy, and mediatisation. How can the EU address the rise of populist parties, the expanding role of the EU’s depoliticized bodies, and the world of social media?

Published June 18, 2018 9:39 AM

ARENA Working Paper 5/2018 (pdf)

Asimina Michailidou and Hans-Jörg Trenz

Published June 12, 2018 10:50 AM

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.

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Published Apr. 5, 2018 11:57 AM

Expression of interest for Marie Skłodowska-Curie (MSCA) Individual Fellowship (IF) at ARENA – Centre for European Studies, University of Oslo. NB: THE APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR 2018 HAS EXPIRED.

The face of Mario Draghi. he is the President of the European Central Bank. Blue background.
Published Apr. 3, 2018 8:16 PM

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.

Published Mar. 13, 2018 7:56 AM
European Parliament member in red dress holding placard that says MeToo.
Published Mar. 7, 2018 3:49 PM

- 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.

Published Feb. 19, 2018 3:32 PM

By analysing the three main CSDP committees, Mai'a K. Davis Cross sheds light on where secrecy exists and how it works in its relationship to the EU's foreign poilcy outcomes in the journal West European Politics.