2013

Published Oct. 9, 2013 2:22 PM

John Moodie in this EUROPP blog post argues that while there are legitimate concerns over the use of Commission expert groups, there are adequate checks and balances in place to provide democratic safeguards.

Published Sep. 25, 2013 1:07 PM

The university sector has undergone major changes in coordination modes and systemic governance over the last decades. In this blog post, Tatiana Fumasoli presents some research results from the Flagship project as well as other studies which were discussed at two recent conferences.

Published Aug. 19, 2013 3:02 PM

Andreas Grimmel, guest researcher at ARENA, comments on the European Court of Justice’s growing role in the domain of fundamental rights. He argues that it is not a sign of judicial activism, but of political insufficiencies.

Published Aug. 9, 2013 3:32 PM

In this EUROPP blog post, Andreas Grimmel, guest researcher at ARENA, comments on the difficulties in negotiating a joint European energy policy that might ultimately help drive the transition to renewable energy sources.

Published June 14, 2013 9:42 AM

Two days ago, the Greek government shut down the Greek public broadcast company (ERT), in a manner reminiscent of the junta ways back in the 60s-70s. Asimina Michailidou comments on the role of public broadcasting services in modern democracies.

Published June 12, 2013 10:44 AM

Traditionally, US reactions to CSDP have been everything from confrontational to supportive to denigrating to mute. Instead of  gauging all these perspectives, Mai'a Davis Cross argues that Europeans should rather focus on developing and strengthening CSDP on their own terms.

Published June 12, 2013 10:34 AM

The eurozone crisis is coming to an end. While it will still take several years before recovery is complete, now is an ideal time to consider the lessons learned.

Published Feb. 8, 2013 11:26 AM

The RECODE Programme invites doctoral research students to participate in a week-long summer school, 'The Challenge of Complex Diversity: Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives from Europe and Canada'.

Published Jan. 11, 2013 3:01 PM

The European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) is holding its bi-annual general conference in Bordeaux, 4-7 September 2013. The conference includes a section “Europe of Knowledge” that focuses on education, higher education and research policy.