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Worse than foreign misperception, is how Europeans judge themselves, according to Mai'a K. Davis Cross and Jan Melissen in EUobserver.
In a recent interview Tatiana Fumasoli explains some preliminary and highly interesting findings from the FLAGSHIP project.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Benjamin Leruth, guest researcher at ARENA, comments on euroscepticism in the Nordic states on the LSE's EUROPP Blog, pointing to the high level of variation between countries.
Benjamin Leruth, guest researcher at ARENA, comments on the Icelandic election results on the LSE's EUROPP Blog, arguing that an EU referendum may still be on the cards for Iceland as a majority of the population still supports accession talks.
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.
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.
Nationality plays only a minor role in influencing the behaviour of Commission staff, and is simply one of many factors influencing the actions of Commissioners, Morten Egeberg writes on LSE's EUROPP Blog.
It is trivial to say that the European Union is going through an existential crisis. But which crisis? Whose crisis?
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'.
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.