On September 27 Christer Gulbrandsen defended his dissertation 'Europeanization in a global context. A study of a national maritime safety agency's work with global and European rules'.
John Erik Fossum and Chris Lord are part of a new platform for academics and practitioners interested in the issue of political representation in Europe.
John Erik Foussum will hold a keynote speech on 'EU democratization: prospects and challenges' at the workshop 'Representative Democracy in the 21st Century' at the European University Institute the 26th of October.
The Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the European Union is important and interesting. The award is given for the EU’s peace-building and democracy-expanding work over the past 55 years. The prize also reminds us that peace in Europe should not be taken for granted.
Cathrine Holst assesses whether modern society’s dependence on expertise ensures that we must now redefine what democracy means at LSE's EUROPP-blog.
Guest researcher at ARENA, Benjamin Leruth, looks at the importance of Iceland's fisheries, and the ongoing dispute or ‘mackerel war’ between the country and the EU over fishing rights.
Cathrine Holst has been awarded the Burgen Scholarship from the Academia Europaea.
Jarle Trondal discusses the development of the ‘European administrative space’ (EAS), in which European administrative practices come to complement national practices.
We announce the availability of 1-3 student grants for the autumn semester 2012. We welcome applications from MA students within the fields of social sciences, law and humanities. The deadline for application is 24 September.
Measures taken to tackle the eurozone crisis up to now have trampled all over EU and national law, Agustín José Menéndez writes in European Voice.
Jarle Trondal will hold a joint lecture at the University of Copenhagen 19 April.
Professor and Chair of the Center for Modern European Studies (CEMES) Hans-Jörg Trenz gave his inaugural lecture on 'Mediatisation and European Integration' on Friday 27 January 2012 at the University of Copenhagen.
The Board of the Social Sciences Faculty has appointed a new Board of Directors of ARENA for the period 2012-2015.
A new ARENA newsletter is out with articles on RECON's final conference in Oslo, a new book, a special issue of Journal of European Public Policy, and ARENA researchers' comments on the euro crisis.