The biggest threat to democracy today is intolerance and xenophobia, Anne Brasseur warned. The President of the Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly discussed current conflicts in Europe in her ARENA lecture.
A new postgraduate research track in Central and Eastern European Studies is established at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków with the cooperation of ARENA. The MA programme is now open for admission with deadline 17 September 2014.
Jürgen Habermas will hold the Holberg Lecture ’Democracy in Europe’ at the University of Stavanger on 11 September 2014. Erik O. Eriksen has been invited to comment on his work and engage in a debate with one of the great thinkers of our time.
The annual report summarizes last year’s activities at Norway’s foremost research centre within European studies.
Norway's first Europe Minister, Vidar Helgesen, will hold the ARENA Lecture 2014. Helgesen will come to Blindern campus on 4 March to talk about Norway's relations with the EU against the backdrop of the 200th constitutional celebration and the 20th anniversary of the EEA Agreement.