Helene Sjursen

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Academic interests

Helene Sjursen's main research interests include theories of international relations, democracy and foreign policy, the EU's external policies, EU enlargement, and Norwegian foreign policy. 

Project coordination

Scientific Coordinator of the project Reconsidering European Contributions to Global Justice (GLOBUS), which is funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020. GLOBUS has eight partner universities from Norway (coordinator), Italy, Ireland, Germany, South Africa, Brazil, China and India (2016–2020).

Coordinator of the research project The legitimacy of EU foreign and security policy in the age of global contestation (LEGOF), financed by the Research Council of Norway’s research initiative ‘Europe in Transition’ (2018-2021). 

Chair of the work package The domain of foreign and security policy at times of crisis of the EuroDiv project (Integration and Division: Towards a Segmented Europe?), financed by the Research Council of Norway’s research initiative ‘Europe in Transition’ (2013–2018).

Leader of ARENA's internal research group for EU foreign- and security policy. 

Completed projects

Chaired the work package The external dimension of the political order of the EuroTrans project (The Transformation and Sustainability of the European Political Order). The work package examined the core characteristics of the ongoing processes of reconfiguration and consolidation in the field of foreign and security policy (2007-2012).

Co-chaired the work package The foreign and security dimension of the ARENA-coordinated and EU-funded (€5 million) research project Reconstituting Democracy in Europe (RECON), with 19 partner universities across Europe (2007-2011).

Awards

Background

Sjursen has been at ARENA since 1997. She has previousy worked as a lecturer in politics at the University of Glasgow and University College Dublin. She holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

She was Visiting Research Fellow at the European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in the lent and summer term of 2006. She was also a Nordic Visting Fellow at the International Relations Department at LSE in 1999.

CV (pdf)

Appointments

  • Member of the Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Oslo (2020–2023).
  • Member of the Council of the Fridtjof Nansen Institute (2016–).
  • Member of Forskningskomiteen for Grunnlovsjubileet (the Research Committee for the celebration of the Norwegian Constitution 2014), Norwegian Research Council.
  • Member of the Steering Committee of the ECPR Standing Group on the European Union (2007–2014).
  • Member of the government-appointed EEA (European Economic Area) Review Committee leading to the NOU 2012:2 ‘Utenfor og innenfor: Norges avtaler med EU’ [Outside and inside: Norway’s agreements with the EU], Oslo, 2012 (2010–2012).
  • Member of the Advisory Council for Disarmament and Security Affairs, Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2001–2005).
Tags: Common Foreign and Security Policy, International relations, Democracy, Enlargement, European integration, Institutions, European Union

Publications

Books and special issues

  • Sjursen, Helene (ed.) (2016) 'EUs Felles Utenriks- og Sikkerhetspolitikk', special issue of the journal Norsk Statsvitenskapelig Tidsskrift, forthcoming.
  • Sjursen, H. (ed.) (2011) Special issue of Journal of European Public Policy 'The EU's Common Foreign and Security Policy: the quest for democracy', 18(8).
  • Sjursen, H. and Fossum, J. E. (eds) (2008)  'Norge og EU – rett og politikk', special issue of the journal Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift, 4/2008.
  • Sjursen, H. (2006) 'What kind of power: European foreign policy in perspective', Guest editor, Special issue of Journal of European Public Policy 13:2.
  • Sjursen, H. (ed.) (2006) Questioning EU enlargement. Europe in search of identity (2006) London: Routledge.
  • Sjursen, H. (2003) The United States, Western Europe and the Polish Crisis. International relations in the Second Cold War, Basingstoke: Palgrave, Cold War History Series.
  • Sjursen, H. and Peterson, J. (1998) A Common Foreign Policy for Europe? Competing Visions of the CFSP, London: Routledge.

Articles in books and academic journals

  • Sjursen, Helene & Rosen, Guri (2016). Arguing Sanctions: On the EU's Response to the Crisis in Ukraine. Journal of Common Market Studies.  ISSN 0021-9886. . doi: 10.1111/jcms.12443
  • Sjursen, Helene (2015). Reinforcing executive dominance: Norway and the EU's foreign and security policy, In Erik Oddvar Eriksen & John Erik Fossum (ed.),  The European Union's non-members: Independence under hegemony?.  Routledge.  ISBN 9781138922457.  Chapter 11.  pp. 189 - 208
  • Sjursen, Helene (2015), Normative Theory: an Untapped Resource in the Study of European Foreign Policy, in K. E. Jørgensen, A. Aarstad, E. Drieskens, K. Laatikainen and B. Tonra (eds), The SAGE Handbook of European Foreign Policy, pp. 196-214.
  • Sjursen, H. (2012) 'A certain sense of Europe? Defining the EU through enlargement', European Societies, 14(4): 502-521.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2012). Democratic challenges to the EU's foreign and security policy, In Erik Oddvar Eriksen & John Erik Fossum (ed.),  Rethinking Democracy and the European Union.  Routledge
  • Sjursen, H. (2011) 'Not so intergovernmental after all? On democracy and integration in European Foreign and Security Policy', Journal of European Public Policy 18(8): 1078-1095.
  • Sjursen, H. (2011) 'The EU's Common Foreign and Security Policy: the quest for democracy', Journal of European Public Policy 18(8):1096-1077.
  • Sjursen, H. (2006) 'The EU as a normative power: how can this be?', Journal of European Public Policy 13(2): 169-181.
  • Sjursen, H. (2006) 'What kind of power?', Journal of European Public Policy 13(2): 169-181.
  • Sjursen, H. (2004) ‘On NATO’s identity’, International Affairs 40 (4): 687–703.
  • Sjursen, H. (2003) 'Understanding the Common Foreign and Security Policy: analytical building blocs', in M. Knodt and S. Princen (eds) Understanding the European Union's External Relations. London: Routledge, pp. 35-53.
  • Sjursen, H. (2002) 'Why expand? The question of legitimacy and justification in the EU's enlargement policy', Journal of Common Market Studies 40(3): 491-513

Op-eds 

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2012

2010

  • Sjursen, Helene & Vigrestad, Joachim (2021). Analysing EU External Action Through the Lens of Global Justice Theory. In Gstöhl, Sieglinde & Schunz, Simon (Ed.), The External Action of the European Union. Concepts, Approaches, Theories. Macmillan Publishers Ltd.. ISSN 9781352012125. p. 220–233.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2020). The European Union and Global Political Justice. In Bigo, Didier; Dietz, Thomas; Fanoulis, Evangelos; Rosamond, Ben & Stivachtis, Yannis A. (Ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Critical European Studies. Routledge. ISSN 9781138589919.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2018). The legitimacy of European Union foreign policy. Global Affairs. ISSN 2334-0460. 4(2-3), p. 253–264. doi: 10.1080/23340460.2018.1532308 Full text in Research Archive
  • Sjursen, Helene & Rosen, Guri (2017). Arguing sanctions: on the EU's response to the crisis in Ukraine. Journal of Common Market Studies. ISSN 0021-9886. 55(1), p. 20–36. doi: 10.1111/jcms.12443
  • Sjursen, Helene (2017). Enlargement and identity: studying reasons. In Ikonomou, Haakon Andreas; Audry, Aurélie & Byberg, Rebekka (Ed.), European Enlargement across Rounds and Beyond Borders. Routledge. ISSN 9781138208209. p. 57–74. doi: 10.4324/9781315460017-4
  • Sjursen, Helene (2017). The EU's Principles in World Politics. In Smith, Michael; Vanhoonacker, Sophie & Hill, Christopher (Ed.), International Relations and the European Union. Oxford University Press. ISSN 9780198737322.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2017). Global Justice and Foreign Policy. The case of the European Union. GLOBUS Research Papers. ISSN 2535-2504. doi: 10.2139/ssrn.2990461 Full text in Research Archive
  • Sjursen, Helene (2016). Integrasjon uten føderasjon: EUs utenriks- og sikkerhetspolitikk. Norsk Statsvitenskapelig Tidsskrift. ISSN 0801-1745. 31(4), p. 320–341. doi: 10.18261/issn.1504-2936-2016-04-02
  • Sjursen, Helene (2015). Normative theory: an untapped resource in the study of European foreign policy. In Jørgensen, Knud Erik; Aarstad, Åsne Kalland; Drieskens, Edith; Laatikainen, Katie Verlin & Tonra, Ben (Ed.), The SAGE Handbook of European Foreign Policy. Sage Publications. ISSN 9781446276099. p. 197–214. doi: 10.4135/9781473915190.n13
  • Sjursen, Helene (2015). Enighet for enhver pris? Om legitimitetsgrunnlaget for norsk utenrikspolitikk. Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift. ISSN 0800-336X. 32(3), p. 219–232.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2015). Reinforcing executive dominance: Norway and the EU's foreign and security policy. In Eriksen, Erik Oddvar & Fossum, John Erik (Ed.), The European Union's non-members: Independence under hegemony?. Routledge. ISSN 9781138922457. p. 189–208. Full text in Research Archive
  • Sjursen, Helene (2014). Demokrati eller handlingskapasitet? Paradokser i Norges tilknytning til EU på det utenriks- og sikkerhetspolitiske område. In Eriksen, Erik Oddvar & Fossum, John Erik (Ed.), Det norske paradoks: Om Norges forhold til Den europeiske union. Universitetsforlaget. ISSN 978-82-15-02100-3. p. 174–195.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2014). Towards a Common Foreign and Security Policy: Achievements and Challenges. In Magone, Jose M. (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of European Politics. Routledge. ISSN 9780415626750.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2013). A foreign policy without a state? Accounting for the CFSP. In Bynander, Fredrik & Guzzini, Stefano (Ed.), Rethinking Foreign Policy. Routledge. ISSN 978-0-415-63343-7. p. 123–136.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2013). A Certain Sense of Europe? Defining the EU through Enlargement. In McMahon, Richard (Eds.), Post-identity? Culture and European integration. Routledge. ISSN 978-0-415-64376-4. p. 32–48. doi: 10.1080/14616696.2012.724576
  • Sjursen, Helene (2012). A Certain Sense of Europe? Defining the EU through enlargement. European Societies. ISSN 1461-6696. 14(4), p. 502–521. doi: 10.1080/14616696.2012.724576
  • Sjursen, Helene (2012). Democratic challenges to the EU's foreign and security policy. In Eriksen, Erik Oddvar & Fossum, John Erik (Ed.), Rethinking Democracy and the European Union. Routledge. ISSN 978-0-415-60557-1. p. 112–142.
  • Riddervold, Marianne & Sjursen, Helene (2012). Playing into the Hands of the Commission? The Case of EU Coordination in the ILO. In Costa, Oriol & Jørgensen, Knud Erik (Ed.), The Influence of International Institutions on the EU. When Multilateralism hits Brussels. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 9780230314481. p. 42–57. doi: 10.1057/9780230369894.0008
  • Sjursen, Helene (2011). The EU's Common Foreign and Security Policy: the quest for democracy. Journal of European Public Policy. ISSN 1350-1763. 18(8), p. 1069–1077. doi: 10.1080/13501763.2011.615192
  • Sjursen, Helene (2011). Not so intergovernmental after all? On democracy and integration in European Foreign and Security Policy. Journal of European Public Policy. ISSN 1350-1763. 18(8), p. 1078–1095. doi: 10.1080/13501763.2011.615194
  • Sjursen, Helene (2010). A Foreign Policy Without a State? Notes to the Research Agenda on the EU's "Normative" or "Ethical" Power. In Bynander, Fredrik & Guzzini, Stefano (Ed.), Rethinking Foreign Policy Analysis: Walter Carlsnaes. Agents, Structures, and International Relations. Universitetstryckeriet. p. 146–161.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2009). Yes please. Both? Internasjonal Politikk. ISSN 0020-577X. 67(3), p. 531–533.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2008). Fra bremsekloss til medløper Norge i EUs utenriks- og sikkerhetspolitikk. Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift. ISSN 0800-336X. 25(4), p. 323–335.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2007). The EU as a 'normative' power: how can this be? In Sjursen, Helene (Eds.), Civilian or Military Power? European Foreign Policy in Perspective. Routledge. ISSN 9780415380485. p. 67–83.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2007). What kind of power? In Sjursen, Helene (Eds.), Civilian or Military Power? European Foreign Policy in Perspective. Routledge. ISSN 9780415380485. p. 1–13.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2006). What kind of power? Journal of European Public Policy. ISSN 1350-1763. 13(2), p. 169–181.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2006). The EU as a 'normative' power: how can this be? Journal of European Public Policy. ISSN 1350-1763. 13(2), p. 235–251.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2006). Values or rights? Alternative conceptions of the EU's 'normative' role. In Elgström, Ole & Smith, Michael (Ed.), The European Union's Roles in International Politics. Routledge. ISSN 0415390931. p. 85–100.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2006). Europe between values and rights. In Sjursen, Helene (Eds.), Questioning EU enlargement. Europe in search of identity. Routledge. ISSN 0-415-37657-2. p. 203–215.
  • Sjursen, Helene & Riddervold, Marianne (2006). The importance of solidarity: Denmark as a promoter of enlargement. In Sjursen, Helene (Eds.), Questioning EU enlargement. Europe in search of identity. Routledge. ISSN 0-415-37657-2. p. 81–103.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2006). Introduction: Enlargement and the nature of the EU polity. In Sjursen, Helene (Eds.), Questioning EU enlargement. Europe in search of identity. Routledge. ISSN 0-415-37657-2. p. 1–16.
  • Sjursen, Helene & Romsloe, Børge Olav (2006). Protecting the idea of Europe: France and enlargement. In Sjursen, Helene (Eds.), Questioning EU enlargement. Europe in search of identity. Routledge. ISSN 0-415-37657-2. p. 142–164.
  • Sjursen, Helene & Riddervold, Marianne (2005). Between Security and Human Rights – Denmark and the Enlargement of the EU. In Sjursen, Helene (Eds.), Enlargement in perspective. ARENA. ISSN 0807-3139.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2005). Towards a post-national foreign and security policy? In Eriksen, Erik Oddvar (Eds.), Making the European Polity: reflexive integration in the EU. Routledge. ISSN 0-415-36301-2. p. 167–186.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2005). Introduction: Enlargement in perspective. In Sjursen, Helene (Eds.), Enlargement in perspective. ARENA. ISSN 0807-3139. p. 1–12.
  • Eriksen, Erik Oddvar; Fossum, John Erik & Sjursen, Helene (2005). Widening or reconstituting the EU? In Eriksen, Erik Oddvar (Eds.), Making the European Polity: reflexive integration in the EU. Routledge. ISSN 0-415-36301-2. p. 237–252.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2004). "On NATO's identity". International Affairs. ISSN 0020-5850. 80(4), p. 687–703.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2004). Changes to European security in a communicative perspective. Cooperation and Conflict. ISSN 0010-8367. 39(2), p. 107–128.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2004). On the identity of NATO. International Affairs. ISSN 0020-5850. 80, p. 687–703.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2004). Comment on 'When does deliberation matter? Constitutional Rethoric in the Convention on the Future of Europe' by Paul Magnette. In Closa, Carlos & Fossum, John Erik (Ed.), Deliberative Constitutional Politics in the EU. ARENA. ISSN 0807-3139. p. 241–245.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2004). "Security and Defence". In Sjursen, Helene; Carlsnaes, Walter & White, Brian (Ed.), Contemporary European Foreign Policy. Sage Publications. ISSN 1-4129-0001-8. p. 59–74.
  • Sjursen, Helene & Smith, Karen (2004). Justifying EU foreign policy: the logics underpinning EU enlargement. In Christiansen, Thomas & Tonra, Ben (Ed.), Rethinking EU Foreign Policy: Beyond the Common Foreign and Security Policy. Manchester University Press. ISSN 0-7190-6002-8. p. 126–141.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2003). Understanding the Common Foreign and Security Policy: analytical building blocs, Understanding the European Union's External Relations. Routledge. ISSN 0-415-29697-8. p. 35–53.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2002). Why Expand? The Question of Legitimacy and Justification in the EU's Enlargement Policy. Journal of Common Market Studies. ISSN 0021-9886. 40(3), p. 491–513.
  • Eriksen, Erik O; Fossum, John Erik & Sjursen, Helene (2002). Widening or reconstituting the EU? Enlargement and democratic governance in Europe. In Sjursen, Helene (Eds.), Arena report. Arena, Oslo.
  • Sjursen, Helene; Eriksen, Erik O & Fossum, John Erik (2002). Widening and Reconstituting the EU? In Sjursen, Helene (Eds.), Arena report. ARENA, Oslo, University of Oslo.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2002). Reorganizing Security in Europe. In Jones, Eric; Heywood, Paul & Rhodes, Martin (Ed.), Developments in West European Politics. Palgrave, Basingstoke. p. 56–73.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2002). Making sense - or not - of the EU's external policy. In Davidson, Elisabeth; Erikson, Arita & Hallenberg, Jan (Ed.), Europeanization of Security and Defence Policy. Swedish National Defence College, Acta B24. p. 33–44.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2002). Tilbake til Europa, Sentral-Europa og Baltikum etter 1989. Det Norske Samlaget. ISSN 82-521-5916-8.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2001). The Common Foreign and Security Policy: Limits of Intergovernmentalism and the Search for a global Role. In Andersen, Svein S. & Eliassen, Knut A. (Ed.), Making Policy in Europe. Sage Publications, London. p. 187–205.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2000). Coping - or not coping - with change: Norway in European security. European Foreign Affairs Review. ISSN 1384-6299. 5(4), p. 539–559.
  • Sjursen, Helene (1999). Enlargement and the Common Foreign and Security Policy: Transforming the EU¿s External Identity? In Henderson, Karen (Eds.), Back to Europe: Central and Eastern Europe and the European Union. UCL Press, London.
  • Sjursen, Helene (1999). Med ryggen mot Europa? Endring og kontinuitet i norsk sikkerhetspolitikk. In Claes, Dag Harald & Tranøy, Bent Sofus (Ed.), Utenfor, annerledes og suveren? Norge under EØS-avtalen. Fagbokforlaget. ISSN 82-7674-577-6.
  • Sjursen, Helene & Peterson, John (1998). Conclusion: The Myth of the CFSP? A Common Foreign Policy for Europe? Competing Visions of the CFSP. Routledge. ISSN 0-415-17072-9. p. 169–185.
  • Sjursen, Helene (1998). Missed Opportunity or Eternal Fantasy? The Idea of a European Security and Defence Policy, A Common Foreign Policy for Europe? Competing Visions of the CFSP. Routledge. ISSN 0-415-17072-9. p. 95–112.
  • Sjursen, Helene (1997). Enlarging the Union, New Challenges to the European Union: Policies and Policy-Making. Aldershot, Dartmouth. p. 151–171.

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  • Sjursen, Helene (2012). The EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy. The Quest for Democracy. Routledge. ISBN 978-0-415-50854-4. 144 p.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2007). Civilian or Military Power? European Foreign Policy in Perspective. Routledge. ISBN 9780415380485. 176 p.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2006). Questioning EU enlargement. Europe in search of identity. Routledge. ISBN 0-415-37657-2. 241 p.
  • Sjursen, Helene; Carlsnaes, Walter & White, Brian (2004). Contemporary European Foreign Policy. Sage Publications. ISBN 1-4129-0001-8. 278 p.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2003). The United States, Western Europe and the Polish Crisis. International Relations in the Second Cold War. Macmillan Publishers Ltd.. ISBN 0-333-74066-1. 201 p.
  • Sjursen, Helene & Peterson, John (1998). A Common Foreign Policy for Europe? Competing Visions of the CFSP. Routledge. ISBN 0-415-17072-9. 215 p.

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  • Sjursen, Helene (2021). The European Union and Global Governance.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2021). Roundtable debate: The European Union and global justice.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2021). Intergovernmental and communitarian perspectives on EU Common Foreign and Security Policy.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2021). Political justice and the Liberal World Order: Reconsidering the European Union's global role.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2021). Panel debate on "The fate of EU power in international relations" .
  • Sjursen, Helene (2021). A comment on "Glasses into blinders. Seeing like the EU in a contested international order.".
  • Sjursen, Helene & Bicchi, Federica (2021). Resisting differentiation: on the normative pull for integration in European foreign and security policy.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2020). Toppmøtet som går på troverdigheten løs. [Newspaper]. Aftenposten.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2020). Covid-19, the EU and geopolitics.
  • Thevenin, Elodie & Sjursen, Helene (2020). Externalisation of Migration Policy: Elements of Politicisation of EU-Libya and EU-Turkey Relations in National Parliaments.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2019). EU Foreign Policy 10 years after Lisbon.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2019). Third Country EU Cooperation- formal and informal channels.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2017). The Capabilities-Expectations Gap in 2017.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2017). Justice in Foreign Policy: the case of the EU.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2017). EU and Norwegian foreign and security policy.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2017). Global Justice and Foreign Policy: the case of the European Union.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2017). The EU- a Resource for Global Justice?
  • Sjursen, Helene (2016). More integration, more differentiation: EU foreign and security policy.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2016). EU and the Ukraine Crisis: Increasing unity or differentiation.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2016). GLOBUS Reconsidering European Contributions to GLobal Justice.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2016). Presentation of the GLOBUS project.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2016). Introduksjon til temanummer om EUs utenriks- og sikkerhetspolitikk - Integrasjon og samarbeid i Europa: EUs felles utenriks- og sikkerhetspolitikk som kritisk case. Norsk Statsvitenskapelig Tidsskrift. ISSN 0801-1745. 31(4), p. 311–319. doi: 10.18261/issn.1504-2936-2016-04-01
  • Sjursen, Helene & Rosen, Guri (2016). Not so weak and divided after all?: Making sense of the EU’s responses to the crisis in Ukraine.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2016). Principles in EU Foreign Policy.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2016). Erfaringer fra et søknadssamarbeid.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2016). GLOBUS Reconsidering European Contributions to Global Justice.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2016). Values and norms in European Foreign Policy.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2015). On practice and principle: the example of Norway's relations with the EU in foreign and security policy.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2015). Integration and Democracy in the EU's foreign and security policy.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2015). Reinforcing executive dominance? Norway and the EU’s foreign and security policy.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2015). Hegemony by Default: Norway and EU's Foreign and Security Policy.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2015). Enighet for enhver pris? Klassekampen. ISSN 0805-3839. 47(227), p. 12–13.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2015). Democratic surplus of deficit? On the legitimacy basis of the EU's foreign and security policy.
  • Sjursen, Helene & Rosen, Guri (2015). Not so weak and divided after all? Making sense of the EU's responses to the crisis in Ukraine.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2015). A Duty to Expand? The question of obligations towards "the other" in a European context.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2014). Tror EU i krise ber om mer norsk støtte. [Newspaper]. NTB/Dagsavisen.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2014). Om EUs rolle overfor Ukraina. [Radio]. Dagsnytt 18.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2014). Dagsnytt Atten, Om folkeavstemningen i Sveits. [Radio]. Radio og Nett-TV.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2014). Democracy or action capacity? Norway and the EU’s foreign and security policy.
  • Eriksen, Erik Oddvar; Fossum, John Erik; Sjursen, Helene & Eldholm, Marit (2014). EØS-avtalen truer demokratiet. [Internet]. Forskning.no.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2014). Speaker.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2014). Developments in the EEAS.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2014). Norske demokratiske utfordringer for EU-ledede operasjoner.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2014). 10 years of added value? EU enlargement.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2014). Er Stortinget satt på sidelinjen?
  • Sjursen, Helene (2013). Er norsk EU-tilpasning i strid med Grunnloven?
  • Sjursen, Helene (2013). Camerons europeiske knipe. Morgenbladet. ISSN 0805-3847.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2013). Refleksjon i UDs favntak. Morgenbladet. ISSN 0805-3847.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2013). EØS til besvær i Brussel. Morgenbladet. ISSN 0805-3847.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2013). Militante motsetninger. Morgenbladet. ISSN 0805-3847.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2013). Sauser sammen begreper. Morgenbladet. ISSN 0805-3847.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2013). Makt ut av Stortingets sal. Morgenbladet. ISSN 0805-3847.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2013). Politikk bak lukkede dører. Morgenbladet. ISSN 0805-3847.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2013). Når de store går bilateralt. Morgenbladet. ISSN 0805-3847.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2013). Kunnskap til besvær. Morgenbladet. ISSN 0805-3847.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2012). Eksperimentet Hellas. Morgenbladet. ISSN 0805-3847.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2012). Ubehaget ved EØS. Morgenbladet. ISSN 0805-3847.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2012). Lengselen etter samhørighet. Morgenbladet. ISSN 0805-3847.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2012). From Fly in the Ointment to Accomplice: Norway and the EU’s Foreign and Security Policy.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2012). The Institutional Make-up of the CFSP and its Democratic Implications.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2012). Norge og EU's utenriks- og sikkerhetspolitikk.
  • Sjursen, Helene (2012). From Fly in the Ointment to Accomplice: Norway and the EU’s Foreign and Security Policy.
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