Åse Gornitzka and Peter Maassen have written a chapter on 'University Reform and the Nordic Model' in the book National Higher Education Reforms in a European Context.
In an article of the European Journal of Higher Education, Åse Gornitzka sketches out the range of uses of research in policy-making and discusses these modalities with reference to developments in higher education governance in Europe.
Christopher Lord has written the chapter 'A European Re-invention of Indirect Legitimacy?' in a book that examines and evaluates the legitimation practices of international and regional organizations and their member states.
Mai'a K. Davis Cross has published the article 'Rethinking epistemic communities twenty years later' in the Review of International Studies. She revisits the concept of epistemic communities and proposes specific innovations to the framework.
In the latest issue of Norsk Statsvitenskapelig Tidsskrift, John Erik Fossum analyses the strive towards EU democratisation in order to understand the conditions and premises for democracy in Europe (in Norwegian).
The book European Public Diplomacy: Soft Power at Work edited by Mai'a K. Davis Cross and Jan Melissen is published with Palgrave Macmillan. The book fills an important gap in the international relations literature on the mechanisms behind soft power.
In a recent article of Higher Education Policy, Tatiana Fumasoli and Bjørn Stensaker draw attention to the university as an organisation possessing its own structures, cultures and practices. Higher education research should not only focus on external drivers of change, they argue, proposing a new research agenda.
Mai'a K. Davis Cross has published an article on cooperation in the European intelligence field in Perspectives on European Politics and Society. She argues that this field may be a rare example in which integration can be achieved before cooperation, rather than the latter serving as a stepping-stone to the former.
Mai'a K. Davis Cross has published an article on European integration in the field of security in the latest issue of Millennium. She argues that security integration is occurring in the EU as a result of the influence of certain knowledge-based networks or epistemic communities.
John Erik Fossum and Ben Crum are the editors of a new volume with ECPR Press: Practices of Inter-Parliamentary Coordination in International Politics. The book contains chapters by Ian Cooper and Christopher Lord.
Helene Sjursen has published the chapter 'A certain sense of Europe? Defining the EU through enlargement' in the volume Post-identity? Culture and European integration on Routledge.
Cathrine Holst has published an article in Tidsskrift for Kjønnsforskning (in Norwegian) in which she discusses the normative and fundamental basis for gender equality thinking.
Pieter de Wilde, Asimina Michailidou and Hans-Jörg Trenz have recently published the book Contesting Europe: Exploring Euroscepticism in Online Media Coverage with ECPR Press.
The latest issue of Journal of European Public Policy includes an article on the democratic legitimacy of codecision by Christopher Lord.
A new study by Kadri Miard on industrial lobbying during the revision of the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) finds that EU membership did influence how and where firms lobbied. The article is published in Journal of European Integration.
A new special issue of the Journal of European Integration on 'representation and democracy in the EU: does one come at the expense of the other?' includes articles by Christopher Lord (with Johannes Pollak) and Ian Cooper.
Cathrine Holst has published a book review of the volume The European Constitution, Welfare States and Democracy by Christoffer C. Eriksen in the latest issue of Retfærd, Nordic Journal of Law and Justice.
John Erik Fossum contributes with a chapter co-authored with David Laycock in the newly published book Developing Democracies: Democracy, Democratization, and Development on Aarhus University Press.
Jarle Trondal has published the chapter ‘International Bureaucracy: Organizational Structure and Behavioural Implications’ in Routledge Handbook of International Organization.
A new study of European Parliament staff published in Journal of European Public Policy finds that political group staff are primarily committed to the concerns of their respective political groups, but also to the arguments of those external actors which have similar party affiliation.
Tatiana Fumasoli has published the article 'Strategic Agency and System Diversity: Conceptualizing Institutional Positioning in Higher Education' with Jeroen Huisman in Minerva.
Espen D. H. Olsen has published the article 'European Citizenship: Mixing Nation State and Federal Features with a Cosmopolitan Twist' in Perspectives on European Politics and Society iFirst.
Journal of European Public Policy has published a virtual special issue on 'Regulation in the EU', bringing together influential articles in the debate and including an article from Egeberg and Trondal.
Espen D. H. Olsen and Hans-Jörg Trenz have published the article 'From Citizens' Deliberation to Popular Will Formation? Generating Democratic Legitimacy in Transnational Deliberative Polling' in Political Studies.
Cristopher Lord has published the article 'The politics of justification? Applying the "Discourse Quality Index" to the study of the European Parliament' together with Dionysia Tamvaki in European Political Science Review 5(1).