ARENA Working Papers 2011

In this paper, the authors confront some commonly held assumptions and objections with regard to the feasibility of deliberation in a transnational and plurilingual setting. To illustrate their argument, they rely on a solid set of both quantitative and qualitative data from Europolis, a transnational deliberative experiment that took place one week ahead of the 2009 European Parliamentary elections.

ARENA Working Paper 9/2011 (pdf)

Irena Fiket, Espen D. H. Olsen, Hans-Jörg Trenz

European citizenship poses a theoretical challenge to the paradigmatic understanding of citizenship as congruence between nation, state, and membership rights. This challenge is addressed in this paper by focusing on ideal typical models of the EU polity. Is EU citizenship more nation-based, federal, or cosmopolitan?

ARENA Working Paper 4/2011 (No full text version available)

Espen D. H. Olsen