The Extraparliamentary Far-right and Opponents of Immigration in Present-day Finland
Feb. 8, 2019 1:20 PM
Finland has witnessed extraparliamentary far-right extremism of varying degrees throughout most of its history.
Jarle Trondal awarded for 'best article'
Jan. 21, 2019 10:22 AM
ARENA's Jarle Trondal has been awarded 'Best article of 2018' by the 'Norwegian Journal of Political Science' for his article about Norwegian civil servants' work on EU and EEA affairs.
The European Parliament is challenging the national power monopolies
Jan. 17, 2019 2:39 PM
Members of the European Parliament have gained great influence in trade policy, thereby challenging the national monopolies of power. Often, they are perceived as a disturbing element in international negotiations.
STR2019 - Call for papers
Jan. 7, 2019 9:59 AM
Society for Terrorism Research, C-REX, University of Oslo, and the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI) are pleased to announce the call for papers for the 13th annual International conference June 20-21, 2019: The data revolution in terrorism research: implications for theory and practice
Radicalisation and Counter-Radicalisation in Higher Education in the United Kingdom
Dec. 17, 2018 3:58 PM
In February 2015, the Counterterrorism and Security Act was passed by the UK Parliament. The Act imposed a legal duty on several public bodies, including higher education institutions (HEIs), to “have due regard to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism”, a requirement referred to as the Prevent Duty.
The predicaments of EU differentiation
Dec. 5, 2018 3:44 PM
European decision-makers point to flexible relationships with the EU as a way to maintain their countries’ independence and autonomy. New research from ARENA suggests that political differentiation might in fact lead to the opposite, which does not bode well for the UK after Brexit.
Next steps for Scholarship on Gender and the Far-Right
Dec. 5, 2018 11:20 AM
In the latest C-REX Working Paper, Next steps for Scholarship on Gender and the Far-Right, Professor Kathleen Blee, University of Pittsburgh, discusses the state of scholarship on gender and the far right.
In memoriam: James Gardner March
Nov. 27, 2018 3:13 PM
James G. March was for 50 years a research collaborator and close friend of ARENA founder Johan P. Olsen. Their research on institutions and organizations have inspired countless researchers within numerous fields of study, such as European Studies.
Terrorism studies and the struggle for primary data
Nov. 5, 2018 11:16 AM
If research can only be as good as the data on which it is based, then the study of terrorism has been in serious trouble for decades, writes Bart Schuurman.
Giving Religion A Bad Name
Nov. 1, 2018 12:21 PM
Is framing Islam as a ‘bad religion’ inevitable?