Helena Seibicke

Postdoctoral Fellow - Institutt for Statsvitenskap
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Phone +47 22858837
Visiting address Gullhaug torg 1 0484 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1097 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic interests

  • (European) public policy
  • Interest groups/ civil society organisasions/ stakeholders 
  • Political communication
  • Knowledge and Governance
  • Mixed-methods
    • Computer-assisted Qualitative Text/Data Analysis
    •  (Social) media analysis

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Courses taught

OADM2100 - Managing and leading public organizations

STV4436 - Politikk og forvaltning i sentraladministrasjonen

STV2440 - Multi-level governance and decentralisation



Postdoc, R-Quest project, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo, Norway

Researcher, BENCHMARK project, ARENA Centre for European Studies, University of Oslo, Norway

PhD Political Science, University of Oslo, Norway

MA Political Communication, University of Kent, UK

BA European Studies, University of Manchester, UK

Tags: European Union, Public Policy and Administration, Political communication, Expertise, Knowledge and Governance, Interest groups


  • Seibicke, Helena & Michailidou, Asimina (2022). The Challenges of Reconstructing Citizen-Driven EU Contestation in the Digital Media Sphere. Politics and Governance. ISSN 2183-2463. 10(1), p. 97–107. doi: 10.17645/pag.v10i1.4674. Full text in Research Archive
  • Seibicke, Helena (2020). Gender Expertise in Public Policymaking: The European Women’s Lobby and the EU Maternity Leave Directive. Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State and Society. ISSN 1072-4745. 27(2), p. 385–408. doi: 10.1093/sp/jxz007.
  • Seibicke, Helena (2019). Europeisering av nordisk kvinnebevegelse? In Holst, Cathrine; Skjeie, Hege & Teigen, Mari (Ed.), Europeisering av nordisk likestillingspolitikk. Gyldendal Akademisk. ISSN 978-82-05-42704-4. p. 57–73.
  • Seibicke, Helena & Holst, Cathrine (2018). Unpacking Gender Expertise: The Case of the European Women’s Lobby. In Holst, Cathrine; Warat, Marta & Góra, Magdalena (Ed.), Expertisation and Democracy in Europe. Routledge. ISSN 978-1138288232. doi: 10.4324/9781315268033-8.
  • Seibicke, Helena (2017). Campaigning for Gender Equality Through Social Media: The European Women’s Lobby. In Michailidou, Asimina & Barisione, Mauro (Ed.), Social Media and European Politics Rethinking Power and Legitimacy in the Digital Era. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 9781137598899. p. 123–142. doi: 10.1057/978-1-137-59890-5_6.

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  • Seibicke, Helena (2022). Taking the citizen out of citizen participation?
  • Seibicke, Helena (2021). Taking the ‘citizen’ out of ‘citizen participation’? The discursive, legal and practical challenges of reconstructing citizen-driven EU contestation in the digital media sphere.
  • Seibicke, Helena (2019). The role of civil society in communicating Europe.
  • Holst, Cathrine & Seibicke, Helena (2015). Gender expertise in the EU: the case of the European Women's Lobby.
  • Seibicke, Helena & Holst, Catherine (2015). Gender Expertise in the EU: The Case of the European Women’s Lobby.
  • Seibicke, Helena & Holst, Cathrine (2014). Experts on gender: On the role of expertise in EU gender politics.
  • Seibicke, Helena (2014). Book review of "Lobbying in the European Union" by H.Kluver. Journal of Common Market Studies. ISSN 0021-9886. 52(4), p. 964–965.

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Published Jan. 18, 2022 1:09 PM - Last modified June 9, 2022 9:40 AM