E. Miklin, ‘Specifying the Terms of Engagement between Demoi: The
Services Directive in the EU’s Multilevel Parliamentary Field’, Paper
presented at the RECON WP3 Workshop on Representative Theory, Austrian
Academy of Sciences, Vienna, 22 May 2009 and at the 5th ECPR General
Conference, Potsdam, 10-12 September 2009.
- ‘Is the EU Better off without Formal Constitution-Making?’, Paper
presented at RECON WP2 Workshop ‘With or Without Lisbon: Continuous
Institutional Change in the EU’, Amsterdam 15/16 May 2009.
- ‘Reconceiving Democratic Constitutionalism for Multi-National
Polities: Do the Cases of the EU and Canada Point in Similar
Directions?’, Paper presented at the RECON WP2 Workshop ‘Lessons from
Europe’s and Canada’s Constitutional Experiences’, Oslo, 20-21 March
Saskia Hollander & Stijn van Kessel, ‘Parties and Public deliberation on
EU Issues’, Guest lecture at the Universiteit Antwerpen, 29 October
- ‘Accountability and Personalisation of the European Council
Presidency’, Paper presented at the Symposium on ‘(Re)assessing the
Value of the European Union Council Presidency’, Oxford University, 10
and 11 October 2007; at the Colloquium on ‘Les présidences de l’Union
européenne en redéfinition: Quelle légitimité? Quelle efficacité?’ at
the Université Libre de Bruxelles, 29 April 2008; and at Annual Meeting
of Flemish and Dutch Political Scientists, 29/30 May 2008 in Nijmegen
- Invited lecture on ‘The Failed Constitutionalisation of the EU’,
Roosevelt Academy, Middelburg (NL), 18 September 2007.
John Erik Fossum, ‘The Multilevel Parliamentary Field. A Framework for
Theorizing Representative Democracy in the European Union’, Paper
presented at the RECON WP3-workshop on Representation and Institutional
Make-up. Brussels, 15-16 June 2007; at the 4th ECPR General Conference
Pisa, 6-8 September 2007; and at the RECON workshop ‘RECON models
applied’ at ARENA, University of Oslo, 25 April 2008.
- with Saskia Hollander & Stijn van Kessel, ‘Why there is (also) No
Domestic Public Opinion on Europe: Three Case-Studies from The
Netherlands’, Paper presented at the EUSA Tenth Biennial International
Conference, Montreal, Canada 17-19 May 2007 and at the Annual Convention
of Flemish and Dutch Political Scientists (‘Politicologenetmaal’) in
Antwerp, Belgium 31 May and 1 June 2007.
‘Connecting National and Supranational Democracy:
Lessons from the Making of the EU Constitutional Treaty’, Paper
presented at the EUSA Tenth Biennial International Conference, Montreal,
Canada 17-19 May 2007.
Multilevel Democracy: Dynamics, Formalities and Ideals’, Presentation
for the RECON Kick-off Conference, Oslo, 26 January 2007.
EU Constitutional Treaty in the Netherlands: Could a better embedding have
made a difference?’, presented at the ‘Europe in the Netherlands’
workshop of the Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR),
7/8 July 2006.
the EU Presidency Make its Mark on Interstate Bargains? The Italian and
Irish Presidencies of the 2003-2004 IGC’, paper presented at the
Annual Meeting of the Dutch Political Science Association, Den Haag (NL),
18/19 May 2006.
as a Carrier of Elite-Mass Incongruence: The Case of The Netherlands’
(co-authored with H. Binnema), Paper presented at the International Colloquium
‘Resisting Europe. Euroscepticism and national civic cultures’,
CEVIPOL/Université Libre de Bruxelles, 16/17 March 2006 and at ‘The
European Constitutional Treaty: The Process of Ratification and the Actors
of the European Public Space’, International Symposium, Luxembourg, May
8th -9th, 2006.
‘Can the EU be democratic? Lessons from the
Constitutional Process .... and its failure’, Paper presented at ‘What
now? The EU at a crossroads’, ARENA Conference, Oslo, 25 November 2005.
EU Constitutional Process: A Failure of Political Representation?', Paper
presented at the Annual NIG Work Conference, Nijmegen, 11 November 2005
the 4th ECPR General Conference Pisa, 6-8 September 2007..
- ‘Confusing Cues: Competition and Collusion of Party
Strategies in Referendums on the EU Constitution’, Paper for the
‘Debating the European Constitution’ workshop at the epsNet 2005
Plenary Conference, Paris, 17/18 June 2005 and for the
‘Euroskepticism’ Conference, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 1/2/ July
‘Getting the Constitution into Shape. A Comparison of
the Strategies of the two IGC 2003-2004 Presidencies’, Paper presented
at the 2005 ECPR Joint Sessions, Granada, 14-19 April 2005.
‘Can Governance and Government be Reconciled? The EU
Constitution and the efficacy of EU policy-making’, Paper presented at
the 2004 Maastricht Forum on European Integration ‘Making the
Constitution Work’, European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA),
Maastricht, 19 November 2004.
‘The European Institutions:
Sovereign?’, Presentation at the European Seminar ‘European
Construction, Peace And Democracy’, organized by the Coordination
Nationale D'Action pour la Paix et la Démocratie (CNAPD), Brussels, 22
October 2004 (invited).
‘The draft Constitution for the European Union:
Founding moment or muddling through (again)?’, Lecture in the framework
of ‘The international dimension week’, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam,
23 September 2004.
- ‘“United in Diversity”: European Citizenship
after the EU Constitution’, Paper presented at the Workshop ‘Debates
on European and Arab Identity. Comparative Approaches’, Center for
European Studies, Cairo University, 14-15 September 2004.
‘The Constitutional Idea of a “European Union of
Citizens and States”’, paper presented at European Lecture series,
University of Victoria, 14 June 2004 and at the conference ‘Popular
Sovereignty and Democracy in Multi-National and Poly-Ethnic Entities.
Constitutional processes in Canada and the EU compared’, University of
Århus, 17 April 2004.
‘Making sense of Suigenericity’, Response to Prof.
N. MacCormick, ‘A New European Grundnorm?’,
Chaire Hoover de philosophie politique et sociale à l’Université
catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve, 4 December 2003.
‘Genesis and Assessment of the
Grand Institutional Deal of the European Convention’,
paper for the Cinquième Journée d’étude du Group Européene de
l’Association Française de Science Politique, Institute d’Études
Européens à l’Université Libre de Bruxelles, 21 November 2003
(invited); also presented at Prof. Th. Jans’ Future of the EU class at
the Free University Brussels (VUB) on 19 November 2003.
‘“Throwing the Rascals Out” The European
Convention and the prospects for representative democracy’, paper
presented at the Conference on ‘Deliberative Constitutional Politics in
the EU’ of the EU/FP5 CIDEL-project in Albarracín (Zaragoza), 19-22
June 2003 (invited) and at
the Chaire Hoover de philosophie politique et sociale à l’Université
catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve, 19 December 2002.
- ‘Justifying the European project’, working paper
presented at the Annual Meeting of the Dutch Political Science
Association, Dordrecht (NL), 22-23 May 2003.
- ‘Vertegenwoordigende Democratie in de Europese Unie’,
paper presented at the Conference of the Netherlands Scientific Council of
Government Policy (WRR) on “The Dutch Voice in the European
Convention”, The Hague, 21 May 2003 (invited).
‘Output Legitimacy of European R&D-policy’,
paper presented at the 8th Biennial International Conference of the
European Union Studies Association Nashville, 27-29 March 2003.
‘Towards finality? A preliminary assessment of the
achievements of the Convention on the Future of the EU’, Presented at
the Norwegian Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Oslo, 11 March 2003 (invited)
and at the ARENA-centre of the University of Oslo, 11 March 2003
- ‘Choices for the Convention’, Presentation at the
meeting of the European Policy Institutes Network (EPIN), Brussels 30
October 2002 (invited).
- ‘Legislative-executive relations in the European
Union’, paper presented at the 1st Pan-European ECPR
Conference on EU politics, Bordeaux, 26-28 September 2002.
- ‘Rethinking legitimacy in the European Union’,
presentation at the MCF-workshop, Brussels, 4/5 June 2002.
- ‘De Benchmark gemeentelijk ondernemingsklimaat’,
presentation at the conference “The market of industrial sites” in
Nijmegen (NL), 25 May 2000 (invited).
- ‘Judgement and the Application of Rights’,
presented at the International Graduate Student Research in Continental
Philosophy Conference, The Institute of Philosophy, Leuven (Belgium),
- ‘Procedures, Justice and Choice in Basic Education
Policy’, presented at the ‘Ad-hoc Gruppe Verfahrensgerechtigkeit’ at the
Conference of the German Society for Sociology, Dresden
(Germany), 10 October 1996.
- ‘Procedures, Justice and Choice in Basic Education
Policy’, presented at the ‘Third International Workshop on Procedural
Justice’, Oňati (Spain), 1-3 April 1996.
- ‘Legal Deliberation about the Right to Free
at the 17th World Congress of the Internationale Vereinigung für Rechts
und Sozialphilosophie (IVR), Bologna (Italy), 16-21 June 1995.