Centres, groups and other initiatives

Centre for European and Asian Studies (CEAS)

CEAS was founded on October 1st, 1988 by Professor Kjell A. Eliasssen and our publications include more than 20 books and numerous articles and research papers.

    • Sitter, Nick and Tom Parker

      The Four Horsemen of Terrorism – It’s not Waves, It’s Strains

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      in Terrorism and Political Violence, 2016.

    • Andersen, Svein S. and Nick Sitter

      Managing Heterogeneity in the EU: Using Gas Market Liberalisation to Explore the Changing Mechanisms of Intergovernmental Governance

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      in Journal of European Integration 37 (3): 319-334. 2015.

    • Bakke, Elisabeth and Nick Sitter

      Where do parties go when they die? The fate of failed parties in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary 1992–2013

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      in East European Politics 31 (1): 1-22. 2015.

    • Sitter, Nick and Andreas Goldthau

      Soft Power with a Hard Edge: EU Policy Tools and Energy Security

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      in Review of International Political Economy. 2015.

    • Goldthau, Andreas and Nick Sitter

      A liberal actor in a realist world? The Commission and the external dimension of the single market for energy

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      in Journal of European Public Policy 21 (10): 1452-1472. 2014.

    • Bakke, Elisabeth and Nick Sitter

      Why Do Parties Fail? Cleavages, Government Fatigue and Electoral Failure in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary 1992–2012

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      in East European Politics 29 (2): 208-225. 2013.

    • Kissane, Bill and Nick Sitter

      Ideas in Conflict: The Nationalism Literature and the Comparative Study of Civil War

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      in Nationalism & Ethnic Politics 19 (1): 38-57. 2013.

    • Sitter, Nick and Tom Parker

      Fighting Fire with Water: NGO and Counter-Terrorism Policy Tools

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      in Global Policy 5 (2): 159-168. 2013.

    • Andersen, S. S., E. Anker, D. V. Hanstad og Nick Sitter

      Fra Motspiller til medspiller: EU og norsk profesjonell fotball 1995-2010

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      in Norsk Statsvitenskapelig Tidsskrift 28 (4): 2013-240. 2012.

    • Welle-Strand, Anne, Kristian Kjøllesdal and Nick Sitter

      Assessing Microfinance: The Bosnia and Herzegovina Case

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      in Managing Global Transitions 8 (2): 145-166. 2010.

    • Kissane, Bill and Nick Sitter

      National Identity and Constitutionalism in Europe: Introduction

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      in Nations and Nationalism 19(1): 1-5. 2010.

    • Kissane, Bill and Nick Sitter

      The Marriage of State and Nation in European Constitutions

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      in Nations and Nationalism 19(1): 49-67. 2010.

    • Bale, Tim, C. Green-Pedersen, A. Krouwel, K. R. Luther, N. Sitter

      If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them: Explaining Social Democratic Responses to the Challenges from the Populist Radical Right in Western Europe

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      in Political Studies 58(3): 410-426. 2010.

    • Sitter, Nick

      Making coalition politics work in a harsh climate

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      in British Politics Review 5(4). 2010.

    • Eliassen, Kjell A. and Johan From

      Deregulation, privatisation and public service delivery: Universal service in telecommunications in Europe

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      in Policy & Society: Journal of public, foreign and global policy 27(3): 239-248. 2009.

    • Sitter, Nick

      Europe and the Norwegian General Election of 14 September 2009

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      in EPERN Election Briefings, No.48, Sussex European Institute/The Royal Institute of International Affairs. 2009.

    • Henderson, Karen and Nick Sitter

      Political Developmens in the EU Member States

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      in Journal of Common Market Studies, 46 (Annual Review): 183-213. 2008.

    • Henderson, Karen and Nick Sitter

      Political Developments in the EU Member States

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      in Journal of Common Market Studies, 45 (Annual Review): 183-211. 2014.

    • Sitter, Nick and Agnes Batory

      Europe and the Hungarian Elections of April 2006

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      in EPERN Election Briefings, No. 28, Sussex European Institute/The Royal Institute of International Affairs. 2006.

    • Sitter, Nick and Karen Henderson

      Political Developments in the EU Member States

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      in Journal of Common Market Studies, 44 (Annual Review): 171-198. 2006.

    • Andersen, Svein S. and Nick Sitter

      Differentiated Integration: What Is It and How Much Can the EU Accommodate?

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      in Journal of European Integration 28(4): 313-330. 2006.

    • Sitter, Nick

      Norway’s Storting Election of September 2005: Back to the Left?

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      in West European Politics 29(3): 573-580. 2006.

    • Sitter, Nick

      The Norwegian General Election of 12 September 2005

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      in EPERN Election Briefings, No. 20, Sussex European Institute/The Royal Institute of International Affairs. 2005.

    • Sitter, Nick and Bill Kissane

      Civil Wars, Party Politics and the Consolidation of Regimes in Twentieth Century Europe

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      in Democratization 12(2): 1-19. 2005.

    • Bakke, Elisabeth and Nick Sitter

      Patterns of Stability: Party Competition and Strategy in Central Europe since 1989

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      in Party Politics 11(2): 243-263. 2005.

    • Eliassen, Kjell A., Mogens N. Pedersen and Ulrik Kjær

      Institutions matter – even in the long run: on Representation, Residence Requirements, and Parachutage in Norway and Denmark

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      in Tidsskrift for Samfunnsforsking, 2: 335-353. 2004.

    • Batory, Agnes and Nick Sitter

      Cleavages, Competition, and Coalition-building: Agrarian Parties and the European Question in Western and Eastern Europe

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      in The European Journal of Political Research 43(3): 521-544. 2004.

    • Sitter, Nick

      Euro-scepticism as Party Strategy: Persistence and Change in Party-Based Opposition to European Integration

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      in Austrian Journal of Political Science 32(3): 239-352. 2003.

    • Eliassen, Kjell A. and Nick Sitter

      Ever Closer Co-operation? The Limits of the Norwegian Method of European Integration

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      in Scandinavian Political Studies 26(2): 125-144. 2003.

    • Sitter, Nick

      Cleavages, Party Strategy and Party System Change in Europe East and West

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      in Perspectives on European Politics and Society 3(3): 425-451.

    • Sitter, Nick

      When is a Party System? A Systems Perspective on the Development of Competitive Party Systems in East Central Europe

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      in Central European Political Science Review 3(7): 67-97. 2002.

    • Sitter, Nick

      The Politics of Opposition and European Integration in Scandinavia: Is Euro-scepticism a Government-Opposition Dynamic?

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      in West European Politics 24(1): 22-39. 2001.

    • Sitter, Nick

      Beyond Class vs. Nation: Cleavage Structures and Party Competition in East Central Europe

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      in Central European Political Science Review 2(3): 67-91. 2001.