express - Zeitung für sozialistische Betriebs- und Gewerkschaftsarbeit, April 2022

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Szabó, I., Golden, D. and Erne, R. (2022) 'Erfolg und Scheitern transnationaler Gewerkschaftskampagnen. Die europäischen Bürgerinitiativen right2water und fair transport'. express, 4/2022: 17. Available at:

Donatella della Porta, guest lecture at UCD, 4 April 2022

della Porta, D. (2022) 'Transnational Collective Action: Some reflection on cross-national diffusion in pandemic times'. Available at:

LSE EUROPP Blog, 1 April 2022

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Szabó, I. G., Golden, D. and Erne, R. (2022) 'Why Do some labour alliances succeed in politicising Europe across borders?' LSE EUROPP Blog, 1 April. Available at:

WZB Berlin Social Science Center Blog, 15 February 2022

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Szabó, I. G., Golden, D. and Erne, R. (2022) 'Handmaids of transnational democracy? EU politicization and citizens' initiatives by trade unions'. WZB Orders Beyond Borders Blog, 15 February. Available at:

Journal of Common Market Studies Blog, 11 February 2022

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The JCMS Blog (2022) 'Why Do some Labour Alliances Succeed in Politicizing Europe across Borders?' 11 February. Available at:

TraPoCo, 7 January 2022


Golden & Erne (FORTHCOMING) Ryanair Pilots. Unlikely pioneers of transnational collective action European Journal of Industrial Relations


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Related journal articles:  

Szabó, I. G., Golden, D. and Erne, R. (2022) 'Why Do some Labour Alliances Succeed in Politicizing Europe Across Borders? A Comparison of the Right2Water and Fair Transport European Citizens' Initiatives'. Journal of Common Market Studies, 60 (3): 634-652. Full text.

LeftEast, 2 December 2021

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Stan, S. (2021) 'The Politics of Avoidable Covid-19 Deaths in Romania'. LeftEast, 2 December. Available at:

Berliner Gazette, 23 November 2021

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Stan, S. (2021) 'Black Box East: The Politics of Avoidable Covid-19 Deaths in Romania'. Berliner Gazette, 23 November. Available at:

The article is also available in German.

Social Europe, 25 October 2021

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Golden, D. (2021) 'European Social Dialogue - can it be revived?' Social Europe, 25 October. Available at:

ETUI-ETUC webinar 'Transforming care work within an era of changing priorities of care policy after the pandemic',                    29 September 2021

Stan, S. and Erne, R. (2021) 'Time for a paradigm change in understanding the emerging European health-care system'. Available at:, Minute 21.02 to 32.53.

Social Europe, 4 October 2021

Szabó, I. (2021) ''Recovery and Resilience - how that looks from the east'. Social Europe, 4 October 2021. Available at:

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Swiss daily 'Neue Zürcher Zeitung', 31 May 2021

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Erne, R. and Gross, A. (2021) 'Schweizer Lohnschutz gilt nicht nur für Inländer'. Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 31 May, p. 19. Available at:

Swiss weekly 'Domaine Public', 24 May 2021

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Erne, R. (2021) 'Accord institutionnel, le grain de sable social - Réplique'. Domaine Public, 24 May. Available at:

University College Dublin, 27 January 2021

Related journal article:

Stan, S., Erne, R. and Gannon, S. (2021) 'Bringing EU citizens together or pulling them apart? The European Health Insurance Card, east-west mobility and the failed promise of European social integration'. Journal of European Social Policy, 31 (4): 409-23.

Conflicts of Sovereignty in the EU Conference, organised by ULB & University of Cambridge, 19 November 2020

Erne, R. (2020) 'Explaining EU politization in terms of sovereignty conflicts? A word of caution'. 'Conflicts of Sovereignty in the European Union (SovEU)' International Conference, Brussels, Belgium, 19 November. Available at:

Full playlist of the event here.

Dublin City University, June 2020

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Organization for Workers' Initiative and Democratization (OWID) blog, 18 June 2020

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Stan, S. (2020) 'European guidelines for the commercialisation of healthcare'. Interview, Organization for Workers' Initiative and Democratization (OWID), 18 June. Available at:

LSE EUROPP Blog, 6 April 2020

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Related journal article:

Jordan, J., Maccarrone, V. and Erne, R. (2021) 'Towards a Socialisation of the EU's New Economic Governance Regime? EU labour policy interventions in Germany, Italy, Ireland and Romania (2009-2019)'. British Journal of Industrial Relations 59 (1): 191-213. Full textDownload with online appendix.

The Conversation, 22 May 2019

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Béthoux, E., Erne, R., Golden, D. (2019) 'Les syndicats ont-ils été oubliés de la campagne européenne?' The Conversation, 22 May. Available at:

Links. Magazine of the Swiss Social Democratic Party, 18 April 2019

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Erne, R. (2019) 'Recht haben und Recht bekommen ist nicht dasselbe'. Links. Magazine of the Swiss Social Democratic Party, 18 April. Available at:

Institute of Economic & Social Research (WSI) Blog, 18 April 2019

Erne, R. (2019) 'Die Kampagne "Löhne statt Grenzen schützen!" Zum Rahmenvertrag Schweiz - EU'. Institute of Economic and Social Research (WSI), 18 April. Available at:

Article can be downloaded from the UCD Repository.

Mehr Demokratie, 23 March 2018

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Erne, R. and Blaser, M. (2018) 'Direkte Demokratie und Gewerkschaften'. Mehr Demokratie, 23 March. Available at:

The Irish Times, Business Innovation, 15 March 2018

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ERC Project Launch Event, 13 March 2018

The transcript of Prof Philippe C. Schmitter's speech can be downloaded:

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Life. European University Institute (EUI) Newsletter, 19 Dec 2017

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UCD Today, Autumn 2017

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"The grant, valued at €2 million, is one of only two nationally awarded ERC grants in this round of the competition."

Social Europe, 20 Jan 2016

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Erne, R. (2016) 'Politicizing The EU's New Economic Governance Regime'. Social Europe, 20 January. Available at:

UCD Podcast, 9 Nov 2015