Institute for Comparative Federalism - Projects - Federal Scholar
6b/2023 Federal Scholar in Residence Program
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- Project status: ongoing
- Funding: Internal funding EURAC (Project)
Federalism Studies and Federal Scholars in Dialogue
The concept and practice of federalism has existed for centuries. So have discussions on the issue of a universal agreement of what federalism means and why federalism could be a good governance option. Although well-entrenched in social, political, and legal sciences, federalism remains a contested term. [[read more]](https://www.eurac.edu/en/blogs/eureka/federalism-studies-and-federal-scholars-in-dialogue)
Elisabeth Alber, Institute for Comparative Federalism, Eurac Research, EUreka! blog, 12 February 2022
Secessionism and Autonomy
Why are some nationalist movements strongly secessionist? In other words, why is the predominant objective of some movements outright independence as opposed to increased autonomy within the state? [[read more]](https://www.eurac.edu/en/blogs/eureka/secessionism-and-autonomy)
André Lecours, School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa, EUreka! blog, 15 March 2022
Courts, Rights, and Federal Constitutionalism
Courts have fallen on hard times. At the turn of the century, courts and judicial review—in conjunction with the globalization of entrenched human rights—were considered core elements of national and transnational liberal constitutionalism, with particular aspirations for their rights-protective capacities. Perhaps expectations for courts in fragile or emerging democracies were overbroad or unrealistic. Perhaps democratic concerns about unelected judges in mature democracies were underappreciated. Regardless, in this era of democratic backsliding and rights retrenchment, courts are losing their shine.
Erin Delaney, Professor of Law with a courtesy appointment in the Department of Political Science, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA, EUreka! blog, 15 May 2022
6a/2023 Winter School on Federalism and GovernanceDuration: - Funding: Public institutions (Other projects ...
6b/2023 Federal Scholar in Residence ProgramDuration: - Funding: Internal funding EURAC (Project)
2g/2023 Local Government and the Changing Urban-Rural Interplay - RISE projectDuration: - Funding: Excellence Science (Horizon 2020 ...
5c/2023 Climate change integration in the multilevel governance of Italy and AustriaDuration: - Funding: Provincial P.-L.P. 14. Research ...
4a/2023 Fiscal federalism and territorial entities: analyses of recent problems and future ...Duration: - Funding: Internal funding EURAC (Project)
2a/2023 Comparative Federalism and Autonomy StudiesDuration: - Funding: Internal funding EURAC (Project)
4c/2023 DATE - Diversity Accommodation through Territorial EqualizationDuration: - Funding: Provincial P.-L.P. 14. Research ...
3a/2023 Institutional Innovation and Participatory Democracy in Multilevel SystemsDuration: - Funding: Internal funding EURAC (Project)
H2020 Marie Curie IGR-IDS
2e/2020: Intergovernmental Relations in Divided Societies (Marie Curie)Duration: - Funding: Excellence Science (Horizon 2020 ...