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EUROSPHERE is an international research consortium that currently brings together 17 universities and 150 researchers in 16 European countries. The Consortium is led by the Department of Comparative Politics at the University of Bergen.

We want to identify the conditions that facilitate/hinder the formation of trans-European public spheres in the European context of complex diversity. One of the common ventures of this research initiative is to develop new perspectives on the notion of public sphere.

Consortium Steering Committee:
- Hakan G. Sicakkan, Chair (Norway)
- Andras Bozoki, Member (Hungary)
- Monika Mokre, Member (Austria)
- Atle Alvheim, Member (Norway)
- Birte Siim, Member (Denmark)

Consortium Partner Institutions and Team Leaders:
- Hakan G. Sicakkan, Scientific Coordinator, UiB, Norway
- Atle Alvheim, Norwegian Social Science Data Services, Norway
- Michael Bommes, University of Osnabrueck, Germany
- Andras Bozoki, Central European University, Hungary
- Eric Remacle, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
- Wanda Dressler, Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, France
- Martina Klicperova-Baker, Czech Academy of Sciences
- Peter Kraus, University of Helsinki, Finland
- Mikko Lagerspetz, Tallinn University, Estonia
- Monika Mokre, Austrian Academy of Science, Austria
- Ahmet Öncü, Sabanci Üniversitesi, Turkey
- Giuseppe Sciortino, Università degli studi di Trento, Italy
- Birte Siim, Aalborg University, Denmark
- Aurora Alvarez Venguer, Granada University, Spain
- Floris Vermuelen, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
- Karin Wahl-Jorgensen, Cardiff University, UK
- Yolanda Zografova, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

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