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  • Universitetsvej 1, 14.2

    DK-4000 Roskilde



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Dr Angela Bourne (BA (Hons) Queensland University, MA Lancaster University, PhD, University of Bristol) is an Associate Professor at the Institute for Society and Globalisation at Roskilde University in Denmark. She has previously worked at the University of Dundee and the University of Aberystwyth in the United Kingdom. Current research looks at processes, justifications and consequences of banning political parties in European democracies. She has also undertaken research on EU politics, including its impact on devolution in Spain and the Basque Country. Publications include The European Union and the Accommodation of Basque Difference in Spain (2008, Manchester University Press) and articles in Journal of Common Market Studies, Democratization, International Journal of Iberian Studies, Perspectives on European Politics and Society and Regional and Federal Studies. She has edited books on The EU and Territorial Politics Within Member States: Conflict or Co-operation? (Brill, 2004) and European Union Studies (with Michelle Cini, Palgrave, 2006). She teaches on Public Organisation and Governance of the European Union and Political Science basics at Bachelor level and on Europeanization at Masters level.

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Research Output

Catalan independence as an 'internal affair'? Europeanization and secession after the 2017 Unilateral Declaration of Independence in Catalonia

Bourne, A., 31 May 2020, (Accepted/In press) The Catalan Way. : Independence and the Crisis of Sovereignty . García Agustín, Ó. (ed.). Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

The Impact of the Past on Contemporary Responses to Political Extremism: The Cases of Poland and Spain

Moroska-Bonkiewicz, A. & Bourne, A., 2020, In : Journal of Contemporary European Studies (Print Edition).

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Explaining Citizen Attitudes to Strategies of 'Democratic Defence' in Europe: A resource in response to contemporary challenges to liberal democracy?

de Leeuw, S. & Bourne, A., 16 Dec 2019, In : International Journal of Public Opinion Research. Advance articles

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Democratic Dilemmas: Why democracies ban political parties

Bourne, A., 26 Jul 2018, London: Routledge. 280 p. (Extremism and Democracy).

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Er partiforbud det bedste forsvar for demokratiet?

Translated title of the contribution: Defending democracy in the ‘age of populism’? Effects of banning anti-system partiesBourne, A. & Bértoa, F. C., 2018, Politologisk Årbog 2017-2018. Grøn, C. H. (ed.). København: Hans Reitzels Forlag, p. 40-43 4 p. (Politologisk Årbog, Vol. 2017-2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterCommunication



Why the global “Trump era” could last for thirty years

Angela Bourne (Speaker), , Gorm Rye Olsen (Speaker), & Robert H. Wade (Speaker)

5 Mar 2020

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

Militant democracy and responses to populist parties: Lessons from party ban practices in Europe

Angela Bourne (Speaker)

27 Apr 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

European Consortium of Political Research

Angela Bourne (Participant)

10 Apr 201815 Apr 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conference

Journal of Civil Society (Journal)

Angela Bourne (Editor)

1 Sep 2017

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewEditor of Research journalResearch

Press / Media

Nyt forskningsprojekt skal kulegrave hånteringen af europæisk populisme

Angela Bourne


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Catalonia, secession and the European Union

Angela Bourne


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

To ban or not to ban? This is the question

Angela Bourne & Fernando Casals Bertoa


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media