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Program of "Knowledge for Governance"

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Friday, June 30, 2017
Saturday, July 1, 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017


 

Lunch (12:00)

 

Session 1: The Reflexive Nature of Knowledge and Governance
Chair: Michael Handke

 

Welcome Address (13:00)

 

Introduction

Johannes Glückler and Michael Handke, Department of Geography, Heidelberg University (Germany)

 

Self-optimizing systems, governance and multinational corporations: Continuous improvement, upgrading and sustainability (13:45)

Gary Herrigel, Department of Political Science, University of Chicago (USA)

 

Coffee Break (14:45)

 

Knowledge of governance as knowledge for governance: Legitimating land use development (15:15)

Michael Scott, Department of Sociology, Flinders University (Australia)

 

Metropolitan governance and institutional collective action (16:15)

Richard Feiock, Reubin O'D. Askew School of Public Administration and Policy, Florida State University (USA)

 

General Discussion (17:15)

 

Thursday, June 29, 2017


Session 2: The Role of Localized Knowledge for Governance
Chair: Patrick Kenis

 

Adaptive governance for navigating social-ecological complexity (09:00)

Lisen Schultz, Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University (Sweden)

 

Indigenous peoples´ relational knowledges: Climate change, cultures, territories and non-humans in Colombia (10:00)

Astrid Ulloa, Department of Geography, National University of Colombia (Colombia)

 

Coffee Break (11:00)

 

The success of Easter Island:  Moai as the key to sustainable communities (11:30)

Carl P. Lipo, Department of Anthropology, Binghamton University (USA)

 

Lunch (12:30)

 

Session 3: Governance, Politics and the Region
Chair: Bernhard Truffer

 

Explaining variation in subnational performance: Governors’ background or political factors? (13:30)

Claudia N. Avellaneda, School of Public & Environmental Affairs, Indiana University Bloomington (USA)

 

A new era of ‘good governance’ in Latin America and Brazil: Does it have an impact on corporate crime and political corruption? (14:30)

Markus Pohlmann, Max-Weber-Institute for Sociology, Heidelberg University (Germany)

 

Coffee Break (15:30)

 

General Discussion (16:00)

 

Friday, June 30, 2017


Session 4: Risk Governance
Chair: Elsa Astrid Ulloa Cubillos

 

Institutional change, innovation and policy coordination (09:00)

Michael Handke, Department of Geography, Heidelberg University (Germany)

 

Can systemic risk and structural power in financial markets be governed? (10:00)

Andrew Hindmoor, Department of Politics, The University of Sheffield (United Kingdom)

 

Coffee Break (11:00)

 

Risk governance (11:30)

Ortwin Renn, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V. (IASS) (Germany)

 

Lunch (12:30)

 

Session 5: Organizing and Governing Innovation
Chair: Janelle Knox-Hayes

 

Knowledge procurement and innovation – the case of flat-glass (13:30)

Nebahat Tokatli, Schools of Public Engagement, The New School (USA)

 

What do we know and what do we need to know more about the governance of organizational networks (14:30)

Patrick Kenis, TIAS School for Business and Society, Tilburg University (Netherlands)

 

Coffee Break (15:30)

 

Global innovation systems – A conceptual framework and typology from various cleantech industries (16:00)

Bernhard Truffer, Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University (Netherlands)

 

General Discussion (17:00)

 

Saturday, July 1, 2017


Session 6: Knowledge, Governance and Democracy
Chair: Johannes Glückler

 

The cultures of market governance: Examining emissions markets between global initiatives and local values (10:00)

Janelle Knox-Hayes, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA)

 

Coffee Break (11:00)

 

Knowledge and Socratic humility in deliberative systems: Harnessing scepticism of the self in governing global change (11:30)

Simon Niemeyer, Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance, University of Canberra (Australia)

 

Final Discussion (12:30)

 

Lunch (13:00)

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