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Publications

Dr. Thomas Hickmann


Books and Edited Volumes

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Book Chapters

  • "Institutional Interlinkages", In: Biermann, Frank; Kim, Rakhyun E. (eds.): Global Governance for the Earth: Transforming Institutional Architectures in the Anthropocene, to be published with Cambridge University Press (in preparation) (co-authored with Harro van Asselt, Sebastian Oberthür, Lisa Sanderink, Oscar Widerberg, and Fariborz Zelli).
  • "The Evolution of the UNFCCC Secretariat: How the Climate Secretariat is Loosening Its Straitjacket", In: Jörgens, Helge; Kolleck, Nina; Saerbeck, Barbara; Well, Mareike (eds.): Still Managers of Global Change? Reassessing the Role and Influence of International Environmental Bureaucracies, to be published with Cambridge University Press (under review) (co-authored with Oscar Widerberg, Markus Lederer, and Philipp Pattberg).
  • "The Effects of Transnational City Networks on Urban Climate Politics in the Global South", In: van der Heijden, Jeroen; Bulkeley, Harriet; Certomà, Chiara (eds.): Urban Climate Politics: Agency and Empowerment, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, pp. 210-230, 2019 (co-authored with Fee Stehle, Chris Höhne, and Markus Lederer).
  • "Introduction: A Political Science Perspective on the Anthropocene", In: Hickmann, Thomas; Partzsch, Lena; Pattberg, Philipp; Weiland, Sabine (eds.): The Anthropocene Debate and Political Science, New York: Routledge, pp. 1-12, 2019 (co-authored with Lena Partzsch, Philipp Pattberg, and Sabine Weiland).
  • "Conclusion: Towards a 'Deep Debate' on the Anthropocene", In: Hickmann, Thomas; Partzsch, Lena; Pattberg, Philipp; Weiland, Sabine (eds.): The Anthropocene Debate and Political Science, New York: Routledge, pp. 237-251, 2019 (co-authored with Lena Partzsch, Philipp Pattberg, and Sabine Weiland).
  • "Global Political Economy and Development", In: Kütting, Gabriela; Herman, Kyle (eds.): Global Environmental Politics: Concepts, Theories and Case Studies, London: Routledge, pp. 47-65, 2018 (co-authored with Markus Lederer).
  • "REDD+ and the Reconfiguration of Public Authority in the Forest Sector: A Comparative Case Study of Indonesia and Brazil", In: Nuesiri, Emmanuel O. (ed.): Global Forest Governance and Climate Change: Interrogating Representation, Participation, and Decentralization, Basingstoke: Palgrave, pp. 203-241, 2018 (co-authored with Chris Höhne, Harald Fuhr, Markus Lederer, and Fee Stehle).
  • "Die richtungsweisende Führungsrolle der Europäischen Union in der internationalen Klimapolitik" [The Directional Leadership of the European Union in International Climate Politics], In: Jochen Franzke (ed.): Europa als Inspiration und Herausforderung, Potsdam: Potsdam University Press, pp. 63-85, 2011 (co-authored with Julka Jantz and Markus Lederer).

Other Publications

Book Reviews

  • Book Review Andonova: Governance Entrepreneurs: International Organizations and the Rise of Global Public-Private Partnerships, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Global Environmental Politics 19:2, p. 175-177.
  • Ziele für eine bessere Welt [Goals for a Better World]: Lepenies and Sondermann (eds.): Globale politische Ziele: Bestandsaufnahme und Ausblick des Post-2015 Prozesses [Global Political Goals: Stocktaking and Outlook of the Post-2015 Process], Nomos: Baden-Baden. Zeitschrift Vereinte Nationen 66:2, p. 88.

Blog Post

Conference Papers

  • "Zivilgesellschaftliche Akteure und der Privatsektor in der globalen Umwelt-, Menschenrechts- und Sicherheitspolitik" [Civil Society Actors and the Private Sector in Global Environmental, Human Rights, and Security Politics], Paper to be presented at the 27th Congress of the German Political Science Association (DVPW), held in Frankfurt am Main from 25-28 September 2018 (with Berenike Prem).
  • "New Alliances in Global Environmental Governance: Intergovernmental Treaty Secretariats and Sub- & Non-State Actors", Paper presented at the 59th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA), held in San Francisco from 4-7 April 2018.
  • "The Evolution of International Environmental Bureaucracies: How the Climate Secretariat Is Loosening Its Straitjacket", Paper presented at the 59th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA), held in San Francisco from 4-7 April 2018.
  • "Mapping the Interaction of International Bureaucracies with Non-State Actors in Global Environmental Governance", Paper presented at the Earth System Governance Conference, held in Lund from 9-11 October 2017.
  • "Functional Change of Non-Governmental Organizations in Global Climate, Human Rights, and Security Politics", Paper presented at the International Relations Section of the German Political Science Association, held in Bremen from 4-6 October 2017 (with Berenike Prem).
  • "The Interaction between Intergovernmental Treaty Secretariats and Non-Governmental Organizations", Paper presented at the European Workshops in International Relations, held in Cardiff from 7-9 June 2017
  • "Transforming Global Sustainability Governance: International Environmental Bureaucracies and Non-State Actors", Paper presented at the Interconnections Conference of the German Development Institute, held in Bonn from 12-13 May 2017
  • "Transnational City Networks and Urban Climate Governance in South Africa", Paper presented at the 58th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA), held in Baltimore from 22-25 February 2017 (with Fee Stehle).
  • "The Interplay between the World Bank and Transnational Climate Initiatives in Global Climate Governance", Paper presented at the 58th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA), held in Baltimore from 22-25 February 2017 (with Kai Harbrich).
  • "Carbon Governance Arrangements and the Nation-State: The Reconfiguration of Public Authority in Developing Countries", Paper presented at the Berlin Conference on Global Environmental Change, held at Freie Universität Berlin from 22-23 May 2016.
  • "Resolving the Legitimacy Crisis of Global Climate Governance: The Role of the UNFCCC Secretariat in the Global Response to Climate Change", Paper presented at the INOGOV-Workshop on Enhancing the Legitimacy in Polycentric Climate Governance: Opportunities and Challenges, held at the European University Institute, Florence from 19-20 May 2016.
  • "The UNFCCC Secretariat in Global Climate Governance: Is the Climate Secretariat Breaking Out of Its Straitjacket?", Paper presented at the 57th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA), held in Atlanta from 16-19 March 2016.
  • “Power Constellations in the International Climate Regime”, Paper presented at the 1st Turkish-German Frontiers of Social Sciences Symposium on Changing Climate –Changing Lives, held in Istanbul from 26-29 November 2015.
  • "The Reconfiguration of Authority in Global Climate Governance", Paper presented at the 55th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA), held in Toronto from 26-29 March 2014.
  • "The Interplay between Bottom-Up Governance Arrangements and the International Climate Regime", Paper presented at the 7th General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), held in Bordeaux from 4-7 September 2013.
  • "The Interaction and Interplay between Transnational City Networks and the International Climate Regime", Paper presented at the 54th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA), held in San Francisco from 3-6 April 2013.
  • "The Reconfiguration of Authority in Global Climate Policy-Making: A Theoretical and Analytical Framework", Paper presented at the 7th Summer School for Methods and Techniques of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), held in Ljubljana from 30 July – 10 August 2012.
  • "Private Authority in Global Climate Governance: The Case of the Clean Development Mechanism", Paper presented at the 52nd Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA), held in Montreal from 16-19 March 2011.
  • "Tracing the Consequences of Privatized Global Climate Governance", Paper presented at the 4th Marie Curie Summer School on the Human Dimension of Environmental Change, held at the Environmental Policy Research Center, Freie Universität Berlin from 4-13 October 2010.
  • "Science and Politics in International Environmental Regimes: Epistemic Knowledge vs. National Interests", Paper presented at the 3rd Graduate Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), held at Dublin City University from 30 August – 1 September 2010.
  • "Negative Side-Effects of New Modes of Governance", Paper presented at the 20th International Climate Policy Workshop, held at the University of Stockholm from 29-30 April 2010.