Tomás Vellani at digital meeting of the college "Mittelstadt als Mitmachstadt"
In April, the next meeting of the graduate college "Mittelstadt als Mitmachstadt" took place with PhD students, professors, and the coordinator. On this occasion, the participants intensively discussed their individual research approaches, which were put down in abstracts . Following the lively working week, the participants will now put their projects into practice. Follow all developments in the Logbuch.
Contributions of PhD Students to the FoJuS Annual Conference 2021
This year's meeting of the Young State, Policy, and Administration Research (FoJuS) Forum of the Policy Analysis and Administrative Science Section of the German Political Science Association (DVPW) took place February 25-26, 2021. At the meeting, Ms. Marienfeldt, Mr. Heuberger and Mr. Vellani presented results from their dissertation projects as well as current research projects of the chair.
The abstracts of the contributions can be read here:
Sabine Kuhlmann now co-editor of the Springer VS series Stadtforschung aktuell
Since May 2021, Sabine Kuhlmann, together with Hellmut Wollmann (HUB) and Jörg Bogumil (RUB), has been the editor of the publication series Stadtforschung aktuell, which has been published by Springer VS since the 1980s in cooperation with the DVPW working group "Local Policy Research" (LOPOFO) and now comprises more than 130 volumes. The series deals with topics from regional and local research and addresses a broad readership from academia and practice.
A Research Agenda for Regional and Local Government: Chapter by Sabine Kuhlmann
A Research Agenda for Regional and Local Government (Edward Elgar), edited by Mark Callanan (Senior Lecturer, Whitaker School of Government and Management, Institute of Public Administration, Ireland) und John Loughlin (Fellow of Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford, Emeritus Fellow of St Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge and Emeritus Professor of Politics, Cardiff University, UK) contains contributions from multitudinous researchers on reforms in regional and local governments worldwide. The chapter by Sabine Kuhlmann “Managerial reforms from a comparative perspective: European subnational governments in the post-New Public Management era” analyses (post-) NPM reforms in a cross-country comparison (among others UK, Germany, Sweden). Both the external relations between local governments and the private sector and internal managerial reforms as well as intended and unintended reform effects are examined.
NOW NEW: "Public Administration in Germany" published
"Public Administration in Germany" was published February 28, 2021 Open-Access (ed. by Sabine Kuhlmann, Isabella Proeller, Dieter Schimanke, Jan Ziekow; Palgrave; IIAS Governance and Public Management Series ).
This book, produced in cooperation with the German Section of the IIAS, offers an up-to-date and comprehensive analysis of public administration and its reforms in Germany to an international reading public. It is intended to address the growing need for a relevant standard work on German public administration, which is increasingly being articulated in the international community of administrative researchers and practitioners. In addition to basic institutions of German public administration, the contributions deal with essential current reform approaches and the relationships between administration, society and the market, and derive lessons for international concept transfer.
Watch a video about the newly released book here. For more information about the book, click here.
Interview der Zeitung Welt mit Sabine Kuhlmann
In the interview, Sabine Kuhlmann provides an insight into how the German administration is dealing with the Corona pandemic.
IRAS Special Issue on COVID-19 Governance from an Intern. Perspective Published
On Jan. 6, 2021, the article authored by Sabine Kuhlmann, Mikael Hellström, Ulf Ramberg, and Renate Reiter appeared in the International Review of Administrative Sciences (online first).
Please find here the Special Issue with all articles for free download. A more detailed overview about the different articles is provided on this page. Download the chapter overview including the links (if available) here . More information you can find here.
NEW: European Coronationalism? A Hot Spot Governing a Pandemic Crisis
Together with scholars from different European countries, Sabine Kuhlmann has contributed to the renowned international Journal Public Administration Review. In their article “European Coronationalism? A Hot Spot Governing a Pandemic Crisis” Sabine Kuhlmann, Geert Bouckaert and Steven van Hecke (KU Leuven), Davide Galli (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore) and Renate Reiter (FernUni Hagen) discuss and compare the governance and administrative management of the COVID-19 pandemic in Belgium, Germany, France and Italy.
You can read the article here. Further information on public Administration Review can be found here.
NOW NEW: "The Future of Local Self-Government" published
The book "The Future of Local Self-Government. European Trends in Autonomy, Innovations and Central-Local Relations", edited by Tomas Bergström, Jochen Franzke, Sabine Kuhlmann and Ellen Wayenberg has been published in ebook and hardcover by Palgrave Macmillan.
This book is the outcome of the joint activities of the EGPA Permanent Study Groups IV "Local Governance and Democracy" and V "Regional and Local Government". The contributions present research findings from eight countries (Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK) on issues of local autonomy, democracy, functional and territorial reforms, as well as current digitalization approaches and post-NPM measures. In addition, the intergovernmental interaction of (central) state, regional and local levels is addressed.
If you want to learn more about the book, click here. You can also access the book directly here.
Prof. Dr. Sabine Kuhlmann appointed visiting professor in Lund
Further information on the visiting professorship in Lund will be provided here.
Medium-sized Cities: Modernization and Participation
On behalf of the Robert Bosch Foundation, the team, consisting of RWTH Aachen University, the University of Stuttgart and the University of Potsdam developed a post-graduate programme for prospective development of smaller medium-sized cities. For more information click here.