WIPCAD-Lecture Series 2015

Invitation and Program

 

University of Potsdam, Summer 2015

The Research Colloquium of the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences

 

Current Research on "Wicked (Policy) Problems"

 

Time: Wednesday 12:00 - 14:00 c.t., hosted every (second) week

Venue: University of Potsdam, Campus Potsdam Griebnitzsee, House 6, Room S 21 (Room S12 on 03.06., 24.06., 08.07., 15.07.)

Organizers: Prof. Sabine Kuhlmann, Bastian Jantz, Katja Lass-Lennecke, Abraham Rugo Muriu, Eva Schindler, Christian Schmidt-Wellenburg

 

Program:

 

No.
Date
Guest
Topic
Video
1.
14.04.Prof. Dr. Peter Hupe
Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
Beyond reductionism in the study of  government-in-action
Flash-Video
2.
15.04.Prof. Dr. Didier Georgakakis
Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France
From the sociology of eurocrats to the field of eurocracy, or why Bourdieu’s concept of bureaucratic field match with EU institutions and governance
Flash-Video
3.
22.04.Prof. Dr. Jon Hovi
University of Oslo, Norway
Why the United States supports international
enforcement for some treaties but not for others
Flash-Video
4.
20.05.Prof. Dr. Thomas Hale
Blavatnik School of Government, University of  Oxford, Great Britain
Designing the emerging climate regime
Flash-Video
5.
27.05.Dr. Kerstin Leitner
United Nations service (retired)
In cooperation with the PCPM:
The UN post-2015:
Is the UN still relevant in today’s world?
Flash-Video
6.
03.06. (room: S12)Prof. Dr. Robert Wade
London School of Economics, Great Britain
Climate change and global finance: no solution for one without transformation of the other
Flash-Video
7. 03.06. (room: S13)Prof. Peter J. Katzenstein
Cornell University, Ithaca/NY, USA
Civilizations in World Politics: Beyond East and WestFlash-Video
8.
10.06.Dr. Stephan Hensell
University of Hamburg, Germany
Organizing Babylon: The coordination of international intervention between ritual and decoupling
Flash-Video
9.
24.06. (room: S12)Prof. Dr. Fritz Sager
University of Bern, Switzerland
Can we blame it all on wicked problems? A comprehensive model of Blame Avoidance Behavior
Flash-Video
10.
08.07. (room: S12)Prof. Michael Howlett, PhD
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy,
Simon Fraser University, Canada
Preparing for Surprise: Policy agility and improvisation in policy-making and policy design
11.
15.07. (room: S12)Prof. Dr. Søren C. Winter
Danish National Centre for Social Research, Denmark
Contested Administration: Managerial responses to a Danish public school reform
12.
22.07.Prof. Detlef F. Sprinz, PhD
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) & University of Potsdam, Germany
Credible commitment to future generations? The Alaska Permanent Fund

Program Download: here (pdf)