First Berlin Forum Innovation in Governance

Studying the emergence and development of new forms of governance

Thursday 20 & Friday 21 May 2010
Technische Universität Berlin
Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin




Thursday 20 May
Technische Universität Berlin, Main building, Room H 1035

14.30 – 15.00
Jan-Peter Voß, Head of Research Group Innovation in Governance, Technische Universität Berlin

Welcome note
Werner Rammert, Director of the Institute for Sociology, Technische Universität Berlin

15.00 – 17.00
Keynote dialogue & open forum discussion
Patrick LeGalès
The social construction of policy instruments
Arie Rip, University of Twente
Patterns of innovation journeys, also of policy instruments?

17.00 – 17.30

17.30 – 18.15
Poster flashlights

18.15 – 19.30
Poster session and reception (Lichthof)

Friday 21 May

8.30 – 9.00
Arrival (refreshments available)

9.00 – 11.00
Session I
Chair: Carsten Mann

Jan-Peter Voß, Arno Simons, Nina Amelung, Carsten Mann, Technische Universität Berlin
Innovation journeys of governance technologies
Discussant: Frank Fischer, Rutgers University

Kirsten Selbmann, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
Regulation Policy: Explanation of its Genesis, Continuity and Change
Discussant: Eleftheria Vasileiadou, VU University Amsterdam

Holger Straßheim, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
The Governance of Public Epistemologies
Discussant: Werner Rammert, Technische Universität Berlin

11.00 – 11.30

11.30 – 13.30
Session II
Chair: Nina Amelung

Christian Bueger, European University Institute
When Translation Fails: Governance as Fashion, Security and the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission
Discussant: Sandra Kröger, Bremen University

Zan Gunn & Jean Hillier, University of Newcastle
The Phenomenon of Educative Conduits in the English Planning Sector, and their Potential Meaning in Governance Relations
Discussant: Sebastian Botzem, Social Science Research Centre Berlin (WZB)

Sonja van der Arend, Technische Universiteit Delft
fileadmin/user_upload/Forum_2010/06._Arend.pdfA social movement of clerks. Governance innovation in the Netherlands
Discussant: Harald Heinrichs, Leuphana University Lüneburg

13.30 – 14.30

14.30 – 16.30
Session III
Chair: Cornelius Schubert

Idalina Baptista, Said Business School, Oxford University
fileadmin/user_upload/Forum_2010/07._Baptista_RegimesException.pdfQuestioning Regimes of Exception in Urban Governance
Discussant: Helmut Wollmann, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Udo Pesch, Technische Universiteit Delft
fileadmin/user_upload/Forum_2010/08._Pesch.pdfInstitutional Innovation for Sustainable Technology
Discussant: Arno Simons, Technische Universität Berlin

Michele-Lee Moore, University of Waterloo
From West Coast Timber Supply Area to Great Bear Rainforest: Exploring power in governance innovation
Discussant: Arnold Windeler, Technische Universität Berlin

16.30 – 17.00

17.00 – 18.00
"So, what's in there for innovation in governance research?"
Discussion of promising avenues of research and outlook on Forum activities
Chairs: Jan-Peter Voß and Arno Simons, Technische Universität Berlin


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