Archive | November, 2012

European Commission and Multi-level Governance

The DG Regio held an open Day on 11 October 2012 within which a workshop entitled ‘Troubling multilevel governance: coordinating spatial interventions” was organized. Regional development is perhaps the best example in which multi-level governance manifests itself as an extremely complex phenomenon. Among several participants from various institutions was also our colleague Paul Stubbs whose [...]

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Anthropology and Political Science: Dialogue or Contact Zone?

By Farhad Mukhtarov. As we reported earlier, the American Anthropological Association (AAA) is currently hosting its 2012 annual session in San-Francisco. Within this session there is a roundtable arranged for the discussion of the dialogue between public policy and anthropology. Our colleague Paul Stubbs has given a short talk in which he emphasized the recent [...]

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Oxford Martin School Debate “Innovation Enigma”

Last Friday the Oxford Martin Institute and the Oxford Union hosted a debate on the issues of innovation and crisis. Called “Innovation Enigma” the debate featured prominent thinkers and business people such as the former World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov, one of the most influential professors of economics from Harvard Kenneth Rogoff (also a chess [...]

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International Workshop on Water Security, Jerusalem 17-18 December, 2012

The Jerusalem Water Group of the Hebrew University is organizing a Workshop entitled “The Securitization of the Water Discourse” and to be held on December 17-18 in Jerusalem. The key-note speakers at the workshop will be Aaron Wolf, Fran├žois Molle, Eran Feitelson and Max Boykoff. The theme of the workshop is the securitization of the [...]

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