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ISGA Research Seminar: Polycentrism: How Governing Works Today

Monday 23 May 2022
Turfmarkt 99
2511 DP The Hague
Common room ISGA, and via Teams (keek op de week link).

About this research seminar

The presentation will discuss the introductory chapter of a forthcoming book (with Frank Gadinger): Polycentrism: How Governing Works Today ( Oxford University Press).

About the speaker

Jan Aart Scholte is Professor of Global Transformations and Governance Challenges at Leiden University. The chair is held jointly between the Institute of Political Science in the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences and the Institute of Security and Global Affairs in the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs. Jan leads Leiden University’s interfaculty programme on Global Transformations and Governance Challenges (GTGC). His own current research interests include globalisation and social change, polycentric governing, legitimacy in global governance, global democracy, civil society in global politics, and Internet governance.

Discussant: Sophie Vériter
Sophie Vériter is a doctoral researcher at the Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA) of Leiden University and a Europaeum Scholar. Her research focuses on European foreign policy-making with a specific interest in hybrid threats, strategic communication, and the EU’s eastern neighbourhood. Sophie’s work aims at unveiling the strategies used by small EU Member States to influence the development of European security governance in these areas. 

For whom?

The research seminars are open to all levels of seniority  - ranging from PhD candidates to senior professors in order to ensure a vibrant exchange and also feed-back opportunities for all. 

More information

For further information and the teams link, please contact Dr Lydie Cabane.

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