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15. november 2009

Oxford Handbook of Climate Change and Society – Copenhagen Symposium

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The Department of Political Science at the University of Copenhagen is proud to present the Oxford Handbook on Climate Change and Society - The Copenhagen Symposium.

The University of Oxford has a long standing position as one of the world leading universities in regards to political science research. The Department of Political Science at the University of Copenhagen is therefore proud to present the gathering of several world leading experts in the field of political science in relation to the forthcoming publication of the Oxford Handbook of Climate Change and Society. The event will feature well known political scientists from many nations, all of whom are contributors to the book.

The book it serf is an attempt to explain how climate change effect our daily lives and its consequences for policy, society,  and justice.

The event will take place on Friday the 11th of December from 2 pm until 5 pm at lecture room 1.1.18 at the Faculty of Social Science's building (CSS, address below). The programme is stated below. Registration is not necessary and the event is free of charge.

What: Presentation of the Oxford Handbook of Climate Change and Society - The Copenhagen Symposium.

When: Friday the 11th of December from 2 pm until 5 pm

Where: Lecture room 1.1.18 at the Faculty of Social Science's building (Øster Farimagsgade 5, 1353 Copenhagen K)

Programme:

FIRST SESSION, 2pm-3.20pm

Introduction and Overview of the Handbook

John Dryzek, Australian National University

(for  the editors, John Dryzek, Richard Norgaard, and David Schlosberg)

 

The Reconfiguration of Policy Discourses

Maarten A. Hajer, University of Amsterdam and Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency

 

Critique of Cost Estimates

Clive Spash, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia

 

From International to Global Climate Governance

Matthew Paterson, University of Ottawa

 

The Global South

Sivan Kartha, Stockholm Environmental Institute

 

 

SECOND SESSION 3.35pm-5pm

 

Comparative State Responses

Robyn Eckersley, University of Melbourne

 

Corporate Responses

Simone Pulver, University of California, Santa Barbara

 

Effects on the Welfare State

Ian Gough, University of Bath, and James Meadowcroft, Carleton University

 

International Justice

Paul Baer, Georgia Tech

 

New Modes of Governance

Frank Biermann, Free University of Amsterdam

 

Improving the Performance of the Climate Regime: Lessons from Regime Analysis

Oran Young, University of California, Santa Barbara