Blog posts

Governance and technology in public administration

This post was written by Amal Barre. UGoveRN members Dr. Igor Tempels Pessoa and Dr. Sara Özogul organized and hosted us for the 2023 UGoveRN...
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Governance challenges of branded urbanism

This post was written by Tuna Tasan-Kok. With the decline of welfarist policies that once facilitated significant state involvement in urban development, local governments now...
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Unleashing the power of adaptive regulation

Adaptive regulation is characterized by a regulatory framework that is flexible, iterative, and capable of adapting to dynamic and unforeseen circumstances. It acknowledges the significance...
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A systematic literature review on urban governance

This post was written by Zeynep Arica. Towards A More Interdisciplinary Discussion: Analyzing ‘Urban Governance’ Landscapes In recent years, the number of studies on the...
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BSP Public Lecture by Tuna Tasan-Kok on spatial governance landscapes

On October 27th, Professor Tuna Tasan-Kok, Professor of Urban Governance and Planning at the University of Amsterdam and Chair of UGoveRN, delivered a Public Lecture...
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Policy always needs police

This post was written by Tobias Arnoldussen. As discussed in the previous post, to the lawyer, law appears as an orderly system. Law grants rights...
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What is law?

(Baby don’t hurt me, don’t hurt me, no more: Haddaway) This post was written by Tobias Arnoldussen. The particular team that I am a member...
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20th century utopias, planning and governance

This post was written by Tuna Tasan-Kok. One of the first ‘fun’ books I’ve read during my BA education was a book published in 1516,...
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