Conference “Institutional Change in Intergovernmental Organizations”

Date: from Friday 27 May 2011 to Saturday 28 May 2011


Université libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium

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Conference theme

“Institutional Change in Intergovernmental Organizations”

Venue and date

Université libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, 27-28 May 2011


REPI – Research and Teaching Centre in International Politics
Ghent University – Department of Political Science

Keynote address

“State of the art on change and international organizations”
Randall W. Stone

List of papers

  • Institutional Change in the Energy Regime Complex
    Jeff D. Colgan, Robert O. Keohane, and Thijs Van de Graaf
  • From Sovereign Equality to Global Democracy? Constitutional Change in the International Regulation of Security, Environment and Human Rights
    Klaus Dingwerth, Ina Lehmann, Ellen Reichel, and Tobias Weise
  • Informal Dynamics of Institutional Change and Their Limits: Communities of Practice in NATO-ESDP-EU Relations
    Niels Lachmann
  • Change in International Organizations: The Case of the 2010 IMF Quota and Governance Reform
    Dries Lesage, Peter Debaere, Sacha Dierckx, and Mattias Vermeiren
  • International Organizations as Strategic Actors: The Influence of Discourse on Change
    Josué F. Mathieu
  • Contradictions, Frames and Reproductions: The Case of the WIPO Development Agenda
    Valbona Muzaka
  • Silent Engines: Epistemic Communities and EU’s Civilian Crisis Management
    Giovanni Faleg
  • Proposals, Strategies and Preferences: Reforming the United Nations Security Council
    Thomas Dörfler, and Madeleine O. Hosli
  • Greening Intergovernmental Organisations: Explaining UNHCR and UNDP’s Response to Climate Change
    Nina Hall

List of participants

Lorenzo Angelini, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Jeff D. Colgan, American University
Érick Duchesne, Université Laval
Giovanni Faleg, London School of Economics and Political Science
Nina Hall, University of Oxford
Madeleine O. Hosli, University of Leiden
Niels Lachmann, University of Southern Denmark, Odense
Ina Lehmann, Universität Bremen
Dries Lesage, Ghent University
Josué F. Mathieu, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Jean-Frédéric Morin, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Valbona Muzaka, University of Southampton
Christian Olsson, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Amandine Orsini, Université libre de Bruxelles
Ellen Reichel, Universität Bremen
Bob Reinalda, Radboud University Nijmegen
Randall W. Stone, University of Rochester
Thijs Van de Graaf, Ghent University
Mario Telo, Université Libre de Bruxelles