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Michael Robert Tatham

Professor
  • E-mailMichael.Tatham@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 28 30+47 465 47 762
  • Visitor Address
    Christies gate 15
    5007 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7802
    5020 Bergen

- Climate Change Politics

- Climate and Energy Transformation

- Policy Acceptance and Support

- Regulation and Governance

- European Union politics

- Territorial Politics

- Public Policy (initiation, shaping, decision-taking, contestation, implementation)

Bergen University (Department of Comparative Politics):

- "European Union Institutions, Politics, and Policies"
BA course (26 hours), together with Georg Picot, EUR 105

- "Regions, Federalism, and EU integration"
BA course (22 hours), SAMPOL 205

- "Democratic Transformations in Europe: Trends and Implications"
BA course (22 hours), SAMPOL 223

- Director of the BA programme in European Studies
https://www.uib.no/studieprogram/BASV-EUR

 

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Politics and Public Administration chair):

- “Introduction to public policy analysis in comparative and European contexts”
 BA course (30 hours), SS 2011, SS 2012

- “European and International Dimensions of Policy-Making”
 BA course (32 hours), WS 2010, WS 2011-2

- “Theories of EU integration: from method to practice”
 MA course (30 hours), SS 2011, SS 2012

- “Regions, federalism and EU integration”
 MA course (32 hours), WS 2011-2

Monash University (Prato Centre):

- “Researching the European Union: Theories and Methodologies”
 MA Course (32 hours), 2009.
 

Academic article
  • Show author(s) (2021). Understanding bureaucratic support for coerced institutional change. Governance. An International Journal of Policy, Administration and Institutions. 20 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Thirty years of Regional and Federal Studies. Regional & Federal Studies. 1-23.
  • Show author(s) (2021). The territorial architecture of government. Governance. An International Journal of Policy, Administration and Institutions. 14 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Hungry for power? Regional elites and the architecture of government . Governance. An International Journal of Policy, Administration and Institutions. 22 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Regions and immigration in advanced democracies. Regional studies. 1558-1563.
  • Show author(s) (2018). The rise of regional influence in the EU – From soft policy lobbying to hard vetoing. Journal of Common Market Studies. 672-686.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Regionalization with Europeanization? The rescaling of interest groups in multi-level systems. Journal of European Public Policy. 764-786.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Regionalization and the Transformation of Policies, Politics, and Polities in Europe. Journal of Common Market Studies. 656-671.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Party Politics, Institutions, and Identity: The Dynamics of Regional Venue-Shopping in the EU. West European Politics. 754-778.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Policy Analysis, International Relations, and European Governance – Beyond Disciplinary Boundaries. International Journal of Public Administration. 1159-1163.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Networkers, fund hunters, intermediaries, or policy players? The activities of regions in Brussels. West European Politics. 1088-1108.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Disentangling actors from their environment? Pitfalls and added-value of the strategic-choice approach. International Journal of Public Administration. 1197-1210.
  • Show author(s) (2016). The State, the Economy, and the Regions: Theories of Preference Formation in Times of Crisis. Journal of public administration research and theory. 631-646.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Regional Voices in the European Union: Sub-national influence in multi-level politics. International Studies Quarterly. 387-400.
  • Show author(s) (2015). German regional administrative elites, New Public Management and the role of the state in the economy. Revue française d'administration publique. 783-804.
  • Show author(s) (2014). The more the merrier: accounting for sub-state paradiplomats in Brussels. European Union Politics. 255-276.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Territorial interest representation in the European Union: actors, objectives and strategies. Journal of European Public Policy. 188-210.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Support from below? Supranational institutions, regional élites and governance preferences. Journal of Public Policy. 237-267.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Same game but more players? Sub-national lobbying in an enlarged Union. Regional & Federal Studies. 341-361.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Limited institutional change in an international organisation: accounting for the EU’s shift away from "federal blindness. European Political Science Review. 21-45.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Coping with power dispersion? Autonomy, coordination, and control in multi-level systems. Journal of European Public Policy. 1237-1254.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Competence ring-fencing from below? The drivers of regional demands for control over upwards dispersion. Journal of European Public Policy. 1367-1385.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Paradiplomats against the state: Explaining conflict in state and sub-state interest representation in Brussels. Comparative Political Studies. 63-94.
  • Show author(s) (2012). You do what you have to do? Salience and territorial interest representation in EU environmental affairs. European Union Politics. 434-450.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Devolution and EU policy-shaping: Bridging the gap between Multi-Level Governance and Liberal Intergovernmentalism. European Political Science Review. 53-81.
  • Show author(s) (2010). With or Without You? Revisiting territorial state-bypassing in EU interest representation. Journal of European Public Policy. 76-99.
  • Show author(s) (2010). The evolution of the UK political system in the first decade of the new millennium: comparative and temporal perspectives. Revue Babel. 217-253.
  • Show author(s) (2008). La dernière nation sans Etat du Royaume? L'épineuse question de la dévolution au pays de la Rose. Revue Babel. 45-92.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Going Solo: Direct Regional Representation in the European Union. Regional & Federal Studies. 493-515.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Fédéralisme déguisé ou ajustement marginal ? L’impacte de la dévolution sur le système politique britannique. Revue Française de Civilisation Britannique. 19-42.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) (2018). Understand Bureaucratic Support for Coerced Institutional Change.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Unravelling sub-national mobilisation.
  • Show author(s) (2012). The more the merrier: accounting for sub-state paradiplomats in Brussels.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Support from below? Regional élites, governance preferences and supranational insti-tutions.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Same game but more players? Sub-national lobbying in an enlarged Union.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Preliminary results from a survey of regional administrative and political élites: Regional Preferences for Competence Allocation in the EU Multilevel System.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Playing with the grown-ups: the determinants of regional influence on EU decision-taking.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Playing with the grown-ups: the determinants of regional influence on EU decision-taking.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Competence ring-fencing from below? The drivers of regional demands for control over upwards dispersion.
Book review
  • Show author(s) (2012). review of: Bolleyer N (2009) Intergovernmental Cooperation. Rational Choices in Federal Systems and Beyond. Governance. An International Journal of Policy, Administration and Institutions. 711-713.
Academic anthology/Conference proceedings
  • Show author(s) (2016). Democratic Transformations in Europe: Challenges and Opportunities. Routledge.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Democratic Transformations in Europe 31: Challenges and Prospects. Routledge.
Academic monograph
  • Show author(s) (2016). With, Without, or Against the State? How European Regions Play the Brussels Game.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Show author(s) (2021). Regions and Cities in Multilevel Governance. 17 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Regional and local government and the European Union.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Regions as lobbyists. 19 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Regions Beyond the State: External Relations and Paradiplomacy . 26 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2016). The Transformation of Democracy. 10 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2016). The Contemporary State of Democracy in a Transformed Europe. 29 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Multi-Jurisdictional Politics: State Adaptation and Mixed Visions of Democracy. 26 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Bypassing the nation state? Regions and the EU policy process. 22 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2012). L’interaction Etat-région sur la scène européenne: relations différenciées et facteurs commu. -4 pages.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

2020-2025

UiB. The Structure Acceptance Nexus in Climate Politics (SANE-Clim). Principal Investigator. AkademiaAvtalen, 5 million NOK (approx. 450,000 EUR).

 

2020-2025

UiB. Designing a Refined Legal Framework for Offshore Wind in the North Sea Basin (DeWindSea). Leader of work-package (WP) 2. AkademiaAvtalen, 808,000 NOK for WP2 (approx. 72,600 EUR) (5 mil. NOK overall, approx. 450,000 EUR).

 

2020-2023

UiB. Causes and Consequences of the Legal Architecture of Climate Politics (LEG-ARCH). Co-Investigator. UiB, 3.5 million NOK (approx. 310,000 EUR).

 

2018-2020

UiB. Jean Monnet Module Action – European Union Institutions, Politics, and Policies (JMMA-EUIPP). Principal Investigator. European Commission, 30,000 EUR.

 

2008-2012

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. European Regional Elite Survey (ERES). Collaborator.  Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), 150,000 EUR.

Centre memberships

- Affiliate member of the Center for Climate and Energy Transformation (CET -- UiB)

- Affiliate member of the Bergen Energy Lab (BEL-- UiB)

- Affiliate member of the Centre for Sustainable Area Management (CeSAM -- UiB)

 

Editorial responsibilities

- Editor (together with Imke Harbers, Louise Tillin, and Christina Zuber), Regional and Federal Studies, international peer-reviewed journalpublished by Taylor-Francis, Routledge (http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/frfs20/current)

 

Main degrees

- PhD (EUI, Florence)

- M.Res (EUI, Florence)

- M.Phil (Oxon)

- Diplôme (IEP, Grenoble)

- Maîtrise, Licence et DEUG (Université Stendhal, Grenoble III)