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Michael Robert Tatham

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

- Comparative Politics

- European Union politics

- Territorial Politics

- Public Policy

- Climate Change Politics

- 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)

- Editor (together with Michael Keating and Arjan Schakel), Comparative Territorial Politics, book series published by Palgrave/macmillan (http://www.palgrave.com/series/-/CTP/)

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
http://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.
 

Books
  • Peters, Yvette; Tatham, Michael Robert. 2016. Democratic Transformations in Europe 31: Challenges and Prospects. Routledge. ISBN: 1138100471.
  • Peters, Yvette; Tatham, Michael Robert. 2016. Democratic Transformations in Europe: Challenges and Opportunities. Routledge. 342 pages. ISBN: 9781138100473.
  • Tatham, Michael Robert. 2016. With, Without, or Against the State? How European Regions Play the Brussels Game. Oxford University Press. 336 pages. ISBN: 9780198758624.
Journal articles
  • Huwyler, Oliver; Tatham, Michael Robert; Blatter, Joachim. 2018. Party Politics, Institutions, and Identity: The Dynamics of Regional Venue-Shopping in the EU. West European Politics. 41: 754-778. doi: doi.org/10.1080/01402382.2017.1404822
  • López, Facundo A Santiago; Tatham, Michael Robert. 2018. Regionalization with Europeanization? The rescaling of interest groups in multi-level systems. Journal of European Public Policy. 25: 764-786. doi: 10.1080/13501763.2017.1294612
  • Tatham, Michael Robert. 2018. The Rise of Regional Influence in the EU – From Soft Policy Lobbying to Hard Vetoing. Journal of Common Market Studies. 56: 672-686. doi: doi.org/10.1111/jcms.12714
  • Tatham, Michael Robert; Mbaye, Heather A.D. 2018. Regionalization and the Transformation of Policies, Politics, and Polities in Europe. Journal of Common Market Studies. 56: 656-671. doi: 10.1111/jcms.12713
  • Jensen, Mads Dagnis; Tatham, Michael Robert. 2017. Policy Analysis, International Relations, and European Governance – Beyond Disciplinary Boundaries. International Journal of Public Administration. 40: 1159-1163. doi: 10.1080/01900692.2017.1295264
  • Tatham, Michael Robert. 2017. Disentangling actors from their environment? Pitfalls and added-value of the strategic-choice approach. International Journal of Public Administration. 40: 1197-1210. doi: 10.1080/01900692.2017.1295269
  • Tatham, Michael Robert. 2017. Networkers, fund hunters, intermediaries, or policy players? The activities of regions in Brussels. West European Politics. 40: 1088-1108. doi: 10.1080/01402382.2017.1303246
  • Tatham, Michael Robert; Bauer, Michael W. 2016. The State, the Economy, and the Regions: Theories of Preference Formation in Times of Crisis. Journal of public administration research and theory. 26: 631-646. doi: 10.1093/jopart/muv035
  • Bauer, Michael W.; Tatham, Michael Robert. 2015. German regional administrative elites, New Public Management and the role of the state in the economy. Revue Francaise d'Administration Publique. 151-152: 783-804. doi: 10.3917/rfap.151.0783
  • Tatham, Michael Robert. 2015. Regional Voices in the European Union: Sub-national influence in multi-level politics. International Studies Quarterly. 59: 387-400. doi: 10.1111/isqu.12184
  • Callanan, Mark; Tatham, Michael Robert. 2014. Territorial interest representation in the European Union: actors, objectives and strategies. Journal of European Public Policy. 21: 188-210. doi: 10.1080/13501763.2013.829579
  • Tatham, Michael Robert. 2014. Same game but more players? Sub-national lobbying in an enlarged Union. Regional & Federal Studies. 24: 341-361. doi: 10.1080/13597566.2014.911735
  • Tatham, Michael Robert. 2014. Limited institutional change in an international organisation: accounting for the EU’s shift away from "federal blindness. European Political Science Review. 6: 21-45. doi: 10.1017/S1755773912000240
  • Tatham, Michael Robert; Bauer, Michael W. 2014. Support from below? Supranational institutions, regional élites and governance preferences. Journal of Public Policy. 34: 237-267. doi: 10.1017/S0143814X13000299
  • Tatham, Michael Robert; Bauer, Michael W. 2014. Competence ring-fencing from below? The drivers of regional demands for control over upwards dispersion. Journal of European Public Policy. 21: 1367-1385. doi: 10.1080/13501763.2014.923017
  • Tatham, Michael Robert; Jensen, Mads Dagnis; Koop, Christel. 2014. Coping with power dispersion? Autonomy, coordination, and control in multi-level systems. Journal of European Public Policy. 21: 1237-1254. doi: 10.1080/13501763.2014.922861
  • Tatham, Michael Robert; Thau, Mads. 2014. The more the merrier: accounting for sub-state paradiplomats in Brussels. European Union Politics. 15: 255-276. doi: 10.1177/1465116513512539
  • Tatham, Michael Robert. 2013. Paradiplomats against the state: Explaining conflict in state and sub-state interest representation in Brussels. Comparative Political Studies. 46: 63-94. doi: 10.1177/0010414012453031
  • Tatham, Michael Robert. 2012. You do what you have to do? Salience and territorial interest representation in EU environmental affairs. European Union Politics. 13: 434-450.
  • Tatham, Michael Robert. 2012. review of: Bolleyer N (2009) Intergovernmental Cooperation. Rational Choices in Federal Systems and Beyond. Governance. An International Journal of Policy, Administration and Institutions. 25: 711-713.
  • Tatham, Michael Robert. 2011. Devolution and EU policy-shaping: Bridging the gap between Multi-Level Governance and Liberal Intergovernmentalism. European Political Science Review. 3: 53-81.
  • Tatham, Michael Robert. 2010. With or Without You? Revisiting territorial state-bypassing in EU interest representation. Journal of European Public Policy. 17: 76-99.
  • Tatham, Michael Robert. 2010. The evolution of the UK political system in the first decade of the new millennium: comparative and temporal perspectives. Revue Babel. 21: 217-253.
  • Tatham, Michael Robert. 2008. Going Solo: Direct Regional Representation in the European Union. Regional & Federal Studies. 18: 493-515.
  • Tatham, Michael Robert. 2008. La dernière nation sans Etat du Royaume? L'épineuse question de la dévolution au pays de la Rose. Revue Babel. 17: 45-92.
  • Tatham, Michael Robert. 2007. Fédéralisme déguisé ou ajustement marginal ? L’impacte de la dévolution sur le système politique britannique. Revue Française de Civilisation Britannique. 14: 19-42.
Book sections
  • Peters, Yvette; Tatham, Michael Robert. 2016. The Transformation of Democracy. 1, pages 1-10. In:
    • Peters, Yvette; Tatham, Michael Robert. 2016. Democratic Transformations in Europe: Challenges and Opportunities. Routledge. 342 pages. ISBN: 9781138100473.
  • Peters, Yvette; Tatham, Michael Robert. 2016. The Contemporary State of Democracy in a Transformed Europe. 15, pages 297-325. In:
    • Peters, Yvette; Tatham, Michael Robert. 2016. Democratic Transformations in Europe: Challenges and Opportunities. Routledge. 342 pages. ISBN: 9781138100473.
  • Tatham, Michael Robert. 2016. Multi-Jurisdictional Politics: State Adaptation and Mixed Visions of Democracy. Chapter 14, pages 269-294. In:
    • Peters, Yvette; Tatham, Michael Robert. 2016. Democratic Transformations in Europe: Challenges and Opportunities. Routledge. 342 pages. ISBN: 9781138100473.
  • Keating, M; Hooghe, L; Tatham, Michael Robert. 2015. Bypassing the nation state? Regions and the EU policy process. -, pages 445-466. In:
    • Richardson, J; Mazey, S. 2015. European Union: Power and policy-making. Routledge. ISBN: 978-0-415-71550-8.
  • Tatham, Michael Robert. 2012. L’interaction Etat-région sur la scène européenne: relations différenciées et facteurs commu. -, pages 131-126. In:
    • Douillet, Anne-Cécile; Faure, Alain; Halpern, Charlotte; Leresche, Jean-Philippe. 2012. L'action publique locale dans tous ses états. Différenciation et standardisation. L'Harmattan. 556 pages. ISBN: 978-2-296-96534-8.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

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

- PhD (EUI, Florence)

- M.Res (EUI, Florence)

- M.Phil (Oxon)

- Diplôme (IEP, Grenoble)

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

 

- Co-Investigator of the European Regional Elite Survey, together with Prof. Dr. Michael W. Bauer (funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, German Research Council, 2008-2012).

- Investigator of The Architecture of Climate Change Mitigation, pre-project pilot phase.