Dr. Kirsten Jörgensen

Kirsten Jörgensen

Senior Lecturer

Address Room 3.3
D-14195 Berlin
Telephone (+)49 - 30 - 838 55097
Fax (+)49 - 30 - 838 56685
Email kirsten.joergensen@fu-berlin.de

Office hours

Please register on the list at my door, Ihnestraße 22, room 3.3 by appointment.

Bio:

Kirsten Jörgensen is senior lecturer at the Department of Political and Social Sciences. She received her Ph. D. in 1996 at Freie Universität Berlin. Kirsten Jörgensen was a member of the Berlin Parliament from 1987 to 1989. Since 1992 she has lectured at diverse universities, including TERI University, New Delhi, India, Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the MFA of Russia, MGIMO and University of Maryland, College Park, USA. She was a Research Fellow at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington D.C. Her primary fields of interest include European and Indian environmental and climate policy as well as the role of subnational climate governance. She initiated the German-Indian Sustainability and Climate Change Dialogue and is coordinator of the Indian-European Multi-level Climate Governance Research Network. Since 2013 she is a member of the Indo-German Expert Group on Green and Inclusive Economy.
 

Research Projects:

Indian-European Multilevel Climate Governance Research Network, IECGN

FFU/TERI Climate Change Dialogue - Graduate Students Exchange Program (since 2008)



Teaching:

Courses Winter Term 2016/17


Courses Summer Term 2016

Courses Winter Term 2015/16

Courses Winter Term 2014/15

Courses Summer Term 2014


Courses Winter Term 2013/14

Courses Summer Term 2013

Courses Winter Term 2012/13

Courses Summer Term 2012

Courses Winter Term 2011/12

Courses Summer Term 2011

Courses Winter Term 2010/11

Publications:

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Monographs and edited special journal issues:

Jörgensen, Kirsten; Anu Jogesh; Arabinda Mishra (Guest editors)(2015): Special Issue: Multi-level climate governance and the role of the subnational level. Journal of Intergrative Environmental Sciences. 12:4.

Jörgensen, Kirsten; Wagner, Christian, Guest Editors, 2010, Umweltpolitik in Indien. ASIEN. The German Journal on Contemporary Asia, Nr. 117 / 10-2010, Verlag Deutsche Gesellschaft für Asienkunde e.V., S. 5-57.

Jörgensen, Kirsten, 1996, Sonderabfallpolitik in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland - Chancen und Restriktionen für einen ökologisch orientierten Wandel in den Ländern. Bonn, Economica Verlag.

Journal articles and book chapters:

Jörgensen, K., 2016. India - The Global Climate Power Torn Between ‘Growth - First’ and ‘Green Growth. In: R. Wurzel and J. Connelly, eds. The European Union as a Leader in International Climate Change Politics: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group (forthcoming) 

Jan Beermann, Appukuttan Damodaran, Kirsten Jörgensen, Miranda A. Schreurs (2016): Climate action in Indian cities: an emerging new research area. Virtual Special Issue 2016: Multi-level climate governance and the role of the subnational state. Journal of Integrative Environmental Sciences.

Jörgensen, Kirsten; Jogesh, Anu; Mishra, Arabinda (2015): Multi-Level Climate Governance and the Role of the Subnational Level. Special Issue: Multi-level climate governance and the role of the subnational state. Journal of Integrative Environmental Sciences. 12:4, p. 235-245.

Jörgensen, Kirsten; Mishra, Arabinda; Sarangi, Gopal K. (2015): Multi-Level Climate Governance in India: The Role of the States in Climate Action Planning and Renewable Energies.  Special Issue: Multi-level climate governance and the role of the subnational state. Journal of Integrative Environmental Sciences. 12:4, p. 267-283.

Jörgensen, K., 2012, Governance for sustainable development in the German Bundesländer. In: Bruyninckx, H., Happaerts, S., and van den Brande, K., (ed.) Sustainable Development and Subnational Governments. Policy-Making and Multi-Level Interactions. Palgrave Macmillan, 103-119,

Jörgensen, Kirsten, 2008, Länder und Kommunen am Beispiel Deutschlands. Bundeszentrale für Politische Bildung (Hg.) Informationen zur Politischen Bildung (Heft 278).

Jörgensen, Kirsten, 2006, Sub-national trans-Atlantic lesson-drawing related to governance for sustainable development. In: Jänicke, Martin, Jacob, Klaus (ed.) Environmental Governance in Global Perspective. Berlin, S. 145-164.

Jörgensen, Kirsten, 2005, Länder und Kommunen als Motoren des Umweltschutzes. In: Umweltpolitik. Informationen zur politischen Bildung [=Schriftenreihe der Bundeszentrale für Politische Bildung, Bd. 287], S.57-62.

Jörgensen, Kirsten, 2005, [Guest editor], Umweltpolitik. Informationen zur politischen Bildung [=Schriftenreihe der Bundeszentrale für Politische Bildung, Bd. 287], S.57-62.

Jörgensen, Kirsten 2004, The Role of Governments. In: Batllevell, Garcia, Marta/ Queralt, Arnau (Ed): Institutions for Sustainable Development. Papers de Sostenibilitat, Nr. 7-2004, Barcelona. S. 43-63.

Jänicke, Martin, Jörgens, Helge, Jörgensen, Kirsten, Nordbeck, Ralf, Busch, Per-Olof, 2001, Planning for sustainable development in Germany: the former front-runner is lagging behind. Milieu, Netherlands Journal of Environmental Science Planning for sustainable development, Nummer 3.

Jänicke, Martin, Jörgens, Helge, Jörgensen, Kirsten, Nordbeck, Ralf, 2001: Governance for Sustainable Development in Germany: Institutions and Policy-Making. Paris: OECD.

Jörgens, Helge, Jörgensen, Kirsten, 2000, Von der Abfallbeseitigung zur Kreislaufwirtschaft. Abfallpolitik in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Geographische Rundschau, Jahrgang 52, Heft 6, S. 4-8.

Jörgens, Helge, Jörgensen, Kirsten, 1998, Abfallpolitik in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. In: Gotthard Breit (Hg.), Neue Wege in der Umweltpolitik. Schwalbach/Ts.: Wochenschau Verlag, S. 40-52. [ebenfalls erschienen in: Politische Bildung, Jg. 31, Heft. 3, S. 40-52.]

Jörgensen, Kirsten, 1997, Umweltlehre - neue Formen fächerübergreifender Kooperation für problem- und handlungsorientierte umweltwissenschaftliche Studienangebote. In: Lutz Mez, H. Weidner.(Hg.), Umweltpolitik und Staatsversagen. Perspektiven und Grenzen der Umweltpolitikanalyse. Festschrift für Martin Jänicke zum 60. Geburtstag. Berlin.


Working papers:

Kirsten Jörgensen, Sibyl Steuwer (2016): The Politics of Transition: Analyzing the implementation of India’s Smart Cities Mission. Paper presented at the Berlin Conference Transformative Global Climate Governance. Berlin 23-24 May 2016.

Appukuttan Damodaran, Kirsten Jörgensen, Miranda Schreurs. Co-Author: Jan Beermann. With contributions from Lana Ollier (2015): Sustainable Cities - Inclusive, Green and Competitive. Policy Paper by the Indo-German Expert Group on Green and Inclusive Economy. Commissioned by the GIZ. Download.

Kirsten Jörgensen, Climate policy in India, paper presented at Centre for European Union Studies (CEUS) workshop “Still Taking the Lead? The Europe Union in International Climate Change Politics” in Hull on 24-25 September 2015

Jörgensen, Kirsten; Wagner, Christian (2013): Climate and Energy - The EU-Indian Strategic Cooperation in a Multi-level Governance Perspective, Conference Paper: Jadavpur Workshop, November 2013.

Jörgensen, K. 2012, The role of the state laboratories in multi-level climate policy research – considering India, FFU-Report 04-2012, Forschungszentrum für Umweltpolitik, FU Berlin, 30 S.

Jörgensen, Kirsten, 2011, Climate Initiatives at the Subnational Level of the Indian States and their Interplay with Federal Policies. Paper presented at the 2011 ISA Annual Convention, Montreal, March 2011.

Jörgensen, Kirsten, 2004, Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies at the Free University of Berlin, Paper presented at the 2004 Berlin Conference on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change, 3.-4.12.2004.

Jörgensen, Kirsten, 2004, Greening of Sectors – Potentials for Trans-Atlantic learning? Paper presented at the Workshop ”Environmental, Agricultural, and Trade Politics Across the Atlantic” at the MIT, Cambridge (MA), USA July 16-17, 2004.

Jörgensen, Kirsten, 2004, Governance for Sustainable Development in Multi-layered Systems, paper presented at the International Studies Association 45th Annual Convention, Montreal 17-20.03. 2004.

Jörgensen, Kirsten, 2002, Policy-making for ecological sustainability in federal states – The German Bundesländer and the U.S. States – Knowledge-based benchmarking as a driving force, Paper presented on the 2002 Berlin Conference on Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change, 6.-7.12.2002.

Jörgensen, Kirsten, 2002, Policy-making for ecological sustainability in federal states: The examples of the German Bundesländer and the U.S. States. American Institute for Contemporary German Studies. The Johns Hopkins Unversity. AICGS/DAAD Working Paper Series. Washington D.C.. In: http://www.aicgs.org/publications/pubonline_daadwp.shtml, last access 30.04. 2003.

Jörgensen, Kirsten, 2002, Ökologisch nachhaltige Entwicklung im föderativen Staat: Das Beispiel der deutschen Bundesländer. FFU-report 04-2002.

Co-Autorin: Evaluation des Berliner Koordinatoren-Modells zur Lokalen Agenda 21 (in Kooperation mit dem Deutschen Institut für Urbanistik (Difu), im Auftrag der Senatsverwaltung für Stadtentwicklung, Umweltschutz und Technologie, Berlin) (06/99 – 10/99)

Jörgensen, Kirsten, 1998,: Umweltmanagement - Interdisziplinäres Studienangebot der Freien Universität Berlin - Studienkonzeption und praktische Umsetzung. FFU-report 07-1998.

Jörgensen, Kirsten (ed.),1996,: Abfallmanagement Berlin - Moskau. Dokumentation des Workshops „Abfallmanagement Berlin-Moskau“, Berlin, 30.09.-02.10.1996 (= Dokumentation der Forschungsstelle für Umweltpolitik, Freie Universität Berlin).

Jörgensen, Kirsten, 1992, Abfallwirtschaft in Osteuropa: Das Beispiel Polen – Entwicklungsstand und Tendenzen. In: PROTEGO, Tagungsreihe „Angewandte Umweltinformatik“, Berlin.