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Can supply chain laws prevent deforestation in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Indonesia?

Article by Prof. Partzsch in " Forest Policy and Economics "

Jan 06, 2023

Conference documentation available online of Prof. Partzsch’s keynote at conference "Climate protection is peacekeeping"

In her keynote Prof. Lena Partzsch explained the power of cities and city networks in international environmental and climate politics.

Jan 05, 2023

Lena Partzsch congratulates on the 30th anniversary of the journal GAIA - Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society

Prof. Dr. Lena Partzsch is one of several personalities to comment on the future of the inter- and transdisciplinary journal in the anniversary issue .

Jan 05, 2023

New publication on the EU and ASEAN in global climate governance in "Handbook on Global Governance and Regionalism" (Lena Partzsch)

Climate governance is highly complex and challenging: All kinds of actors - international organizations, civil society organizations and networks, social movements, transnational corporations, cities, and many more – engage in climate change mitigation and adaptation at the global and regional level.

Dec 23, 2022

Lecture on "Climate Change and Natural Resources" (Lena Partzsch) - Recording now online

Prof. Dr. Lena Partzsch gave a guest lecture on the topic of supply chain laws and the certification of raw materials at the University of Kassel on Dec. 01, 2022. The talk was part of the lecture series "Climate Change and Natural Resources - Risk or Opportunity?" by the BMBF project "Extractivism". The recording of the lecture is now online (in German).

Dec 23, 2022

Prof. Partzsch gives keynote at online conference "Climate Protection is Peacekeeping"

What do climate change and energy have to do with conflicts and peacekeeping? The war in Ukraine shows connections more topically than ever. But what does this mean concretely for our #climateprotection decisions on the ground?

Nov 03, 2022

Keynote on climate crisis by Prof. Partzsch at Polish-German Science Meeting

At the Third Polish-German Science Meeting Prof. Partzsch provided an input on the climate crisis.

Nov 02, 2022

Prof. Partzsch at 2022 Toronto Conference on Earth System Governance

At the 2022 Toronto Conference on Earth System Governance 2022 vom 20. bis 24. Oktober  Prof. Lena Partzsch chairs the Session (online) "Politics and expertise in global environmental negotiations (ID201)" on Thursday, 20/Oct/2022: 2:00pm - 3:30pm (8pm-9:30pm CEST), and she presents a paper titled “Stockholm + 50: Political accountability for five decades of insufficient environmental action”.

Oct 17, 2022

Prof. Partzsch at Deutschlandstiftung Integration Summer Academy 2022

This year's Summer Academy of the Deutschlandstiftung Integration (DSI) from September 28 to 30 is themed "Our Future: Rethink, Restore, and Reconnect - Ideas for a future in harmony between people and nature from a (post-)migrant perspective." Lena Partzsch will give a lecture entitled "Sustainable Cities and Communities: the New Power from Below?" on September 29.

Sep 22, 2022

Prof. Partzsch at 2022 HDCA Conference

At the 2022 Human Development & Capability Association (HDCA) Conference in Antwerp, September 19-22, Prof. Lena Partzsch will present findings from her research on the governance of ‘conflict’ resource supply chains.

Sep 17, 2022

New book "Persönlichkeit und Politik: Zugänge und Fallstudien zur individuellen Dimension des Politischen" (Personality and Politics: Approaches and Case Studies on the Individual Dimension of the Political) with contribution by Prof. Dr. Partzsch

Politics is formed and shaped by individual personalities. At the same time, politically acting personalities are shaped by structural specifications of the political system, its institutions and rules. The volume brings together different approaches and case studies to capture this interrelationship.

Sep 10, 2022

Global Environmental Governance - Lecture Series on YouTube

The Stockholm+50 lectures on global environmental governance is now available on YouTube. Prof. Lena Partzsch organized this lecture series with international students as part of the Open Lecture Hall in the summer semester 2022.

Aug 18, 2022

New publication on the power of city-networks

Partzsch, Lena; Lümmen, Jule; Löhr, Anne-Cathrine (2022): City networks’ power in global agri-food systems . Agriculture and Human Values , https://doi.org/10.1007/s10460-022-10315-4

Mar 26, 2022

New publication on accountability by proxies regarding the extraction of natural resources

Kramarz, Teresa, Mason, Michael, Partzsch, Lena 2022: Proxy-led accountability for natural resource extraction in rentier states, Environmental Politics , online first, doi.org//10.1080/09644016.2022.2044219

Mar 01, 2022