When: 10/10/2018 – 13h
Who: Kristin Reichborn-Kjennerud, investigadora en estada a l’IGOP
What: Seminari obert
Title: “Ways to gain influence for residents. Do politics or participatory systems work better? A comparison between the Tøyen district of Oslo and Lavapiés in Madrid”
Where: Sala de reunions MRA de l’IGOP campus bellaterra
Kristin Reichborn-Kjennerud is a political scientist and sociologist that also has formal education in management and audit. She speaks Norwegian, English and French fluently. Kristin has been and currently is engaged in several projects on urban governance and -development. Kristin has background from studies on governance in the public sector. Her research interests are in democracy and the organization for co-decisionmaking in urban regeneration processes. Also, she is interested in urban governance related to innovation/entrepreneurship and the quality of government (sustainable procurement being one example). She has been a visiting researcher and held presentations of her research at the Stanford University in Palo Alto California, at the Center of Urban Research (a department in the RMIT University of Melbourne), at the RMIT Europe in Barcelona, at the Humboldt University in Berlin, at the University of Potsdam, in Germany, at HEC Montreal in Canada, and at the Universidad Complutense in Madrid. She has also organized conferences and workshops in this researchfield. Kristin is an expert on evaluation, control and accountability and have published extensively in international journals on these issues. This includes comparative research on Supreme Audit Institutions and good governance.