Talks

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Conference presentations

  • “Energy governance in Belgium.” Workshop on Energy Governance in Europe, Schäder Stiftung, Darmstadt, Germany, November 17-18, 2017.`
  • “Why do some norms take hold? The case of fossil fuel energy consumption” (with M. Blondeel and J. Colgan), ERSS Conference, Sitges, Spain, April 3, 2017.
  • “Institutional Lineages and the Adaptive DNA of International Organizations,” Conference on The Evolution of Institutional Complexes: A Biological Turn in the Study of International Institutions, Université Laval, Québec, Canada, September 30 – October 1, 2016.
  • “Towards a global coal mining moratorium? A comparative analysis of coal mining policies in the U.S., China, India, Indonesia and Australia,” Conference on Fossil Fuel Supply and Climate Policy, The Queen’s College, Oxford, UK, 26-27 September 2016.
  • “Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform and Carbon Divestment: An International Norm Perspective” (with M. Blondeel), Workshop on “The Politics of Fossil Fuel Subsidies and Their Reform”, jointly organized by the Stockholm Environment Institute and Lund University,  Stockholm, Sweden, 16-17 June 2016.
  • “Research frontiers in the study of regime complexes and fragmentation,” REFRACT kick-off meeting, VUB, Brussels, Belgium, 25-26 June 2015.
  • “Contradictions in EU-China Clean Energy Relations,” Conference on the EU and emerging powers, European Parliament, Brussels, April 19-30, 2013.
  • “Fragmentation in global energy governance: explaining the creation of IRENA,” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the ISA, San Francisco, US, April 3-5, 2013.
  • “The ‘Oil Weapon’ Reversed? Assessing Western oil sanctions against Iran,” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the ISA, San Francisco, US, April 3-5, 2013 .
  • “Regime Fragmentation and Interplay Management,” 5th WIRE, Global Environmental Governance, ULB, Brussels, November 9, 2012 (co-authored with Ferdi De Ville).
  • “The ‘Oil Weapon’ Reversed? Assessing the EU-US Oil Embargo Against Iran,” Paper presented at the 11th Policologenetmaal, Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 31 – June 1, 2012.
  • “Institutional Capture and the Creation of Countervailing Organizations: The Case of IRENA,” Paper presented at the International Workshop on The Fragmentation of Global Environmental Governance: Causes, Consequences and Responses, German Development Institute, Bonn, Germany, 29-30 August, 2011.
  • “Institutional Change in the Energy Regime Complex,” Paper presented at the 2nd ULB-UGent Workshop on International Relations, ULB, Brussels, Belgium, May 27-28, 2011 (co-authored with Jeff Colgan and Robert Keohane).
  • “The Capture of Institutions, Domestic Preferences and Institutional Hedging: Explaining the Creation of International Renewable Energy Agency,” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the ISA, Montréal, Canada, March 16-19, 2011.
  • “The International Energy Agency and the G8/G20: Causes and Consequences of the Close Interaction Process,” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the ISA, Montréal, Canada, March 16-19, 2011.
  • “Institutional Change in the Energy Regime Complex,” Poster presented at the 4th annual conference on The Political Economy of International Organizations, ETH Zurich and University of Zurich, Switzerland, January 27-29, 2011 (co-authored with Jeff Colgan and Robert Keohane).
  • “Explaining Institutional Change in International Organizations: The Case of the International Energy Agency,” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the ISA, Hilton Riverside Hotel, New Orleans, USA, 17-20 February, 2010.
  • “Multilateral Energy Governance: EU and US Perspectives on Revising International Energy Treaties,” Paper presented at the Transatlantic Strategy Forum, Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts, Brussels, 3-4 December, 2009.
  • “Determinants of Institutional Change and Inertia within International Organizations: The Case of the International Energy Agency,” Paper presented at the 8th Politicologenetmaal, Workshop: International organizations: actors, forums, or institutions?, Nijmegen, 28-29 May, 2009 (co-authored with Dries Lesage).
  • “Integrating the BRICs in global energy governance,” Paper presented at UCL séminaire de recherché, Louvain-la-Neuve, December 10, 2007.