List of Panels for the RC05 Comparative Studies on Local Government and Politics at the IPSA World Congress 2020 in Lisbon

Title Convenor Chair Co-chair Discussants
Cities and Migration. Conflicts and Solutions Prof. Norbert Kersting Prof. Fred Lazin   Dr. Carmen Navarro
Cities and Migration. Good and Bad Practices Prof. Norbert Kersting Dr. Carmen Navarro   Prof. Fred Lazin
Decentralisation and Sub Municpal Units Prof. Norbert Kersting Dr. Filipe Teles   Prof. Eran Razin
Interplay of Decentralization and Recentralization Under New Circumstances Prof. Ivan Koprić Prof. Ivan Koprić Prof. Jill Tao Dr. Carmen Navarro
Prof. Mirko Klarić
Local administration and Fiscal policies in a comparative perspective Mr. Andrew Matsiko Mr. Andrew Matsiko Mrs. Cadreen Barungi Kabahizi Dr. Parestico Pastory
Local Administration and Reform Prof. Norbert Kersting Dr. Pekka Kettunen   Dr. Filipe Teles
Local Administration. Actors and Innovation Prof. Norbert Kersting Prof. Eran Razin   Prof. Snežana Djordjevic
Local Elections Prof. Norbert Kersting Prof. Chris Tapscott   Dr. Carmen Navarro
Local Elections. Democratic Innovations and failure Prof. Norbert Kersting Prof. Euiyoung Kim   Prof. Snežana Djordjevic
Local Elections. Candidates and Political Parties Prof. Norbert Kersting Prof. Hellmut Wollmann   Prof. Jefferey Sellers
Local Governance and Political Participation Dr. José Hernández-Bonivento Dr. José Hernández-Bonivento   Dr. Carmen Navarro
Local Governance in Contemporary Japan: Pressing Challenges and Innovative Approaches Dr. Hanno Jentzsch Dr. Hanno Jentzsch Prof. Gabriele Vogt Prof. Jill Tao
Local Government Reform in Globalized World Prof. Inderjeet Singh Sodhi Prof. Inderjeet Singh Sodhi   Prof. Manoj Dixit
Prof. Prabhat Datta
Local Government, State Capacities and Public Policies in Federal States of the Global South: Cities and the Environment from a Policy-Politics Perspective Dr. Klaus Frey Dr. Klaus Frey Prof. Vanessa Oliveira Dr. Sonia Terron
Dr. Lúcio Bittencourt
Local Government, State Capacities and Public Policies in Federal States of the Global South: Federative Coordination and Multilevel Governance Dr. Klaus Frey Dr. Klaus Frey Prof. Samira Kauchakje Dr. Paulo Nascimento Neto
Miss Catarina Segatto
Local Government, State Capacities and Public Policies in Federal States of the Global South: Local State Capacities and Resources Dr. Klaus Frey Prof. Samira Kauchakje Dr. Sonia Terron Prof. Vanessa Oliveira
Dr. Renata Bichir
Local Participatory Democracy Dr. José Hernández-Bonivento Dr. Carmen Navarro   Dr. Fiona Anciano
Local Territorial Reform and Intercommunal Cooperation Prof. Norbert Kersting Prof. Robert Cameron   Prof. Euiyoung Kim
Metropoles and Shrinking Cities Prof. Norbert Kersting Prof. Snežana Djordjevic   Prof. Euiyoung Kim
Participatory Budgeting an Local Democracy Dr. José Hernández-Bonivento Dr. Fiona Anciano   Dr. José Hernández-Bonivento
Smart Cities in Comparative Perspective: Challenges for Political Participation in Data-Driven Local Governments Prof. José Carlos Vaz Prof. José Carlos Vaz   Prof. Norbert Kersting
Subnational Politics in Comparative Perspective: Evidence from Latin America Dr. Michael Touchton Dr. Michael Touchton Prof. Carlos Pereira Dr. Michael Touchton
Prof. Timothy Power
The Marginalised Community and Local Governance in India Dr. Susanta Kuamr Mallick Dr. Susanta Kuamr Mallick Dr. Renu Singh Ms. Rachita Rani
Dr. Netajee Abhinandan
Who Belongs to the City? Crisis, Informality and Participation in the Urban South Prof. Laurence Piper Prof. Laurence Piper Dr. Fiona Anciano Prof. Bettina von Lieres