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Europeanization of public administration and policy:
sharing values, norms and practices



CONFERENCE PAPERS

Opening Session: Europeanization of public administration and public policy

"Europeanization as political narrative"
Professor Dr Robert Hoppe, University of Twente, The Netherlands/ IPSA RC32 Chair

"Europeanization as a remedy for muddled governance in South-Eastern Europe"
Professor Dr Ivan Koprić, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb / Institute of public administration, Croatia

"Europeanization of public administration in the ECE: The challenge of participative democracy and good governance"
Professor Dr Attila Ágh, Corvinus University, Budapest, Hungary

"Local government reforms in Eastern Europe after the collapse of the Soviet Union: Some observations"
Professor Emeritus Dr Fred Lazin, Professor Emeritus, Ben Gurion University, Israel

Session 1: The networked governance in Europe

"Horizontal approach to network industries in Croatia"
Dr Nikola Popović, Council member at HAKOM and ARTZU, the Croatian national regulatory authorities for electronic communications, post and railways

"National public administrations and the democratic deficit of the European Union: A comitology conundrum"
Dr Dario Čepo, senior research assistant, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb

"Reforming EU agency governance: more control, greater accountability"
Dr Anamarija Musa, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Session 2: New trends in local governance West and East

"Dynamics of administrative capacity in Slovenian municipal administrations"
Dr Miro Haček, Associate Professor, Dr Irena Bačlija, Research Fellow, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana

"Europeanization of post socialist cities as a type of outward political rescaling: The case of Poland"
Dr Marta Lackowska, Assistant Professor, Department of Local Development and Policy, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland

Session 3: Civil servants and politicians in the European and international perspective

"Changing roles and relationships between politicians and civil servants"
Professor Dr John Halligan, ANZSOG Institute for Governance, University of Canberra, Australia


"Ministerial accountability: regulation and practical issues"
Professor Dr Zoran Lončar, Faculty of Law, University of Novi Sad, Serbia

Session 4: Citizens, administration, and the protection of human rights in an enlarged Union

"Human rights and public services: Towards a more effective approach"
Dr Iskra A. Maletić, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Security – Skopje, University “St. Kliment Ohridski” – Bitola, FYR Macedonia


"The Europeanization of the protection of human rights in Croatia- the role of the Constitutional court"
Slavica Banić, judge, Constitutional Court of the Republic of Croatia

"Participative authority in administrative proceedings: European impacts and Constitutional court practice in Slovenia"
Dr Polonca Kovač, Associate Professor, Faculty of Public Administration, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

"Gender equality policies and practices in Croatia – The interplay of transition and late Europeanization"
Dr Ivana Dobrotić, Senior research assistant, Dr Teo Matković, Assistant Professor, Professor Dr Siniša Zrinščak, Faculty of Law- Social Work Centre, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Session 5: The implementation of social policy

"Researching Implementation: Reflections on studies of payments for social care"
Professor Dr Michael Hill, Brighton University, UK

"Reconceptualising the idea of participation of students with disability in higher education system"
Professor Dr Kristina Urbanc, Faculty of Law - Social Work Centre, University of Zagreb and Božena Jemen, social worker, «Imagine», Croatia

"The moral economy of street-level service"
Professor Dr Tony Evans, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK

Session 6: Public administration under pressure: the effects of financial crisis on public sector

"Administrative reform in crisis environment: The Greek case"
Dr Panagiotis Karkatsoulis, National School of Public Administration, Athens, Greece – Institute for Regulatory Policy Research

"Austerity measures in public sector in Slovenia and other selected European countries"
Professor Dr Stanislava Setnikar Cankar and Veronika Petkovšek, MSc, Faculty of Public Administration, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

"Evaluating organisational effectiveness"
Dr Elena Davitkovska, Assistant Professor, University American College, Skopje, FYR Macedonia, and Dr Dragan Gocevski, Research Assistant, Faculty of Law "IustinianusPrimus" Skopje, FYR Macedonia

Closing session: Theory and Practice of Public Administration and Policy

"Croatian EU Accession Experiences: Lessons for the Countries in the SEE Region"
Professor Dr Vesna Pusić, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Croatia / University of Zagreb, Zagreb

"Thin and thick Europeanization of Polish regional and local policies"
Professor dr Pawel Swianiewicz, Departament of Local Development and Policy, University of Warsaw, Poland

"Civil society and the policy process"
Professor Dr Nenad Zakošek, Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia

"Good Administration through a modernised system of administrative procedures: Recent reform efforts in South-eastern European countries"
Wolfgang Rusch, former Principal Administrator in OECD/SIGMA

Ph.D. Workshop

"How much does civil society matter? Building a model for assessing the impact of civil society in youth policy-making"
Marko Kovačić, PhD candidate, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia


"Institutional adjustment to the EU regional policy in the pre-accession phase in Croatia"
Aida Liha, PhD Candidate, Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia

"The Impact of quality improvement instruments on organizational learning in administrative organizations"
Jasmina Džinić, PhD Candidate, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb


"Impact of autonomy of administrative organization on the level of inter-organizational coordination"
Teo Giljević, PhD Candidate, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb

"The effects of the European higher education initiatives on the national policy making - Case study of Croatia"
Nikola Baketa, PhD candidate, Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia

"Clientelism, governance and administrative reforms: Implementation of social policy in Croatia"
Anka Kekez Koštro, PhD candidate, Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia