Book launch "Collaborating for Digital Transformation"

3 June 2024, 12:00 - 13:00h (online)

We are happy to invite you to the virtual launch of "Collaborating for Digital Transformation: How Internal and External Collaboration Can Contribute to Innovate Public Service Delivery", a cutting-edge (freely accessible!) book that delves into the crucial role of collaboration in shaping innovative public service delivery in the digital era.

Hosted by the GOVTRUST Centre of Excellence at the University of Antwerp and the Centre for Digital Governance at the Hertie School, dr. Jessica Breaugh, Prof. Koen Verhoest and dr. Chesney Callens will commence the event by highlighting key insights for government practitioners found in the book. Following this presentation, join in for a dynamic discussion between Siim Sikkut (Digital Nation and former Estonian government CIO) and Prof. Erik Hans Klijn. Prof. Gerhard Hammerschmid and Prof. Lise Hellebø Rykkja will moderate the event.

Save the date for Monday June 3rd, and join us online from 12:00 to 13:00h (CET). The event is not only informative but also free of charge - just be sure to register in advance here.

For those interested in delving deeper into the book, you can freely access it here, where you also have the option to purchase the paper format if preferred.

We look forward to your virtual presence at the event!

Find out more and register for the online book launch!

GOVTRUST Summer School: A Multi-Level Perspective on Trust and Public Governance for Societal Transitions

19 - 23 August 2024 | In-person course in Antwerp

Master the ins and outs of trust and public governance from a multi-level perspective, while considering the context of grand societal challenges. Drawing on high-level scientific expertise from multiple disciplines (incl. political science, communication science, law, behavioural economics and public administration), you gain a comprehensive understanding of the dynamics, causes and effects of trust in and between societal actors in multi-level public governance for societal transitions. 

Find out more

STRATEGO Webinar Series

25 October 2024 | Debating EU Environmental Policy: From Agenda Setting to Implementation

With contributions from:

  • Andreas Corcaci – Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow in environmental conflict resolution, member of the research groups Government & Law and Politics & Public Governance at the University of Antwerp, and affiliated with the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg
  • Frederik Stevens – Teaching and research assistant, PhD candidate on the influence of interest groups on the political agenda, member of the research groups International Politics and Politics & Public Governance at the University of Antwerp
  • Lise Frehen – Post-doctoral researcher in regulatory governance, goal-based regulation, evidence-based policymaking, stakeholder inclusion in policymaking, European Commission, throughput legitimacy, member of the research group Politics & Public Governance at the University of Antwerp and of the research group Economics & Public Policy at Hasselt University

More information will be announced soon.

Past activities

​Please find an overview of our past activities here.