September/October,  Visiting Fellow: Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics



25  August,  Paper giver: Success without Impact? Deforestation, Environmental Upgrading and the RSPO in Indonesia, Panel on "Challenges of Regulatory Governance in a World of Global Value Chains I", ECPR General 2018 General Conference, Hamburg



10 July,  Workshop: Hardening international soft law frameworks into EU measures to address forest risk commodities, Brussels. 

2-3  July,  Joint PETGOV-SPERI Political Economy Workshop, Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam 



25-26  June,  Participant: Sixth European Roundtable of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), Paris. (here)

new publications

2018 Varieties of Multi-Stakeholder Governance: Selecting Legitimation Strategies in Transnational Sustainability Politics,  Globalizations. [early view]


2018 Institutional Design of Voluntary Sustainability Standard Systems: Evidence from a New Database, Development Policy Review.  [early view]


2018 Emerging Markets and Private Governance: The Political Economy of Sustainable Palm Oil in China and India, Review of International Political Economy, 25, 2. [link]


2018 The Legitimacy and Accountability of Polycentric Climate Governance, book chapter (with Karin Bäckstrand and Fariborz Zelli) in: Governing Climate Change: Polycentricity in Action, Cambridge University Press (eds. Huitema et al.).  [link