Presentations

2016

Martens, Kerstin & Dennis Niemann: The Appeal of Numbers? PISA as a global leitmotif in education, Comparative and International Education Society, Vancouver, Canada, March 2016
 
Niemann, Dennis, Michael Dobbins & Kerstin Martens: Dezentralisierung oder Zentralisierung: Deutsche und Schweizer Hochschulreformen im Vergleich, Jahrestagung des Promotionskollegs „International-vergleichende Forschung zu Bildung und Bildungspolitik im Wohlfahrtsstaat, Bildung: (Un-)Intendierte Folgen der Internationalisierung für Gesellschaft, Politik und Arbeitsmarkt, University of Tübingen, April 2016
 
Niemann, Dennis & Kerstin Martens: When do numbers count? The perception of R&R in education, Rankings – A Sociological Perspective, University of Bonn, February 2016

2015

Martens, Kerstin: 10 Jahre Forschung zur Internationalisierung von Bildungspolitik: eine Bilanz? „Bildungspolitik im Wandel: Zwischen historischen Wurzeln und (trans)nationalem Reformdruck“, Goethe-University Frankfurt, June 2015

Fulge, Timm, Kerstin Martens & Dennis Niemann: Understanding the Demography of IOs, International Studies Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, February 2015

2014

Martens, Kerstin: Worldwide convergence through homogeneous measurement? A plea for interdisciplinary approaches to the study of international testings, ESRC seminar on “Education Governance and International Assessments”, Edinburgh, UK, December 2014

Kruse, Johannes & Kerstin Martens: NGOs in Complex Global Social Governance Arrangement: Drivers of Policy Synergy or Policy Conflict?, International Sociological Association World Congress, Yokohama, Japan, July 2014

Martens, Kerstin, Janna Teltemann & David Reid: Convergences in Education? Bremen international workshop on “PISA – More Than Just a Survey?”, Bremen, May 2014

Fulge, Timm, Tonia Bieber & Kerstin Martens: On the interplay between international and national policy-making in education policy: rational intentions, unintended consequences, and transformation capacities, American Education Research Association Meeting, Philadelphia, USA, April 2014

2013

Vögtle, Eva Maria, Tonia Bieber & Kerstin Martens, Going Global? The Bologna Process as a Template for Wordwide Higher Education Policy Reforms, International Studies Association, San Francisco, USA, April 2013

Kruse, Johannes & Kerstin Martens: NGOs as Global Social Governance Actors, international workshop on Global Social Law & Politics, Bremen, February 2013

2012

Vögtle, Eva Maria & Kerstin Martens, Going Global? The Bologna Process as a Template for Worldwide Higher Education Policy Reforms, Europäischer Bildungsraum:  Europäisierungsprozesse in Bildungspolitik und Bildungspraxis, Tübingen, November 2012

Bieber, Tonia & Kerstin Martens: Transatlantic Convergence in Higher Education? Comparing Current Trends of Policy Change in Germany and the U.S., International Political Science Association, Madrid, Spain, July 2012

Martens, Kerstin & Dennis Niemann: When Do Numbers Count? The Impact of international Ratings and Rankings on National Policy, International Studies Association, San Diego, USA, April 2012

2011

Conzelmann, Thomas & Kerstin Martens: Numbers, Facts, and ‘objective’ Measures – Peer Reviewing, Rankings and the Politics of Information in the OECD, Second Berlin Forum “Innovation in Governance” Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, May 2011

Martens, Kerstin & Dennis Niemann: Governance by Comparison – How Ratings & Rankings Influence National Policy Making in Education, Collaborative Research Center “Transformations of the State”, Bremen, April 2011

Martens, Kerstin: Organisierte Global Governance - IOs  in den Internationalen Beziehungen, Georg-August-University Göttingen, Göttingen, January 2011

2010

Conzelmann, Thomas & Kerstin Martens: Numbers, Facts, and Rankings as ‘objective’ Measures – Peer Reviewing as a Governance Technique in International Organizations, NIG Annual Conference, Panel on Administrative Governance, Maastricht, November 2010

Knodel, Philipp, Kerstin Martens & Dennis Niemann: Explaining Policy Change in Secondary Education – Germany and England in a Comparative Perspective, Welfare State Traditions, Education and Higher Education Policy, Konstanz, May 2010

2009

Martens, Kerstin: Internationalization of Education Policy – The EU and the OECD as Actors in Education Policy in Comparative Perspective, Kolloquium Integration and Diversity of the New Europe, Bremen, May 2009

Kommentatorin des Panels ‚Interaction between International Nongovernmental and International Governmental Organizations’, workshop on "International Organizations: actors, forums or institutions", Etmaal, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, May 2009

Martens, Kerstin & Dennis Niemann: Governance by Comparison – How Ratings & Rankings Influence National Policy Making in Education, International Studies Association, New York, USA, February 2009

Jakobi, Anja P. & Martens, Kerstin: Diffusion und Konvergenz durch internationale Organisationen – Der Einfluss der OECD in der Bildungspolitik, common workshop of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg, and the Collaborative Research Center 597 "Transformations of the State", Bremen, January 2009

2008

Martens, Kerstin: The Comparative Turn in OECD Education Policy, Copenhagen GARNET Workshop: The Power of Numbers: Exploring the Use of Ratings, Rankings and Benchmarking Schemes in Global Governance, Copenhagen, November 2008

Martens, Kerstin: Civil Society, Accountability and the UN, Global Citizenship in Action? Civil Society and Accountable Global Governance, New York, USA, November 2008, audio presentation

Martens, Kerstin: Warum gibt es keinen PISA-Schock in den USA? Amerikanische Außenpolitik und ihre (Nicht)Folgen, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Tübingen, October 2008

Martens, Kerstin: NGOs als transnationale Akteure, Rubrecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Heidelberg, June 2008

Martens, Kerstin: NGOs als Akteure in den Internationalen Beziehungen, University of Osnabrück, Osnabrück, April 2008

2007

Jakobi, Anja P. & Kerstin Martens: The OECD as an Agent of Transnational Communication in Education Policy, Mechanisms of OECD Governance – International Incentives for National Policy Making, Bremen, September 2007

Martens, Kerstin: NGO Accountability in the UN System, Civil Society and Accountable Global Governance, Gothenburg, Sweden, June 2007

2006

Martens, Kerstin & Klaus Dieter Wolf: Boomerangs and Trojan Horses –The Unintended Consequences of Internationalizing Education Policy through the EU and the OECD, European Forum 2006/07: Assessing the Quality of Education and its Relationships with Inequality in European and other Modern Societies, European University Institute, Florence, Italy, November 2006

Martens, Kerstin & Klaus Dieter Wolf: Boomerangs and Trojan Horses –The Unintended Consequences of Internationalizing Education Policy through the EU and the OECD, Douro6 Meeting: European Integration and the Governance of Higher Education and Research – The Challenge and Complexities of an Emerging Multi-level Governance System, Douro Valley, Portugal, September/October 2006

Martens, Kerstin & Klaus Dieter Wolf: PISA als Trojanisches Pferd – die Internationalisierung der Bildungspolitik in der OECD, Münster, September 2006

Martens, Kerstin: NGOs in den Internationalen Beziehungen – Konzeptionelle Überlegungen und empirische Befunde, University Bremen, Bremen, September 2006

Jakobi, Anja P. & Kerstin Martens: Education Policy and International Organisations – The International Stimulation of National Policy Change, Panelorganisation, International Political Science Association, Fukuoka, Japan, July 2006

Martens, Kerstin: NGOs in den Internationalen Beziehungen – Konzeptionelle Überlegungen und empirische Befunde, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Berlin, April 2006

2005

Martens, Kerstin & Klaus Dieter Wolf: Boomerangs and Trojan Horses –The Unintended Consequences of Internationalizing Education Policy through the EU and the OECD, CONNEX-Workshop: Soft Modes of Governance and the Private Sector – the EU and the Global Experience, Darmstadt, November 2005

Martens, Kerstin & Anja P. Jakobi: Internationale Organisationen und Implementation – Der Einfluss der OECD in der Bildungspolitik, Mannheim, October 2005

Martens, Kerstin: How to become an Influential Actor – the ‘Comparative Turn’ in OECD Education Policy, Workshop New Arenas of Governance in Education, Bremen, September 2005

Martens, Kerstin: Culture and Foreign Policy – A Comparative Study of Britain, France and Germany, ECPR Joint Workshop Sessions: New Directions in Cultural Politics, Granada, Spain, April 2005

Martens, Kerstin: (Ab)using International Organizations? States, the OECD and Educational Policy, International Studies Association, Honolulu, USA, March 2005

Kommentatorin des Panels ‚Human Rights Education’, International Studies Association, Honolulu, USA, March 2005

Weymann, Ansgar, Kerstin Martens & Carolin Balzer: Life Course Policies in an Era of Globalization, Europe and North America – Societies in Contrast, Institute for Advanced Study, Delmenhorst, March 2005

2004

Martens, Kerstin & Carolin Balzer: Comparing Governance of International Organisations – The EU, the OECD and Educational Policy, American Political Science Association, Chicago, USA, September 2004

Martens, Kerstin: Professionalisierung der NGO-Einbindung in das UN System, Tagung des Arbeitskreises ‚Neue Soziale Bewegungen’ der DVPW, Berlin Social Science Center, July 2004

Balzer, Carolin & Kerstin Martens: International Higher Education and the Bologna Process – What part does the European Commission play?, epsNet, Prag, Czechoslovakia, June 2004

Martens, Kerstin & Carolin Balzer: Comparing Governance of International Organisations – The EU, the OECD and Educational Policy, ECPR Joint Workshop Sessions: Policy Implementation by International Organisations, Uppsala, Sweden, April 2004

Martens, Kerstin: NGOs in the UN System, Kolloquium an der Graduate School of Social Sciences, University of Bremen, February 2004

2003

Martens, Kerstin: The UN System and Humanitarian NGOs – Theoretical Accounts and Structural Relations, The Donor-State-NGO (DONSTAGO) System, Bergen, Norwegen, November 2003, invited by the Center for Development Studies, University of Bergen, Norway

Martens, Kerstin: Explaining Societal Activism by Intra-organizational Factors – Professionalized Representation of Human Rights NGOs at UN Level, American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, USA, August 2003

Martens, Kerstin: Explaining Societal Activism by Intra-organizational Factors – Professionalized Representation of NGOs at UN Level, International Political Science Association, Durban, South Africa, July 2003

Martens, Kerstin & Sanen Marshall: New Dynamics in Global Governance? Foreign Cultural Policy in a Comparative Perspective, International Studies Association, Budapest, Hungary, June 2003

Martens, Kerstin: NGOs in the UN System – A Study of Institutionalised Relations, Workshop on Non-Profit Organisations, Dublin, Ireland, February 2003

2002

Martens, Kerstin: Professionalised NGO Representation at UN Level, Transnational Third Sector Research: Reviewing the Past, Understanding the Present and Charting the Future, Bergen, Norway, May 2002

Martens, Kerstin: Institutionalising Societal Actors into Structures of Global Governance: Human Rights NGOs in the UN System, International Studies Association, New Orleans, USA, March 2002

2001

Martens, Kerstin: Institutionalising Societal Actors into Structures of Global Governance: NGOs in the UN System, Centre for the Study of Global Governance, London School of Economics, November 2001

1998

Martens, Kerstin: The Role of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in International Relations, CANE (Central and Northern England PSA Graduate Network), University of Keele, Great Britain, November 1998