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Adam Holesch

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Research Fellow

Project Manager, GLOBE project, H2020

Biography

Adam Holesch is a post-doctoral fellow and the Project Manager of GLOBE - “Global Governance and the European Union: Future Trends and Scenarios”. Adam finished his PhD at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona in 2016. He analyzes European politics by going up and down the ladder of multi-level governance using an interdisciplinary approach mixing insights from Political Theory, Comparative Politics and Political Economy, studying about all questions of nationalism and regionalism. Adam has published among others in Territory, Politics and GovernanceJournal of European IntegrationActa PoliticaEast European Politics and Global Governance. He has also published two books on German-Polish relations.

Background and education

  • (2016) PhD, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • (2011) Master in Political Philiosophy, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • (2005) Magister in Political Science, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University Bonn

Awards

2006. Award of the Polish Consulate in Germany (Cologne) for the best master thesis of the year 2005 about the German-Polish relations

Research

Research interests

  • Nationalism
  • Regionalism
  • European Union

Research projects

Selected publications

  • Jordana, JacintHolesch, AdamTriviño Salazar, Juan Carlos

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    2022.Trans-governmental regulatory networks and the European Union’s involvement in global governance: an occasional instrument?.Journal of European Integration,44:5:677-693. DOI: 10.1080/07036337.2022.2073445Link
  • Jordana, JacintHolesch, AdamSchmitt, Lewin

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    2022.International Organizations and the Future of Global Governance. Technical Report - GLOBE Survey.IBEI Working Papers,2022/58.Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals.LinkLogo open access
  • Holesch, AdamJordana, Jacint

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    2021.The politics of unilateral secession in the European Union: the case of Catalonia.Territory, Politics and Governance,LinkLogo open access
  • Holesch, Adam.2021.Measuring solidarity: towards a survey question on fiscal solidarity in the European Union.Acta Politica,LinkLogo open access
  • Holesch, Adam; Kyriazi, Anna

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    2021.Democratic backsliding in the European Union: the role of the Hungarian-Polish coalition.East European Politics,LinkLogo open access
  • Holesch, Adam; Pasetti, Francesco

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    2019.Broken Consensus in the Fight for the Soul of Europe.CIDOB Opinión,573, April 2019LinkLogo open access
  • Holesch, Adam.2018.The Decentralization of Poland 1989-2018: From Partisan Disagreement to a Vehicle for Successful Absorption of EU Cohesion Funding.Revista d'Estudis Autonòmics i Federals / Journal of Self-Government,28:47-73LinkLogo open access
  • Holesch, Adam; Klaus-Jürgen, Nagel

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    2017.Bavaria: another case of a right to decide?.UPF Working paper,19LinkLogo open access
  • Holesch, Adam.2016.What holds a multinational state together? The political stability of the Spanish "State of Autonomies".PhD Thesis Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
  • Holesch, Adam; Klaus-Jürgen, Nagel

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    2014.Die spanische Gemeindeverfassung zwischen zentralstaatlicher Lenkung und regionaler Schwäche.In:

    Alber, Elisabeth/Zwilling, Carolin (Hrsg.)

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    Gemeinden im Europäischen Mehrebenensystem: Herausforderungen im 21.Jahrhundert, Baden-Baden:Nomos 2014 (The Spanish municipalities between the central state strength and regional weakness),pp: 77-104.
  • Holesch, Adam.2013.Collective identity in the European Union.World Tensions,9/19:65-83
  • Holesch, Adam; Klaus-Jürgen, Nagel

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    2012.Bildungsföderalismus in Spanien? (Educational federalism in Spain?).In:

    Rudolf Hrbek/Martin Grosse Hüttmann/Josef Schmid (eds.)

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    Bildungspolitik in Föderalstaaten und der Europäischen Union: Does Federalism Matter?.Baden-Baden:Nomos 2012 (Schriftenreihe des Europäischen Zentrums für Föderalismus-Forschung, 38),pp: 118-152.
  • Holesch, Adam; Klaus-Jürgen, Nagel

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    2012.Educational policy in Spain – a federal illusion?.UPF Working paper,2LinkLogo open access
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