Dr Franziska Paul

  • Lecturer in Political Economy (Management)

email: Franziska.Paul@glasgow.ac.uk

Room 316, Adam Smith Business School, 2 Discovery Place, Glasgow, G11 6EY

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ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-0206-6153

Biography

Dr Franziska Paul is a Lecturer in Political Economy at the Adam Smith Business School. Franziska holds a PhD in Geography along with an MRes in Human Geography, both from the University of Glasgow, and an MA (Hons) in Geography-Sociology from the University of Aberdeen.

After completing her PhD on trade union movement building towards a new, radical labour environmentalism focussed on energy democracy, Franziska worked as a postdoctoral researcher on the ERC-funded Global Remunicipalisation project. Franziska’s postdoctoral work focussed on public ownership, de-privatisation and democratisation of key services and infrastructures, including banking, energy, waste, local government and transport, in the US and Germany.

Franziska is also involved with the Public Futures database, a collaborative initiative and the first comprehensive collection of de-privatisation cases in the world.

Research interests

Franziska is a member of the School's Entrepreneurship, Development and Political Economy research cluster. 

Areas of expertise:

  • Critical political economy
  • Economic democracy
  • Local and regional wealth building
  • Public and collective ownership
  • Trade union environmentalism

Publications

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2024

Paul, F. C. (2024) The contested politics of de-privatisation and the shifting terrain of the local state: The case of the Ilm-Kreis, Thuringia, Germany. Local Government Studies, (doi: 10.1080/03003930.2023.2298292) (Early Online Publication)

2023

Paul, F. C. and Cumbers, A. (2023) The return of the local state? Failing neoliberalism, remunicipalisation, and the role of the state in advanced capitalism. Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space, 55(1), pp. 165-183. (doi: 10.1177/0308518X211050407)

2022

Cumbers, A. , Pearson, B. , Stegemann, L. and Paul, F. (2022) Mapping Remunicipalisation: Emergent Trends in the Global Deprivatisation Process. Project Report. University of Glasgow.

Cumbers, A. and Paul, F. (2022) Remunicipalisation, mutating neoliberalism, and the conjuncture. Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography, 54(1), pp. 197-217. (doi: 10.1111/anti.12761)

2021

Pearson, B. , Paul, F. , Cumbers, A. and Stegemann, L. (2021) Public Futures Database Report. Technical Report. University of Glasgow, Glasgow.

Paul, F. C. (2021) Das globale phänomen der rekommunalisierung: zwischen mutierendem neoliberalismus und der politisierung öffentlicher güter. Kurswechsel, 2021(4),

2020

Cumbers, A. and Paul, F. (2020) Adapting to the political moment and diverse terrain of 'actually existing municipalisms'. Soundings: A Journal of Politics and Culture, 74, pp. 40-53. (doi: 10.3898/SOUN.74.03.2020)

Paul, F. C. (2020) Exploring the role of ‘the public’ in social economics: public ownership and the solidarity city? Space and Polity, 24(3), pp. 314-316. (doi: 10.1080/13562576.2020.1787138)

2018

Paul, F. (2018) “No jobs on a dead planet”: energy democracy, public ownership and union opposition to mega-energy projects. Renewal: a Journal of Social Democracy, 26(3), pp. 21-29.

Paul, F. C. (2018) Deep entanglements: history, space and (energy) struggle in the German Energiewende. Geoforum, 91, pp. 1-9. (doi: 10.1016/j.geoforum.2018.02.017)

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Articles

Paul, F. C. (2024) The contested politics of de-privatisation and the shifting terrain of the local state: The case of the Ilm-Kreis, Thuringia, Germany. Local Government Studies, (doi: 10.1080/03003930.2023.2298292) (Early Online Publication)

Paul, F. C. and Cumbers, A. (2023) The return of the local state? Failing neoliberalism, remunicipalisation, and the role of the state in advanced capitalism. Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space, 55(1), pp. 165-183. (doi: 10.1177/0308518X211050407)

Cumbers, A. and Paul, F. (2022) Remunicipalisation, mutating neoliberalism, and the conjuncture. Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography, 54(1), pp. 197-217. (doi: 10.1111/anti.12761)

Paul, F. C. (2021) Das globale phänomen der rekommunalisierung: zwischen mutierendem neoliberalismus und der politisierung öffentlicher güter. Kurswechsel, 2021(4),

Cumbers, A. and Paul, F. (2020) Adapting to the political moment and diverse terrain of 'actually existing municipalisms'. Soundings: A Journal of Politics and Culture, 74, pp. 40-53. (doi: 10.3898/SOUN.74.03.2020)

Paul, F. C. (2020) Exploring the role of ‘the public’ in social economics: public ownership and the solidarity city? Space and Polity, 24(3), pp. 314-316. (doi: 10.1080/13562576.2020.1787138)

Paul, F. (2018) “No jobs on a dead planet”: energy democracy, public ownership and union opposition to mega-energy projects. Renewal: a Journal of Social Democracy, 26(3), pp. 21-29.

Paul, F. C. (2018) Deep entanglements: history, space and (energy) struggle in the German Energiewende. Geoforum, 91, pp. 1-9. (doi: 10.1016/j.geoforum.2018.02.017)

Research Reports or Papers

Cumbers, A. , Pearson, B. , Stegemann, L. and Paul, F. (2022) Mapping Remunicipalisation: Emergent Trends in the Global Deprivatisation Process. Project Report. University of Glasgow.

Pearson, B. , Paul, F. , Cumbers, A. and Stegemann, L. (2021) Public Futures Database Report. Technical Report. University of Glasgow, Glasgow.

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Grants

  • International Partnership Development Fund, £4,710: “Establishing a Transnational Research Network on Public Banking”, PI, 2023
  • Norges Forskningsråd (Research Council of Norway), £46,000 for Glasgow team (full award: £883,000): “Phasing in and phasing out: Reworking labour and energy transitions in the North Sea” (PHASE), Co-I, PI Dr Camilla Houeland from Fafo Norway, 2023
  • Glasgow Knowledge Exchange Flexible Fund, £12,600: “Building a Global Database on Remunicipalisation”, Co-I with Prof Andrew Cumbers, 2020

Supervision

Franziska is interested in supervising doctoral research that relates to alternative economic approaches as well as research into contemporary labour issues. Specific areas of interest include:

  • local or community wealth building
  • cooperative, public and/or collective ownership
  • the social economy
  • questions of wealth
  • trade union environmentalism
  • just transition
  • and decent work.

Teaching

Franziska currently teaches on the following courses:

  • Management Issues and Controversies (MGT5264, PGT)
  • Economic Crisis and Depressions (MGT4063, UG Hons)
  • Entrepreneurship (MGT2014, UG)

Additional information

Franziska regularly participates in knowledge exchange and public speaking engagements.

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