dr. T (Thomas) Hartmann

dr. T (Thomas) Hartmann

Land Use Planning

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R E S E A R C H   F O C U S

Environmental Governance, Land Policy, and Justice in the City

Dr. Thomas Hartmann is Associate Professor at the Land Use Planning Group of Wageningen University & Research. Thomas Hartmann has a special expertise and research interest in: 

  • Planning theory, with a specialisation in aspects of justice and ethics in the city.
  • Land policies and planning instruments.
  • Land and water governance, with a focus on risk management of river floods.

You may approach him in English, German, or Dutch at:

phone: +31 (0) 317 - 48 5095
mobile: +31 (0) 6 - 18 35 14 91
E-mail: thomas.hartmann@wur.nl

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C U R R I C U L U M   V I T A E

International affiliations

Thomas Hartmann is also affiliated as a guest professor with the Czech Jan Evangelista Purkyne University (UJEP) in Usti nad Labem, Faculty of Social and Economic Studies. In addition, Thomas Hartmann teaches as guest lecturer at Bonn University (Germany) in the master programme "Disaster Prevention and Management" the module "Flood Risk Management". During the winter semesters 2015/2016 and 2017/2018, Thomas Hartmann was guest professor at the University of Vienna, Department of Geography and Regional Research, where he taught courses on "Justice in the City" and "Land Policy for Scarce Ressources".

Assistant Professor at Utrecht University

2013-2018, Thomas Hartmann was Assistant Professor at the Department of Human Geography and Spatial Planning, Utrecht University. He taught in the BSc Human Geography and Planning and MSc Spatial Planning, and was the coordinator of the master programme on Spatial Planning.

PostDoc at Utrecht University

2010-2013, Thomas Hartmann worked as postdoc researcher at the Department of Human Geography and Spatial Planning, Utrecht University.

Research assistant & PhD at TU Dortmund University

2005-2010, Thomas Hartmann worked as research assistant at the department for Land Policy, Land Management and Municipal Geoinformation of the School of Spatial Planning, TU Dortmund University. He taught and supervised various courses, completed research activities - independently and in collaboration, and finished his PhD in 2009 on "Clumsy Floodplains - Responsive Land Policy for Extreme Floods". He received the academic title "Dr. rer.pol." (rerum politicarum). During this time he spent some time as guest researcher at the Radboud University Nijmegen.

Study of Spatial Planning

Thomas Hartmann is an engineer of spatial planning (Dipl.-Ing), which he studied Spatial Planning at TU Dortmund University and the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. He focused his study on flood protection and spatial planning.

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P U B L I C A T O N S

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2019

Academic publications (international, peer-reviewed)

Snel, Karin; Witte, Patrick; Hartmann; Thomas & Geertman, Stan (2019). More than a one-size-fits-all approach - Tailoring flood risk communication to plural homeowner perspectives. Water International. Impact Factor: 1.885. In press

Keller, Nadine & Hartmann, Thomas (2019). OECD Water Governance principles on the local scale an exploration in Dutch water management. International Journal of River Basin Management. doi: 10.1080/15715124.2019.1653308 

Hartmann, Thomas & Jehling, Mathias (2019). From diversity to justice Unraveling pluralistic rationalities in urban design. Cities, 91, 58-63. doi: 10.1016/j.cities.2018.02.009 Impact Factor: 2.449.

Delphine, Delphine; Witte, Patrick; Hartmann, Thomas; Spit, Tejo & Zoomers, Annelies (2019). For the Greater Good? A Critical Reflection on Assessing Indirect Economic Effects Caused by Large Transport Projects. Open Journal of Civil Engineering, 09(02), 135156. https://doi.org/10.4236/ojce.2019.92010

Nouzari, Ehsan; Hartmann, Thomas; Spit, Tejo J.M. (2019). The Usefulness of Interactive Governance for Underground Planning. Nature & Culture, 14(2),147167. doi:10.3167/nc.2019.140203. Impact Factor: 1.931.

Scholten, Tom; Hartmann, Thomas; Spit, Tejo J.M. (2019). The Spatial Component of Integrative Water Resources Management. Differentiating Integration of Land and Water Governance. International Journal of Water Resources Development, In press. doi: 10.1080/07900627.2019.1566055

Editorships (books & special issues)

Hartmann, Thomas; Doorn-Hoekveld, Willemijn; van Rijswick, Marleen; Spit, Tejo J.M. (2019). Flood resilience of private properties. Water International. SPECIAL ISSUE. Impact Factor: 1.885, in press

Hartmann, Thomas; Basta, Claudia; Moroni, Stefano (2019). People making cities cities making justice: Jane Jacobs, ethics and justice. Cities, 91. SPECIAL ISSUE. Impact Factor: 2.449.

Hartmann, Thomas; Slavíková, Lenka ; McCarthy, Simon (2019). Nature-based Flood Risk Management on Private Land - Disciplinary Perspectives on a Multidisciplinary Challenge. Springer Nature.

Book Chapters

Thaler, Thomas; Shively, David; Petersen-Perlman, Jacob; Slavikova, Lenka; Hartmann, Thomas (2019). Collective Choices Affecting Natural Hazards Governance, Risk, and Vulnerability. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science. In press.

Professional publications

Hartmann, Thomas (2019). Book Review: Cities, Economic Inequality and Justice: Reflections and Alternative Perspectives, Edwin Buitelaar, Anet Weterings and Roderik Ponds, Abingdon, Routledge, 2018. Town Planning Review (TPR). In press.

Nieland, Elin, Meijer, Rick, Jonkman, Arend, & Hartmann, Thomas. (2019). Wat is er gebeurd met Planners Paradise? Een analyse van Nederlands gemeentelijk grondbeleid. In G. Bouma, B. Boonstra, & E. Vanempten (Eds.), Meer met Meer: Bijdragen aan de Plandag 2019 (pp. 3037). Groningen: InPlanning.

Hartmann, Thomas (2019). Hochwasserrisikovorsorge ein bodenpolitisches Thema! Zur Rolle von Eigentum im Hochwasserrisikomanagement. RaumPlanung 2019(2), 20-25.

Nieland, Elin; Meijer, Rick; Jonkman, Arend; Hartmann, Thomas (2019). Grond voor wonen versnellen, verdichten, verduurzamen. Rooilijn - tijdschrift voor wetenschap en beleid in de ruimtelijke ordening, 49(1), 58-63.

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2018

Academic publications (international, peer-reviewed)

Koelman, Mark; Hartmann, Thomas; Spit, Tejo J.M. (2018). Land Use Conflicts  in the Energy Transition: Dutch Dilemmas. TeMA. Journal of Land Use, Mobility and Environment, 11(3), 273-284.

Hartmann, Thomas & Tejo J.M. Spit (2018). Editorial: Dynamics of land policies Triggers and implications. Land Use Policy´, 77(2018), 775-777. doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2018.01.042. Impact Factor: 3.089

Van Oosten, Thomas; Witte, Patrick; Hartmann, Thomas (2018). Active land policy in small municipalities in the Netherlands: We dont do it, unless.... Land Use Policy´, 77(2018), 829-836. doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2017.10.029. Impact Factor: 3.089

Hartmann, Thomas; van Straalen, Fennie; Spit, Tejo J.M. (2018) Expectation management at the local scale: Legal failure of public participation for large urban planning projects. TeMA. Journal of Land Use, Mobility and Environment, 11(1), 133-145 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.6092/1970-9870/5369

Rindrasih, Erda; Hartmann, Thomas; Witte, Patrick & Zoomers, Annelies (2018). Travelling without a helmet - Tourists Vulnerabilities and Responses to Disasters in Indonesia. Disasters. doi: 10.1111/disa.12281. Impact Factor: 1.255.

Hartmann, Thomas, Jirina Jílková; Schanze, Jochen (2018). Editorial: Land for Flood Risk Management: A catchment-wide and cross-disciplinary perspective. Journal of Flood Risk Management, 11(1), 3-5. doi: 10.1111/jfr3.12344. Impact Factor: 3.121.

Editorships (books & special issues)

Needham, Barrie; Buitelaar, Edwin; Hartmann, Thomas (2018). Planning, Law and Economics: The Rules We Make for Using Land (2nd edition). Abington: Routledge.    

Hartmann, Thomas, Jirina Jílková; Schanze, Jochen (2018). Land for Flood Risk Management: A catchment-wide and cross-disciplinary perspective. Journal of Flood Risk Management, 11(1). SPECIAL ISSUE. Impact Factor: 3.121.

Hartmann, Thomas & Spit, Tejo J.M. (2018). SPECIAL SECTION on Dynamics of Land Policies Triggers and Implications. Land Use Policy, 77(2018). Impact Factor: 3.089.

Gerber, Jean-David; Hartmann, Thomas; Hengstermann, Andreas (eds) (2018). Instruments of Land Policy Dealing with Scarcity of Land. Abington: Routledge.       

  • Hartmann, Thomas & Gerber, Jean-David (2018). Land, scarcity, and property rights. In: Gerber et al. (eds) Instruments of Land Policy (pp. 3-7). Abington: Routledge.
  • Hengstermann, Andreas & Hartmann, Thomas (2018). Instruments of land policy four types of intervention. In: Gerber et al. (eds) Instruments of Land Policy (pp. 27-32). Abington: Routledge.
  • Gerber, Jean-David; Hartmann, Thomas; Hengstermann, Andreas (2018). Planning with or against property rights. In: Gerber et al. (eds) Instruments of Land Policy (pp. 337-349).  Abington: Routledge.       

 

van Straalen, Fennie; Hartmann, Thomas; Sheehan, John (eds), (2018). Property rights and climate change. Land-use under changing environmental conditions. Abington: Routledge.

  • van Straalen, Fennie; Hartmann, Thomas; Sheehan, John (2018) Changing environmental conditions, property rights and land-use planning. In van Straalen et al. (eds), Property rights and climate change (pp. 1-10). Abington: Routledge.
  • Hartmann, Thomas; van Straalen, Fennie; Sheehan, John (2018) The social construction of changing environmental conditions. In van Straalen et al. (eds), Property rights and climate change (pp. 182-190). Abington: Routledge

Book Chapters

Holtslag-Broekhof, Sanne; Hartmann, Thomas; Spit, Tejo J.M. (2018). Compulsory acquisition in the Netherlands. In Glen Searle (ed.) Compulsory Property Acquisition for Densification. (pp. 20-29). Abington: Routledge.

Hartmann, Thomas (2018). Ethik in der Raumplanung. In Akademie für Raumforschung und Landesplanung (eds), Handwörterbuch der Stadt- und Raumentwicklung. (pp. 571-576). Hannover: ARL.

Scholten, Tom, & Hartmann, Thomas (2018). Flood resilience and legitimacy: An exploration of Dutch flood risk management. In E.-M. Trell, B. Restemeyer, M. M. Bakema, & B. van Hoven (Eds.), Governing for Resilience in Vulnerable Places (pp. 7791). Oxon: Routledge.

Professional publications

Cross, Katharine et al. (2018). Action Agenda for Basin-Connected Cities - Influencing and Activating Urban Stakeholders to be Water Stewards in their Basins. IWA. Available at: http://www.iwa-network.org/projects/basin-action-agenda

Jüpner, Robert; Bachmann, Daniel; Fekete, Alexander; Hartmann, Thomas; Pohl, Reinhard; Schmitt, Theo; Schulte, Achim (2018). Resilienz im Hochwasserrisikomanagement. Korrespondenz Abfallwirtschaft 2018(11). 656-663.

Scheffer, Niklas & Hartmann, Thomas (2018). Das Wiener Modell Eine gerechte Wohnungspolitik? RaumPlanung 199(6), 50-54.

Hartmann, Thomas & Slavíková, Lenka (2018). How Private Land Matters in Flood Risk Management. IWRA Policy Brief.

Kaufmann, Maria, & Hartmann, Thomas (2018). Die Niederlande und Wasser: vom technischen Küstenschutz zum Deltaprogramm im Hinterland. Geographische Rundschau, 2018(3), 2025.

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2017

Academic publications (international, peer-reviewed)

Machác, Jan; Hartmann, Thomas; Jilkova, Jirina (2017). Negotiating land for flood risk management Upstream-downstream in the light of economic game theory. Journal of Flood Risk Management, 11(19; 66-75. doi: 10.1111/jfr3.12317. Impact Factor: 3.121

Roos, Matthijs; Hartmann, Thomas; Spit, Tejo J.M. & Johann, Georg (2017). Constructing Risks Internalisation of Flood Risks in the Flood Risk Management Plan. Environmental Science and Policy, 74, 23-29. doi: 10.1016/j.envsci.2017.04.007. Impact Factor: 3.018

Gerber, Jean-David; Narath, Stéphane; Hartmann, Thomas (2017). The strategic use of time-limited property rights in land-use planning. Evidence from Switzerland. Environment and Planning A, 49(7), 1684-1703. doi: 10.1177/0308518X17701916. Impact Factor: 1.389

Saputra, Erlis; Hartmann, Thomas; Zoomers, Annelies; Spit, Tejo J.M. (2017). Fighting the ignorance: The response to land subsidence by public authorities and land users in Indonesia. American Journal of Climate Change. 6(1): 1-21. doi: 10.4236/ajcc.2017.61001.

Professional publications

Jehling, Mathias, & Hartmann, Thomas (2017). Gerechtigkeit und Infrastrukturplanung. Politische Studien 2017(475) 8088.

Hartmann Thomas & Basta, Claudia (2017). International conference Jane Jacobs 100 in Delft, The Netherlands, 2425 May 2016. Town Planning Review (TPR). Town Planning Review (TPR). 88(2).

Jehling, Mathias, & Hartmann, Thomas (2017). Widerspruch und Überlagerung: räumliche Szenarien zur Gerechtigkeit. In W. de Vries (Ed.), Attraktiv und lukrativ. Ideelle und finanzielle Wertschätzungen Ländlicher Räume. Materialiensammlung des Lehrstuhls für Bodenordnung und Landentwicklung: Vol. 49 (pp. 2225). München: Lehrstuhl für Bodenordnung und Landentwicklung.

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2016

Academic publications (international, peer-reviewed)

Schmitt, Sarah Maria & Hartmann, Thomas (2016). Clumsy city by design a theory for Jane Jacobs imperfect cities? Urban Planning, 1(4): 42-50. 

Thaler, Thomas & Hartmann, Thomas (2016). Justice and flood risk management: Reflecting on different approaches to distribute and allocate flood risk management in Europe. Natural Hazards. doi:10.1007/s11069-016-2305-1. Impact Factor: 1.833

Hartmann, Thomas & Spit, Tejo J.M. (2016). Legitimizing differentiated flood protection levels - Consequences of the European flood risk management plan. Environmental Science & Policy. 361-367. doi: 10.1016/j.envsci.2015.08.013. Impact Factor: 3.751

van Ruiten, Leon & Hartmann, Thomas (2016). The spatial turn and the scenario approach in flood risk management Implementing the European Floods Directive in the Netherlands. AIMS Environmental Science. 3(4): 697-713.

Editorships (books & special issues)

Hartmann, Thomas & Spit, Tejo J.M. (eds) (2016). Frontiers of Land and Water Governance in Urban Regions. Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance. Oxon: Routlegde.

  • Hartmann, Thomas & Spit, Tejo J.M. (2016). Introduction. In Hartmann. T. & Spit, T.J.M. (eds) Frontiers of Land and Water Governance in Urban Regions (pp. 1-7). Oxon: Routlegde.
  • Tempels, Barbara & Hartmann, Tejo J.M. (2016). A co-evolving frontier between land and water Dilemmas of flexibility versus robustness in flood risk management. In Hartmann. T. & Spit, T.J.M. (eds) Frontiers of Land and Water Governance in Urban Regions (pp. 82-93). Oxon: Routlegde.

Book Chapters

Hartmann, Thomas, & Geertman, Stan (2016). Planning Theory. In J. Torfing & C. Ansell (Eds.), Handbook on Theories of Governance (pp. 61-70). Northhampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Professional publications

Roomer, Manou & Hartmann, Thomas (2016). Maatwerk als redding van welstand? Rooilijn - tijdschrift voor wetenschap en beleid in de ruimtelijke ordening, 49(1), 58-63.

Jehling, Mathias & Hartmann Thomas (2016). Land governance: The LANDac conference in Utrecht, The Netherlands, 810 July 2015. Town Planning Review (TPR). 87(1), 99-104.

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2015

Academic publications (international, peer-reviewed)

Hartmann, Thomas & Spit, Tejo J.M. (2015). Towards an integrated water management - Comparing German and Dutch water law from a spatial planning perspective. International Journal of Water Governance. 3(2), 5978. doi: 10.7564/14-IJWG68.

Hartmann, Thomas & Spit, Tejo J.M. (2015). Implementing European climate adaptation policy - How local policymakers react to European policy. TeMA. Journal of Land Use, Mobility and Environment, 7 (1), 51-68. doi: 10.6092/1970-9870/2918

Hartmann, Thomas & Spit, Tejo J.M. (2015). Implementing the European Flood Risk Management Plan. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. doi: 10.1080/09640568.2015.1012581. Impact Factor: 1.560

Hartmann, Thomas & Spit, Tejo J.M. (2015). Dilemmas of involvement in land management Comparing an active (Dutch) and a passive (German) approach. Land Use Policy, 42, 729737. doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2014.10.004. Impact Factor: 3.089

Professional publications

Hartmann, Thomas & Jílková, Jirina (2015). Wasser-Governance matters. Nachrichten der ARL, 3(2015), 45-46.

Hartmann, Thomas, & Spit, Tejo J.M. (2015). Theorie toepasbaar op praktijk: planologie in Utrecht. Rooilijn - tijdschrift voor wetenschap en beleid in de ruimtelijke ordening, 48(1), 32-37.

Hengstermann, Andreas & Hartmann, Thomas (2015). From Control to Co-Evolution TPR conference report on AESOP 2014. Town Planning Review (TPR), 86 (1). 103-108. 

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2014

Academic publications (international, peer-reviewed)

Tempels, Barbara, & Hartmann, Thomas (2014). A co-evolving frontier between land and water: dilemmas of flexibility versus robustness in flood risk management. Water International, 39(6), 872883. doi: 10.1080/02508060.2014.958797. Impact Factor: 1.538

Hartmann, Thomas & Hengstermann, Andreas (2014). Territorial cohesion through spatial policies - An analysis with Cultural Theory and clumsy solutions. Central European Journal of Public Policy, 8(1), 30-49.

Hartmann, Thomas & Spit, Tejo J.M. (2014). Capacity Building for the Integration of Climate Adaptation into Urban Planning Processes: The Dutch Experience. American Journal of Climate Change, 03(03), 245-252.  

Donders, Maud A.R.T., Hartmann, Thomas & Kokx, Anita J.M.C. (2014). E-participation in urban planning: Getting and keeping citizens involved. International Journal of E-Planning Research, 3(2), 54-69. doi: 10.4018/ijepr.2014040104 

Hartmann, Thomas & Albrecht, Juliane (2014). From flood protection to flood risk management: Condition-based and performance-based regulations in German water law. Journal of Environmental Law, 26(2), 243-268. doi: 10.1093/jel/equ015. Impact Factor: 1.021 

Hartmann, Thomas & Juepner, Robert (2014). The Flood Risk Management Plan An essential step towards the institutionalization of a paradigm shift. International Journal of Water Governance, 2(1), 107-118.

Editorships (books & special issues)

Hartmann, Thomas, & Spit, Tejo J.M. (eds.) (2014). Frontiers of land and water governance in urban regions. Water International, 39(6).  SPECIAL ISSUE. Impact Factor: 1.538

  • Hartmann, Thomas, & Spit, Tejo J.M. (2014). Editorial: Frontiers of land and water governance in urban regions. Water International, 39(6), 791797. doi: 10.1080/02508060.2014.962993. Impact Factor: 1.538

Hartmann, Thomas, & Jüpner, Robert (eds.) (2014). The European flood risk management plan: Between spatial planning and water engineering. Journal of Flood Risk Management, SPECIAL ISSUE.  Impact Factor: 3.121

  • Hartmann, Thomas & Juepner, Robert (2014). Editorial: The flood risk management plan between spatial planning and water engineering. Journal of Flood Risk Management. Impact Factor: 3.121

Professional publications

Hartmann, Thomas, & Spit, Tejo J.M. (2014). Book Review: M. Reimer, P. Getimis and H. Blotevogel: Spatial planning systems and practices in Europe: A comparative perspective on continuity and changes. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment. doi: 10.1007/s10901-014-9422-5 

Hartmann, Thomas, & Spit, Tejo J.M. (2014). Policy Briefing No. 3: Land and Water Governance in Urban Regions. IWRA: www.iwra.org.

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2013

Academic publications (international, peer-reviewed)

Hartmann, Thomas & Driessen, Peter P.J. (2013).The Flood Risk Management Plan: Towards spatial water governance. Journal of Flood Risk Management, doi: 10.1111/jfr3.12077.  Impact Factor: 3.121

Book Chapters

Hartmann, Thomas (2013). Der Steuerungsansatz des Hochwasserrisikomanagementplanes zum Zusammenspiel von Raumplanung und Wasserwirtschaft. In V. Lüderitz, A. Dittrich, R. Jüpner, A. Schulte, F. Reinstorf & B. Ettmer (Eds.), Die Elbe im Spannungsfeld von Hochwasserschutz, Naturschutz und Schifffahrt (pp. 126-142). Magdeburg: Shaker.

Hartmann, Thomas & Juepner, Robert (2013). Der Hochwasserrisikomanagementplan; Herausforderung für Wasserwirtschaft und Raumplanung. In J. Stamm & K. Graw (Eds.), Technischer und organisatorischer Hochwasserschutz (pp. 183-192). Dresden: IWD. 

Professional publications

Hartmann, Thomas & Spit, Tejo J.M. (2013). Buchrezension: van der Cammen, H.; de Klerk, L.; Dekker, G.; Witsen, Peter P. (2013): The Selfmade Land: Culture and Evolution of Urban and Regional Planning in the Netherlands. Raumforschung und Raumordnung, 71(5), 437-438. 

Klee, Andreas, Hartmann, Thomas & Spit, Tejo J.M. (2013). Sustainable governance of land and water - ARL Summer School 2013. ARL Nachrichten, 43(4), 12-14.

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2012

Academic publications (international, peer-reviewed)

Hartmann, Thomas (2012).Wicked problems and clumsy solutions: Planning as expectation management. Planning Theory, 11(3), 242-256.  Impact Factor: 1.409 

Editorships (books & special issues)

Hartmann, Thomas & Needham, Barrie (eds) (2012). Planning by law and property rights reconsidered. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate.

  • Hartmann, Thomas & Needham, Barrie (2012). Introduction: Why reconsider planning by law and property rights? In T. Hartmann & B. Needham (Eds.), Planning by law and property rights reconsidered (pp. 1-22). Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate. 
  • Needham, Barie & Hartmann, Thomas (2012). Conclusion. In T. Hartmann & B. Needham (Eds.), Planning by law and property rights reconsidered (pp. 219-228). Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate.
  • Hartmann, Thomas & Spit, Tejo J.M. (2012). Managing riverside property: Spatial water management in Germany from a Dutch perspective. In T. Hartmann & B. Needham (Eds.), Planning by law and property rights reconsidered (pp. 97-116). Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate. 

Book Chapters

Hartmann, Thomas (2012). Land policy for German rivers: Making space for the rivers. In J.F. Warner, A. van Buuren & J. Edelenbos (Eds.), Making space for the river: Governance experiences with multifunctional river flood management in the US and Europe (pp. 121-133). London: IWA. 

Professional publications

Hartmann, Thomas (2012). Rationaliteiten in ruimtelijke planvorming: Een theoretisch perspectief op participatiemanagement vanuit de burger. Bestuurswetenschappen, 6, 36-51.

Hartmann, Thomas & Spit, Tejo J.M. (2012). Book review: Strong stories - How the Dutch are reinventing spatial planning. Journal of Planning Education and Research, 32(4), 502-504. 

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2011

Academic publications (international, peer-reviewed)

Hartmann, Thomas (2011). Den Flüssen mehr Raum geben - Umsetzungsrestriktionen in Recht und Praxis. Raumforschung und Raumordnung, 69(4), 257-268. doi: 10.1007/s13147-011-0091-5

Hartmann, Thomas (2011). Contesting land policies for space for rivers - Rational, viable, and clumsy floodplain management. Journal of Flood Risk Management, 4(3), 165-175. doi: 10.1111/j.1753-318X.2011.01101.x. Impact Factor: 3.121

Book

Hartmann, Thomas (2011). Clumsy Floodplains. Responsive Land Policy for Extreme Floods. Farnham Surrey: Ashgate.

Professional publications

Hartmann, Thomas (2011). Verzwickte Flussgemeinschaft - Warum es so schwierig ist, den Flüssen Raum zu geben. Conference proceedings Internationalen Rheinkonferenz: Zukunft Rhein 2010 (17-19 November, 2010) (pp. 74-75). Bonn: Regionale 2010, Internationalen Rheinkonferenz: Zukunft Rhein 2010.

Hartmann, Thomas & Filius, Friedel C. (2011). Geo-risico governance - ruimtelijke planning voor het onverwachte. In G. Bouma, F. Filius, E. Vanempten & B. Waterhout (eds.), Planning van de toekomst (pp. 377-385). Bruxelles: Plandag 2011.

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2010

Academic publications (international, peer-reviewed)

Hartmann, Thomas (2010). Reframing polyrational floodplains - land policy for large areas for temporary emergency retention. Nature and Culture, 5(1), 15-30. doi: 10.3167/nc.2010.050102. Impact Factor: 1.931

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2009

Academic publications (international, peer-reviewed)

Hartmann, Thomas (2009).Clumsy floodplains and the law: Towards a responsive land policy for extreme floods. Built Environment, 35 (4), 531-544. doi: 10.2148/benv.35.4.531

Professional publications

Hartmann, Thomas (2009). Polyrationeel grondbeleid voor overstromingen. Rooilijn - tijdschrift voor wetenschap en beleid in de ruimtelijke ordening, 42(1), 44-49.

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M E M B E R S H I P S

since 2016       Member of the AESOP thematic group Ethics, Values & Planning

since 2014       IWRA (International Water Resource Association)

since 2014       Food, Energy, Environment & Water (FE?2;W) Network

since 2008       Founding member of AESOP group Risk Resilience & Mitigation Strategies

since 2007       Founding member of the International Academic Association on Planning, Law, and Property Rights (www.plpr-association.org).

since 2007       Founding member of the HochwasserKompetenzCentrum (HKC)

since 2006       AESOP Young Academics Network

2005-2015       Junges Forum, Akademie für Raumforschung und Landesplanung (ARL)

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C O M M I S S I O N S   O F   T R U S T   A N D   N E T W O R K 

Thomas Hartmann can rely on a robust, large, and reliable international network of academics and professionals. He is not only member of many such networks in the field of spatial planning, water management, and related fields, but he always plays a pro-active role - he often initiates and organizes activities. The following overview provides some insight in the most important commissions of trust and network activities. Don't hesitate to contact him if there are any questions!

2019 : Mentor of the PhD workshop in Italy at the Young Academics of AESOP

Since 2019 : Member of Editorial Board in the journal GeoScape

Since 2019 : Work Package Leader at the expert group Resilience in Flood Risk Management of the German association for water, wastewater, and waste management (DWA)

Since 2018 : Associate Editor of the Journal WIRESwater

Since 2018 : Member of Periodiek Overleg Planologie (Dutch planning professors meeting)

Since 2017 : Editor of Journal of Flood Risk Management (Impact Factor: 3.121)

Since 2017 : Editor of Journal Urban Planning. 

Since 2017 : Editor of the Journal of Flood Risk Management (Impact Factor: 3.121)

Since 2017 : Editor of the journal Urban Planning. 

Since 2017: Member of the working group of the German Associations of Environmental Engineers (BWK) on "high groundwater", which aims at developing a handbook on how to deal with groundwater. 

2017: Member of the organization committee of the LANDac conference conference on Land Governance, Utrecht, NL (June 2017).

2016: Review Organizer of the 11th annual conference of the International Academic Association on Planning, Law, and Property Rights in Hong Kong, CN.

since 2016: Member of the Academic Advisory Board of the project RegioFlood at BOKU, Vienna, AT.

since 2016: Member of the Editorial Board of journal Transactions of AESOP

since 2016: Vice-President of the International Academic Association on Planning, Law, and Property Rights (www.plpr-association.org).

since 2016: Controller & project manager of the project Hochwasserpass at HKC.

since 2015: Dutch representative of the Management Committee COST Action Innova-tions in Climate Governance: Sources, Patterns and Effects (INOGOV).

since 2015: Associate Editor of TeMA, Journal of Land Use, Mobility & Environment.

since 2015: Member of the Editorial Board of InPlanning NL (including the Journals Rooilijn, Agora, planning series of SDU publishers).

since 2015: Member of the Scientific Board in the project "Cross-border Flood Risk Management", financed by the Czech Ministry for Education.

since 2015: Main contact for the Department Human Geography and Planning in AESOP (Association of European Schools of Planning).

since 2015 : Member of the international expert group for the communication of the complexity of climate change (in cooperation with the Institute IREUS, Stuttgart, and the German Academy for Spatial Planning and Research, ARL).

since 2014: Member of the OECD Water Governance Initiative. 2015, the Water Governance Principles have been ratified by the 34 member states of OECD.

since 2014: Member of the experts group on land readjustment by the Dutch Cadastre.

2014 2016: Member of the working group Grundstücksverfügbarkeit für hydromorphologische Maßnahmen of the German association of water engineers.

2011 2012 : Member of the Dutch expert group on water governance (Waterkring).

2010 2014 : Secretary General of the International Academic Association on Planning, Law, and Property Rights (www.plpr-association.org).

2008 2010 : PhD Coordinator of the International Academic Association on Planning, Law, and Property Rights (www.plpr-association.org).

since 2007 : Speaker of the Advisory Board of the German Flood Competence Centre (HochwasserKompetenzCentrum, www.hkc-online.de).

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P R O J E C T S

AESOP Lecture 50 years spatial planning in the Netherlands (2019): Thomas Hartmann is organizing a lecture by Barrie Needham with aco-presentation by Eveline van Leeuwen and a symposium.

ARL project on Bodenpolitische Impulse für effektives Flächenmanagement (2019): The Academy for Spatial Planning and Research (ARL) supports with seed money a workshop of international experts on land policy

COST Action: Public Value Capture of Increasing Property Values (2018-2023): Thomas Hartmann is member of the Management Committee.

COST Action LAND4FLOOD (2017-2021): Thomas Hartmann is Vice Action Chair; see www.land4flood.eu

NWO SURF Pop-Up Project: Grond voor Wonen (2017-2018): This project explores land policy of Dutch municipalities.

INHaLE seed money (2017-2018): Risk perception on natural hazards, and (in)action and decision-making.

STRIMA II Sächsisch-Tschechisches Hochwasserrisikomanagement (started 2017): Cross border collaboration in flood risk management.

FUTURE DELTAS: FLOOD-PREP (2017-2018): Resilience on inner city areas.

JPI URBAN EUROPE: FLOOLABEL (2017-2020): The aim of the project is to improve resilience of cities; Thomas Hartmann co-initiated the project of ~800,000 Euro. See www.floodlabel.eu

HKC project: Hochwasserpass (2012-ongoing): The German Flood Competence Center (HKC) is developing a flood label for buildings. See www.hochwasser-pass.com

LANDac II (20162021): Thomas Hartmann organized special sessions, special issues and books in the LANDacademy dealing with land governance. See www.landgovernance.org

FUTURE DELTAS: FLOODLAND (2016-2017): Thomas Hartmann organized a workshop of the consortium FLOODLAND (see www.floodland.net) in Utrecht in April 2016.

International competencies in one-year master's programmes (2015-2017): The aim of the project is the internationalization of master programmes.

Cost Action INOGOV (2015-2018): Thomas Hartmann is part of the management committee of the project on "Innovations in Climate Governance". https://inogov.eu/

CrossFLOOD (2014-2017): CrossFLOOD is a project on cross-boundery collaboration in flood risk management financed by the Czech Ministry of Education.

HKC project: Akzeptanz von Auenretention (2015-2017): Communication strategies for retention measures are explored. www.hkc-online.de

AESOP Congress From Control to Co-evolution (2014): Thomas Hartmann was co-organizer of the Congress of the Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) 2014 in Utrecht with almost 800 participants.

ARL Summer School Sustainable Governance of  Land and Water (2013): The German Academy for Spatial Research and Regional Planning (ARL) financed this workshop from which an IWRA Webinar, a Policy Brief, a Special Issue and a book (Routledge) resulted.

Conference Planning, Law, and Property Rights (2010): About 125 international academics participated in the 2010 annual conference of the International Academic Association on Planning, Law and Property Rights (www.plpr-association.org) at TU Dortmund.

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Jan-Eelco Jansma, since 2018: An urban planning experiment for agriculture at meso level: 26 the case of Oosterwold, Almere (NL). Financed by Wageningen University

Nadine Keller, since 2018: The OECD Water Governance Principles
self-funded

Rob van Dijk, since 2018: Front walkers in the shift to sustainable residential development

self-funded

Duncan van der Hoek, since 2017: Flexibility of land-use plans
Funded by the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment

Karin Snel, since 2017: PSS for the FLOODLABEL
Funded by the JPI Urban Europe project FLOODLABEL

Ehsan Nouzari, since 2016: Governance of the Underground.
Financed by Witteveen+Bos (private construction company)

Mark Koelman, since 2015: Land management and energy transition.
Financed by Dutch Alliander Group (energy net company)

Tom Scholten, since 2015: Frontiers of land and water governance
Financed by Dutch Ministry for Infrastructure and the Environment (I&M)

Sattwick Biswas works on land values and its valuation in his PhD at TU Dortmund University, Germany. Sattwick is supervised by Benjamin Davy and Thomas Hartmann. FINISHED 2019

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Karin Snel, PhD in the project the FLOODLABEL, funded by JPI Urban Europe. Started in 2017.

Rob van Dijk, since 2018, self-funded PhD, supervised by Tejo Spit, Guido Wallagh and Thomas Hartmann.

Duncan van der Hoek works in his external PhD project on flexibility and legal certainty of planning instruments. Thomas Hartmann co-promotes him (Tejo Spit is the supervisor).

Mark Koelman started his external PhD project in 2015 on engergy transistion. Thomas Hartmann co-promotes him (Tejo Spit is the supervisor). Mark Koelman is a former student of spatial planning, Thomas Hartmann was the supervisor of his masterthesis.

Matthijs Roos working at OmniPlan and started in 2015 his external PhD on flood risk management. Matthijs Roos already presented a paper at the AESOP congress 2015 in Prague. Thomas Hartmann supervised already his masterthesis and is no the co-promotor of his PhD thesis, Tejo Spit is the supervisor.

Tom Scholten researches on water governance in his external PhD project. He is currently water trainee and works with the Dutch Ministry for Infrastructure and the Environment. Thomas Hartmann is the co-promotor, Tejo Spit the supervisor.

Ehsan Nouzari in an external PhD student who is working on governance and spatial planning in the underground under supervision of Tejo Spit and Thomas Hartmann.

Jutta Hesse is doing an external PhD on land use planning in Ghana under supervision of Tejo Spit and Thomas Hartmann.

Sattwick Biswas works on land values and its valuation in his PhD at TU Dortmund University, Germany. Sattwick is supervised by Benjamin Davy and Thomas Hartmann.

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O R G A N I Z E D   A C A D E M I C   A C T I V I T I E S

2017

Co-Organizer of the LANDac conference, Utrecht, NL (June 2017).

Special session on Land for flood risk management at the
International Conference in Flood Management, Leeds, UK (September 2017).

2016

Workshop on the "FLOODLABEL" at Utrecht University, Utrecht, NL (August 2016).

Special session on "Effects of climate change on property rights" at LANDac in Utrecht, NL (July 2016).

Special session on "Jane Jacobs, ethics, and the just city" at the conference on Jane Jacobs 100, at TU Delft, NL (May 2016).

Workshop of the network "FLOODLAND" at Utrecht University (April 2016).

Special roundtable to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the International Academic Conference on Planning, Law, and Property Rights, Bern.

Special session on "Instruments of Land Policy"

Special session on "Property Rights Under Changing Environmental Conditions"

2015

Special session on "The Time Factor and Planning Instruments"

2014

Co-organizer of the AESOP congress From control to co-evolution in Utrecht, NL.

IWRA Webinar "Frontiers of land and water governance".

2013

ARL Summer School Sustainable Governance of Land and Water in Utrecht, NL.

2010

PhD session at the conference on Planning, Law, and Property Rights in Dortmund, DE.

Conference on Planning, Law, and Property Rights in Dortmund, DE.

2009

PhD session at the conference on Planning, Law, and Property Rights in Aalborg, Denmark.