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Month: September 2018

CfP PA Theory 2019: Post-Truth in the Public Realm

CfP PA Theory 2019: Post-Truth in the Public Realm

Our partner the Public Administration Theory Network is holding its next Annual Meeting from May 30–June 2 2019 at University of Colorado, Denver. Please see the Call for Paper and Panel proposals on ‘Post-Truth in the Public Realm’ here: http://www.patheory.net/pdf/19conf/CFP_2019.pdf. The proposal deadline is November 15, 2018.

Host PA Theory 2021

Host PA Theory 2021

The Board of Directors of the Public Administration Theory Network is pleased to request proposals for hosting PA Theory 2021, the 34th Annual Meeting of the Public Administration Theory Network. Please click here to view the call for proposals or contact Dr. Billie Sandberg (Committee Chair, Portland State University,sandberg@pdx.edu) for more information. The deadline to submit a proposal is December 15, 2018.

Mission statement consultation

Mission statement consultation

Many thanks to those who have participated in the mission statement consultation so far. To ensure we include a broader base of our membership, we would like to invite you once again to send us your views on what you feel the Standing Group should be about. We will use your input to update and revise our mission statement to ensure that it reflects the ideas, work and ambitions of all our members. Please send your ideas and suggestions to k.p.r.bartels@bham.ac.uk by Friday 9…

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Call for Section proposals

Call for Section proposals

We encourage all members to submit a proposal for a Section at next year’s ECPR conference. Section proposals can be submitted from until 19 November on the ECPR website. Please contact us if you are interested in submitting a proposal or if you have any questions. Full proposals should be sent to tge Standing Group conveners for endorsement by 29 October at latest. The Standing Group can officially endorse one proposal but will offer support to other proposals too. Please…

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Funding applications for Standing Group activities

Funding applications for Standing Group activities

Funding applications for Standing Group activities taking place in 2019 are now open. Each Standing Group may apply for a Summer School grant of up to €4,000 per annum. This can be to either run an ECPR Standing Group Summer School, or to sponsor a Summer School organised by an external organisation closely linked to your area of research. In addition, all Standing Groups are eligible to apply for a Major Activity Grant every three years. The grant is designed…

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Standing Group activity at ECPR General Conference 2018

Standing Group activity at ECPR General Conference 2018

Two Sections were organised in connection with the Standing Group at the ECPR General Conference 2018 in Hamburg: Section 19: Deliberative Policy Analysis: Looking Back and Looking Forward (7 panels) Section 77: Truth, Politics and Democracy: Understanding Post-Factual Times (3 panels) Please click the links for details on the panels and presentations. We held a Business Meeting on Friday 24 August. The minutes can be found here: SG TPPA Business Meeting 2018 Minutes

Workshop: Ignorance and non-knowledge: what consequences for democratic governance, politics and policy?

Workshop: Ignorance and non-knowledge: what consequences for democratic governance, politics and policy?

When: November 13-14, 2018 Where: University of Vienna, Austria Confirmed keynote speakers: Linsey McGoey (University of Essex), Matthias Gross (University of Jena, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ), Stefan Böschen (RWTH Aachen). Call for papers Ignorance and non-knowledge have become the subject of a growing body of research in the social sciences and humanities, giving rise to a new “sociology of ignorance.” In this line of thought, ignorance is not merely a consequence of the limits of our knowledge practices, but a knowledge practice…

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Ralph P. Hummel Doctoral Research Scholarship Fund

Ralph P. Hummel Doctoral Research Scholarship Fund

We would like to draw your attention to the Ralph P. Hummel Doctoral Research Scholarship Fund. It supports doctoral students doing work in interpretivist and phenomenological traditions with a $1,000 grant and a conference registration fee waiver for the Annual Meeting of the Public Administration Theory Network.  For more details, please check the Call for Proposals: Ralph P Hummel doctoral research scholarship fund