Virtual event: Interpretive Approaches to Policy Studies: Developments, Challenges and Ways Forward

The ECPR Standing Group ‘Theoretical Perspectives on Policy Analysis’ is organising the event ‘Interpretive Approaches to Policy Studies: Developments, Challenges and Ways Forward’, to be held virtually 2-4 September 2020. The event is co-convened by Koen Bartels, Hendrik Wagenaar, Anna Durnova, Selen Ercan, Kathrin Braun and Tamara Metze, and supported by ECPR. It can be Virtual event: Interpretive Approaches to Policy Studies: Developments, Challenges and Ways Forward

ECPR 2020 Section CfP: Interpretive Approaches to Policy Studies

We would like to invite you to contribute Panel and Paper proposals to the Section ‘Interpretive Approaches to Policy Studies: Developments, Challenges and Ways Forward’. The Section will be held at the ECPR General Conference in Innsbruck, August 26-28, 2020. It is co-organised by Koen Bartels, Kathrin Braun, Selen Ercan, Anna Durnová, Tamara Metze and ECPR 2020 Section CfP: Interpretive Approaches to Policy Studies

Job opening research project ‘Making Europe through and for its research infrastructures’

The Department of Science and Technology Studies at the University of Vienna is inviting applications for the position of a DOCTORAL / POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER (3 years) Extent of Employment: 30 hours/weekJob grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §49 VwGr. B1 Grundstufe with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade. in the FWF/DFG Job opening research project ‘Making Europe through and for its research infrastructures’

Joint Sessions Toulouse 2020

The deadline for proposing a workshop for the Joint Sessions in Toulouse 2020 is 4 February 2019. As Standing Group, we can endorse up to two workshop proposals. There is no guarantee that a workshop endorsed by us will be accepted, although the website states that ‘Standing Group-endorsed proposals are treated preferentially.’ Each proposal needs to be made by two researchers Joint Sessions Toulouse 2020

Authoritarian Deliberation Revisited

Check out this Special Section in the Japanese Journal of Political Science, edited by Baogang He and Hendrik Wagenaar: Authoritarian Deliberation Revisited. https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/japanese-journal-of-political-science/issue/EE4D620ED74939B1CAE64B6661651610

CfP ECPR General Conference 2019 – ‘It’s About Time: Temporality and Complexity in Public Policy’.

We’d like to invite you to submit paper and panel proposals to Section 29 of the ECPR General Conference 2019 in Wroclaw: ‘It’s About Time: Temporality and Complexity in Public Policy’. The deadline for panel and paper proposals is 18 February 2019. For the Section outline and more details please see https://ecpr.eu/Events/SectionDetails.aspx?SectionID=818&EventID=123 or contact the Section conveners Holger Strassheim CfP ECPR General Conference 2019 – ‘It’s About Time: Temporality and Complexity in Public Policy’.

Call for Papers ICPP4 Montreal 2019

We’d like to draw your attention to the Call for Papers for the 4th International Conference in Public Policy in Montral (26-28 June). The deadline is 30th January 2019. More details, can be found here: http://www.ippapublicpolicy.org/conference/icpp4-montreal-2019/10 We’d especially like to draw attention to the following panels convened by members of the Standing Group: T11P03 – Advancing Relational Policy Analysis Chairs: Amanda Call for Papers ICPP4 Montreal 2019

Responsibilization in contemporary Swedish crisis management

Check out this new article in Critical Policy Studies by Carl Rådestad and Oscar Larsson: Responsibilization in contemporary Swedish crisis management: expanding ‘bare life’ biopolitics through exceptionalism and neoliberal governmentality http://bit.ly/-barelifebiopolitcsCPS

Action Research in Policy Analysis

This new book edited by Koen Bartels and Julia Wittmayer (Routledge, 2018) explores how action research forms a valuable methodology for producing such collaborative knowledge and action. It outlines the recent uptake of action research in policy analysis and transition research and develops a distinct and novel approach that is both critical and relational. By sharing action Action Research in Policy Analysis

Interpretive Policy Analysis Summer School 2018

From 9-13 July the first Summer School in Interpretive Policy Analysis was held in Amsterdam. The Summer School received financial support from ECPR via the Standing Group. Pictures and reflections by participants can be found here: https://ipa.science/summerschool/schools/