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PA special issue on Leadership for Public and Social Value: deadline 1 October

The deadline for the PUPOL special issue on Leadership for Public and Social Value in the journal Public Administration is vast approaching! You have until 1 October 2017 to submit your papers.

The special issue aims to examine whether, how and what leadership achieves for society, and/or different publics. It particularly looks at the relationship between public leadership and societal challenges with the mediating role of the practice of public administration. Contributions focusing on different types of public leadership (e.g. political, managerial, civic, professional etc.) are welcome. Papers may focus on the leadership of the creation or destruction of public and social value at various levels.

Manuscripts can be submitted until 1 October 2017 through Public Administration’s manuscript system (https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/padm). For more information about the special issue, see the Call for Papers Leadership for Public and Social Value or contact Alessandro Sancino (alessandro.sancino@open.ac.uk).

Call for Papers: PA special issue

PUPOL is proud to announce that it is organising a special issue on Leadership for Public and Social Value in the journal Public Administration. Guest edited by Alessandro Sancino, Jean Hartley, Mark Bennister, and Sandra Resodihardjo, the special issue aims to examine whether, how and what leadership achieves for society, and/or different publics. It therefore take as level of analysis the relationship between public leadership and societal challenges with the mediating role of the practice of public administration. Contributions focusing on different types of public leadership (e.g. political, managerial, civic, professional etc.) are welcome. Papers may focus on the leadership of the creation or destruction of public and social value at various levels.

The editors invite manuscripts on the topic of leadership for public and social value, to be submitted by 1 October 2017 through Public Administration’s manuscript system (https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/padm). If authors would like informal comments from the symposium guest editors prior to formal submission they should send their manuscript to Alessandro Sancino (alessandro.sancino@open.ac.uk) by 30 June 2017.

For more information, see the Call for Papers Leadership for Public and Social Value.

PUPOL newsletter March 2017

The new PUPOL newsletter is out!

In this edition of the newsletter, you can read all about PUPOL’s latest activities, including the second international conference which is set to take place in Milton Keynes, UK two weeks from now. The newsletter highlights some great new academic publications on public and political leadership, unique funding opportunities for research and fellowships, and calls for papers. Want to know more? You can download the newsletter here.

Special issue: Political leadership in the EU

The Journal of European Integration (Volume 39, Issue 2) has recently published a special issue on Political leadership in the EU. The special issue has open access until February 24th and includes papers on:

  • Reconsidering Jacques Delors’ leadership of the European Union
  • Setting Europe’s agenda: the Commission presidents and political leadership
  • Policy leadership in the European Commission: the regulation of EU mobile roaming charges
  • Leadership in the European Council: an assessment of Herman Van Rompuy’s presidency
  • The standing president of the European Council: intergovernmental or supranational leadership?
  • Transforming representative democracy in the EU? The role of the European Parliament
  • Political leadership of the European Central Bank
  • The paradoxes of legitimate EU leadership. An analysis of the multi-level leadership of Angela Merkel and Alexis Tsipras during the euro crisis
  • Assessing the European Union’s global climate change leadership: from Copenhagen to the Paris Agreement

To read the special issue, please visit the JEI website. Short policy-briefs based on the articles may be found here.

Special issue Public Administration

We are delighted to announce that a special issue on the topic of leadership for public and social value will be published in Public Administration with Jean Hartley, Mark Bennister, Alessandro Sancino, and Sandra L. Resodihardjo as guest editors.

Please keep an eye out on the website of Public Administration and PUPOL where the call for papers will soon be published. For now, we want to draw your attention to the fact that the first deadline for a preliminary accept/reject by the special issue editors is end of June 2017. You can send your paper to the corresponding special guest editor Alessandro Sancino (alessandro.sancino@open.ac.uk). If you get preliminary accepted, we will provide feedback which you can take into account when editing your paper before submitting it to the Public Administration website before 1 October 2017. Your paper will then go through the Public Administration’s regular peer review process upon which the Public Administration’s editors will decide on an accept, revise & resubmit or reject. If you are considering submitting a paper to this special issue, we strongly suggest handing in a full conference paper so you can get additional feedback during the conference before submitting it to us by the end of June.