PUPOL 3rd international conference in Sweden 19-20 April 2018

The final deadline for registration and submission of papers for PUPOL’s third international conference is 15 March 2018.

Set to take place at The Swedish Defence University in beautiful Stockholm, this year’s conference promises to be yet another eventful gathering of scholars in public and political leadership from around the world. 

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This year’s conference theme is ‘Leadership in a Changing Environment‘.

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Two more weeks to submit: NIG annual work conference

Like every year, PUPOL organises a special panel on public and political leadership at the 2017 annual work conference of the Netherlands Institute of Government (NIG) on 9-10 November in Maastricht. And you have until 1 September to submit your abstract!

The PUPOL panels at NIG are known for their open and inviting atmosphere, the depth and constructiveness of the discussions, and the extensive time available to debate about the different papers. It is also a great place to meet with like-minded public and political leadership scholars and develop ideas for future collaborative research opportunities.

For more information, check out the 2017 Call for Papers and our page on the NIG annual work conferences.

Keynotes on public and political leadership

Did you also enjoy PUPOL’s second international conference in Milton Keynes, UK and want to look back at the keynote speeches by prof. Barbara Crosby and prof. John Bryson or the one by Brad Jackson? No problem! All the keynotes and TED-type talks of the conference are now online.

Take a look below and enjoy some of the latest, thought-provoking ideas and research findings on public and political leadership:

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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).

Vacancy for pre-doc researcher/PhD student position

The newly established Doctoral School “Political Institutions and Leadership in a Contingent World” at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, invites applications for a pre-doc researcher/PhD student, fixed term, for the duration of three years.

The planned dissertation project should be located in one of the two areas: “Executive politics in democratic or authoritarian regimes” or “Political opposition in democratic or authoritarian regimes”. Research proposals with a genuinely comparative focus are particularly welcome.

Deadline for applications is 17 June, more information can be found here.

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