International Public Policy Association (IPPA) : Call for papers

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The Canadian Public Policy Network (CPPN) was formed in 2019 and is an affiliated network within the International Public Policy Association (IPPA). The Network has just issued a Call for papers for its Second Annual Meeting, to be held in Virtual Format February 17-19 2021. Since the annual meeting will be held online across six different time zones, it will span three afternoons on February 17, 18 and 19, 2021 from 13:00 EST to 17:00 EST. Three panels will be held every day in a single plenary format, for a total of nine panels. The organizers encourage submissions in all areas of interest to its members. The theme of the […]

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Teaching Public Policy and Public Administration in Times of COVID‐19

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Call for Presentations Special E‐Workshop on On‐Line June 2nd, 2020 EXTENDED DEADLINE In Why Nations Fail, Acemoglu and Robinson (2012) explain that the black plague represented both a calamity of humanity and an opportunity to reinvent itself. Without the black plague, they maintain, the renaissance might have taken several centuries more before seeing the light of day. In March, universities in Canada and in Europe faced an unexpected turmoil, having to transpose, all of a sudden, their teaching from the classroom to the virtual world. We thought at first that this would only be temporary and would end with the […]

Call for Presentations: Teaching Public Policy and Public Administration in Times of COVID-19

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Special E-Workshop on On-Line June 2nd, 2020 In Why Nations Fail, Acemoglu and Robinson (2012) explain that the black plague represented both a calamity of humanity and an opportunity to reinvent itself. Without the black plague, they maintain, the renaissance might have taken several centuries more before seeing the light of day. In March, universities in Canada and in Europe faced an unexpected turmoil, having to transpose, all of a sudden, their teaching from the classroom to the virtual world. We thought at first that this would only be temporary and would end with the spring semester. Now we all […]

Conference Update – March 31, 2020

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CAPPA/ACPAP Statement Cancellation of Participation in 2020 Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities Tuesday, March 31 2020  *le français suit*  Given the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian Association of Programs in Public Administration (CAPPA) has made the difficult decision to cancel its participation in the 2020 Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities.  CAPPA seriously considered the possibility of hosting an online conference, supported by the Federation of Humanities and Social Sciences. While this is an option that will work for some Associations, we are concerned that an online conference will not meet the needs of our conference […]

Conference Update – 16 March 2020

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Dear CAPPA/ACPAP Colleagues, The university, government, and civil society responses to the spread of COVID-19 are progressing rapidly. CAPPA/ACPAP’s Executive Committee has been monitoring these responses and considering what they could mean for our Annual Research Conference, scheduled to be held May 31-June 2 at Western University.  On Friday, I was part of a conference call with the Federation of Humanities and Social Sciences (the Federation), in which we heard about their work to date and were able to talk with other associations about key issues and considerations for us all when thinking about how to proceed (or not) with […]

2020 Social Equity Leadership Conference

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2020 Social Equity Leadership Conference Advancing Social Equity: Implementing and Measuring Change in the Public Arena 2020 Social Equity Leadership Conference Advancing Social Equity: Implementing and Measuring Change in the Public Arena June 10-12, 2020 | Minneapolis, MN The 19th Annual Social Equity Leadership Conference (SELC) is co-sponsored by the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) and co-sponsored and hosted by the Humphrey School of Public Affairs (HHH) at the University of Minnesota–Twin Cities. Details on the conference website.

Call for Expressions of Interest: IPAC/CAPPA Conference

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March 2019 Call for Expressions of Interest: Papers, Roundtables, & Posters   The Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC), founded in 1947, is Canada’s leading association bringing together public administrators and academics interested in the theory and practice of public management. Consisting of 19 regional groups, including the Manitoba region, which will host the 2019 Annual Conference, IPAC promotes the creation of networks among its members and is at the forefront of best practices and research in public administration in Canada.   IPAC’s 71st Annual Conference is the ideal forum for disseminating research results to researchers, experts and practitioners. […]

2019 CAPPA Research Conference

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This event will take place 23 May 2019 – 24 May 2019. Montreal, QC, Canada For full information see the conference site at https://sites.events.concordia.ca/sites/concordia/en/cappa2019 PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION FOR THE 21st CENTURY: CONTINUITY AND CHANGE The Canadian Association for Programs in Public Administration (CAPPA) is pleased to announce its eighth annual Research Conference in Public Administration, Policy, and Management. It will be held in Montreal, at Concordia University, from May 23-24, 2019. The context in which public administration takes place is changing rapidly. Austerity politics; seemingly perpetual global economic and political crises; the delegitimization of science and expertise; and the politics of recognition […]

Call for Papers / Appel à communications – CAPPA/ACPAP conference 2019

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PDF Call for Papers   The Eighth Annual CAPPA Conference – Call for Papers   PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION FOR THE 21st CENTURY: CONTINUITY AND CHANGE   The Canadian Association for Programs in Public Administration (CAPPA) is pleased to announce its eighth annual Research Conference in Public Administration, Policy, and Management. It will be held in Montreal, at Concordia University, from May 23-24, 2019.   The context in which public administration takes place is changing rapidly. Austerity politics; seemingly perpetual global economic and political crises; the delegitimization of science and expertise; and the politics of recognition and representation, including their populist variants, all have, in one […]

CALL FOR PAPERS (CPSA-CAPPA Panel): Looking at All Sides of Things and Speaking Truth to People in Public Administration

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CALL FOR PAPERS:  Looking at All Sides of Things and Speaking Truth to People in Public Administration ORGANIZER Jean-François Savard (Section Head of the CPSA/CAPPA Section on Public Administration – ÉNAP) The CPSA/CAPPA Section on Public Administration invites you to submit a paper proposal or a panel proposal for the upcoming 2019 Annual Conference. Rooted in this year general theme, All Sides of Things: Speaking Truth to People, the section is seeking papers that are looking at public policy and public management research objects from a different angle. We encourage submitting papers that question the appropriateness of given concepts such as policy success and efficiency, transparency, diversity and […]

Fourth AP-PPN Annual Conference, Hong Kong

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  CALL FOR PAPERS   The Fourth AP-PPN Annual Conference, Hong Kong, HKUST March 8-9, 2019 “Governance and Policy Innovation in an Era of Disruptive Technologies”   Hosted by Division of Public Policy, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)     Following successful conferences in Hong Kong (2016), Chiang Mai (2017) and Beijing (2018), the Asia-Pacific Public Policy Network (AP-PPN) will hold its 4th Annual Conference at HKUST March 8-9, 2019.   Researchers, graduate students as well as practitioners are welcome to present papers in any area of interest to AP-PPN members.   The Theme of the conference […]