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Call for Abstracts/Papers for the Innovative and Enterprising Public Services” conference organized by UK Public Administration Committee of the Joint University Council Annual Conference, in collaboration with the American Teaching Public Administration Conference (TPAC) and Northumbria University. The call is also about the Graduate students conference (see the details about submissions: PAC doctoral workshop 2018 call).


Monday 10 – Wednesday 12 September 2018. Day 1, Monday 10 September will be a One Day Pre-Conference Doctoral Workshop. Location: Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom


See the overall theme here. The conference invites abstracts and papers across a range of policy fields, and mainly on the following specific themes:
• Teaching Public Administration
• Media and Public Services
• Co-production, opportunity and capacity
• Elected Mayors and Local Leadership
• Strategic Leadership in Public Service Contexts
• Brexit and Public Services
• Northern Powerhouse and Combined Authorities
• New vehicles for Public Service Delivery
• Tourism, Creative Industries and Public Services
• Sport and Public Services
• Public Entrepreneurship
• New Municipalism
• Social Economy and Public Services
• The impact of policy divergence of UK Public Administration
• Representation in devolving environments: opportunities and challenges
• The publicness of spaces; how can the public have an input into governance?
• Open Track session


Time Frame Abstracts/ideas for themes/open panel; papers to be submitted by 31 May 2018 to each of the Conference organisers:
• Associate Professor Pamela Dunning, Troy University, USA:
• Professor Joyce Liddle:
• Dr Lorraine Johnston:
Feedback on abstracts/papers to authors by 30 June 2018

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