he University of Lausanne wishes to appoint a full time lecturer (“maître-assistant”) in European and Comparative Politics at the Institute of Political, Historical and International Studies (IEPHI).
The appointed person will undertake research in affiliation with the Laboratory for the Analysis of Governance and Public Policy in Europe (LAGAPE). International publications and a strong research potential in the fields of EU policy-making and comparative policy analysis are expected from the successful candidate.
She/he will teach classes at bachelor’s and master’s level in European Politics, Comparative Politics, and Research Methods.
The Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis (JCPA) is currently accepting proposals from universities that are an active sponsor of the JCPA and the International Comparative Policy Analysis (ICPA-) Forum, or that are interested in becoming actively involved, to serve as the host.
Following the successes of our previous International Conferences on Public Policy (ICPP1 and ICPP2) in Grenoble (2013) and Milan (2015) respectively, we are delighted to announce that we are offering Exhibitor Spaces for those interested at our third and biggest International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP3) from June 28-30, 2017 in Singapore.
At our previous conference, we have had more than 1300 attendees and our exhibitors have displayed their products and organizations with much success.
This year, we have received more than 240 Panels for evaluation, which is an increase of 30% over the Milan (2015) Conference. Therefore, we are expecting a participation of around 1700 people at the Singapore Conference in 2017.
The ICPP3 is being held at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore, and we will have attractive spots exclusively for exhibitors and sponsors of the Conference. These areas will be well demarcated and will ensure maximum footfall of the conference attendees.
Please note the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy is pleased to support PhD students presenting at the Conference by providing free on-campus accommodation and will also support the participation of academics from developing countries in Asia by providing travel subsidies of SGD $500 to qualifying applicants.
The UNDP is also pleased to support the costs of scholars’ travel for participants presenting papers in panels marked "eligible for UNDP grant". All grants are awarded on a competitive basis based on the quality of the abstract.
The Public Policy Process
by Michael Hill and Frédéric Varone
7th Edition, Routeledge, October 2016
The Public Policy Process is essential reading for anyone trying to understand the process by which public policy is made. Explaining clearly the importance of the relationship between theoretical and practical aspects of policy making, the book gives a thorough overview of the people and organisations involved in the process.
Fully revised and updated for a seventh edition, The Public Policy Process provides:
• Clear exploration, using many illustrations, of how policy is made and implemented.
• A new chapter on comparative theory and methods.
• New material on studying advocacy coalitions, policy changes, governance and evaluation.
• More European and international examples
The Martin School of Public Administration at the University of Kentucky seeks applicants for a tenure track position beginning August 2017. We will consider candidates at the assistant, associate, and full professor levels. Areas of interest include applied empirical methods and a substantive policy area.
Responsibilities will include research and teaching with a focus on masters and Ph.D. level course work and advising. A Ph.D. in Public Policy, Public Administration, Economics, Finance, Political Science or related fields is required. Preferred experience includes research and teaching experience in public policy/public administration.
Please include the following information when applying for this position.
1. Letter of Interest (upload under Cover Letter)
2. Current Curriculum Vitae
3. Research writing sample (upload under Specific Request 1)
Deadline for Full Papers: 31 January 2017
Issue Release: June 2017
Politics and Governance is an open access journal indexed in Scopus and Web of Science-ESCI and is especially intended at researchers who wish to make their research outputs freely available to all readers - including other researchers, students, policy-makers and NGO staff members.
Interested authors are asked to confirm with their university libraries and/or funders if an Open Access Fund is available to cover the journal’s article processing fee. Universities that join Cogitatio’s membership program enable their authors to publish completely free of charge.
International Series on Public Policy
Publishers: Palgrave-Mc Millan
Editors: B. Guy Peters and Philippe Zittoun
The International Series on Public Policy is a series of the International Public Policy Association. It identifies major contributions to the field of public policy, dealing with analytical and substantive policy and governance issues across a variety of academic disciplines. A comparative and interdisciplinary venture, it examines questions of policy process and analysis, policymaking and implementation, policy instruments, policy change & reforms, politics and policy, encompassing a range of approaches, theoretical, methodological, and/or empirical. Relevant across the various fields of political science, sociology, anthropology, geography, history, and economics, this cutting edge series welcomes contributions from academics from across disciplines and career stages, and constitutes a unique resource for public policy scholars and those teaching public policy worldwide. Please don’t hesitate to send us a proposal.
Benefits of Institutional Membership
We invite any Institution operating in Public Policy to join our Association as Institutional Members. The benefits reserved to Institutional members include:
The publication of Institutional logo on IPPA official web-site and a short presentation of your institution. Note we registered more the 113.000 visits (from 70 000 different visitors) to our website since January 2015;
The possibility of proposing specific contents for our newsletter (more than 4000 persons registered);
The possibility to present your Institution with a free stand during our International Conference;
½ page for the our International Conference in the official programme
10 Free Individual Memberships for your PhD Students
The right to be represented in the College of the Association
11 Fully funded 4-years PhD positions in Political Science and Sociology
for the academic year 2016-2017
Joint programme Scuola Normale Superiore and University of Bologna
The programme focuses on the following three research areas:
1. Democracy and social movements;
2. Comparative/global public policy and international governance;
3. Comparative politics and society.