Past events

  • Thursday, September 20, 2012 to Friday, September 21, 2012
    An academic conference that will subject the relationship between the Internet, Politics and Policy to multi-disciplinary scrutiny organised by the journal, Policy and Internet, a peer-reviewed journal investigating the implications of the Internet and associated technologies for public policy. ­­
  • Tuesday, September 18, 2012 to Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Conference on significant changes in the nature of politics and policy making over the past forty years. Recent changes include the increasing importance of global governance, a reframing of the state in delivering public services, rising public expectations about choice and quality of public services, the global economic downturn and associated austerity measures, the challenges of climate change and the transition from government to governance, epitomised by the inclusion of non-state actors in the policy process.
  • Tuesday, September 4, 2012 to Thursday, September 6, 2012
    International conference organised by the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and the Public Affairs Centre, Bangalore related to all fields of policy and governance.
  • Monday, September 3, 2012 - 08:00 to Friday, September 7, 2012 - 17:00

    The University of Cape Town, with the support of the National Planning Commission, is co-ordinating a national conference to be held in the first week of September 2012. The purpose of the conference is to share insights and stimulate deeper thinking about strategies to overcome poverty and inequality in South Africa.

  • Monday, August 27, 2012 - 08:00 to Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 17:00

    The purpose of this conference is to bring a wide variety of actors (academics, labour lawyers, trade unionists, employers/employer representatives, industrial relations practitioners, etc.) together from as many different jurisdictions as possible in order to compare, discuss and evaluate the changing face of work and the approach that labour law should take to keep up with reality.

  • Tuesday, July 24, 2012 to Saturday, July 28, 2012

    The congress will bring together humanities and social sciences (HSS) researchers, scientists, academicians, experts, engineers, developers, administrators and other HSS research-related professionals and practitioners from all over the world.

  • Monday, July 16, 2012 to Wednesday, July 18, 2012

    Joint annual conference of the East Asian Social Policy Research Network (EASP) and the United Kingdom Social Policy Association (SPA).­

  • Monday, July 9, 2012 to Thursday, July 12, 2012

    ­The ICCPR 2012 organized by the Centre for the Study of Culture, Politics and Society (CECUPS), University of Barcelona, in collaboration with the International Journal of Cultural Policy, is intended to address the challenge of rethinking cultural policy analysis from the broader parameters of the relationship between culture and poli­tics.

  • Thursday, July 5, 2012 to Saturday, July 7, 2012

    ­Civil organizations, citizens groups, businesses, and experts in contemporary democracies face unique challenges. Where public agents and academic experts once secured legitimacy and authority through the formal arrangements of government and the scientific practice; these arrangements no longer are sufficient as they are more and more negotiated in interactions.

  • Thursday, January 26, 2012
    This seminar reviews evidence-based policy-making and the potential role of evaluation as a key, and a systematic, source of evidence and will be presented by Dr Ian Goldman, Deputy Director General, Evaluation and Research, DPME, The Presidency.­