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15 Jul 2011

IPSA 2012 - Explaining corruption’s social contract and the failure of vertical accountability

Papers are invited for a panel at the 2012 International Political Science Association (IPSA) World Congress in Madrid. The panel, "Why voters do not throw the rascals out? Explaining corruption’s social contract and the failure of vertical accountability" is devoted to the effects of corruption allegations/charges on voting behaviour and democratic accountability. More information on teh panel can be found here: ...

African Journal of Political Science and International Relations
12 Jul 2011

African Journal of Political Science and International Relations

African Journal of Political Science and International Relations (AJPSIR) is currently accepting manuscripts for publication. AJPSIR publishes rigorous theoretical reasoning and advanced empirical research in all areas of the subjects. We welcome articles or proposals from all perspectives and on all subjects pertaining to Africa, Europe, Asia, America (North & South), Australia, Africa's relationship to the world, public policy, international relations, comparative politics, political ...

Call for Papers
04 Jul 2011

International Political Science Association World Congress 2012 - Call for Papers

Under the title of "Reshaping power, shifting boundaries", the 2012 IPSA World Congress will examine the need to re-conceptualise power in a globalised world, for example in terms of legitimacy, sovereignty or questions of global governance/locality. Boundaries within political science and with other disciplines are shifting. Space and scale are becoming increasingly important in the thinking of political science. It will ask the question of what other tools or multi-method approaches are ...

Call for Papers
01 Jul 2011

Call for Papers - Citizens and Public Procurement

Transparencia Mexicana – the Mexican National Chapter of Transparency International – would like to announce the opening of a Call for Papers on the participation of citizens in the monitoring and regulation of public procurement in democratic societies. The Call for Papers is open to individuals from the private sector, public sector, civil society, academics and researchers. Articles can be authored by more than one individual. Please see the detailed call for the topics of interest. ...

Call for Papers
22 Jun 2011

Paris International Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences Research

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. The aims are to promote multidisciplinary dialogue and mutual cross-fertilisation of ideas and methods; to offer a place for participants to present, discuss, and showcase innovative recent and ongoing HSS research works and their applications or ...

Call for Papers
21 Jun 2011

Harvard Graduate Conference in Political Theory

The Department of Government (FAS) at Harvard University will host a conference for graduate students in political theory and political philosophy on October 28-29, 2011. The conference will take place at the Center for Government and International Studies (CGIS), in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Papers on any theme or topic within political theory—from the history of political thought to contemporary normative and conceptual theory—will be considered. The conference will allow graduate theorists ...

International Conference on Asian Security
21 Jun 2011

International Conference on Asian Security

The Asian Center of the University of the Philippines is organizing a conference to discuss pressing issues related to Asian security. We are inviting graduate and post graduate students and research fellows of Asian Studies and related disciplines to share their relevant research findings and participate in a meaningful exchange of ideas on one of the grave issues confronting the continent’s future. Possible subjects could include food security, disaster preparedness and response, combating ...

Call for Papers
09 Jun 2011

11th Annual International Young Researchers Conference - Post-Communist Corruption: Causes, Manifestations, Consequences

After more than two decades of research on post-communist transformations, a consensus has emerged that corruption is a major phenomenon associated with the evolution of the former “second world.” The purpose of this conference is to explore the analytical, conceptual and comparative dimensions of this phenomenon and to examine recent empirical findings and field work on corruption in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. We are particularly interested in questions such as: What is the ...

Call for Papers
03 Jun 2011

Forms of Corruption in History and in Contemporary Society (CORHICS 2011), Paris 1 Sorbonne University, 14-16 Sept 2011

Do phenomena of corruption evolve over time, or remain as primitive as in their first manifestations? What is the impact of these phenomena on forging the identity of certain individuals, communities or nations? Is the ideal that corruption disappear one day utopian? The proceedings will be published (after the peer reviewing process): some in paperback format, the others in electronic format.

Call for Papers
01 Jun 2011

Guardian International Development Journalism Competition 2011

The Guardian International Development Journalism competition 2011, now in its fourth year, aims to highlight some of the crucial issues facing the developing world. Many are often overlooked or underrepresented by the media. The competition, held in partnership with a group of UK-based international non-governmental organisations (NGOs), is sponsored by Barclays and GlaxoSmithKline. The challenge is to write a feature of 650 to 1,000 words by 13 June on an aspect of global poverty that ...

Call for Papers
03 May 2011

Green Economy and Sustainable Development: Bringing Back the Social Dimension

The social dimensions of development are central to understanding the connections between green economy, sustainable development and poverty eradication, and to ensuring that efforts to promote a green economy contribute to socially sustainable development. While there is growing recognition that transitioning to a green economy will have both positive and negative social impacts, it is necessary to consider how benefits and costs are distributed; the types of broader changes in social ...

Building Open Society in Central Asia & the South Caucasus
27 Apr 2011

Building Open Society in Central Asia & the South Caucasus

The Central Eurasia Project (CEP) seeks authors interested in contributing to a new series of occasional papers. The series will explore under-researched issues and trends that are important for OSI's efforts to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens in Central Asia and the South Caucasus. As such, they will inform OSI's programmatic approaches in the region, but will also serve to introduce these issues into the discussion of the wider ...

Call for Papers
13 Apr 2011

Financial Crises and Regulatory Responses

In collaboration with Millennium Capital L.P. and Rutgers Business School the International Journal of Disclosure and Governance will publish a special issue on Financial Crises and Regulatory Responses. This publication, planned for late 2011, is the journal's fourth special issue. Papers can focus on the 2007-09 crisis and the adoption of the Dodd-Frank Act in the US, but we also welcome papers with a broader focus, either geographically (e.g., the EU responses) or chronologically (e.g., ...

Call for Papers
25 Mar 2011

AGGHR 2011: International Conference on Corruption, Good Governance and Human Rights

The VII International Conference on Anti-Corruption, Good Governance and Human Rights is the premier forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Anti-Corruption, Good Governance and Human Rights. The conference will bring together leading researchers from around the world. Please see the link for a list of possible topic areas.

Call for Papers
21 Mar 2011

Governance Quality, Market Structure and Innovation: An International Conference

The relationship between innovation and economic governance institutions is a relatively under-studied area of research. This has been the case despite extensive work on the relationship between governance quality and other economic outcomes such as growth, investment, and income distribution. In addition, potential synergies that may result from combining economic governance, market structure (i.e., level of competition), relational governance and network structures remain to be explored. ...

Call for Papers
23 Feb 2011

Call for paper on Judicial Corruption for the 16th World Congress of the International Society for Criminology

The call is for scholarly papers for presentation in a dedicated section on Judicial Corruption. Submissions are sought from contributors worldwide, addressing the impact of Judicial Corruption on civil society and economic development, monitoring, crime detection, crime prevention, law enforcement, and proposed corrective actions: technological solutions, legislative actions, Truth and Reconciliation. Of special interest are reports exploring the area of Judicial Corruption and its potential ...

Call for Papers
06 Jan 2011

Improving the Quality of Public Services

Papers are solicited on all aspects of public policy and public management associated with improving the quality of public services at the local, sub-national, national, and regional levels. Cross-national and comparative papers are encouraged, as are papers that explore the exigencies of public administration in the Russian Federation while advancing concrete proposals to improve public services for Russian citizens. Papers will be presented in topic-oriented panels with presenters and ...

Call for Papers
06 Jan 2011

2nd International Conference on Business and Economic Research

Theoretical and empirical papers in all areas of Accounting, Banking, Economics, Finance, Management and Marketing are invited for the above International Conference. Please refer to the Major Field of Research. All papers will undergo double blind peer review process and all accepted papers will be published in the Refereed Conference Proceedings with an ISBN. "Best Paper Winners" will be selected from a block papers in each track and winners will receive a certificate and their papers will be ...

Call for Papers
28 Dec 2010

CGBC 2011 - Corporate Governance and Business Conference

Increasingly the issue of Corporate Governance is one that warrants attention. From the American Bar Association’s Model Business Corporation Act to the Turnbull Guidance (2005) considerable momentum has been building, a momentum added to considerably by the Enron debacle. The conference seeks to elucidate a wealth of issues related not just to Corporate Governance, but also business management and general business ethics. Contributions should therefore be of interest to scholars, ...

Call for Papers
28 Dec 2010

IFIP E-Government Conference 2011

The 10th annual international IFIP e-government conference is the European core conference in the study domain, which presents the state of the art in e-government and e-governance. Since its beginnings in 2001, the EGOV conference has provided important guidance for research and development in this fast-moving domain of study. The conference brings together leading researchers and professionals from across the globe and from a number of disciplines. Please see link for more details.

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