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Travel Grants Available to Ph.D. Candidates for International Conference on Public Policy, Singapore June 28-30 2017

3rd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PUBLIC POLICY (ICPP) Organised by the International Public Policy Association (IPPA) 28th-30th June 2017 Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore PANEL T08P13 / Policy Narratives: Frameworks, Methods and Case Studies ——————————————————————————————————————– … Continue reading

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Alumni Conference of the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy

Date: Thursday, May 5, 2016 – 9:00am to Saturday, May 7, 2016 – 7:00pm The academic year 2015 – 2016 marks several important dates for our Department. These are the 25th anniversary of the Department (and CEU), the 20th anniversary … Continue reading

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Workshop on “Translation in World Politics” at Kate Hamburger Kolleg, Duisburg, Germany

Last week, on October 08-09, I took part in a workshop at the University of Duisburg’s Kate Hamburger Kolleg (Centre for Global Cooperation Research) named “Translation in World Politics”. It was very pleasing to see the ideas of policy translation … Continue reading

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Former Israel Prime-Minister and President Shimon Peres at ADA

On October 2, Thursday, ADA University where I profess, will host a lecture by HE Shimon Peres. The auditorium will be full, there will be guests from various embassies, probably lots of diplomats. I hope that ADA students have signed … Continue reading

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New Article! Ways of Knowing Water: Water Security and Integrated Water Management

After waiting for over a year, finally our article is online! This article is titled “‘Ways of knowing’ water: integrated water resources management and water security as complementary discourses“, Andrea Gerlak and I wrote it for International Negotiations and Environmental … Continue reading

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March 22 is World Water Day

As the World Water Day is celebrated on March 22, it is a nice opportunity for us to remember how much we depend on this resource in our lives. Water is a basic human need, but it is a human … Continue reading

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Thoughts on ethnography and a slaughterhouse from the Annual Ethnography Symposium 2013

At the Amsterdam Ethnography Symposium, a full room of scholars, mostly anthropologists, is captivated by the charismatic speaker telling the tale of mass killing and normalization of such. The subject is the ethnography of a slaughterhouse. The element of story-telling … Continue reading

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“Policy as Translation” at Policy Analysis Conference in Vienna, 2013

It is one thing for a concept and a network of scholars around it to get into the panels at conferences, and it is another thing when those panels are attended by a large number of people among whom are … Continue reading

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World Water Day 2013: Celebrations in The Hague

The World Water Day 2013 was celebrated in The Hague on March 22, 2013. Two events marked the meeting. One was the retirement of the Prince of Orange, William Aleksander from his position of the patron of water. He is … Continue reading

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Water Events in Amsterdam and Delft

The Netherlands has always been active in water engineering and governance and the Dutch government has earlier pronounced water its ‘top-sector’ — the priority area for funding. Last week there was celebration of the World Water Day in The Hague, … Continue reading

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Interpretative Policy Analysis Conference 2013 in Vienna: Call for Panels

Reposted from email announcement. The Department of Political Science at the University of Vienna together with the Life-Science-Governance Research Platform (LSG), the Department of Social Studies of Science , the Austrian Political Science Association (ÖGPW), Institute of Forest, Environmental, and … Continue reading

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Anthropology and Political Science: Dialogue or Contact Zone?

By Farhad Mukhtarov. As we reported earlier, the American Anthropological Association (AAA) is currently hosting its 2012 annual session in San-Francisco. Within this session there is a roundtable arranged for the discussion of the dialogue between public policy and anthropology. … Continue reading

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Oxford Martin School Debate “Innovation Enigma”

Last Friday the Oxford Martin Institute and the Oxford Union hosted a debate on the issues of innovation and crisis. Called “Innovation Enigma” the debate featured prominent thinkers and business people such as the former World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov, … Continue reading

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International Workshop on Water Security, Jerusalem 17-18 December, 2012

The Jerusalem Water Group of the Hebrew University is organizing a Workshop entitled “The Securitization of the Water Discourse” and to be held on December 17-18 in Jerusalem. The key-note speakers at the workshop will be Aaron Wolf, François Molle, … Continue reading

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‘Tracing biofuel transitions: policies, practices and phase-outs’ Eindhoven University of Technology, January 24-25, 2013

Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands will host a workshop on biofuels. The deadline for abstracts is November 07, 2012. More information is below:

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