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Upcoming Events

Dec 08, 2019

Paul 't Hart presents at Kristiana University College in Oslo

Prof. Paul 't Hart gives three presentations at Kristiana University College in Oslo. He will speak about the Successful Public Governance program, the Great Policy Successes book and positive public administration.

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Recent Events

Sep 22, 2019

22-24th of September SPG organizes a workshop for the authors of the book Guardians of Value: How Public Organizations Institutionalize, Adapt and Thrive

SPG members Paul 't Hart and Lauren Fahy, together with Arjen boin organized a workshop for the book: Guardians of Value: How Public Organizations Institutionalize, Adapt and Thrive. The workshop was held at the academiegebouw of University of Utrecht and lasted from the 22nd to the 24th of September.

Sep 04, 2019

Official Launch of the Book Great Policy successes

Prof. Paul 't Hart and Mallory Compton edited a volume on Great policy Successes, and was launched on the 5th of September. This book contains 15 case studies on succesful policies. 

Aug 31, 2019

Scott Douglas chaired the Performance & Accountability Special Interest Group at the EGPA conference

dr. Scott Douglas chaired the Performance & Accountability Special Interest Group at the EGPA conference in Belfast.

Aug 14, 2019

Dr Jon Johansson, chief of staff of the deputy prime minister of New Zealand, held during the launch of the Successful Public Policy volume in Auckland

A speech by dr. Jon Johansson, chief of staff of the deputy prime minister of New Zealand, held during the launch of the Successful Public Policy volume in Auckland in August 2019.

Read more about the book Succesful Public Policy here.

Jun 03, 2019

​​Official launch event of Successful Public Policy: Lessons from Australia and New Zealand

​Official launch event of Successful Public Policy: Lessons from Australia and New Zealand. Melbourne, Australia.

May 31, 2019

​Lauren Fahy will attend the LSA conference in Washington, DC where she will be presenting her latest research

​Lauren Fahy will attend the LSA conference in Washington, DC. She will be presenting her latest research on agency reputation and compliance motivation of emerging fin-tech companies in the United Kingdom. Read more: https://www.lawandsociety.org/docs/2019ProgramMay10toLSAComplete002.pdf

May 29, 2019

Judith van Erp will attend the Law and Society Association Meeting

Judith van Erp will attend the Law and Society Association Meeting, organized by the Law and Society Association will take place from 30th May to 2nd June 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, United States Of America. 

Apr 04, 2019

Paul 't Hart gave several lectures on succesful strategic crisismanagement to the government of Sweden

​Paul 't Hart gave several lectures and briefings on 'Successful strategic crisis management', for the Crisis Management Directorate, Government of Sweden; state secretaries; and the minister of the Interior. The took place in Stockholm, Sweden.

Apr 03, 2019

Dutch - Paul 't Hart participated in a debate about the relationship between public cervants and society

Er wordt regelmatig gesproken over de kloof tussen overheid en samenleving. De overheid probeert, met als doel deze kloof te verkleinen, meer met burgers in dialoog te gaan. Paul 't Hart heeft geparticipeerd in  een debat draaiend om de vraag of de overheid dit gesprek met burgers wel echt kan en durft aan te gaan. Hierbij wordt gefocust op de dynamiek tussen samenleving en ambtenarij. Dit debat is hier te beluisteren.

Apr 02, 2019

Dutch - Paul 't Hart gave a lecture on a conference for local coalitions

​Paul 't hart heeft een lezing gegeven genaamd: Sturen op Samenwerking op een voor conferentie van lokale coalities tegen gezondheidsverschillen. Deze is gegeven in de Rijksmunt, Utrecht, 3 april.

Apr 01, 2019

Paul 't Hart published an article on Inside Story called: 'The return of the -isms'

​​​​This article, published in the Australian magazine Inside Story, is a book review of two books: 'How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them' by Jason Stanley, and 'How Democracy Ends' by David Runciman.

Mar 23, 2019

SPG Writing Retreat

​From the 24th to the 26th the SPG team will go on a writing retreat to discuss the project and work on upcoming articles. 

Feb 13, 2019

VNG Atriumlezing over waardevol lokaal bestuur (Dutch)

In de bijeenkomst van 14 februari wordt het rapport Werken aan publieke waarde-Leren van en voor gemeenten gepresenteerd. Het is het resultaat van de onderzoekslijn Publieke waarde en Lokaal Bestuur, een samenwerking tussen de VNG en het onderzoeksteam Successful Public Governance van de Universiteit Utrecht.

Feb 04, 2019

Paul 't Hart delivers a keynote speech on collaborating succesfully (Dutch)

​Paul 't Hart delivers a keynote speech on Collaborating Successfully at the State of the Region of the Gooi en Vechtstreek Region (Thr Netherlands), at the Singer Museum, Laren.

Jan 30, 2019

Paul 't Hart facilitates a discussion on Learning From Crises

​Paul 't Hart facilitates a discussion on Learning From Crises: Inquiries, Blame Games and Good Governance to the management team of the Haaglanden unit of the Dutch National Police, at The Hague.

Jan 24, 2019

Paul 't Hart presents on the state of research on resilience in the field of governance and public administration (Dutch)

​Paul 't Hart presents on the state of research on resilience in the field of governance and public administration, at a conference on Resilience organised by the Social-Economic Council of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, at Amersfoort.

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