IRSPM 2018 Panel on “Leadership and Strategic Planning for Places and Spaces”

The University of Edinburgh Business School 29 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh

A panel on “Leadership and Strategic Planning for Places and Spaces” has been organized at the next IRSPM (International Research Society for Public Management) Conference that will be held in Edinburgh on the 11 – 13 April 2018. The idea is to explicitly focus on places – for example (global) cities or rural areas – […]

Network Seminar: Combining state and non-state partnerships for effective place leadership

MMU Business School - All Saints Campus Oxford Road, Manchester

Place leadership research is at a critical juncture. After having reached a wide and new recognition about its importance thanks to work of several scholars (e.g. Beer & Clower, 2014; Collinge et al. 2010; Liddle, 2010; Sotarauta, 2015; Sotarauta et al. 2017), it has now to gain consistency and rigour to foster its contribution to […]

4th PUPOL International Conference: Collaborative leadership for a sustainable future

Victoria Business School – Victoria University of Wellington 6012 Kelburn, Wellington

After three very successful conferences, the PUPOL Team have announced that the 4th PUPOL International Conference will take place on 11-12 April 2019 at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. The fourth edition will focus on “Collaborative leadership for a sustainable future”. Papers on place-based leadership are welcome! For more information, see the Call for […]

SUSPLACE Final Event: Exploring places & practices through transformative methods

Tampere, Finland

We are happy to share the call for contribution and the invitation to participate to the SUSPACE final event "Exploring places and practices through transformative methods", that will take place from the 7th to the 10th May 2019 in Tampere, Finland. Deadline for the submissions is 31st October, 2018. More information here.    

Themed session at the EUGEO Conference 2019

Galway, Ireland Galway

We are happy to invite all of you to a special session that one of our member, Oana-Ramona Ilovan, is organising at 2019 EUGEO Conference, that will be held on the 15th-18th May in Ireland. Contributions from the field of Geography, but also from other fields are welcomed (e.g. Architecture, Urbanism, Anthropology, History, etc.) Theme […]

CfPs: Nonprofit leadership in local and regional development

This is a CfPs for a Special Issue that will be published in the Voluntary Sector Review Journal. It represents one of the outcomes of the last event organized by the RSA's Leadership and Urban and Regional Develpment Research Network, "Combining state and non-state partnerships for effective place leadership" (23-24 October 2018, Manchester). The deadline […]

ISLC 2019: Putting Leadership in its Place

UWE Bristol - Business School Frenchay Campus, Bristol

Date: 16th-17th December 2019 Venue: Bristol Business School (UK) Conference aims: to reflect on the place of place in leadership research, and the ways in which it may be studied, and to encourage thoughts on the various opportunities and potentialities that a place-based approach to leadership can bring. More precisely, the conference organisers invite works […]

CfPs for Special issue “Putting leadership in its place”

It is now out the CfPs for the Special Issue "Putting leadership in its place", to be published by the journal Leadership. The CfPs is informed and inspired by the latest ISLC held in Bristol in December 2019 (you can read here the article we published on the event). The submission deadline is the 1st […]

5th International PUPOL Conference – POSTPONED. New date TBD

The Hague, The Netherlands The Hague

This event has been postponed due to the Covid-19 spread. More details can be found here. -------------------------------------------------------------- The Leiden Leadership Centre of Leiden University is organizing the 5th International PUPOL (Academic Network Public and Political Leadership) Conference. The focus of PUPOL2020 will be “Leadership in progress. New avenues in studying and developing public and political […]

Virtual launch of new book on city and community leadership beyond COVID-19

On 8 October 2020, the Bristol Festival of Ideas is hosting a ‘virtual’ launch of a new book by Robin Hambleton.  To be published by Bristol University Press, Cities and communities beyond COVID-19. How local leadership can change our future for the better explains how local, or civic, leadership has a crucial role to play […]