Newsletter 1 / February 2019

Welcome to the first issue of our newsletter!



To date, 16 members have their profile published on the website (here).

7 different countries are represented: Australia (3), Finland (1), Ireland (1), The Netherlands (1), Norway (2), Romania (1), UK (7).

The members’ webpage will soon be improved so stay tuned for more updates.



Latest blog posts

Can place-based leaders deliver progressive policies?

by Prof. Robin Hambleton

Across the world, progressive city leaders are working to strengthen the power of place. Given the rise of backward-looking populism in many countries, it becomes more important than ever to develop a better understanding of those place-based, leadership efforts that strive to advance progressive values relating to economic, social and environmental justice in modern society.

>> Read the article



Latest project added

Place-Based Leadership Development (P-BLD) for Intersectoral Urban Violence Prevention (IUVP)

by Rob Worrall

>> Read about this project



Save the dates!

Non-profit leadership in local and regional development

Journal: Voluntary Sector Review

Deadline: 30th May 2019

More information (incl. full CfPs) here


ISLC 2019: Putting Leadership in its Place

16th-17th December 2019 in Bristol (UK)

Abstract submission deadline: 1st September 2019

General information here. Stay tuned for more details!



Take a special look at…

…the papers presented at the last RSA Network Event

Did you miss the last RSA Network Event on “Combining State and Non-State Partnerships for Effective Place Leadership“, held in Manchester in October 2018?

You can now see the programme and browse the abstract (and in some cases the associated slides) presented during the event. Just click here.



Looking for contributions and suggestions

Are you working on a project on place-based leadership? Are you organizing an event relevant for this network? Would you like to write a short blog piece? Do you have a good idea on how to improve the website and/or the newsletter? Would you just like to have a chat?

Do not hesitate: write me! I would love to hear from you. This is a work-in-progress project. I am trying to keep updating and improving the website, and any comment and support are highly appreciated.


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