AccueilUrban governance and its disorders: Corruption in the cities

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Publié le vendredi 01 septembre 2017 par Céline Guilleux

Résumé

The issue of corruption has, of late, become of growing interest to social scientists and historians although research in corruption in urban settings less so and the relationship of corruption to urban governance even less. The complexity of governance as distinct from government has raised questions, particularly since the 1980s, as state governments have sought relationships with private and voluntary actors to manage and deliver services and other public goods.

Annonce

DateFriday, 27 April 2018

Location: University of Leicester, Centre for Urban History, 3-5 Salisbury Road, Leicester LE1 7QR

Argument

The issue of corruption has, of late, become of growing interest to social scientists and historians although research in corruption in urban settings less so and the relationship of corruption to urban governance even less. The complexity of governance as distinct from government has raised questions, particularly since the 1980s, as state governments have sought relationships with private and voluntary actors to manage and deliver services and other public goods. Cities though, have long exhibited diverse patterns of governance variously described by terms such as hybridity, markets and networks. Moreover, towns and cities have been sites of numerous types of transaction some of which could be described as corrupt. We welcome contributions on aspects of urban governance and corruption from any period of history and or location.

Submission guidelines

Please send individual paper abstracts of 250 words

by 10 November 2017

to psj4@leicester.ac.uk. Proposals will be scrutinised by a panel appointed by the conveners.

The conference is held in collaboration with The International Journal of Regional and Local History and suitable papers will be published in a special issue of the journal. We welcome contributions from established scholars and new researchers.

Conveners

The organizing panel that will consider proposals for papers is:

  • Professor Simon Gunn Centre for Urban History, University of Leicester
  • Prashant Kidambi, Associate Professor of Colonial Urban History, Centre for Urban History, University of Leicester
  • Dr Richard Butler, Lecturer in British and Irish Urban History, Centre for Urban History, University of Leicester.
  • Peter Jones, Honorary Research Fellow, Centre of Urban History, University of Leicester.

Lieux

  • University of Leicester, Centre for Urban History - 3-5 Salisbury Road, Leicester
    Leicester, Grande-Bretagne (LE1 7QR)

Dates

  • vendredi 10 novembre 2017

Mots-clés

  • urban history, governance, corruption

Contacts

  • Frédéric Monier
    courriel : frederic [dot] monier [at] univ-avignon [dot] fr
  • Peter Jones
    courriel : psj4 [at] leicester [dot] ac [dot] uk
  • Sally Ann Hartshorne
    courriel : sah86 [at] leicester [dot] ac [dot] uk

URLS de référence

Source de l'information

  • Frédéric Monier
    courriel : frederic [dot] monier [at] univ-avignon [dot] fr

Pour citer cette annonce

« Urban governance and its disorders: Corruption in the cities », Appel à contribution, Calenda, Publié le vendredi 01 septembre 2017, http://calenda.org/414289