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Posts from the ‘Lectures’ Category

Talk at La Follette School: Sectionalist governance in the US and Europe

C8BM73vXQAAeD2w.jpg-largeI gave a talk at the La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on March 28.  The title was: “Turner’s convergence: Sectionalist governance in the US and Europe.”  Listen to the talk and download Powerpoint for the presentation here.

Conversation on federal spending at Mizzou Law

img_0005I participated in a conversation about the longterm sustainability of federal entitlement programs with Curtis Dubay at Mizzou Law today.  The conversation was sponsored by the Mizzou Law’s chapter of the Federalist Society and moderated by 3L Hannah Mudd.

Address to International Conference of Information Commissioners

Screen Shot 2017-06-20 at 11.23.09 AMI’m looking forward to giving the keynote speech to the International Conference of Information Commissioners in Manchester, UK on September 20, 2017. The working title is “Defending the open society.” The meeting will be jointly hosted by the UK Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, and the Scottish Information Commissioner, Rosemary Agnew.  More information about the conference here.

Talk about “Four Crises” at Truman Library

img_0104-640x427I enjoyed talking about Four Crises of American Democracy at the Truman Library in Independence MO yesterday.  Slides from the talk here.  Thanks to the Library staff for their hospitality!

Talk for Mizzou Canada Days

screen-shot-2017-02-06-at-7-02-20-pmI’ll give a talk for Mizzou’s Canada Days  (March 6 to 10) on Tuesday, March 7, from noon to 1pm in Memorial Union N206.  The topic: “The Canadian style of governing.”  More details on Canada Days here.

Presentation on Statecrafting project to SNU conference in NYC

screen-shot-2017-01-15-at-5-55-26-amI gave a presentation at New York BK21 Conference organized by the Graduate School of Public Administration of Seoul National University in New York City on Saturday January 14.  The title was “Statecrafting: A new approach to public administration.” Powerpoints available here.  Listen to audio here.

Talk on “Four Crises” at Truman Library Institute

democracyincrisis-postcard-rev3-11_page_1I will talk about my book, Four Crises of American Democracy, at the Truman Library Institute in Independence, MO on February 9 at 6:30pm.  More details here.

Talks at University of Pittsburgh GSPIA on December 6 and 7

220587_026_gspia_0043I gave two talks at the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs on December 6 and 7.  My first talk was about Four Crises of American Democracy, at the Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership at 4:30pm on December 6.  Details here | Watch this talk on YouTube.  On December 7, I talked about “A new approach to Public Administration.”   The December 7 talk drew on this paper.

Talk at Truman School on November 11

I’ll be giving a talk in the TSPA seminar series on November 11.  The title is: “Developing a broader approach to public administration.”  The slides for this presentation can be downloaded here.  A related paper can be downloaded here.  The talk will be held at noon in S110 Memorial Union.

Canadian Bar Association panel on future of access to information

pa280002I participated in a panel discussion on the future of access to information at the Canadian Bar Association’s Access to Information and Privacy Law Symposium in Ottawa on October 28.  The program is here.  The panel included Michel Drapeau, Murray Rankin MP, and David Loukidelis.