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Posts from the ‘Lectures’ Category

Talk to BK21 conference: Should we defend the administrative state?

I’ll give a presentation on my paper, “Should we defend the administrative state?” at the GMU-SNU BK21 2020 Conference in Washington DC on February 6, 2020.  Paper here.  Powerpoint here. The conference is organized by the Graduate School of Public Affairs at Seoul National University and the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University.  Details about the conference here.

Talk at Copenhagen Business School

I’ll give a presentation on strategies for governing at the Copenhagen Business School on March 11, 2020.

Talk at McCormack School conference

I’ll give the keynote address at the Graduate Student Conference on Policy and Global Studies at the  McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, UMass Boston, on April 17, 2020.  The subject of my talk: “Governing supersized countries: The challenge of this century.”  Details about the conference here.

Presentation to IAS officers in New York

I spoke with ninety officers of the Indian Administrative Service at Syracuse University’s Lubin House in New York City on November 15.  The subject was strategies for governing in superstates.  PPT here.

Talk at University of Arizona

I’ll visit the School of Government and Public Policy at the University of Arizona on October 14 to talk to the doctoral seminar on the history of organizational thought.  I’ll talk about my recent articles “Shaking hands with Hitler” and “Bearing the White Man’s Burden.”

Accenture talk on Strategies for Governing

I’ll give a talk on my book Strategies for Governing for the global Health & Public Service team at Accenture Research on June 19.  Powerpoint slides for the talk are here.  The book can be ordered here.

Talk on “Can Government Do Anything Right?”

Screen Shot 2019-02-02 at 11.41.02 AMI’ll talk about my book Can Government Do Anything Right? in Professor Jon Rose’s class on Contemporary Issues in Politics at Queen’s University on March 25.

Talk at Universidad de los Andes

I’ll speak at the School of Government of the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia, February 11-12, 2019.  The title of my talk: “Governing well in a turbulent world.” PDF of Powerpoint here.

Lecture at Leuven Public Governance Institute

I’ll give a talk for students in the MEPP program at the Public Governance Institute at KU Leuven on October 25.  Powerpoint here.

Talk at South Asia Institute

I’ll give a talk at the South Asia Institute of the University of Heidelberg on October 22.  The working title is “India and the age of superstates.”  Abstract: “The world is entering the age of superstates: an era in which the global order will be dominated by states of unprecedented scale and internal complexity.  The US is the vanguard superstate; India and China are rising superstates; and the European Union is an aspiring superstate.  Superstates have features in common with ordinary states, empires, and superpowers, but are distinct in important ways from all of these other political forms.  This presentation will discuss the governance challenges shared by all superstates, but which are presently addressed in radically different ways.  These include the creation of effective systems of leadership; maintenance of internal cohesion; economic regulation; promotion of justice; and management of external demand for resources and markets.” Details about event.  Powerpoint here.