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07.05.2015

The Specter of Ungovernability: Conference on Concepts of Political Governance since the 1970s

Social scientists and historians met at the MPIfG from 23-24 April, 2015, to discuss historical debates and diagnoses of ungovernability and ideas of good government and policy-making since the 1970s. The aim was to examine the shifts in ideas and forms of government action from the erosion of planning optimism during the 1970s up to the present day. Key concepts on good government were discussed as well as new forms of governmentality and self-governance. The event was organized by Ariane Leendertz, research group leader at the MPIfG), Martin Geyer (University of Munich), and Ulrich Bröckling (University of Freiburg). Conference program

 

 
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