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The Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study will host the 15th International Wineland Conference, 30 March – 1 April 2016 in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

The theme will be : “Governance in Transition in a Complex World

You are invited d submit your abstract (deadline : 30 November) and register to the Conference.

Abstracts relating to the following themes may be submitted:​

Innovative Leadership for Complex Governance Transitions; Global Governance Conversations for Complexity; Innovative Institutional Design for Complex Governance Transitions; The Global Governance Deficit; Dealing with Poverty and inequality: Global and Local Manifestations and Implications from a Governance Perspective; Society, State and Governance: Complex Contexts, Challenges and Concepts; Revisiting the Foundational and Philosophical Grounding of the Modern State in Transition: Ideas, Institutionalisation and Implementation; Governance towards the Sustainable Development Goals; Governance of transitions in a complex world: System dynamics modelling; Transdisciplinarity in response to complexity; Social ecological systems; Education and training for complexity; Oversight and control for complexity; Evaluation in complex settings; Local governance transitions in a complex world; Closing service delivery gaps amidst complexity; The State-civil society interface: finding co- produced spaces for development; Invited or invented spaces for good local governance – forming partnerships; Making sense of complexity; Integrating integrity and security systems; Accreditation of Governance and Public Management Education; Urban Governance; Water and food system governance. 

  • Ongoing PhD and Master’s theses research projects relating to the above topics will be accommodated in a special parallel session.​

For more information and contact, visit the Wineland Conference webpage.


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