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AMEPPA's 2013 Conference

“Crisis Management from within: Governing Chaotic Situations”


AMEPPA's Second Global Conference will be held on November 14 and 15, 2013 in Ankara, Turkey at Atılım University. The conference' topic is “Crisis Management from within: Governing Chaotic Situations”.

Proposals are accepted in English, Turkish, and Arabic.

Conference Themes

· Governance and Public Policy in the Middle East: Global Assimilation or Preserving Historical
  Identity?  
· Public Administration and Civilization: Celebrating the Past and Exploring the Future.  
· Governance in Middle East: An Interdisciplinary Interaction at the Crossroads of International
  Relations, Politics,  
  Sociology and Public Administration.  
· Innovation and Creativity for Chaotic Situations in the Middle East: Search for Prescriptions and
  Perspectives  
· Civil Responses and Initiatives towards Restructuring Public Administration in the Middle East.  
· Spatial and Organizational Challenges and Responses to the Governing Chaos in the Middle East.

AMEPPA's topic of its 2012 Inaugural Conference ""Sound Governance: the Key to Peace and Prosperity in the Middle East" will be featured as a permanent track in this (and all future conferences). For the follow-up of the former AMEPPA Conference and keeping track of the studies presented in it, from the Second Conference onwards, there will be a permanent track of sound governance the Key to Peace and Prosperity in the Middle East. In this track, studies furthering the research presented in former Conferences will find an opportunity to be disseminated in front of a wider audience. There might also be a follow-up session to be organized. The themes of this track are:

. Governance and Public Policy in the Middle East: Global Assimilation or Preserving Historical Identity?
. Public Administration and Civilization: Celebrating the Past and Exploring the Future.
. Governance in Middle East: An Interdisciplinary Interaction at the Crossroads of International Relations, Politics,
  Sociology and Public Administration.
. Innovation and Creativity for Chaotic Situations in the Middle East: Search for Prescriptions and Perspectives
. Civil Responses and Initiatives towards Restructuring Public Administration in the Middle East.
. Spatial and Organizational Challenges and Responses to the Governing Chaos in the Middle East.

Timetable

Announcement of the Conference:                        March 2, 2013 
Deadline for Sending Abstracts:                            May 31, 2013 
Notification for Accepted Papers and Panels:       July 17, 2013 
Conference:                                                           November 14-15, 2013

A wide range of Turkish Government Institutions, including the Turkish National Institute of Science, Technology and Research (TUBİTAK) and academia are invited.

Conference Committee

Dr. Savas Zafer Sahin, Atilim University, Chair
Dr. Cenk Aygül, Atilim University
Dr. Mete Yıldız, Hacettepe University
Dr. Mustafa Bayırbağ, Middle East Technical University


Each individual is responsible for making his/her own travel arrangements.  Please note that AMEPPA is not responsible for any of your travel arrangements or their associated costs. 

For further information please read our Call for Paper or contact Conference Chair, Dr. Savas Zafer Sahin, Department of Politics and Public Administration at Atilim University, Ankara, Turkey. Email:szsahin@atilim.edu.tr