University of Gothenburg

Call for Paper

Deadline 7th March 2024 (extended from 28/2)

Call for paper

The purpose of the seminar is to highlight current themes in public sector organizing, provoke dialogue as well as facilitate a critical assessment of current trends. The purpose is to illuminate current issues from a variety of empirical, methodological, and theoretical perspectives. The seminar welcomes contributions on all aspects of public sector organizing, management, accounting, and auditing in relation to current challenges and trends. Different theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches are welcome. The ambition is to attract scholars from a multitude of disciplines. Potential themes for contributions include, but are not limited to:

-Value creation
-Relationships between different stakeholder groups
-Accounting and accountability
-Co-production and co-delivery of public services
-Public organizing and society
-Anthropocene materiality and public organizing
-Crises and disasters

There will be a special sub-section on assetization.
Call for Special Issue in FAM: Public Sector Assetization: Current Themes

Keynote speakers 
Professor Ileana Steccolini, University of Essex
Professor Wouter van Dooren, University of Antwerp

Practical information
For questions and information about the seminar, please contact the Organizing Committee,  

The main workshop starts at lunch May 22nd and ends with lunch May 23rd and takes place at School of Public Administration, University of Gothenburg, Sprängkullsgatan 19. A Ph.D. seminar will take place at the 22nd before the start of the workshop (attendants are encouraged to participate in the workshop).

There is no fee for participants, a registration is however required.

Lunch is included. To indicate your interest in presenting at the seminar, abstracts (300 words) should be sent to no later than the 28th of February 2024. This includes also Ph.D. students who want to present in the Ph.D. workshop. The submission deadline for complete papers for the seminar and Ph.D. workshop is 9th of May 2024.

POMAA Scientific and Organizing Committee:
Assistant professor Johanna Andersson 
Associate Professor Emma Ek Österberg
Assistant professor Eren Firtin
Assistant professor Vanja Carlsson
Ph.D. student Isabell Meltzer
Ph.D. student Patrik Renberg
Professor Gustaf Kastberg Weichselberger
Professor Patrik Zapata