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The Inaugural Critical Governance Studies Conference

University of Warwick, 13th & 14th December 2010

The inaugural Critical Governance Studies conference will be held at the University of Warwick on 13th and 14th December 2010. The objective of the conference is to bring together scholars and activists challenging orthodoxies and developing critical approaches to the study of governance. We believe it is timely to hold an event such as this, which at a moment of crisis and discontent, has the potential to establish critical governance studies as a recognized milieu in the social sciences. The conference will be cross-disciplinary and based on themes that might include, among others, critical approaches to the governance of citizens, space, money, networks, science and the university. We are delighted that Professor Nancy Fraser has agreed to be keynote speaker.

For further information please see the Critical Governance website.

Download the event poster here (PDF Document)


Please circulate this information to relevant contacts and networks and contact yvonne dot field at wbs dot ac dot uk or 02476 574688 if you are interested in attending the conference and would like further information and/or would be interested in running a conference stream. If so, please state what you have mind. A call for papers will follow later in the year.