APJPA Symposium – Challenges and Capacities of Governance in the Globalized World

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The Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration will publish a symposium entitled Challenges and Capacities of Governance in the Globalized World featuring papers at HKU-USC-IPPA Conference. The Symposium will be edited by Professors David Weimer and Ian Thynne.

The APJPA is a scholarly double blind peer-reviewed journal dedicated to promoting the study, research and enhancement of public governance, policy, administration and management in and beyond Asia and the Pacific. It welcomes contributions that address theory and practice from country, comparative and thematic perspectives.

The APJPA will soon be applying for Thomson SSCI listing in recognition of its highly respected scholarly history, as further enhanced over the last two years under its very effective publishing partnership with Taylor & Francis.

Interested paper authors are encouraged to contact Ian Thynne, Co-editor of APJPA – thynne@hku.hk – so as to facilitate online submission, leading to review in accordance with the APJPA’s rigorous peer review process. For details of APJPA, please visit

PAR Symposium – Coping with Policy Complexity in the Globalized World

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Public Administration Review (PAR), the premiere public administration professional journal globally, will publish a symposium, Coping with Policy Complexity in the Globalized World, featuring the best papers presented at the HKU-USC-IPPA Conference on Public Policy. The symposium will be published in 2017. Guest editors for the symposium are Professor Wai Fung (Danny) Lam, Professor B. Guy Peters and Professor Shui-yan Tang. Papers submitted for publication will be reviewed using PAR’s rigorous peer review process.

Theory-driven, empirical or practically relevant research papers are welcome. Paper authors are encouraged to consult with the guest editors prior to submitting their papers for review. When you submit a paper to PAR’s Editorial Manager system (http://www.editorialmanager.com/par/), please indicate that it is intended for the conference symposium issue. For information on length and editorial style, please consult PAR’s author guidelines.