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  • Latest Seminar

    Latest Seminar

    Exploring Technology Hypes at the Ragnar Nurkse Department Seminar The Ragnar Nurkse Department of Innovation and Governance, a cornerstone of the PADST project, recently hosted an enlightening seminar focused on the dynamics of technology hypes. This seminar featured key insights from a special issue edited by Jascha Bareis, Maximilian Roßmann, and Frédérique Bordignon in the…

  • Seminar Series

    In a recent seminar at the Ragnar Nurkse Department of Innovation and Governance, integral to the PADST project, we were privileged to host Professor Susana Borrás from Copenhagen Business School. The seminar offered a profound exploration of innovation policy, focusing particularly on Borrás’ co-authored analysis of the multifaceted roles the state assumes in steering socio-technical…

  • New Call for Papers

    We invite scholars, researchers, and practitioners to submit papers that explore the multifaceted dimensions of state capacities and capabilities for societal transformations. State Capacities and Capabilities for Societal Transformations In the current era marked by grand societal challenges, such as climate change, biodiversity loss, increasing inequalities, pandemics, geopolitical tensions, and unprecedented global competition, States find…

  • 🌟 Call for Papers

    Special Issue of Information Polity: Teaching Digital Governance. 📚 Guest edited by Erna Ruijer and Veiko Lember, this special issue delves into the challenges and opportunities of digital transformation in the public sector. We’re seeking contributions on topics like digital competencies for public officials, citizen engagement in the digital era, and the integration of AI…

  • Recap of ERA 2024 Knowledge Day and Brokerage Event

    In a bid to catalyse collaboration and fortify our research management and administration capabilities, the PADST Project Administrator (RND, TalTech) recently attended the ERA 2024 Knowledge Day and Brokerage Event. This insightful gathering brought together experts and enthusiasts from the research community. The event gave our team the tools needed to contribute actively to the…

  • EGPA 2023 Conference Highlights

    The PADST project made a significant impact at the 45th annual Conference of the European Group for Public Administration (EGPA’23) held in Zagreb, Croatia from 5th to 8th September. This event provided a unique platform for PADST members to showcase their project’s initial academic outputs. They actively contributed to the conference by chairing four sessions…

  • Inaugural PADT Summer School

    We’re thrilled to share the highlights of the first-ever PADST Summer School, which took place in the serene surroundings of Vihula Manor from June 19th to June 21st. The event brought together twenty early-career researchers from diverse backgrounds, all eager to delve into the fascinating intersections of public administration, digitalization, and sustainability. The primary goal…