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Helen Sullivan

Director, Crawford School of Public Policy

Qualifications

PhD Birmingham UK, Local Government Studies ‘Community Governance: An Evaluation of Area Approaches’ 2000

Dip. Personnel Management, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK 1991

MA Women’s Studies, Institute for Research in the Social Sciences, University of York, UK. Thesis: ‘Women Workers in the Inter-War Years’ 1989

BA (Combined Hons.) Modern History and Political Science 2:1, Faculty of Arts, University of Birmingham, UK Thesis: ‘Women and Trade Unions’ 1988

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Academic Keynotes

2014 Keynote address ‘Collaboration as the ‘new normal’’ at Policy and Politics International Conference, Bristol, UK 15-17 September

2010 Keynote address ‘Collaborating for the social good – the role of the local’ at BRESE international symposium, Re-imagining partnerships for the global social good, Brunel University, Brunel, 29 April

2008 Keynote address: ‘Evaluation under New Labour: Learning for the future’, 14th Evaluation Society Conference, Bristol, England, 23-24 October 2008

2007 Keynote address ‘Citizen participation and policy making’ at CINEFOGO conference, Citizen participation and policy making, Bristol, 14-15 February

2005 Keynote speaker, ‘People, Places, Policies: Engaging ‘the Public’ in Area-Based Policy Making, Experiences from the UK, at the Public Policy and the Third Sector Sixth Annual conference, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada, 4-5 November

Invited Papers/Presentations (Academic)

2011 Paper presentation: ‘Does a ‘big society’ demand a limited localism?’ at the Crisis of Participation; Participating in Crisis Symposium hosted by the Publics Research Programme (Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance, The Open University) in collaboration with Jenny Pearce (Professor of Latin American Politics and Director of the International Centre for Participation Studies, University of Bradford), 12 April, Milton Keynes

2010 Co-convenor with S Griggs (DMU) panel ‘Innovation and change in public services – a critical perspective’ at the Critical Governance Conference, IGPM, University of Warwick, 13-14th December

2010 Paper presentation: ‘Collaborative Futures – more or less ‘public’? at the Publics Research Symposium, hosted by the Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance at the Open University, London, 20 May

2010 Paper presentation: ‘Truth’ junkies: using evaluation in UK public policy: ESRC seminar series Policy as Practice, University of Edinburgh, 16 April

2010 Co-convenor (with Steve Griggs DMU) of 2 day workshop on ‘Critical Local Governance: Towards an Analytics of Neo-Liberalism’ at the 60th Political Studies Association Annual Conference, Edinburgh, 29 March -1 April 2010 (21 papers, 7 panels)

2009 Paper presentation: ‘Truth’ junkies: UK policy makers and evaluation’ at the Governmentality after Neoliberalism: Social Science in Policy-Making ConferenceLondon, 26 June 2009.

2009 Paper presentation: ‘Neighbourhoods as sites, spaces and spheres of governance’ at the Where now for neighbourhood? Seminar, De Montfort University, Leicester, 7 May 2009

2009 Paper presentation ‘Governance networks, local politicians and accountability’ at the CINEFOGO seminar ‘New Directions for Accountability’, Bristol, 28 April

2009 Discussant at Seminar Series on Urban Governance and Regeneration: Theoretical Approaches and Empirical Studies in Spain and the UK, Institute Of Government And Public Policy (Igop), Universitat Autònoma De Barcelona, Local Government Research Unit (Lgru), De Montfort University, School of Environment and Development (Sed), University Of Manchester, Leicester, 29 March

2008 Paper presentation ‘The role(s) of elected politicians in governance networks’ at the Governance networks seminar at the Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, 1 July

2008 Paper presentation ‘The role(s) of elected politicians in governance networks’ at an ‘International workshop: ESRC Democratic Anchorage in European Cities Research, University of Birmingham, 6 June

2007 Keynote speaker ‘Public Partnerships, Citizen Participation and Democratic Governance’ at the ‘Public Partnerships and Collaborative Governance, the citizenship challenge seminar’, School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester, 18 May 2007

2007 Seminar presentation ‘What do community strategies mean?’ at INLOGOV Staff/Student seminar series, University of Birmingham, 17 May, 2007

2007 Seminar presentation ‘How low can you go? Rationales and Challenges for neighbourhood governance’ at the CRESR Staff/Student seminar series, Sheffield Hallam University, 25 April 2007

2006 Theme chair at the Cambridge University/ Nuffield Trust conference, ‘Policy Futures for UK Public Health- The Future of Health, 12-13 July, 2006

2006 Discussant at Bristol University International Symposium, ‘Local spaces, law and rights’, 23 June, Bristol

2006 Paper presentation ‘Public participation in neighbourhood based initiatives’ at the ECPR Workshop sessions, Nicosia, Cyprus, April

2006 Seminar presentation ‘Interpreting community leadership’ at the INLOGOV Staff/Student seminar series, University of Birmingham, 15 March, 2006

2005 Discussant at ‘Neighbourhood governance’ seminar, IPEG, University of Manchester Manchester, England, October, 2005

2005 Speaker ‘Flattering to deceive?: the use of ‘neighbourhood’ in public policy’ at ‘People, place and the public imaginary seminar’, Open University, Milton Keynes, England, April, 2005

2005 Discussant at Open University final international conference of ESRC funded ‘Consuming Citizens’ project, April, 2005

2005 Seminar presentation ‘Change or decay? Reflections on central-local relations in England’ at staff/student seminar series, CLRGR, University of Cardiff, 25 February, 2005

2004 Seminar presentation ‘Local Government and ‘modernisation’at the ESRC Seminar Series on Local and Regional Government and the voluntary sector, hosted by European Research Institute, Bath University, 9 May, 2004

2002 Seminar presentation ‘Is there a future for community governance?’, staff seminar series, Department of Public Policy, De Montfort University, Leicester, 6 November, 2002)

2002 Paper presentation ‘Power, Participation and Political Renewal – Issues from a Study of Public Participation in Two English Cities’ at the ‘Spaces, Places and Dynamics of Citizen Participation’ International Working Group Meeting, Institute for Development Studies, University of Sussex, 22-24, October

2002 Oral presentation ‘Making, shaping and claiming spaces: UK experiences’ at the ‘Spaces, Places and Dynamics of Citizen Participation’ International Working Group Meeting, Institute for Development Studies, University of Sussex, 222-24 October

2002 Paper presentation ‘Local Government Reform in Great Britain’ at the Joint International Conference of the International Political Science Association’s Research Committee 05 on the ‘Comparative Study of Local Politics and Government’ and the German Political Science Association Workgroup, ‘Local Government Studies’, Reforming Local Government: Closing the Gap Between Democracy and Efficiency, Stuttgart, 25-27 September

2002 Seminar presentation Power, Participation and Political Renewal: findings from an ESRC study’ at the Cities seminar series, Cities Research Centre, Faculty of the Built Environment, UWE, 9 April, 2002

2002 Paper presentation ‘New forms of local accountability - coming to terms with ‘many hands’?’ at the ESRC Seminar Series on Local Governance, jointly hosted by Aston University and University of Birmingham, 25 February, 2002

2002 Paper presentation ‘Gender and public participation’ at the ESRC/DETR Gender Research Forum, London, 11 February, 2002

2002 Paper presentation ‘Constituting ‘the public’ in public participation’ at the ESRC ‘Democracy and Participation’ Conference, University of Essex, 11-13 January, 2002

2001 Paper presentation ‘Theories of Change: A Case Study of English Health Action Zones’ at the International seminar on ‘theories of change’ Bellagio, Italy, August funded by the Rockerfeller Foundation, New York.
2001 Paper presentation ‘Participation and Exclusion: Problems of Theory and Method’ at the ESRC, Democracy and Participation Conference, Sheffield, England January, 2001

2001 Paper presentation Participation and Deliberative Democracy: Aspects of Definition Arising from Research Design at the ESRC, Democracy and Participation Seminar on Deliberation, Manchester, England, March, 2001.

2000 Paper presentation ‘Participation, Inclusion and Exclusion: A methodology for researching public participation’ at the ESRC, Democracy and Participation Seminar, Birmingham, England October, 2000

1999 Speaker ‘Local government and citizen involvement’ at an ESRC seminar series – citizen involvement at the local level (1999) University of the West of England, Bristol

Invited Contributions to Policy/Practice activities (selected)

2015 Presentation ‘Women and Political Leadership’, Australian Women’s Leadership Symposium, Melbourne, 15th July

2015 Presentation ‘The Future of Local Public Services’, Municipal Association of Victoria Local Government Annual Conference, Melbourne, 28th May

2013 Keynote speaker, ‘The Big Society’ Institute for Public Administration Australia, (ACT), Canberra, April 23

2012 Keynote speaker ‘Engaging young people in decision making’ Youth Victoria AGM, Melbourne, November 22

2012 Presentation ‘The Big Society’ Brotherhood of St Laurence, Melbourne, October 12

2012 Panellist ‘Making the case for foyers in austere times’, Youth Foyer Conference, Melbourne, October 5

2012 Panel member ‘The Big Society – implications for public administration in Australia’ IPAA International Congress, September 21

2012 Panel member ‘Expertise and evidence based policy making’ ADC Future Forum, Melbourne, May 14-15

2012 Panel chair ‘Communities and decision making’ ADC Future Forum, Melbourne, May 14-15

2012 Panel member ‘ Future trends in Australia’, ADC Future Forum, Melbourne, May 14-15

2012 Presentation ‘Involving young people in decision making’ IPAA Victoria Fellows Event, May 11

2010 Panel member ‘The future of public services in a ‘big society’ UoB/Demos Fringe debate, Conservative Party Conference 5th October, Birmingham

2009 Keynote speaker ‘The Well Being Power and Partnerships’ at Local Government Information Unit seminar ‘Powering up – practical uses of the well-being power, London, 31 March

2008 Keynote speaker ‘Better Together? The potential and pitfalls of delivering LAAs through LSPs’ at the Improvement and Development Agency Beacon Council Launch, Birmingham 2 October 2008

2008 Speaker ‘The enabling authority – orthodoxies and issues’ at a joint APSE/INLOGOV seminar. Birmingham, 3 September (reported in the Municipal Journal)

2008 Presentation ‘Whose voice?’ at the Scottish Evaluation Society Network seminar ‘Developing the application of ‘theories of change’, Glasgow 18 April

2008 Oral presentation ‘Partnership design and citizen engagement’ at Brisbane City Council workshop, March

2008 Keynote speaker ‘Delivering in collaboration’ at Swansea City Council Community Strategy Conference. Swansea, 17 February

2007 Keynote speaker at National Leadership and Innovation in Health conference for health and social care professionals, ‘Partnership working in health and social care’, October 2007, Llandrindod Wells

2007 Seminar presentation and facilitation ‘Leadership for Collaboration’ at the Republic of Ireland Health Service (public health) and British Academy of Management (SIGIOR strand), Leadership for Collaboration workshop, Galway, October, 2007

2006 Keynote speaker ‘Developing Neighbourhood Working in Birmingham’ at Birmingham City Council Conference, 11 April

2005 Seminar presentation ‘Community Governance’ at Volunteer Canada, Ottawa, Canada, 1 November (seminar for academics, non profit bodies and government officials).

2005 Keynote speaker at Torbay Council Community Strategy Conference, November, 2005

2005 Speaker at ODPM Government Office LAA Masterclass, September 2005

2004 Workshop presentation ‘‘Improving central-local government interaction’ at the Learning from the Local Government Modernisation Agenda evaluation national conference for local government, 30 November

2004 Keynote speaker ‘Partnerships in a multi-level and multi-sector environment’ at the Warwick Institute of Governance and Public Management, 4th Annual Conference, 25-26 October

2004 Paper presentation ‘Central-local relations: Lessons from the evaluation of LPSAs’ at the Second LGMA Framework Conference, London, 21-22 June, 2004

2004 Member of academic and practitioner working group convened by De Montfort University and funded by Audit Commission to examine and report on the strategic choices facing local government and its ‘Fitness for Purpose’ in the 21st Century’, 2004 (report published by IDeA (2005)

2003 Presentation ‘Theories of Change’ at the Scottish Evaluation Society Network seminr, ‘Realistic Evaluation and Theories of Change, What’s the Difference?, Glasgow, 24 October

2003 Paper presentation ‘Developing a Theory of Change for LPSAs’ at the First LGMA Framework Conference, London, 24-25 June, 2003

2003 Speaker ‘Is the LGMA meta-evaluation designed to deliver for partnerships? At the First LGMA Framework Conference, London, 24-25 June, 2003

2003 Paper presentation H ‘Building Collaborative Capacity in English HAZs’ at the UKPHA 11th Annual Public Health Forum, Cardiff, 18-20 March

2003 Oral presentation ‘Building Collaborative Capacity in English HAZs’ at the Department of Health Dissemination Event, London, 5 March

2002 Oral presentation ‘Building Capacity for Collaboration: Lessons from English HAZs’ at the School of Public Policy, University of Birmingham Future Directions in Health Seminar, 26, April

2001 Oral presentation ‘Joining- up the agenda for Social Inclusion’, to the Castle Vale Housing Action Trust Board Seminar, Birmingham, December

2001 Oral presentation ‘Neighbourhood , Community and Area Management: Spreading the Lessons for Research and Experience’ at the School of Public Policy seminar for local government officers on Neighbourhood Renewal, Birmingham, December

2001 Background paper ‘Who are ‘the public’ in public participation?’ prepared for Birmingham’s Constitutional Convention, Birmingham, December

2001 Oral presentation ‘Joining- up the agenda for democratic renewal and social exclusion’, to the Local Government Information Unit seminar ‘Area Forums and Neighbourhood Management’, London, November and June

2001 Paper presentation ‘Building Capacity for Collaboration: The Interplay of Context and Strategy’ at the HAZ Local Evaluation Conference, Wakefield, September

2001 Oral presentation ‘Area Committees and Neighbourhood Management’, at the Local Government Information Unit Annual Conference, Birmingham, June

2001 Oral presentation ‘The contribution of area committees to community governance’, to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation seminar on Joining-up the Governance of Localities, London, January

2000 Invited to give evidence to the Public Administration Select Committee on partnerships, September, 2000 (written)

2000 Invited to give evidence to Birmingham Democracy Commission on the contribution of decentralisation to the ‘good governance’ of the city, June, 2000 (oral)

2000 Invited to give evidence to the Local Government Association Commission on neighbourhoods June, 2000 (written)

Conference papers and presentations (not previously covered)

2015 2nd International Conference on Public Policy, Catholic University, Milan (1-4 July) Panel chair with Jenny Lewis and Damon Alexander: The AIM of Governance in the 21st C: Actors Instrumentation and Modes of Governance

2015 2nd International Conference on Public Policy, Catholic University, Milan (1-4 July) Paper Damon Alexander, Jon Pierre and Jenny Lewis: The AIM of Governance, A Framework for Analysis

2015 2nd International Conference on Public Policy, Catholic University, Milan (1-4 July) Panel chair with Carsten Greve: Collaborating and Partnering for Public Policy Action

2015 2nd International Conference on Public Policy, Catholic University, Milan (1-4 July) Paper presentation: Collaboration as the ‘new normal’, Global trends, public policy and everyday practices

2015 2nd International Conference on Public Policy, Catholic University, Milan (1-4 July) Paper presentation with Sara Bice, Fiona Haines and Martin Botz: Fear and Licensing in Australia: Coal Seam Gas, a Social Licence to Operate and the Twitterati

2015 19th International Research Society on Public Management, Birmingham University, Birmingham, UK (March 22-24) Interactive Panel on ‘The Craft and Graft of Collaboration’ , co-hosted with H Dickinson and J O’Flynn

2015 19th International Research Society on Public Management, Birmingham University, Birmingham, UK (March 22-24) Paper presentation with H Dickinson ‘The Future Public Service Workforce’

2014 PMRA/PMRC, Seoul National University, South Korea (June 12-15) Paper presentation with S Bice and A Merriam Towards a Research Agenda for Public Policy in the ‘Asian Century’ (winner of best paper prize)

2014 18th International Research Society on Public Management, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada (April 8-11, 2014). Panel co-convenor with C. Conteh, T. Greteins, J. O’Flynn and J. Lewis ‘Accountability deficits, overloads and new approaches’

2014 18th International Research Society on Public Management, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada (April 8-11, 2014). Paper presentation with H Dickinson and C. Needham: ‘’Self-directed care funding: accountability dilemmas in theory and practice”

2014 Imagining Social Equity, 1st Melbourne Social Equity Institute conference, University of Melbourne, (28th February-1st March), Presentation with H Dickinson: ‘Self-directed care funding: More choice, more control, more equitable?’

2013 Public Policy in the Asian Century, Melbourne School of Government 1st International conference, University of Melbourne, Australia (8-9 December) Paper presentation with S Bice ‘Towards a Research Agenda for Public Policy in the ‘Asian Century’

2013 1st International Conference on Public Policy, Scince Po Grenoble, France (26-28 June) Paper presentation with S Bice ‘Towards a Research Agenda for Public Policy in the ‘Asian Century’

2013 63rd Political Studies Association Annual Conference, University of Cardiff, Wales, UK (25-27 March) Co-convenor with S Griggs (DMU) ‘Austerity, the local state and public services’

2013 63rd Political Studies Association Annual Conference, University of Cardiff , Wales, UK (25-27 March) Paper presentation with S Griggs (DMU) ‘Governing (local) states: current challenges and future prospects’

2012 Australian Political Studies Association Conference, University of Tasmania, Hobart (24-26 September). Paper presentation: ‘Public policy in ‘the Asian Century’ – the construct and conduct of administration, management and governance’

2012 Interpretive Practitioner Conference, - Understanding the Drama of Democracy: Policy Work, Power and Transformation. University of Tilburg, Netherlands (24-27 June). Paper presentation: ‘Performing a collaborative self’

2012 Public Management Research Conference: Seeking Excellence in a Time of Change, Fudan University, Shanghai, China (25-27 May), sponsored by CAAPA ~ IRSPM ~ PMRA. Paper presentation: ‘Public policy in ‘the Asian Century’ – the construct and conduct of administration, management and governance’

2012 16th International Research Society on Public Management, Rome (April 6-9, 2012). Conference paper presented: ‘Co-producing matter of value’

2012 16th International Research Society on Public Management, Rome (April 6-9, 2012). Conference paper presented: ‘Performing a collaborative self’

2012 16th International Research Society on Public Management, Rome (April 6-9, 2012). Conference paper presented: ‘Efficacy and agency in collaboration’ with H Dickinson

2012 16th International Research Society on Public Management, Rome (April 6-9, 2012). Conference paper presented: ‘Collaborative innovation: Rhetoric and reality’ with S Griggs

2011 61st Political Studies Association Annual Conference, London (19-22 April) Co-convenor with S Griggs (DMU) panel ‘Innovation and change in local governance- a critical perspective’

2011 61st Political Studies Association Annual Conference, London (19-22 April) Paper presentation: H Sullivan and S Griggs ‘The rhetoric and practices of innovation – towards a critical examination’

2010 Paper presentation ‘Collaboration, innovation and value- for money in local governance – rethinking a research project’ to the ‘Innovation and change in public services – a critical perspective’ panel at the Critical Governance Conference, IGPM, University of Warwick, 13-14th December

2010 Paper presentation: H Sullivan, S Griggs and I Blanco ‘Neoliberalism, Crisis and Local Governance’ Paper presented to the workshop on Neoliberal Globalization, Crisis and Local Governance, IGOP, Universidad de Barcelona, 25-26 November

2010 60th Political Studies Association Annual Conference, Edinburgh (29 March -1 April) Conference paper presented: H Sullivan and M Geddes, ‘The fragile orthodoxy. Leadership, neoliberalism and local governance’
2010 60th Political Studies Association Annual Conference, Edinburgh (29 March -1 April) Conference paper presented: S Griggs and H Sullivan, ‘Regulatory regimes, ‘intermediaries’ and spaces of contestation’.

2009 5th ECPR General Conference, Potsdam, Germany (10-12 September) Conference paper presented: H Sullivan, C Skelcher, S Jeffares and M Farrelly, ‘Democracy and governance networks in Europe’

2009 13th International Research Society on Public Management, Copenhagen, Denmark (April 6-9, 2009). Conference paper presented: Jeffares, S Sullivan, H and Bovaird, T ‘Beyond the Contract - The Challenge of Evaluating the Performance(s) of Public-Private Partnerships’

2008 14th Evaluation Society Conference, Bristol, England (23-24 October 2008). Conference paper presented: E Lepine and H Sullivan, ‘Evaluation and winning doctrines’

2008 12th International Research Society on Public Management, Brisbane, Australia (March 26-28, 2008). Conference paper presented: Sullivan, H, ‘The variable reach of politicians in arms’ length government: a study of three European countries’

2007 European Urban Research Association (EURA), 10th Anniversary Conference University of Glasgow (12-14 September, 2007). Conference paper presented: Sullivan, H, ‘Community leadership in the new governance’.

2007 European Urban Research Association (EURA), 10th Anniversary Conference University of Glasgow (12-14 September, 2007). Conference paper presented: Sullivan, H and M Farrelly, ‘Explaining the democratic performance of neighbourhood governance institutions in Denmark, England and the Netherlands’

2007 14th Conference on Multi-Organizational Partnerships and Networks, Leuven, Belgium (27-29 June, 2007). Conference paper presented: Sullivan, H and P Williams, ‘Understanding collaborative leadership’

2007 14th Conference on Multi-Organizational Partnerships and Networks, Leuven, Belgium (27-29 June, 2007). Conference paper presented: C Skelcher and H Sullivan, ‘Public partnerships, citizen participation and democratic governance’.

2007 CINEFOGO conference, Citizen participation and policy making (14-15 February, 2007), Bristol. Conference paper presented Mathura, T, Skelcher, C and H Sullivan ‘The mobilisation, construction and inclusion of stakeholders in European governance networks’

2006 13th Conference on Multi-Organizational Partnerships and Networks, Wellington, New Zealand, (01-04 December, 2006). Conference paper presented: Sullivan, H and P Williams, ‘Interpreting Community Strategies’

2006 56th Annual Conference of the Political Studies Association, Reading, England (April, 2006). Paper presented: Lowndes, V and Sullivan, H ‘Neighbourhood governance’

2006 10th International Research Symposium on Public Management, Glasgow, Scotland (April, 2006). Paper presented: Evans, L and Sullivan, H (2006) ‘Partnership working and LPSAs’.

2005 11th Evaluation Society Conference, Manchester (December 1-3, 2005). Paper presented: Sullivan, H, Modelling change using theory based evaluation: experiences from two evaluations

2005 12th Conference on Multi-Organizational Partnerships and Networks, Pontypridd, Wales, (23-26 June 2005). Conference paper presented: Williams, P and Sullivan, H, ‘Evaluating Community Strategies in Wales’

2005 55th Annual Conference of the Political Studies Association, Leeds, England (April, 2005). Paper presented ‘Community leadership in English local government’, co-authored with Dr David Sweeting

2004 11th Conference on Multi-Organizational Partnerships and Networks, Tilburg„ (23-26 June 2004). Conference paper presented: Sullivan, H ‘Building Capacity for Collaboration in HAZs’

2004 54th Annual Conference of the Political Studies Association, Lincoln, England (April, 2004). Paper presented ‘Is enabling enough? Contrasting approaches to ‘joining-up’ local governance’

2003 9th Evaluation Society Conference, Cardiff, Wales (December, 2003). Paper presented: ‘Evidence generation and utilisation in voluntary sector services to women’

2003 Centre for Local Democracy Conference ‘Leadership, Voice and Accountability’, Bristol, (8-10 September 2003). Conference paper presented: Sullivan, H. Barnes, M. Newman, J and Knops, A. ‘How far can the expansion in opportunities for direct citizen participation in local governance improve the capacity for and practice of accountability?’

2003 10th Conference on Multi-Organizational Partnerships and Networks, Glasgow, (25-27 June 2003). Conference paper presented: Sullivan, H and Stewart, M ‘Who Owns the Theory of Change?’

2003 53rd Annual Conference of the Political Studies Association , Leicester, (15-17 April, 2003), Conference paper presented: Sullivan, H ‘Community governance and local government: ’a shoe that fits or the emperor’s new clothes?’

2002 9th Conference on Multi-Organizational Partnerships and Co-operative Strategies, Calgary, (15-19 July 2002). Conference paper presented: Sullivan, H Newman, J Barnes, M and A Knops, ‘The role of institutions in facilitating and constraining dialogue in partnerships with communities’

2002 9th Conference on Multi-Organizational Partnerships and Co-operative Strategies, Calgary, (15-19 July 2002). Conference paper presented: Barnes, M, Matka, E and H Sullivan, ‘Evidence, Understanding and Complexity – Evaluation in Non-Linear Systems’

2002 School of Public Policy , University of Birmingham Seminar Series, (23 May 2002) Paper presented: Smith, M and H Sullivan, ‘Community Participation Under New Labour: The Implications For A Multi-Layered Approach To Systems Of Governance’

2002 Urban Affairs Association annual meeting, (20-23 March 2002), Boston, US. Conference paper presented: Smith, M and H Sullivan, ‘Community Participation Under New Labour: The Implications For A Multi-Layered Approach To Systems Of Governance’

2001 5th International Research Symposium on Public Management, Barcelona, Spain (April, 2001). Paper presented: Sullivan, H (2001) ‘Modernisation, democratisation and social inclusion’.

2001 ESRC, Democracy and Participation Conference, Sheffield, England (January, 2001). Paper presented: Barnes, M Knops, A Newman, J and H Sullivan (2001) ‘Participation and Exclusion: Problems of Theory and Method’, A working paper from the ‘Power, Participation and Political Renewal’ project being conducted in the ESRC Democracy and Participation programme (award no. L215252001).

2000 6th Evaluation Society Conference, London, England (December, 2000). Paper presented: Sullivan, H Barnes, M and E Matka (2000) ‘Building Capacity for Collaboration: Lessons from English HAZs’.

2000 Centre for Urban Research and Learning (CURL), University of Loyola, Chicago (May, 2000). Week long academic/practitioner visit. Paper presented: Sullivan, H (2000) ‘Community Governance’.

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