02/05/2019 Team IPPA
The Asia-Pacific Public Policy Network (AP-PPN)
Policy and Society (SSCI)
Journal of Asian Public Policy (ESCI)
The Department of Asian and Policy Studies of the Education University Hong Kong (EdUHK) proudly announces that the 2nd International Summer Training Camp for Young Public Policy Scholars will take place in Hong Kong from August 3 to 9, 2019, following the great success of the inaugural workshop. This one-week intensive training program synthesizes a variety of theoretical as well as methodological skills that are essential for early-career scholars and doctoral students in the field of public policy. A team of distinguished scholars and practitioners will host a series of workshop on cutting-edge academic topics such as big data, experimental research, institutional analysis, and action research, among others.
Supported by the Asia-Pacific Public Policy Network, Policy and Society: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Policy Studies, and Journal of Asian Public Policy, this training camp is a non-profit initiative. The standard fee is tentatively set as HK$8,000 (as a reminder 1HK$=0.11€=0.13US$) that includes accommodation (student hostels in EdUHK), meals, and local transportation costs. No other major expenses are expected.
The Departemant cordially invites young scholars and doctoral students to apply.
Applications should be submitted via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please indicate the following information in your application:
1) full name as appears on passport)
2) institutional affiliation (university and department)
3) academic rank/professional title
4) academic qualifications (highest degree held)
6) research interest
7) e-mail address and telephone number.
August 3 (Sat)
Arrival and check in
August 4 (Sun)
9:00 - 12:00: Opening and Workshop #1: The International Academic Publishing Enterprise: An Overview
Ale Jingwei He, Associate Editor, Journal of Asian Public Policy; Associate Professor and Associate Head, Department of Asian and Policy Studies, EdUHK
14:00 - 17:00: Workshop #2: New Trends in Public Policy Theories
Giliberto Capano, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, University of Bologna; Co-Editor, Policy and Society
August 5 (Mon)
9:00 - 12:00: Workshop #3: From Observational to Experimental Public Administration: Basics, Illustrations and Questions of Generalizability
Richard Walker, Chair Professor and Head of Department of Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong; President, Public Management Research Association
14:00 - 17:00: Workshop #4: Doing Policy Research and Advocacy and Making a Real-World Impact: How Policymakers Perceive Academic Work and How Academics Can Influence Policymaking?
Anthony Bing-leung Cheung, Research Chair Professor, Department of Asian and Policy Studies, EdUHK; Secretary for Transport and Housing (2012-2017), The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government
18:00 - 21:00: Workshop #5: Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research in Policy Studies: Why and How?
Alex Jingwei He, Associate Editor, Journal of Asian Public Policy; Associate Professor and Associate Head, Department of Asian and Policy Studies, EdUHK
August 6 (Tue)
9:00 - 12:00: Workshop #6: Designing Social Policy
M Ramesh, Professor and UNESCO Chair on Social Policy Design in Asia, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore; Co-Editor, Policy and Society
14:00 - 17:00: Workshop #7: Machine Learning and Big Data: Application in Social Sciences
Jiwei Qian, Senior Research Follow, East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore
18:00 - 21:00: Special Workshop #8: Documentary screening (The Walled Village*) and dialogue with Dr Isabella Ng on action research in public policy
Isabella Fung-sheung Ng, Associate Head and Associate Professor, Department of Asian and Policy Studies, The Education University of Hong Kong.
*The Gold Remi Award at the 51st WorldFest Houston International Film Festival
August 7 (Wed)
9:00 - 12:00: Workshop #9: Doing Institutional Analysis in Public Policy Research
Eduardo Araral, Associate Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy; Co-Director, Institute of Water Policy, National University of Singapore
14:00 - 17:00: Group discussion
August 8 (Thu)
9:00 - 15:00: Excursion: Tap Mum Island
18:00 - 20:00: Closing and Hong Kong-style Poon Choi Banquet
August 9 (Fri)
Check out and departure