Smart (or Dumb) Governance: Digital Innovation in the Era of Populism and Political Polarization
Call for Papers
CeDEM Asia 2018 aims to bring together academics, policy-makers, industry professionals, and civil society activists to discuss the role of social media, mobile technology, big data, and digital innovation in the future of citizenship and governance in Asia and worldwide. The conference aims to promote the exchange of ideas, networking, and collaboration on the topics of citizen engagement, campaigning, political polarization, populism, e-government, smart cities, and other emerging topics.
Main conference themes: political polarization, campaigning, populism, civic engagement, e-government, smart cities
9(2) CeDEM Issue (Edited by Qinfeng Zhu and Noella Edelmann)
The second issue of JeDEM in 2017, co-edited with Qinfeng Zhu from City University of Hong Kong, is out now!
This yearly issue is known as the “CeDEM issue”. It traditionally presents some of the best papers from the Conference for eDemocracy and Open Government (CeDEM) held earlier on in the year, and also includes the best papers from the sister conference CeDEM Asia 2016 held in Daegu, Republic of Korea.
This time, JeDEM focuses on “Open Government and the Open Government Partnership (OGP)”. It contributes to the ongoing dialogue regarding the impact of the OGP on the way that openness is unfolding worldwide. This issue comprises one invited article, three research articles, and one reflection.
Open Access: You can access JeDEM free of charge, and also comment on the articles. We hope you enjoy this special issue of JeDEM and wish you a nice reading time, maybe during the holidays or afterwards.
EGOV-CeDEM-ePart 2018 represents the merge of the IFIP EGOV-ePart with the CeDEM conference as well as the annual conference of the IFIP Working Group 8.5. The conference is held annually, and will be hosted 3-5 September 2018 at the Danube University Krems in Austria.
We invite individuals from academic and applied backgrounds as well as from business, public authorities, NGOs, NPOs and education institutions to submit their research papers, reflections, posters as well as practitioner papers, panel or workshop proposals to the topics addressed in the tracks. The conference also offers a PhD Colloquium as well as a limited number of PhD bursaries. We welcome completed and ongoing research papers, workshop and panel proposals, reflections&viewpoints, posters and practitioners’ papers.
General E-Government & Open Government
General e-Democracy & e-Participation
Smart Governance (Government, Cities & Regions)
AI, Data Analytics and Automated Decision Making
Digital Collaboration and Social Media
Policy Modeling and Policy Informatics
Open Data, Linked Data & Semantic Web
(Hard) deadline for submissions: 17 March 2018
Notification of acceptance: 30 April 2018
Camera-ready paper submission and author registration: 1 June 2018
Contributing to publications and academic articles
Independent teaching of courses, holding of exams and tutoring of students
University degree (Master/PhD or Mag./Dr.) in law, economics, business or social sciences
A high degree of interest in research issues of technology and change in the economy, administration and society
Affinity for working with new collaborative and digital technologies
Excellent German and English language skills
Team skills and highly developed communication competences
Independent, flexible and proactive work approach
Flexibility and willingness to travel
Full-time position (38.5 hours/week – flexible working hours) for an initial limited term of two years and a minimum gross monthly salary of EUR 2,676.55 (W3/1 according to the Work and Remuneration Regulations) – we are willing to pay a higher salary according to qualifications and training.
An innovative and modern working environment at Campus Krems
A cooperative, international and interdisciplinary research and teaching team with a focus on digitalisation of the state, society and the economy
Excellent opportunities of continuing education with the University’s own programmes, comprehensive offer of health promotion and Campus Sport; the University’s own child care facility “Campus Kids”
Good transport links – Campus shuttle bus from the railway station
Persons with disabilities who meet the required qualification criteria are expressly invited to apply for this position and their applications will be given special consideration.
We look forward to receiving your application (in German or English) by 7 January 2018.