Date and location

  •   November 12, 2015 - November 13, 2015
  •   University of Birmingham, UK

Conference details

Related to the growing interest in spatially-informed accounts of leadership – the aim of this seminar is to bring together an international network of scholars and leader-practitioners who are interested in developing a critically reflective appreciation of the varieties of leadership found throughout the economic, social and environmental transformation of cities and regions around the world.

Themes

To advance scholarship and learning, we are keen to receive abstracts that address the following themes:

• The relationship between leadership & governance in Urban and RED settings;
• Leadership in/for knowledge creation, learning & innovation in Urban & RED settings;
• Leadership and endogenous development;
• The relationship between leadership and scale in Urban & RED settings;
• Entrepreneurial leadership and the changing landscape of entrepreneurial work within Urban and RED;
• Emergent/issue(s)-based leadership in Urban & RED settings;
• The relationship between leadership and culture in Urban and RED settings;
• The relationship between leadership and the development of social/community capital in Urban and RED settings;
• Comparative international analysis of leadership in Urban and RED;
• Trans-border leadership experience(s);
• Leadership purpose, values and ideology in Urban & RED settings

 

Who should attend?

The seminar is open to all researchers, PhD students, practitioners and policy makers with an interest in leadership in urban and regional development. Space is limited and so priority will be given to members of the Regional Studies Association international research network on leadership in urban and regional development. 

How to get there

University of Birmingham, UK