Centre for Change Governance

Work in Progress Afternoon Symposium - Executive Politics

Wed 1 March 2017Professor Patrick Dunleavy, Dr Maria Maley, Professor John Halligan and Ian Fitzgerald / 1:00pm - 4:30pmThe Dryzek Room, Building 22, University of Canberra

This afternoon symposium brings together four working papers that each deal with different aspects of executive politics.

Executive politics is a growing field of research that focuses on politics at the ‘very top’ of the core executive, including the Prime Minister, Cabinet, senior policymakers, ministerial advisers, central bureaucratic bodies and central banks.

The papers in this afternoon symposium address different aspects of these and related issues. Speakers will have the opportunity to present their papers and time will be set aside for discussion.

Full papers are available on request by emailing: Iman.El-Sakka | at | canberra.edu.au.

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                                                                    Confirmed Speakers         

Professor Patrick Dunleavy

University of Canberra and London School of Economics

“Why leadership succession, portfolio frictions, and consensus decision rules generate dyadic power struggles inside core executives: Analysing 11 Australian and UK cases”


Dr Maria Maley

Australian National University

“Temporary partisans: Public servants as political advisers”


Professor John Halligan

University of Canberra

“Executive leadership and governing the centre: Different modes of control in four Anglophone countries”


Ian Fitzgerald

University of Canberra

“Prime-ministerial leadership profiles and electoral success”


For catering purposes please RSVP to iman.el-sakka | at | canberra.edu.au by COB Mon 27 Feb.

This event is free to attend. You are welcome to forward this invitation to any interested guests.

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