SPMA/ASSADPAM Conference | 2023

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Re-imagining Public Administration in South Africa and the African continent

22 – 24 November 2023

THEME: Re-imagining Public Administration in South Africa and the African continent  “Reclaiming Africa’s Intellectual Futures” stands at the forefront of the 150th celebration of The University of South Africa (Unisa). Focusing on the future is an essential aspect of any celebration, while reflecting on the past.  

Email enquiries: nemukmg [at] unisa.ac.za

CONFERENCE VENUE: The conference will be hosted at: Ivory Manor 280 Jochem St, Rietvalleirand, Pretoria Website: https://www.ivorymanor.co.za


Call for abstracts opens: 25 June
Closing date to submit abstracts: 25 September
Notification of abstract acceptance: 15 October
Closing date to submit full papers: 20 November
Registration opens: 1 July
Conference registration closes: 20 November

Conference Fees:
Registration before 31 October: R2 500.00
Registration after 1 November: R4 000.00
Registered students: R1 500.00
Pensioners: R1 500.00

When submitting an abstract, authors are requested to follow the proposed structure:

  • Name, surname, institution, contact details
  • Sub-theme
  • Topic
  • Purpose of the envisaged paper
  • Design/methodology/approach applied
  • Main findings
  • Practical implications
  • Originality/value

Submission Guidelines:

  • Papers should be original and previously unpublished.
  • Each submission will undergo a thorough review process by our expert committee.
  • Accepted papers will be presented during the conference.

ABSTRACT – Length: 500 words
FULL PAPER – Length: 3 000 words

Prof LC van Jaarsveldt at: vjaarlc [at] unisa.ac.za
Dr P Raseala at: raseaps [at] unisa.ac.za

Take Note of the conference publication: Full papers can be submitted for consideration and publication in a book based on the conference theme. Planned publication by Unisa Press will be during 2024. Information about the book can be obtained from Prof JS Wessels at: wessejs [at] unisa.ac.za

Read more on the CALL FOR PAPERS
Event Date: 
22-24 November 2023
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