Global Conference on Transparency Research


The 5th Global Conference on Transparency Research

University of Limerick, Ireland – June 19 to June 21, 2017

www.ul.ie/transparency2017


The 6th Global Conference on Transparency Research

The Schools of Administration and Law at the FGV in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Late June 2018


The Global Conference on Transparency Research (GCTR) is the preeminent conference bringing together leading scholars from throughout the world to collectively advance our understanding of the impact and implications of transparency policies that involve governments, either directly or indirectly. The GCTR involves scholars from a wide range of fields including sociology, anthropology, political science, public administration, economics, political economy, journalism, communication sciences, business, history, philosophy, and law who study issues of governmental transparency.

The Standing Executive Committee of the Global Conference on Transparency Research consists of: A.J. (Albert) Meijer (Utrecht University), Suzanne Piotrowski (Rutgers University), Alasdair Roberts (University of Missouri), and Jean-Patrick Villeneuve (University of Lugano).

The 1st Global Conference on Transparency Research (1stGCTR) was held at Rutgers University-Newark on May 19-20, 2011 via the direction of Dr. Suzanne Piotrowski, Associate Professor at the School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers University-Newark. The second was held in Utrecht, Netherlands (2012); the third at HEC Paris, France (2013); the fourth at USI Lugano, Switzerland (2015); the fifth at University of Limerick, Ireland (2017); and the sixth at The Schools of Administration and Law at the FGV in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2018).


Related Resources

  • The Institute on Transparency and Governance (ITG) in the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) focuses on programming, research, and projects related to public sector transparency and governance.
     
  • The aim of the International Transparency and Secrecy Research Network is to keep participants up-to-date with new publications and research on transparency and secrecy, and to foster dialogue and collaboration in the field of transparency broadly defined. Through participation via a Listserv with 390 members from across the globe, this network facilitates online discussions of current research topics, flag new reports and articles, publicize work, and ease future cooperation among participants.
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