GLOBAL POLICY SERIES

13th FEBRUARY 2021 - 6th MARCH 2021

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Interested to explore a career in Public Policy?

Curious to learn the art of Policymaking?

Keen to engage with International thought leaders on topical issues?

Want to earn a Valuable Certificate?

Centre for Policy Studies at JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur in collaboration with the School of Public Policy at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst offers an inter-disciplinary Programme in global public policy delivered by some of the most inspiring and accomplished international faculty.

The certificate programme* delivered over 5 power-packed and interactive sessions will cover contemporary global policy themes ranging from technology, AI & climate change to power-balance & role of civic actors and will help young leaders understand and engage in a dialogue on public policy research with leading minds in these areas.

PROGRAMME DETAILS
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13th February 2021
Challenges of Policymaking in the Twenty-First Century
20th February 2021
The Moon, the Ghetto and Artificial Intelligence: Enacting Digital Government
27th February 2021
(1) How Can Cities Be Made More Resilient for Climate Change ? (2) Mortar and Wheels: The Role of Nonprofits in Policy
28th February 2021
(1) Using Carbon Pricing to Achieve an Equitable Energy Transition (2) Controlling Corporate Power
6th March 2021
Unlocking the policy potential in India: do youth have a role?

Sessions will be conducted online from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (Indian Standard Time)

PROGRAMME FACULTY
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ALASDAIR ROBERTS

Director of School of Public Policy, UMass Amherst

PhD, Harvard University
Author of ‘Strategies for Governing, Can Government Do Anything Right?’, ‘ The Logic of Discipline: Global Capitalism and the Architecture of Government’. 

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JANE FOUNTAIN

Distinguished University Professor of Public Policy in the College of Information and Computer Sciences - UMass Amherst

Among the 100 Most Influential People in Digital Government in 2018 and 2019
Co-founder and director of the National Centre for Digital Government.

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THADDEUS MILLER

Associate Professor, School of Public Policy - UMass Amherst

Author of ‘Reconstructing Sustainability Science: Knowledge and Action for a Sustainable Future ‘, Serves on the leadership team of National Science Foundation-funded Urban Resilience to Extremes Sustainability Research Network project.

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JUNIPER KATZ

Assistant Professor, School of Public Policy - UMass Amherst

PhD, University of Colorado Denver School of Public Affairs
Former Land protection fellow at the non-profit Colorado Open Lands.

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MICHAEL ASH

Professor, School of Public Policy & Department of Economics - UMass Amherst

Co-author of ‘Shadow Networks: Financial Disorder & the System that Caused Crisis’ 
Named among the 100 Foreign Policy's Leading Global Thinkers.

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LENORE PALLADINO

Assistant Professor, School of Public Policy & Department of Economics  - UMass Amherst

Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute & Rutgers Institute for Employee Ownership, 
Former vice president for advocacy at Demos, campaign director at MoveOn, 
Lead organizer with the labour union CSEA-AFSCME.

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AJAY SHANKAR

IAS, Chair & Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Policy Studies,  JKLU

Public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Centre in Washington.
An architect of India’s Industrial Policy as Secretary, DIPP 2009, Chairman of the National Productivity Council, Principal Adviser in the Planning Commission.

Participation in the sessions is free with prior registration.

*To receive certification, participants must attend all sessions. A certification fee of Rs. 500 is applicable. LSE Foundation and UMass Amherst offer a full fee waiver on requests received prior to 31st January.