Rick Harmes


April 2019:

(Un)Sustainable Politics in a Changing World: 69th PSA Annual International Conference in Nottingham, April 2019

Presented two papers: 1) 'Localism and Multi-level Governance on the Indian Sub-continent: The Case of Kerala (15/04/2019); 2) 'The Politics of State Reorganization: The Changing Structures of UK Central Government Departments' (16/04/2019, with Dr Clare Maudling)

26th March 2018:

Politics of Our Times: Asking the Difficult Questions (68th PSA Annual Conference in Cardiff)

Presented a paper entitled 'Politicians' Organisational Tools of Government: Reshaping UK Government Departments' (together with Clare Maudling) on behalf of Exeter University's ESRC-funded research project on the structure and organisation of UK government (1980-2013)  

31st March 2015:

Civic Pride

65th annual international conference of the Political Studies Association (PSA) in Sheffield

Presented a paper entitled 'Community Energy in Question: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally' to a panel organised by the Environmerntal Politics specialist group 

Chaired a panel session on Democratic Deliberation on 1st April

July 2012:

Reshaping Power, Shifting Boundaries

22nd World Congress of Political Science, Madrid

Presented a paper on 'Localism and Strategy: A New Multi-level Governance for England's Counties?' at panel RC05.109 (Re-shaping Territorial Polities: Role and Functions of Local Government in a Multi-level Governance Scenario) on Weds 11 July

September 2011:

Public Service - Smaller Government

Public Administration Committee Annual Conference, Birmingham University

Presented a paper on 'Localism, Strategy and the New Unitary Governance of England's Counties'

Summer School

June 2013:

ECPR Environmental Politics and Policy Summer School, Keele University

Presented a paper on: 'Place, Governance and Sustainability: Localism and Green Energy in the UK' 

Graduate School Skills Workshops

June 2013:

Internationalisation: What this Means for your Research

November 2011:

Learning & Teaching in Higher Education (LTHE) - Stage 2

May 2011:

Is Research Value-Neutral? Exploring Ethical Frameworks and Research Methodologies for Sustainability-Related Research

September 2010:

Learning & Teaching in Higher Education (LTHE) - Stage 1