RC 48 on “administrative culture” has a new chair, Dr. Rosamund Thomas, director of the Centre for Business and Public Sector Ethics in Cambridge, UK. IPSA members interested in joining RC 48 are invited to contact Dr. Thomas as soon as possible at info@ethicscentre.org, citing full details, including contact information and a photograph for the new RC 48 website.

This research group will present the following two panel themes at the Madrid Conference in 2012: “Ethics in Public Administration, Including Corruption/Anti-Corruption”; and “Current and Future Issues in Public Administration as They Affect Administrative Culture.”

Persons intent on presenting a paper on one of these themes at the Madrid Conference are asked to contact Dr. Thomas. If business ethics and anti-corruption are your fields of interest, please see Rosamund’s new book Business Ethics (ISBN 978-1-871891-04-1). For details please contact Dr. Thomas at the email address cited above or go to www.ethicscentre.org .