Archetype and Public Administration: Mental and Psychological Aspects

Third International Theoretical and Methodological Seminar “Archetype and Public Administration: Mental and Psychological Aspects”; Barcelona, ​​Spain; June 23-30, 2012

The purpose of the forum is to combine the interdisciplinary efforts of researchers working in various fields of social and humanitarian knowledge, and to discuss the theoretical and methodological foundations of the influence of the archetypes of the collective unconscious on public administration.

Participants are invited to consider and discuss the problems of government and state building, revealing them in relation to the archetypes of the collective unconscious. In particular, the following research problems are proposed:

  • The archetypes of democracy and the style of government
  • Archetypes of governance and archetypes of power
  • Archetype and authority of politician and governor
  • Archetype and public administration information support
  • Archetypal images of statesmen
  • Archetypal principles of public administration style modeling
  • Archetypal fundamentals of modeling and forecasting the style of government
  • Archetypal representations of political and administrative elites
  • Archetypes of public administration and archetypes of public authority
  • The influence of political archetypes on public administration
  • Changing Archetypes in Public Administration
  • Identity, mentality and national character in the context of state building
  • The collective unconscious in the self-organization of social movements
  • Communicative practices and manipulation of public consciousness
  • The cultural and political binary of the state
  • The cultural and symbolic policy of the state
  • Mythological and political consciousness
  • National-state symbolism in modeling political processes
  • Norm and pathology in public administration
  • Political ideology and art
  • Political archetypes and their influence on public administration
  • The right of nations to self-determination and basic principles of geopolitics
  • The role of political and spiritual elites in the processes of formation and development of national-state entities
  • The role of ceremonies and rituals in public policy procedures
  • Sacralization and secularization as tendencies of public policy
  • Symbol, myth and ritual in public administration
  • Modern nation-state and multiculturalism
  • Conscious and collective unconscious in public administration
  • Societal indicators (culture code, extraversion / introversion, emotionality / pragmaticity, rationality / irrationality, intuition / sensory, externality / internality, executive / intentionality) in public administration
  • Socio-cultural environment of public administration
  • Functions of archetypes in mechanisms of public administration