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CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS: SECTION 21 “HISTORICAL INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS” – 12TH EISA PAN-EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS – SEPTEMBER 2018
Convenors: Julia Costa Lopez (University of Groningen), Zeynep Gulsah Capan (University of Erfurt), Filipe dos Reis (University of Erfurt), Maj Grasten (Copenhagen Business School)
Dear all,We are pleased to announce our upcoming Ethics and World Politics seminar, which is an ongoing forum for scholars to present, discuss and develop the latest work on the normative dimensions of world politics. It will take place on 17 January 2018 at the School of Global Studies, University of Sussex, between 12.30 and 6.30pm. This event will be hosted and co-sponsored by the Sussex Rights and Justice Research Centre and the Centre for Advanced International Theory. The line-up is as follows:Prof Katrin Flikschuh (LSE), ‘The State as a Failed Universal: Lessons from Africa’Dr Alex Prichard (University of Exeter), ‘“The Virtues of Anarchy” Reconsidered: On Kenneth Waltz, the Kantian Moralist’Prof Maja Zehfuss (University of Manchester), ‘Accounting for the Inexplicable: Military Refusers and the Invocation of Conscience’Prof Jane Cowan (University of Sussex), ‘Reviewing Human Rights as Greece Collapses: Debt, Austerity Measures, Time, Administrative Subjectivity and the Bureaucratic Appeal against Dystopia’A light lunch will be provided at 12.30, as well as refreshments during the session. The papers will be followed by the launch of the edited volume, Heidegger and the Global Age (eds. Antonio Cerella and Louiza Odysseos), and a drinks reception sponsored by Rowman and Littlefield International.The event will take place at the following venue:Fulton Building, Room 203University of SussexBrightonBN1 9QUThis is a free event but we would, however, ask that you contact us to register for the event, so we can plan accordingly. You can register through Eventbrite here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bisa-ethics-and-world-politics-seminar-tickets-41051333644BISA members who are postgraduate students or not in full-time employment are eligible to apply for a bursary to help cover travel costs. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.We look forward to seeing you in January! Please get in touch if you have any questions.Best wishes,Elke, James, Joe and Myriam
We at PPWG present the first of (what we hope will become) a series of video interviews with people who have thought differently about things international.
We are pleased to open the call for papers for the PPWG’s 10-Panel Stream at BISA 2018
“Addressing Academia’s Rugged Individualism: Seeking Collaboration, Co-Production, and Solidarity in and through IR”
This stream explores the individualised character of scholarly research, and seeks to unearth novel forms of connection and collaboration in and through IR. From PhD to professorial levels, academic life can frequently be experienced as isolated and atomised. In addition to solitary periods spent reading, travelling, and writing, success in the field is often measured by individualised metrics and targets, and colleagues are compelled to compete for jobs, promotions, and funding according to a zero-sum logic. Publication pressures result in scrambles for individual citation scores and online visibility, and a possessive attitude towards fields of study can ensue. While emphasis is placed on interdisciplinarity and networking in the field, the instrumental quality of these terms frequently inhibits, rather than facilitates, meaningful scholarly connection. Continue reading