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Prague Workshop 2018

The second workshop of the Early Career Researchers (ECR) Workshops 2017-18 took place from 10-12 September 2018 at the University of Economics in Prague.

We are grateful to the University's Faculty of International Relations for hosting this workshop.


University of Economics, Main Conference Room
New Building, number NB244, second floor

Monday 10 September 2018

10:00 Introduction:

Pinar Bilgin, Stefano Guzzini, Gunther Hellmann, Karen Smith
Brief introductions/ updates of participants

10:15 Session 1:

Zeynep Gulsah Capan, Istanbul Bilgi University
"Connected Histories of the International"
Discussant: Atsuko Watanbe

Atsuko Watanabe, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo
"For a Method of Global Intellectual History: A Pragmatist Approach"
Discussant: Zeynep Gulsah Capan

12:00 Lunch

13:30 Session 2:

Liberty Chee, University of Amsterdam
" ‘Supermaids‘: Hyper-Resilient Subjects in Private Space of Insecurity"
Discussant: Aliaksei Kazharski

Aliaksei Kazharski, Charles University in Prague/Comenius University in Bratislava
"Civilizations as Ontological Security. Stories of the Russian Trauma"
Discussant: Liberty Chee

15:15 Break -- Coffee/ Tea

15:45 Session 3:

Renata Summa, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
"Re-Imagining Spaces Thought Contemporary Bordering Spaces"
Discussant(s): Vineet Thakur

Vineet Thakur, University of Leiden, and Sasikumar Sundaram, University of Sao Paulo (USP)
"Exceptions and Conceptual Content in Practice Theorizing: Understanding Practitioners Negotiation of ‚Race‘ in International Politics"
Discussants: Renata Summa and Amya Agarwal

17:30 End First Day

Tuesday 11 September 2018

10:00 Session 1:

Amya Agarwal, University of Delhi, Jesus and Mary College
"An Indian Perspective on the Masculine State in Conflict"
Discussant: Sasikumar Sundaram

Yvonne Chiu, Institute for Advanced Study
"Bridging Social Justice and Global Justice in Chinese Just War Theory"
Discussant: Mohamed Sesay

Mohamed Sesay, McGill University
"International Justice Contestation: Africa is not Just a Justice Norm Taker"
Discussant: Yvonne Chiu

12:30 Lunch

14:00 Session 2:

Ian S. Patel, London School of Economics
"Historicising Liberalism: Secularism and Rule of Law in Context"
Discussant: Mine Nur Kucuk

Mine Nur Kucuk, Bilkent University
"The Conceptions of 'The International' in Turkey"
Discussant: Ian S. Patel

15:45 Coffee/ Tea Break

16:15 Next Steps – Publication Strategy

17:30 End Workshop


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