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WISC ECR Workshop, Goa 2017

 

Workshop for “Early Career Researchers” in International Relations (IR)

World Order and Peace. International Politics in the 21st Century in a Global Perspective

co-organized by

Goa University

Goa, India, 5-7 December 2017

PROGRAMME

DAY 1 (Tuesday, 5 December)

9:00-9:45 Introductions
Prof. Varun Sahni, Vice Chancellor, Goa University
Prof. Rahul Tripathi, University of Goa
Prof. Navnita Behera, University of Delhi
Prof. Gunther Hellmann, Goethe University Frankfurt / WISC

9:45-11:15 SESSION 1
Daniel F. Wajner, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
International legitimacy and conflict resolution: analyzing legitimation dynamics during peace negotiations in
intractable conflicts
Discussant: Raoul Bunskoek

Raoul Bunskoek, National Taiwan University
Strategic impasse: deconstructing US-China encounters in the South China Sea
Discussant: Daniel F. Wajner

11:15-11:30 Tea/coffee break

11:30-13:00 SESSION 2
Yvonne Chiu, University of Hong Kong
Post-modern and unconventional warfare and the ethics of a “fair fight”
Discussant: Ian Patel

Ian Patel, SOAS, University of London
Post-conflict transformation: justice versus national security
Discussant: Yvonne Chiu

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:30 SESSION 3

Liberty Chee, Ateneo de Manila University
Governing at the margins: heterogeneous practices of power in the migration industry of Southeast Asia
Discussant: Raslan Ibrahim

Raslan Ibrahim, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
Sovereignty, intervention and regional order in the Arab state system
Discussant: Liberty Chee

15:30-16:00 Tea/coffee break

16:00-17:30 SESSION 4

Nicholas Idris Erameh, University of Ibadan
Cosmopolitanism, responsibility to protect and the Libya intervention: a reassessment
Discussant: Claudia Fuentes Erameh

Claudia Fuentes Julio, PUC-Rio de Janeiro
Human rights and foreign policy: do new democracies contribute to peace?
Discussant: Nicholas Idris Erameh

DAY 2 (Wednesday, 6 December)

9:00-10:30 SESSION 1

Adam Moe Fejerskov, Danish Institute for International Studies
Behaving like a state: the Gates Foundation and homogenization in international relations
Discussant: Amya Agarwal

Amya Agarwal, University of Delhi, Institute for Research on India and International Studies
An Indian perspective on the relationship between masculinity and International Relations
Discussant: Adam Moe Fejerskov

10:30-11:00 Tea/coffee break

11:00-12:30 SESSION 2

Ananya Sharma, Jawaharlal Nehru University
Vectors of peace: alternatives, alterities, anthropologies
Discussant: Mohamed Sesay

Mohamed Sesay, McGill University
Changing ICC/African relations: international norm strengthening or weakening?
Discussant: Ananya Sharma

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:45 SESSION 3

Obert Hodzi, University of Helsinki
Peace in a changing global order: rising powers and intervention in foreign armed conflicts
Discussant: Sasikumar S. Sundaram

Sasikumar S. Sundaram, Univates, Brasil
Reputation, rising powers, and global governance: a pragmatic analysis of commitments of Brazil and India on humanitarian crises abroad
Discussant: Thuy T. Do

Thuy T. Do, Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam
Middle powers and the evolving Asia-Pacific multilateralism: the cases of Australia and Vietnam
Discussant: Obert Hodzi

15:45-16:00 Tea/coffee break

16:00-17:30 SESSION 4

Anagha Ingole, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Is a global theory explaining religious resurgence in international politics possible?
Discussant: Aliaksei Kazharski

Aliaksei Kazharski, Comenius University in Bratislava
Pax Russica, Mundus Russicus? the Russian world and doctrines of global civilization pluralism
Discussant: Anagha Ingole

DAY 3 (Thursday, 7 December)

9:00-10:30 SESSION 1

Zeynep Gulsah Capan, Istanbul Bilgi University
The rise of the ‘global’ and connected histories of the international
Discussant: Vineet Thakur

Vineet Thakur, Leiden University
Internationalism as emancipation: anti-colonial thought and the spectre of nationalism
Discussant: Zeynep Gulsah Capan

10:30-11:00 Tea/coffee break

11:00-12:30 SESSION 2

Renata Summa, Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)
Bordering practices in the Global South: contemporary claims about order, violence and control
Discussant: Atsuko Watanabe

Atsuko Watanabe, University of Warwick
A conceptual history of 'territory': envisaging global politics beyond the Westphalian system of nation-states?
Discussant: Renata Summa

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:00 SESSION 3

Mine Nur Kucuk, Bilkent University
The conceptions of “the international” beyond the core: the case of Turkey
Discussant: Manish Kumar

Manish Kumar, University of Delhi
Reimagining ‘post-Western’ international politics through ancient Indian notions of dharma
Discussant: Mine Nur Kucuk

15:00-15:30 Tea/coffee break

15:30-16:00 Conclusion – Next Steps

Prof. Pinar Bilgin, Bilkent University, Ankara
Prof. Gunther Hellmann, Goethe University Frankfurt
Prof. Karen Smith, Leiden University





WISC-AEPA Goa Joint Workshops

 

 

  International Workshop of Early Career Researchers

 

Evolving Global Order and International Relations

Perspectives from the Global South

8-9 December 2017

 

Organized by

 

Department of Political Science, Goa University

World International Studies, Committee, Zurich

Indian Council of World Affairs, Zurich

 

Tentative Programme

Registration: 9.30-10.A.M.

Inaugural session:  10.00-11.30 A.M.         Welcome Remarks by Prof. Rahul Tripathi, Head Dept of Political Science, Goa University

                                                                 Remarks by Prof. Gunther Hellmann, Goethe University, Frankfurt

                                                                 Remarks by Dr. Dinoj Upadhyay, Indian Council of World Affairs,         

                                                                 Remarks by Mr Rajesh Bhaticar, Dempos Charities Trust

                                                                 Message on behalf of Prof. Varun Sahni, Vice Chancellor, Goa University

                                                                 Special Address by Prof. Navnita Chadha Behera, Head, Dept of Political Science, Delhi University

                                                                 Vote of Thanks Dr. Vrinda Borkar, principal Dhempe College.

                                                                

Tea Break: 11.30-11.45

Session I     11.45-1.30 P.M.    Emerging Order(s) and the Global South

Chair.  Prof. Aparajita Gangopadhyay , Director, Centre for Latin American Studies, Goa University

Presentations

Shaji Sadasivan

Central University Hyderabad

Debates on Existing Binaries in Global South

Nanda Kishore M.S.

Dept. Of Geopolitics, Manipal University

Decoding the Evolving Global Order: A Theoretical Consideration

(Discussant Thuy Do, Vietnam, Atsuku Watanabe Japan)

Vinu J George

Research Scholar, M.G University Kerala

Intellectual Property Rights, the Hegemonic Order and New Security Challenges: Concerns of the Global South

 

Discussion /Q and A

1.30- 2.30  Lunch

Session II   2.30-4.30 Political Economy of Globalization and Development

Chair: Prof. Karen Smith, Leiden University, Netherland

Rahul  Pillai

Chowgule College, Margao Goa

Conflict Resolution and Recovery: The Promising Role of Resource Management in Northern Province (Sri Lanka)

Avipshu Halder

Asst Prof. Dept of Political Science, Calcutta University

India and Political Economy of Globalization: A Theoretical Exploration

Dhananjay Tripathi

South Asian University

Regional Integration: Looking Beyond the Obsession of Economic Growth

 

Parvathy Devi K

Research Scholar, MG University Kottayam

Migration and Governance: A Bottom-up Approach

Shraddha Naik

Research Scholar, South Asian Studies, JNU

Sustainable Development Goals in the Global South: An Endeavour of the IBSA Trust Fund and New Development Bank

 

Monojit Das

Department of Defence Studies, University of Madras

Discussing International Cyberspace Relations: The Need for a virtual organization

(in absentia)

Q and A/Discussions

Tea 

Day II     9th December 2017 

Session III   9.30 A.M. to 11.A.M.

Panel Discussion

Evolving Global Order and International Relations: Is there a Perspective from Global South?

Chair: Prof. Gunther Hellmann, Goethe University, Frankfurt

Speakers: Prof. Pinar Bilgin, Bilkent University,Turkey

                Prof. Aparajita Gangopadhyay, Centre for Latin American Studies, Goa University

                Prof. Karen Smith, University of Leiden

                Prof. Rahul  Tripathi, Department of Political Science, Goa University

Tea Break: 11.A.M. to 11.15 A.M.

Session IV    11.15 A.M  to 1.30 P.M.   Conflict, Security and Cooperation : Local and the Global

Chairs :   Dr. Dinoj Upadhyay, Research Fellow, Indian Council of World Affairs

Presentations

Shilpa Singh

Ph.D Scholar, Department of Political Science, Goa University

Axis of Nation, Militarism and Capitalism: Critiquing the  ‘Peaceful Economic Competition’ from North to South

 

Nisha Bind

National Law University, Chattisgarh

Complexities of Internal Security In India: Case of Human Rights Violations in North East India in view of Identity Politics

 

Dattesh Parulekar

Asst Prof. CLAS, Goa University

The Right-to-Intervene (R2I) vs. a Responsibility-to-Protect (R2P): Muscular Humanitarianism for the 21st Century

(Discussant : Obert Hodzi, University of Helsinki)

Pema Tseten Lachungpa

Research Scholar, Sikkim Central University

Rise of Armed Non-state actors in International Relations: A case of armed Insurgency groups in Northeast India

(Discussant Muhammad Sesay, McGill University, Toronto)

 

Anuradha Bhutia

Research Scholar, Sikkim Central University

Understanding Borders and Borderlands  from Women’s Perspective: A case study of India-Nepal Border

(Discussant ;Amya Agrawal, Delhi University)

 

Abhijeet Dihidar

Research Scholar, South Asian Studies, JNU

Indigeneity and Global Solidarity in International Politics: A Case of Nepal’s Indigenous Nationalities’ Mobilisation

 

  1. A/Discussion

1.30  to 2.30    Lunch.

2.30  P.M. to 3.30 P.M.

Valedictory session:  

Chair, Navnita C. Behera, Delhi University

Special Address by Prof. Varun Sahni, Vice Chancellor, Goa University        

Vote of Thanks by Prof. Rahul Tripathi Department of Political Science, Goa University

3.30 P.M onwards      (Participants may plan their individual excursions during this period)

 


 




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