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WISC Open Virtual International Workshops for Early Career Researchers

18-19 May 2021

Based on the Call for Applications issued back in December 2020, the 2021 WISC virtual international workshop follows the WISC tradition of encouraging global debates having as a primary target group the active participation of early career scholars from the Global South. In contrast to previous WISC workshops in Cancun, Delhi, or Johannesburg, this time the selected papers will be grouped into panels and are scheduled for virtual presentation and discussion with senior scholars from the Global South and the Global North.


Workshop 1: Regional Integration and Global Ordering under Stress

18 May, 12-15h (CEST)

Chair: Gunther Hellmann

1. Pacific Alliance’s influence over Latin American regionalism: an unforeseen scenario?

Julia de Souza Borba Gonçalves, Institute for Applied Economic Research, Brazil

2. BRICS members and the reshaping of liberal international order. Conceptual frames and bid for power in global health and world energy governance.

Clarisa Giaccaglia and María Noel Dussort, National Council for Scientific Research, Argentina

3. Aid-Based EU’s Economic Statecraft and European Populism: Is It Backsliding of Integration or Integration by the Crisis of COVID-19
Hirotaka Suzuki, University of Shizuoka, Japan

Discussants:

Professor Pinar Bilgin, Bilkent University, Turkey

Professor Stefano Guzzini, Uppsala University, Sweden and PUC-Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Workshop 2: Social Movement(s) in and between States

May 19 / Time: To Be Announced

Chair: Nassef Manabilang Adiong

1. Decolonizing the "civil society" concept: an experience from Libya

Itzel Pamela Perez Gomez, Anahuac Mayab University, Mexico

2. Something beyond war and politics? Brazilian mothers against State violence

Izadora Xavier do Monte, Freie Universität, Germany

3. The Abkhaz Diaspora in Turkey

Ahmed A. Hafez Fawaz, Cairo University, Egypt

Discussants: To Be Announced


Both workshops will be streamed through Facebook Live!