Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Watson Films and Findings to be Featured during ISA Convention

February 4, 2010

A screening of the new Human Terrain documentary will take place during the International Studies Association’s annual convention February 17-20 in New Orleans, as Watson Institute researchers and their work are featured throughout the program. A list of their screenings and panels follows:

Film Screening: Human Terrain, Friday, reception at 9:30pm, screening at 10pm, Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Café, RSVP here.

Film Screening: Vietnam if Kennedy Had Lived, Wednesday, 6pm, Jasperwood Hilton

Panel: “Somali Piracy in Theoretical, Historical, and Global Perspective,” Thursday, 10:30am, with Associate Professor Peter Andreas as discussant.

Panel: Security Cooperation in North America," Friday, 8:30am, with Peter Andreas as chair.

Panel: “States and Illicit Flows: A Two Way Street,” Friday, 10:30am, with a paper by Peter Andreas on “Illicit Globalization: An Extreme Case of Sovereignty at Bay?”

Roundtable: “Guerrilla Diplomacy: Revolution in Diplomatic Affairs,” Wednesday, 10:30am, with James Der Derian as participant.

Roundtable: “Soldier Diplomats, Counterinsurgency, and Peacebuilding,” Thursday, 10:30am, with James Der Derian as participant.

Roundtable: "Diplomacy as an Institution of International Society," Saturday, 10:30am, with James Der Derian as participant.

Roundtable: “Reconceptualising Arms Control for the 21st Century: Reconnecting Theory and Practice,” Saturday, 1:45pm, with James Der Derian as participant.

Panel: “New Perspectives on Targeted Sanctions,” Friday, 3:45pm, with Senior Fellow Sue Eckert as chair and Adjunct Professor Thomas Biersteker as discussant.

Roundtable: “UN Sanctions: A Model of Scholar/Practitioner Collaboration?” Saturday, 8:30am, with Sue Eckert and Thomas Biersteker as discussants.

Roundtable: “Russia, U.S. and Europe: Can Relations be ‘Reset’?” Wednesday 3:45pm, with Adjunct Professor Catherine Kelleher as co-chair and discussant.

Panel: “Future Nuclear Policy, Strategy, and Forces,” Thursday 1:45pm, with Catherine Kelleher as discussant.

Panel: “Understanding Governance,” Saturday 10:30am, with a paper by Visiting Fellow Françoise Montambeault, “Toward a Typology of State? Society Relationships in Urban Participatory Governance: Evidence from Latin American Cases.”

Panel: “Beyond Governmentality? Global Assemblages through a Foucauldian Lens?” Thursday 8:30am, with a paper by Visiting Fellow Nisha Shah on “The Territorial Trap of the Territorial Trap: Governmentality and the Global Jail Break.”

Panel: “Getting to Zero: Challenges of Nuclear Disarmament,” Saturday, 10:30am, with Associate Professor Nina Tannenwald as chair and discussant.