March 13, 2011
Watson Institute researchers and their work will be featured throughout the program as scholars gather in Montreal this week for the International Studies Association’s annual convention. A list of their panels follows:
Roundtable: “Global Norms, Regional Norms, Emergent Security Issues, and Global Governance,” with Institute Professor Peter Andreas, Associate Professor Nina Tannenwald, and Adjunct Professor Thomas J. Biersteker as participants.
Roundtable: “Patrick's Weak Links: Fragile States, Global Threats, and International Security," with Peter Andreas as participant.
Roundtable: “The Practice and Evolution of Foreign Policy (Analysis),” with Institute Professor James Der Derian as participant.
Panel: “New Militarism and the Politics of Knowledge,” with James Der Derian as discussant.
Panel: “Performing (Representations of) World Politics: The Everyday Practice of International Relations in Video Games,” with James Der Derian as chair.
Panel: “Understanding and Producing Public Media for International Affairs: The Role of the Critical Scholar/Journalist in an Age of Digital New Media Wars,” with a paper by James Der Derian on “Global Interest Media in an Age of Heteropolarity.”
Panel: “The Impact and Effectiveness of UN Targeted Sanctions: A Comparative Analysis of Middle Eastern and East Asian Cases,” with Institute Senior Fellow Sue E. Eckert as chair.
Roundtable: “Global Governance, Security, and Strategies for Cyberspace,” with Sue E. Eckert as participant.
Panel: “The Impact and Effectiveness of UN Targeted Sanctions: A Comparative Analysis of African and Caribbean Cases,” with Sue E. Eckert and Thomas J. Biersteker as co-chairs.
Roundtable: “Foreign Policy Analysis Distinguished Scholar Roundtable for Stanley Hoffmann,” with Adjunct Professor Linda B. Miller as participant.
Panel: “Prosecuting Foreign Policy in an Age of Limits: Assessing Obama at Mid-Term,” with Linda B. Miller as chair and discussant.
Roundtable: “Assessing President Obama’s Impact on US Foreign and Security Policy at Mid-Term,” with Linda B. Miller as chair.
Roundtable: “Foreign Policy Analysis Distinguished Scholar Roundtable for Stanley Hoffmann,” with Linda B. Miller as participant.
Panel: “Fixed Proportions: Global Religious Consciousness and International Secular Activity,” with Visiting Fellow Nukhet A. Sandal as chair.
Panel: “Religion in International Relations Theory: Understanding Conceptions of the World, the State, and the Global,” with a paper co-authored by by Nukhet A. Sandal on “Integrating Religion into Neoliberal International Relations Theory.”
Panel: “Religion, Human Rights, and Discrimination,” with a paper by Nukhet A. Sandal on “Religious Actors as Epistemic Communities of Human Rights: The Cases of Colombia and Sierra Leone.”
Panel: The Stuff of Security: Objects and/of War,” with a paper by Visiting Fellow Nisha Shah, “Territory Must be Defended: Territory and Forts as Objects of the Impermeable of State.”
Panel: “Citizenship without Community,” with Nisha Shah as chair and discussant.
Panel: “Still Trapped in Territoriality?” with Nisha Shah as discussant.
Panel: “Nuclear Norms in Global Governance,” with Nina Tannenwald as chair.