Conference Programme 2017

Provisional Programme now available here Published 16th December 2016

Please note: On the 9th January 2017, BISA experienced a technical fault in its conference management system. This caused notification emails for a previous conference to be resent in error. The catalyst for the fault has been identified and measures have been undertaken to correct it. We regret any inconvenience and uncertainty that has arisen as a result. 

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Wednesday 14th June 2017

Time  Session
8.30 - 17.00  Registration + Publishers Exhibition
8.30 - 9.00 Welcome Refreshments
9.00 - 10.30 Panel Session 1
10.30 - 11.00 Refreshment Break
11.00 - 12.30 Panel Session 2
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch Break 
13.30 - 15.00 Panel Session 3
15.00 - 15.30 Refreshment Break
15.30 - 17.00 Panel Session 4

 


Thursday 15th June 2017

Time Session
8.30 - 17.00 Registration + Publishers Exhibition
9.00 - 10.30 Panel Session 5
10.30 - 11.00 Refreshment Break
11.00 - 12.30 Panel Session 6
12.30 - 14.00 Lunch Break
13.00 - 14.00 Working Group Business Meetings
14.00 - 15.30 Panel Session 7
15.30 - 16.00 Refreshment Break
16.00 - 17.30 Panel Session 8

 


Friday 16th June 2017

Time Session
8.30 - 14.00 Registration + Publishers Exhibition
9.00 - 10.30 Panel Session 9
10.30 - 11.00 Refreshments
11.00 - 12.30 Panel Session 10
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch Break
13.30 - 15.00 Panel Session 11
15.00 - 15.30  Refreshment Break
15.30 - 17.00 Panel Session 12

 

Michelle Bentley

Nominee statement

I am Senior Lecturer in International Relations and a long-standing BISA member. I am on the Advisory Committee for the US Foreign Policy working group, as well as an active member of several other working groups.
 
The REF/TEF era means intense pressure on IR scholars. BISA should be a support network that helps our members deal with this, by offering innovative research, leadership, and professional opportunities. I want to be a trustee to make these opportunities happen and explore new ways to ensure IR academics are secure in the current research environment and to build up our important academic community. .
 
 
Proposed by Dr Charlotte Heath-Kelly University of Warwick
 
Seconded by Dr Adam Quinn University of Birmingham
 

Nick Robinson

Nominee statement

With over 20 years experience in UK HE (post-92 sector and Leeds University), an unshaking commitment to inter-disciplinarity, and a strong belief in teaching-led research (I have been Chair of the BISA Learning and Teaching committee since 2015), I hope to continue to bring my energy, experience and enthusiasm to BISA. I am a regular participant at the annual and specialist group conferences and within BISA's learning and teaching portfolio. My relevant experience includes: active BISA exec member, impact case study author and extensive media work; above all, I am a firm believer in the enormous value of collegiality. .
 
Proposed by Lee Jarvis University of East Anglia
 
Seconded by Chris Baker-Beall Nottingham Trent University
 

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