Call for papers: 2017 BISA annual conference

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Place: Jurys Inn, Brighton

Date: 15-16 June 2017

N.B. This is a past event. 

As a BISA working group we sponsor panels at the BISA annual conference.

We are organising two panels at the 42nd BISA conference. These will be the first events by the current team of conveners. If you are planning to be in Brighton, please visit our panels and have a chat with us afterwards. We will be happy to discuss possible collaborations and our plans for the coming months.

This is our schedule at the BISA conference:

Panel 1. “Approaches to the Analysis of Concepts” (S63)

Thursday 15 June 14.00-15.30, Coleridge Room

Conveners: Evgeny Roshchin and Felix Berenskoetter 

Discussant: Iain Ferguson

Evgeny Roshchin (RANEPA). Rhetoric and debate in the use of international concepts

Felix Berenskoetter (SOAS). Concept analysis and theorizing in International Relations

Oliver Kessler (Erfurt). Constructivism and concept analysis

Philippe Bourbeau (Cambridge). The concept of resilience

Panel 2. “Interpreting the Politics of Civilisations” (S112)

Friday 16 June 15.30-17.00, Tennyson Room

Convener: Iain Ferguson

Discussant: Evgeny Roshchin

Gregorio Bettiza (Essex) & Fabio Petito (Sussex). Why civilisational politics now? 

Katerina Dalacoura (LSE). Late Ottoman and republican Turkish discourses on Islam and civilisation: Implications for the debate on modernity in International Relations.

Iain Ferguson (HSE). Russia’s civilisational turn: A new interpretation