Conference for Interdisciplinary Approaches to Politics

Conference Programme

 

Thursday, 20th October 2016
8.30-9.00 Registration and coffee
9.00-9.30 Opening & Welcome Speech
9.30-11.00 TA1: The Role of Emotions and Sentiments in Cosmopolitan Civic Education (1) TB1: Emotions, Psychoanalysis, and politics (1)
11.00-11.30 Morning Break
11.30-13.00 TA2: The Role of Emotions and Sentiments in Cosmopolitan Civic Education (2) TB: 2 Emotions, Psychoanalysis, and politics (2)
13.00-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.00 Keynote Speech. Prof Elizabeth Frazer, University of Oxford
15.00-16.30 TA3: Legislative Disruption in East Asian Parliaments TB3:  Analysing Friendship in IR
16.30-17.00 Afternoon Break
17.00-18.30 TA4: Emotions and Political Evils TB4:  Friendship, Time and Trust

 

Friday, 21st October 2016
8.30-9.00 Registration and coffee
9.00-11.00 FA1:  Narratives of Political Engagement and Disenchantment FB1:  Friendship and the Polity

 

11.00-11.30 Morning Break
11.30-13.00 FA2: Negative Emotions in the Public Sphere: A Philosophical Perspective

 

FB2:  The Emotional Basis for War and Peace in IR
13.00-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.00 Keynote Speech. Katie Ghose Chief Executive Electoral Reform Society
15.00-16.30 FA3: Emotions and the Problem of Dirty Hands FB3:  Rethinking Friendship: Rethinking Politics
16.30 Reception

 

Thursday, 20th October 2016

 

Panel TA1: The Role of Emotions and Sentiments in Cosmopolitan Civic Education (1)

Chair: Subin Nijhawan, Goethe University Frankfurt

Emotions and global discourse competences as an integral part for promoting international solidarity and cosmopolitanism

            Subin Nijhawan, Goethe University Frankfurt

About the quantification of emotions and its relevance for education

            Philipp Lepenies, Free University Berlin

Why emotions matter in civic education – “Betroffenheit” as a leitmotif in German civic education

Marc Meller, Goethe University Frankfurt

Education for citizenship(s) and emotions – A comparison of national and cosmopolitan perspectives in Namibia and Germany

            Mona Hasenzahl, Goethe University Frankfurt

 

Panel TA2: The Role of Emotions and Sentiments in Cosmopolitan Civic Education (2)

Chair: Subin Nijhawan, Goethe University Frankfurt

The Critical Global Educator: global citizenship as sustainable development

            Maureen Ellis, Institute of Education, University of London

Cosmopolitan democratic education for all

            Julian Culp, Goethe-University Frankfurt

Non-hierarchical imagination and the possibility of solidarity

            Mihaela Miahi, Edinburgh University

 

Panel TA3: Legislative Disruptions in East-Asian Parliaments

Chair: Adam Tyson, University of Leeds

Legislative Disruption in East Asian Parliaments

Axel Klein, University of Duisburg-Essen

Sarah K. Kichberger, Ruhr University Bochum

Hannes B. Mosler, Free University Berlin

 

Panel TA4: Emotions and Political Evils

Chair: Demetris, Tillyris, University of Canterburry

Should we fight populism with compassion/pity as political emotions? Two perspectives from political philosophy

            Anne-Kathrin Weber, University of Giessen

Terrorism and fear – do terrorists really want to scare?

            Ersun N Kurtulus, TED University

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Eonhou Song, Stanford University

 

 

Panel TB1: Emotions, psychoanalysis, and politics (1)

Chair: Ana Chupeska-Stanishkovska, Ss. Cyril & Methodius University of Skopje
Implosion of imagery in to politics

            Ana Chupeska-Stanishkovska

On Macedonian biopolitics – A populist dictatorship and a transition

            Prof Ljubomir Danailov Frchkoski, Ss. Cyril & Methodius University of Skopje

Ruins of violence and affect: Between disavowal and ethical interpretation

Margarita Palacios, Birkbeck, University of London

 

Panel TB2: Emotions, psychoanalysis, and politics (2)

Chair: Graham Smith, University of Leeds

Reconsidering affects in politics

Prof. Jelica Šumič Riha, Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts
Democracy on couch

Maria Aristodemou, Birkbeck, University of London
Metapsychology of social tissues: An illustration with the case of Guilad Shalit

Jonathan Davidoff, UCL

 

Panel TB3: Analysing Friendship in IR

Chair: Graham Smith, University of Leeds

International friendship as a category of analysis

Andrea Oelsner, University of Aberdeen

Friendship in International Relations: A framework for analysis

Natalia Piotrowska, University of Kent

Friendly encounters: The rhetoric of friendship in colonial diplomacy

            Evgeny Roshchin (Finland)

The personal and the international: how the relationships of the political elite affect International Relations       

Ryan Donovan O’Connor and Yuri van Hoef (Leeds, UK)

 

Panel TB4: Friendship, Time and Trust

Chair: Felix Berenskoetter, SOAS

Friendship, time and trust

            Felix Berenskoetter, SOAS

Building trust under power asymmetry, is it possible? A case study of the Sino-French normalization in the 1960s

            Ganyi Zhang, Free University Berlin

Trust and distrust in the 4th image: Examining social bonding in interpersonal diplomatic interactions

            Marcus Holmes, College of William and Mary

 

Friday, 21st October 2016

 

Panel FA1: Narratives of political engagement and disenchantment

Chair: Alex Prior, University of Leeds

Nathan Manning, University of York

Hilary Pilkington, University of Manchester

Jo Warner, University of Kent
Panel FA2: Negative Emotions in the Public Sphere: A Philosophical Perspective

Chair: Rosa Hardt, University of Edinburgh

Shame and Inequality

Alfred Archer, Tilburg University

Fear and the Basic Income

Lauren Ware, University of Sterling

In Defence of Taking Offence

Emily McTernan, UCL

 

Panel FA3: Emotions and the Problem of Dirty Hands

Chair: Stephen de Wijze, University of Manchester

The persuasive use of moral horror in political leaders’ tragic dilemmas

            Jaime Dow, University of Leeds

Dirty hands and pain

Demetris Tillyiris, University of Leeds
The function of emotions in dirty hands

Christina Nick, University of Leeds

 

Panel FB1: Friendship and the Polity

Chair: Graham Smith, University of Leeds

Friendship as agent of social and civic construction or element of social resistance

            Ana Romero-Iribas, Universidad Rey Jan Carlos

Civic friendship

            Agnieszka Nogal

Political friendship as the space of distance and equality

            Verbena Giambastiani

JS Mill’s principle of “perfect equality”, friendship and sympathy in the private and public realm

            Elżbieta Filipow, University of Warsaw

 

Panel FB2: The Emotional basis of war and peace in IR

Chair: Arash Heydarian Pashakhanlou, Sheffield Hallam University

Fear in International Relations: Aggression and Restraint

Arash Heydarian Pashakhanlou, Sheffield Hallam University

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Pavam Ghalendar, University of Cambridge

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Maéva Clement, University of Versailles/Goethe University Frankfurt

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Ainius Lasas, University of Bath

 

Panel FB3: Rethinking Friendship: Rethinking Politics

Chair Astrid Nordin, University of Lancaster

Decolonising friendship

            Astrid Nordin, University of Lancaster

Between LaBoetie and Dostoevsky: Ideas of friendship

Luigi Lonardo, Kings College London
The uncanny affects of friends and enemies: Kristeva contra Schmitt

Graham Smith, University of Leeds

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