Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

School of Politics and International Studies

IMPACT: Annual Postgraduate Research Conference 2012

17 May 2012 | 10:00am - 4:00pm | Conference

11.13 Social Sciences Building

This conference, organised by research students will explore the impact of current postgraduate research in the School of Politics and International Studies.

PROGRAMME

10.00-10.20

Registration, Tea and Coffee

10.20—10.30

Welcome: Professor Gordon Crawford

Professor of Development Politics/Director of the Centre for Global Development and academic lead for the WUN network on Transformative Justice

10.30-11.25

Global Development

  • Rowshan Hannan: Past to present - qualitative methods for  capturing timeline data
  • Alice Jowett: Capability Expansion Learning Cycle: Towards an operational framework?
  • Chair: Ben Cislaghi

11.25-11.40

Tea and coffee

11.40-13.00

Integration and Political Theory

  • Josh Maiyo: Security Regionalism and Institutional Building in the East African Community
  • Greg Barnes: Post 'Moneygeddon', does the EU's Single European Market work for its members?
  • Stefan Pedersen: The Sovereignty Continuum and the Left-Right Dichotomy: Complementary or Antagonistic Schemata for Understanding Contemporary Global Politics
  • Chair: Simon Mabon

13.00-14.00

Lunch

14.00 - 15.00

Democracy

  • Samira Khan: Feudalism, Mullahs and Dictatorships: Nexus Against Democracy
  • Aijan Sharshenova: The EU's democracy promotion in Central Asia: the case of Kyrgyzstan
  • Chair: Terry Hathaway

15.00- 16.00

Conflict

  • Ghada Elkatib: Impact of the Israeli separation wall on Palestinians daily life
  • Jessica Rucell: Land Restitution for Crimes Against Humanity: Sustaining Structural Violence in South Africa?
  • Chair: Faiz Sheikh

16.00 Finish

Please register by email to polispgrconference2012@gmail.com by Friday 11 May 2012.

Location Details

11.13 Social Sciences Building

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