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.



Registration, Tea and Coffee


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


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


Tea and coffee


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



14.00 - 15.00


  • 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


  • 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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