Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

School of Politics and International Studies

POLIS Postgraduate Conference 2010 - Neo-Liberalism, Power and Development

11 June 2010 | 9:00am - 5.00pm | Conference

Room 11.14 Social Sciences Building

The Annual POLIS Postgraduate Conference showcases PhD student research at the end of their first year of study. The conference provides an opportunity for other postgraduates and staff to support these students, give feedback on their work and to further include them in our research community.


9.00 – 9.15: Arrival and Coffee

9.15 – 11.00: Session one

  • Europeanization and Conflict Resolution: the EU’s Conflict Resolution Effectiveness as a Third-party Actor, by Cemaliye Beysoylu
  • A critical study of the contribution of economic engagement policy to peace building on the Korean peninsula, by Gyubin Choi
  • The Impact of EU Political Conditionality in the Western Balkans – Trends and Challenges, by Simonida Kacarska

11.00 – 11.15: Coffee

11.15 – 12.30: Session two

  • Bush, Oil Addiction, and Technopolitical Choices, by Terry Hathaway
  • To what extent has the international economic and political environment impacted on governance, sustainable development and poverty in mineral-rich countries in Africa?, by Nketti Mason

12.30 – 1.30: Lunch

1.30 – 3.15: Session three

  • Neo-liberalism as a theory, practice and its connection to sex industries, by Egle Cesnulyte
  • The Construction of Neo-Liberal World Food Economy: Implications for Turkish Agriculture, by Erinc Putun
  • The impact of state intervention in agricultural markets: the case of a food and cash crop in Malawi, by Betty Chinyamunyamu

3.15 – 3.30: Coffee

3.30 – 4.45: Session four

  • Community Development on the Ground: The Micro-Politics of Planning Policy in Rural Thailand, by Pechladda Pechpakdee
  • Islam and (Post-) Modernism, by Faiz Sheikh

Location Details

Room 11.14 is located on the first floor (Level 11) of the Social Sciences Building.

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