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31 Aug 2017

Barcelona- 11th Pan-European Conference on International Relations

NORRAG participated in the European International Studies Association (EISA) 11th Pan-European Conference on International Relations on 11-16 September 2017 in Barcelona.

This year’s conference focused on The Politics of International Studies in an Age of Crises: With multiple, multi-dimensional and cross-national crises gripping not only the European continent but also the rest of the world, it is a pressing task to inquire into what kind of role International Relations should play in navigating these opportunities and challenges and to begin to chart the way forward for the discipline”.

NORRAG was represented by Dr. Joost Monks, Executive Director, who contributed to the following sessions:

  • Panel FB48: Educational diplomacy II: Science, IR and geopolitics
    Friday 15 September from 11:15 to 13:00
    Chair: Mieke Lopes Cardozo, University of Amsterdam
    Discussant: Mario Novelli, University of Sussex
    Academic/diplomatic encounters: Research diplomacy in times of crises
    Thomas Biersteker and Felix Grenier, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva and Marina Lebedeva and Yulia Nikitina, MGIMO
    Education and Science as Sources of Power for States in International Relations
    Anna Wojciuk, University of Warsaw
    Socially Engineering the Cosmopolitan Subject? Why International Relations should care about Global Citizenship Education
    April Renee Biccum, Australian National University
    Broading perspectives in International Development Studies
    Joost Monks, NORRAG
  • Panel SA48: Global and regional mobility of policies I: OECD countries
    Saturday, 16 September from 9:00 to 10:45
    Joost Monks, NORRAG
    Discussant: Rebecca Tarlau, Stanford University
    Transnational skills capture in small, open, and hybrid regional economies: The case of Luxembourg
    Lukas Graf, University of St. Gallen and Matias Gardin, University of Luxembourg
    Spreading Knowledge and Evidence. The OECD as a Knowledge Brokers and Norm Entrepreneurs in International Education Policy
    Dennis Niemann, Kerstin Martens, University of Bremen
    New Epistemic Governance and Politics of “Soft Skills”. Transnational networks, actors and metrics shaping new standards for the Knowledge Economy
    Sarah Maire, Romuald Normand, University of Strasbourg
    Introducing private capitalisation to a public policy sector – Corporatisation of K-12 Education
    Hanna Kivisto, University of Technology, Sydney

For more information about this conference please click here.

To view the full programme please click here.

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