Place: Jurys Inn, Brighton

Date: 15-16 June 2017. 

N.B. This is a past event. 

As a BISA Working Group we sponsor panels at the BISA annual conference.

Interpretivism in International Relations (IIR) is organising two panels at the 42nd BISA conference. These will be the first events by the current team of convenors. If you are planning to be in Brighton, please visit our panels and have a chat with us afterwards. We will be happy to discuss possible collaborations and the IIR's plans for the coming months.

This is our schedule at the BISA conference:

Panel 1. “Approaches to the Analysis of Concepts” (S63)

June 15, Thursday 14.00-15.30, Coleridge Room

Convenors: Evgeny Roshchin and Felix Berenskoetter 

Discussant: Iain Ferguson

Evgeny Roshchin (RANEPA). Rhetoric and debate in the use of international concepts

Felix Berenskoetter (SOAS). Concept analysis and theorizing in International Relations

Oliver Kessler (Erfurt). Constructivism and concept analysis

Philippe Bourbeau (Cambridge). The concept of resilience


Panel 2. “Interpreting the Politics of Civilisations” (S112)

June 16, Friday 15.30-17.00, Tennyson Room

Convenor: Iain Ferguson

Discussant: Evgeny Roshchin

Gregorio Bettiza (Essex) & Fabio Petito (Sussex). Why civilisational politics now? 

Katerina Dalacoura (LSE). Late Ottoman and republican Turkish discourses on Islam and civilisation: Implications for the debate on modernity in International Relations.

Iain Ferguson (HSE). Russia’s civilisational turn: A new interpretation


More information about the conference can be found here