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The 9th Aberystwyth-Lancaster Graduate Colloquium

Date: 2 June - 4 June 2011

Venue: Aberystwyth University

Aber-Lancaster Graduate Colloquium 2011 Programme

Department of International Politics, Aberystwyth University

2nd - 4th June 2011

Hosted by the Critical and Cultural Politics Research Group

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Thursday 2nd June

1:30 - 2:00 Registration and Tea and Coffee [Foyer]

2:00 - 2:15 Welcome [Main Hall]

2:25 - 3:30 PANEL 1 - FILM [Main Hall]

CHAIR: Dr Simona Rentea, Aberystwyth University

DISCUSSANT: Megan Daigle, Aberystwyth University

Laura Considine, Aberystwyth University - Screening Insecurity: Cinema and Securitization Theory

Sean Rupka, York University (Canada) - Recreating the Nation-State: A 'Waltz with Bashir' Remembers

Mareike Jenner, Aberystwyth University - "I can't even imagine what it's gonna be like herewithouthim":Friendship and Queer Theory in American Teen Drama

3:30 - 4:00 Tea and Coffee [Foyer]

4:00 - 5:30 PANEL 2 - DIASPORIC/CITIZENSHIP I: DIASPORA & MIGRATION [West Room]

CHAIR: Dr Marie Suetsugu, Aberystwyth University

DISCUSSANT: Charlie Thame, Aberystwyth University

David Suntha, Lancaster University - Diaspora peacebuilding

Zaki Nahaboo, Open University - Legacies of orientalism in the political theory of multiculturalism

Élie Rosenberg, Sussex University - How to Become a Beijinger: Issues of Differential Social Integration in China's Capital

4:00 - 5:30 PANEL 3 - SECURITY & SECURITIZATION [Steve Crichter Room]

CHAIR: Dr Claudia Aradau, Open University

DISCUSSANT: Erzsebet Strausz, Aberystwyth University

Bruno Magalhaes, Open University - (Re)Defining the Normative Dilemma of Writing Insecurity

Owen Thomas, University of Exeter - Liberal Governmentality and the 'Right to Know': Locating Public Enquiry in the 'Dispositifs de Sécurité'

Corey Walker-Mortimer, Keele University - The Biopolitics of Urban Ecological (In)securities

6:00 - 7:30 KEYNOTE SPEAKER [Main Hall]

Professor Vivienne Jabri, King's College London

'On materiality and the question of resistance'

CHAIR: Gillian McFadyen, Aberystwyth University

7:30 - 9:00 ROUTLEDGE DRINKS RECEPTION [Foyer]

Friday 3rd June

9:00 - 9:30 Tea and Coffee [Foyer]

9:30 - 11:00 PANEL 4 - ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE [Main Hall]

CHAIR: Dr Carl Death, Aberystwyth University

DISCUSSANT: Michael Keary, Aberystwyth University

David Solis, University of Manchester - Climate Change as a Challenge to Models of Development

Richard Lane, University of Sussex - The Environmental Skeptics and the Unintended Construction of Emissions Trading under Liberal Environmentalism

Peter Kirby-Harris, University of London - Framing the Ecological as Political: Normative Approaches to Public Policy in the Era of Climate Change

11:00 - 11:30 Tea and Coffee [Foyer]

11:30 - 1:00 PANEL 5 - INTERVENTIONS I: STRATEGY & GOVERNANCE [West Room]

CHAIR: Professor Michael Dillon, Lancaster University

DISCUSSANT: Anja Gebel, Aberystwyth University

Andreas Karpati, Aberystwyth University - "Political Economies and Discourses of Modern Disaster Relief: From the 19th Century Irish Potato Famine to the 21st Century Earthquake in Haiti"

Maria Pereira, Institute of Social and Political Sciences, Technical University of Lisbon (Research Assistant: Ricardo Guedes Gomes) - Biopolitics, Human Insecurity and the Production of 'Precarious Lives' through International Intervention

Manija Kamal, Warwick University - NGO Accountability as Discursive Practices of Global Governmentality

Stephan Taylor, University of Cambridge - "They have a life of their own": Problematising the 'Human Subject' in International Biomedical Research Partnerships

11:30 - 1:00 PANEL 6 - STATES & SUBJECTS II: ONTOLOGY, ECOLOGY, INDIGENEITY

[Steve Crichter Room]

CHAIR: Dr Laura Guillaume

DISCUSSANT: Andrew Slack, University of Manchester

Carmen Sanchez, York University (Canada) - The Indian Act in the Age of (Neo)-Imperialism: Spanish Colonial Thinking and its Influence on the American and Canadian States

Rosine Kelz, University of Oxford - Judith Butler's Ontology of Self and Other

Rebecca Wallbridge, University of Bristol - An Embodied Relationship with 'Nature': A Haptic Approach

1:00 - 2:30 Lunch **not included**

2:30 - 4:00 ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION - 'LIFE AFTER ALGC' [Main Hall]

4:00 - 4:30 Tea and Coffee [Foyer]

4:30 - 6:00 PANEL 7 - POLITICAL VIOLENCE I: WAR ON TERROR [West Room]

CHAIR: Dr Luis Lobo-Guerrero, Keele University

DISCUSSANT: Charlotte Heath Kelly, Aberystwyth University

Pia E.M. Nottebaum, Lancaster University - Contra Detachment: The 'War on Terror' in Contemporary Performance Art

Ben Whitham, University of Reading - Neo-liberal Ideology and the Legitimation of Liberal-Democratic State Violence in UK Political Discourse and Policy Texts

Nadya Ali, University of Reading - In Times of Terror: Addressing the Radical

4:30 - 6:00 PANEL 8 - STATES & SUBJECTS III: AUTHORITY, IDENTITY, SUBJECTIVITY [Steve Crichter Room]

CHAIR: Emily Jackson, Durham University

DISCUSSANT: Astrid Nordin, University of Manchester

Leila Dawney, University of Exeter - Authority, Experience and 'The Figure'

Jamie Johnson, University of Manchester - Linear Time: The Ethical Encounter in Afghanistan

Andy Hom, Aberystwyth University - Born under a Bad Sign: The Temporalised Origins of Western Political Thought

6:00 - 9:00 Reception and Conference Buffet [Foyer/Main Hall]

Saturday 4th June

8:30 - 9:00 Tea and Coffee [Foyer]

9:00 - 10:30 PANEL 9 - DIASPORIC/CITIZEN II: citizenship & BORDERS [West Room]

CHAIR: Dr Nick Vaughan-Williams, University of Warwick

DISCUSSANT: TBC

Adhemar Mercado, Aberystwyth University - Bolivian Citizenship and Indigenous Populations

Ari Jerrems, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid - Bordering as Event

Stephan Scheel, Open University - The Visa Information System: Biometric Re-Bordering & the Appropriation of Mobility

9:00 - 10:30 PANEL 10 - POLITICAL VIOLENCE II: RAPE, ABUSE, SLAVERY

[Steve Crichter Room]

CHAIR: Dr Jennifer Mathers, Aberystwyth University

DISCUSSANT: Megan Daigle, Aberystwyth University

Bianca Baggiarini, York University (Canada) - Recasting Rape Narratives: Private War, Private Suffering, and the Normalizing Power of Law

Tess De Lange, Aberystwyth University - Seeing 'Domestic Violence' through a Postcolonial Perspective"

Maja Milatovic, University of Edinburgh - The Empowered Female and the Re-configuration of Power Relations in African American Women Writers' Neo-slave Narratives

10:30 - 11:00 Tea and Coffee [Foyer]

11:00 - 12:30 PANEL 11 - STATES AND SUBJECTS I: POLITICAL, INTERNATIONAL AND NOMAD [West Room]

CHAIR: Dr Tom Lundborg, Swedish Institute of International Affairs

DISCUSSANT: Andreja Zevnik, Aberystwyth University

Allen Stack, Johns Hopkins University - Piracy and the Somali Nomad State in East African IR

Tom Marshall, Aberystwyth University - Politics, the Political and the State: François Laruelle and the "non-politics" of student protest

Selina O Doherty, Aberystwyth University - 'Divide and conquer': The breaking of (United) Nations

11:00 - 12:30 PANEL 12 - INTERVENTIONS II: MILITARY-CIVILIAN TRANSITIONS

[Steve Crichter Room]

CHAIR: Professor Richard Jackson, Aberystwyth University

DISCUSSANT: Katharine Höne, Aberystwyth University

Lyn Warrener, Lancaster University - The 'Forgotten' Children of Sierra Leone

Corinne Heaven, University of Reading - Spoilers, Discourse and Hegemony

Seema Sridhar, Aberystwyth University - Civil-Military Engagement in Peace Support Operations: Understanding the Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Afghanistan from a Critical Theory Perspective

12:30 - 1:30 Lunch **not included**

1:30 - 3:00 KEYNOTE SPEAKER [Main Hall]

Professor Michael Dillon, Sehir University, Istanbul and Lancaster University

'Foucault and Violence: Religion, Revolution and Event'

CHAIR: Erzebet Strausz, Aberystwyth University

3:00 - 4:00 Closing remarks and tea and coffee [Foyer]

Contact Details

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ALGC Organiser: Ms Gillian McFadyen Department of International Politics

Aberystwyth University gmm09@aber.ac.uk

ALGC Participants

Ali, Nadya University of Reading xx017727@pgr.reading.ac.uk

Aradau, Claudia Open University c.e.aradau@open.ac.uk

Baggiarini, Bianca York University b.baggiarini@gmail.com

Considine, Laura Aberystwyth University lmc8@aber.ac.uk

Daigle, Megan Aberystwyth University mdd07@aber.ac.uk

Dawney, Leila University of Exeter L.A.Dawney@exeter.ac.uk

Death, Carl Aberystwyth University crd@aber.ac.uk

De Lange, Tess Aberystwyth University ted1@aber.ac.uk

Dillon, Micheal Sehir University, Istanbul and Lancaster University m.dillon@lancaster.ac.uk

Edkins, Jenny Aberystwyth University jfe@aber.ac.uk

Gebel, Anja Aberystwyth University acg08@aber.ac.uk

Guillaume, Laura lauraaguillaume@googlemail.com

Heath-Kelly, Charlotte Aberystwyth University cch08@aber.ac.uk

Heaven , Corinne University of Reading C.Heaven@pgr.reading.ac.uk

Hom, Andy Aberystwyth University arh09@aber.ac.uk

Höne, Katharine Aberystwyth University keh09@aber.ac.uk

Jackson, Emily Durham University e.l.jackson@ilpj.keele.ac.uk

Jackson, Richard Aberystwyth University rsj@aber.ac.uk

Jenner, Mareike Aberystwyth University mmj09@aber.ac.uk

Jerrems , Ari Universidad Autonoma de Madrid ari.jerrems@uam.es

Johnson, Jamie University of Manchester Jamie.Johnson@manchester.ac.uk

Kaltofen, Carolin Aberystwyth University cak4@aber.ac.uk

Kamal, Manija Warwich University M.Kamal@warwick.ac.uk

Karpati, Andreas Aberystwyth University ank7@aber.ac.uk

Keary, Michael Aberystwyth University mkk06@aber.ac.uk

Kelz, Rosine University of Oxford rosine.kelz@mansfield.ox.ac.uk

Kirby-Harris, Peter University of London pkirbyharris@msn.com

Lane, Richard University of Sussex r.lane@sussex.ac.uk

Lobo-Guerrero, Luis Keele University l.lobo-guerrero@intr.keele.ac.uk

Lundborg, Tom Swedish Institute of International Affairs Tom.Lundborg@ui.se

Magalhaes, Bruno Open University B.Magalhaes@open.ac.uk

Marshall, Tom Aberystwyth University tom.jh.marshall@gmail.com

Mathers, Jenny Aberystwyth University zzk@aber.ac.uk

Mercado, Adhemar Aberystwyth University adm12@aber.ac.uk

Milatovic, Maja University of Edinburgh maja.milatovic@hotmail.com

Nahaboo, Zaki Open University Z.I.D.Nahaboo@open.ac.uk

Nordin, Astrid University of Manchester astrid.nordin@postgrad.manchester.ac.uk

Nottebaum, Pia E.M. Lancaster University p.nottebaum@lancaster.ac.uk

O'Doherty, Selina Aberystwyth University selina.odoherty2@mail.dcu.ie

Pereira, Maria Technical University of Lisbon mjmfsp@gmail.com

Rentea, Simona Aberystwyth University sgr@aber.ac.uk

Rupka, Sean York University srupka@yorku.ca

Rosenberg, Elie Sussex University er201@sussex.ac.uk

Sanchez , Carmen York University csanchez@yorku.ca

Scheel, Stephan Open University S.S.Scheel@open.ac.uk

Slack, Andrew University of Manchester andrewslack@live.co.uk

Solis, David University of Manchester david.trujillosolis@postgrad.manchester.ac.uk

Sridhar, Seema Aberystwyth University ses1@aber.ac.uk

Stack, Allen Johns Hopkins University allenstack@gmail.com

Strausz, Erzsebet Aberystwyth University ees08@aber.ac.uk

Suetsugu, Marie Aberystwyth University ams@aber.ac.uk

Suntha , David Lancaster University d.suntha1@lancaster.ac.uk

Taylor , Stephan University of Cambridge wst22@hermes.cam.ac.uk

Thame, Charlie Aberystwyth University cet06@aber.ac.uk

Thomas, Owen University of Exeter odt201@exeter.ac.uk

Vaughan-Williams, Nick University of Warwick N.Vaughan-Williams@warwick.ac.uk

Wallbridge, Rebecca University of Bristol Rebecca.Wallbridge@bristol.ac.uk

Walker-Mortimer, Corey Keele University - c.b.walker-mortimer@ilpj.keele.ac.uk

Warrener, Lyn Lancaster University l.warrener@lancaster.ac.uk

Whitham, Ben University of Reading B.Whitham@pgr.reading.ac.uk

Zevnik, Andreja Aberystwyth University anz@aber.ac.uk

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