Ethics and World Politics Working Group at the 2017 BISA Conference

Hello all,

In preparation for the upcoming BISA conference in Brighton we wanted to publicise the Ethics and World Politics working group activities during the week.

We would especially like to encourage members to attend our business meeting on Thursday and we are very happy to invite you all to join us for a drink on Wednesday night as well.

Ethics and World Politics Working Group events:

Wednesday 14 June

15.30-17.00 – Abstraction, Fiction and the Media in International Ethics Teaching (Roundtable) 

Location: Tennyson Room

Chair: Elke Schwarz (Leicester)

Participants:

  • Kirsten Ainley (LSE)
  • Joe Hoover (Queen Mary & Centre for Global Cooperation Research)
  • Kimberly Hutchings (Queen Mary)
  • Paul Kirby (Sussex & LSE)
  • Lauren Tooker (Warwick)

17.30-20.30 – Ethics and World Politics Working Group Drinks

Join us at the Seven Stars pub for a few drinks.

The Seven Stars
27 Ship Street
Brighton BN1 1AD

Thursday 15 June

09.00-10.30 – ‘Responsibility’ in Global Politics: Bridging Theory and Practice

Location: Coleridge Room

Chair and Discussant: Joe Hoover (Queen Mary & Centre for Global Cooperation Research)

Papers:

  • Antje Vetterlein (Copenhagen Business School): “Responsibility Is More Than Accountability: From Regulatory Towards Negotiated Governance”
  • David Karp (Sussex): “The Responsibility to “Respect” Human Rights: The Contestation and Constitution of a Global Norm”
  • Hannes Hansen-Magnusson (Cardiff): “Responsibility in and for the Arctic: Claims to Ownership”
  • Beverley Loke (Exeter): “Governing the Global Commons: Whose Responsibility?”

11.00-12.30 – Ethical Figures in Europe’s Migration ‘Crisis’

Location: Coleridge Room

Chair: James Souter (Leeds)

Paper:

  • Clara Sandelind (Sheffield): ‘“Queue Jumpers” and the Needy: Who Deserves Asylum?’
  • Myriam Fotou (Leicester): “The Figure of the Smuggler of People in the Intersection of the Ethical and the Political”
  • Alexandria Innes (UEA): “Desirable Vulnerabilities: Migrant Bodies, Necropolitics and the Deadly Mediterranean”
  • Mollie Gerver (Leeds): “The Morality of People Smuggling”

13.00-14.00 – Ethics and World Politics Business Meeting

Location: Bedroom Suite 312

Open to all working group members – and those interested in becoming members!

Friday 16 June

13.30-15.00 – Global Constitutionalism: Counter-hegemonic Perspectives

Location: Tennyson Room

Chair and Discussant: Joe Hoover (Queen Mary & Centre for Global Cooperation Research)

Papers:

  • David Hayes (Sheffield): “Law as Mythology: Good Societies and ‘Irrationales’ Within and Beyond the State”
  • Ruth Kinna (Loughborough), Alex Prichard (Exeter), and Thomas Swann (Loughborough): “Constitutionalising Anarchy”
  • Lara Montesinos Coleman (Sussex) and Owen D. Thomas (Exeter): “Prosecuting Capitalism: Pathologies and Responses to Neoliberal Law”
  • Teivo Teivainen (Helsinki): “Non-State Constitutionalism in World Politics”

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