BISA 2022 Conference (virtual stream)


Welcome to the event management area for #BISA2022. Here you can view the programme and register for our virtual conference. We look forward to welcoming you at BISA 2022.

If you've already signed up to the face-to-face conference, you do not need to sign up to the virtual conference here. Please note that signing up to the virtual conference does not sign you up to the face-to-face conference in Newcastle. 

    • 09:00 10:30
      Roundtable / Climate Assemblies, Multi-Level Governance and the Global Climate Crisis Room 1
      Sponsor: Environment Working Group
      Chair: Stephen Elstub (Newcastle University)
      Participants: Naoyuki Mikami (Hokkaido University) , Nadine Andrews (University of Lancaster/ Scottish Government Social Research) , Alice Moseley (University of Exeter) , Oliver Escobar (Edinburgh University) , Jayne Carrick (Newcastle University) , Claire Mellier (OSCA) , Martin King (Northumbria University) , Dmitri Courant (University of Lausanne)
    • 09:00 10:30
      Roundtable / International studies and sustainability: moving beyond economic growth? Room 2
      Sponsor: Review of International Studies (journal editors only)
      Chair: Matthew Paterson (University of Manchester)
      Participants: Matthias Kranke (University of Kassel) , Dahlia Simangan (Hiroshima University) , Jacob Hasselbalch (Copenhagen Business School) , Bentley Allan (John Hopkins University) , Michael Albert (SOAS University of London) , Rajeswari S Raina (Shiv Nadar University)
    • 09:00 10:30
      Roundtable / Is ‘Women, Peace and Security’ shrinking? Room 3
      Sponsor: Gendering International Relations Working Group
      Chair: Columba Achilleos-Sarll (University of Birmingham)
      Participants: Dipti Tamang (Darjeeling Government College,) , Hannah West (Newcastle University) , Rachel Zhou (London School of Economics) , Khushi Singh Rathore (Jawaharlal Nehru University)
    • 09:00 10:30
      Roundtable / Pluriversal Relationality Room 4
      Sponsor: Colonial, Postcolonial and Decolonial Working Group
      Chair: Giorgio Shani (International Christian University)
      Participants: Tamara Trownsell (Independent Scholar) , Anahita Arian (Erfurt) , Giorgio Shani (International Christian University) , Navnita Chadha Behera (Delhi University)
    • 09:00 10:30
      Panel / Politics, strategy and diplomacy in South East Asia Room 5
      Sponsor: Conference/Management
      Convener: Yi Wang (Waseda University)
      Chair: Yi Wang (Waseda University)
      • Indian Grand Strategy Towards Himalayan States
        Author: Jayant Chandel (Jawaharlal Nehru University)
      • The Politics of Diplomatic Assertiveness in China
        Author: Yi Wang (Waseda University)
      • Global Crises, Regional Solutions: China, India and the Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East, 1947-1950
        Author: Yui Chim Lo (University of Oxford)
    • 09:00 10:30
      Panel / Securitisation of Refugees and Migrants in the EU Room 6
      Sponsor: International Politics of Migration, Refugees and Diaspora Working Group
      Convener: Christian Kaunert (University of South Wales)
      Chair: Helena Farrand Carrapico (Northumbria University)
      Discussant: Helena Farrand Carrapico (Northumbria University)
      • State-Civil Society Relationship in the Implementation of UNSCR 2242.
        Author: Doris Asante (University of Sydney)
      • The Securitization of refugees and far-right terrorism in the EU
        Author: Christian Kaunert (University of South Wales)
      • Migration management in the EU: The ramifications of borders’ technologisation
        Author: Foteini Kalantzi (UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD)
      • The Diplomacy of Forced Migration
        Authors: Fiona Adamson (SOAS, University of London)* , Gerasimos Tsourapas (University of Glasgow) , Kelly Greemhill (Tufts University)*
    • 10:45 12:15
      Panel / BRISMES panel: International Relations of the Middle East Room 1
      Sponsor: Conference/Management
      Conveners: Marianna Charountaki (University of Lincoln) , Teodora Todorova (University of Warwick)
      Chair: Teodora Todorova (University of Warwick)
      Discussant: Matteo Lengrenzi (Ca' Foscari University)
      • Towards an International Relations of the Middle East: Derivative Discourses or Decolonial Departures?
        Author: Simon Obendorf (University of Lincoln)
      • Arabian Peninsula views of IR: A disconnect?
        Author: Sterling Jensen (UAE defense college)
      • The Political Sociology of the International Relations of the Middle East
        Author: Teodora Todorova (University of Warwick)
      • The nexus between Foreign policy and IR in the Middle Eastern context : Indicators of continuity in transition
        Author: Marianna Charountaki (University of Lincoln)
      • The challenges and opportunities of conceptualising International Relations in the contemporary Levant
        Author: Joe Macaron (University of Bath)
    • 10:45 12:15
      Roundtable / COVID 19 and Environmental Rule of Law: One Crisis! One World? Room 2
      Sponsor: International Law and Politics Working Group
      Chair: Dina Hadad (Visiting Fellow)
      Participants: Louna Farhat (Dhofar University) , Darina Mackova (University of Kent)
    • 10:45 12:15
      Panel / Can the world survive? Can we listen to the marginalised? Room 3
      Sponsor: International Relations as a Social Science Working Group
      Convener: Madhan Mohan Jaganathan (Jawaharlal Nehru University)
      Chair: Amitabh Mattoo (Jawaharlal Nehru University)
      Discussant: Marco Vieira (University of Birmingham)
      • Shifting the standpoint from the ivory tower to the marginalised
        Author: Madhan Mohan Jaganathan (Jawaharlal Nehru University)
      • Bringing emancipation to the fore: Can the marginalised reclaim dignity?
        Author: Abhishek Choudhary (University of Delhi)
      • Rethinking marginalisation in International Relations: the ‘new normal’
        Author: Amna Sunmbul (Greenwood High International)
      • Entangling Mental Health in IR: Breaking the Silence and Addressing the Stigmatisation
        Author: Manu Sharma (Jawaharlal Nehru University)
    • 10:45 12:15
      Panel / Polish International Studies Association: The role of the main actors in the Indo – Pacific regional Order. Neoliberal perspective Room 4
      Sponsor: Conference/Management
      Convener: Edward Haliżak (University of Warsaw)
      Chair: Edward Haliżak (University of Warsaw)
      • China's strategies in the Indo-Pacific region
        Author: Edward Haliżak (University of Warsaw)
      • QUAD in US strategy in the Indo-Pacific region
        Author: Jan Hornat (Charles University)
      • Transatlantic Community vs the Indo– Pacific
        Author: Aleksandra Jarczewska (University of Warsaw)
      • India’s contribution to regional order in the Indo-Pacific: domestic politics and international institutions.
        Author: Jivanta Schottli (Dublin City University)
      • The EU strategy towards Indo-Pacific
        Author: Jakub Zajączkowski (University of Warsaw )
    • 10:45 12:15
      Roundtable / Post-Liberal Statebuilding and Social Ordering in Central Asia and beyond Room 5
      Sponsor: Russian and Eurasian Security Working Group
      Chair: John Heathershaw (University of Exeter)
      Participants: Nargis Nurulla-Khodzhaeva (Lomonosov Moscow State University (MGU), Moscow ) , John Heathershaw (University of Exeter) , Anna Kreikemeyer (Institute for Peace and Security Policy Hamburg (IFSH) Hamburg) , Timur Shaikhutdinov (Civic Union “For Reforms and Result”, Bishkek) , Philipp Lottholz (CRC "Dynamics of Security")
    • 12:15 13:15
      Lunch 1h
    • 13:15 14:45
      Roundtable / Brazilian IR and Marxist Research Room 1
      Sponsor: International Relations as a Social Science Working Group
      Chair: Rafael Alexandre Mello (University of Brasilia)
      Participants: Caio Martins Bugiato (Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRRJ)) , Pedro Salgado (University of Brasilia (UnB)) , Mariana Davi Ferreira (University of Campinas (Unicamp)) , Maíra Machado Bichir (Federal University for Latin American Integration (UNILA))
    • 13:15 14:45
      Panel / EU Agencies in Transnational Criminal Enforcement Room 2
      Sponsor: European Security Working Group
      Convener: Christian Kaunert (University of South Wales)
      Chair: Jacob Oberg (Orebro University)
      Discussant: Helena Farrand Carrapico (Northumbria University)
      • No More Ransom: Uberization of Europol’s Public-Private Partnership
        Author: Ethem Ilbiz (University of South Wales)
      • The normative justification for having a European FBI
        Author: Jacob Oberg (Orebro University)
      • The Development of Europol’s External Relations: Towards Supranationalism?
        Author: Christian Kaunert (University of South Wales)
    • 13:15 14:45
      Panel / Italian Political Science Association: A renewed interest in the study of Italian foreign policy Room 3
      Sponsor: Conference/Management
      Convener: Francesca Longo (University of Catania)
      Chair: Francesca Longo (University of Catania)
      • Allies do not back down. A cross-national survey experiment on audience costs among the European publics
        Authors: Pierangelo Isernia (University of Siena) , Francesco Olmastroni (University of Siena) , Sergio Martini (University of Siena)
      • The UE-turn of a populist movement: at the roots of the M5s foreign policy agenda
        Author: Emidio Diodato (University of Perugia)
      • Italian Hybrid Diplomacy
        Author: Raffaele Marchetti (Luiss University)
      • The G20 and Italy in the International System: Keeping Our Dreams Alive?
        Authors: Jason Davidson (University of Mary Washington) , Carla Monteleone (University of Palermo)
    • 13:15 14:45
      Panel / Populism, Turkey and regional politics Room 4
      Sponsor: Conference/Management
      Convener: Recep Onursal (University of Kent)
      Chair: Vito Morisco (University of Exeter)
      • Ressentiment, status and populism in international relations
        Author: Melike Akkaraca Kose (Universidad de Navarra)
      • The Deradicalisation of Islamists in Central Asia and the Middle East: Case Studies of Tajikistan (1992-1998) and Algeria (1991-2002)
        Author: Vito Morisco (University of Exeter)
      • From Ancient Rome To Ankara: Erdogan’s Catonism
        Author: Caglar Ezikoglu (Cankiri Karatekin University)
      • The Cultural Politics of Lesson-Learning: Historicising Public Inquiries into British Invasions of Iraq, 1917-2016
        Authors: Margot Tudor (Politics Department, University of Exeter) , Owen Thomas (Politics Dept, University of Exeter) , Catriona Pennell (History Dept, University of Exeter)
    • 13:15 14:45
      Panel / Theory, technology and international relations Room 5
      Sponsor: Conference/Management
      Convener: Anna-Karin Eriksson (Linnaeus University)
      Chair: Bohdana Kurylo (UCL)
      • Feminist historiographies and the memorialization of sexual violence in comfort women activism and analysis
        Author: Anna-Karin Eriksson (Linnaeus University)
      • Tackling Cyber Crime during the Pandemic: An Effort to Save Mankind
        Authors: Shalini Prasad (UNIVERSITY OF DELHI) , Abhay Kumar (University of Delhi)*
      • Marxism and the origins of International Relations
        Author: José Ricardo Villanueva Lira (Universidad del Mar)
    • 13:15 14:45
      Roundtable / Translocal households in the context of Covid19 Room 6
      Sponsor: International Political Economy Working Group
      Chair: Juanita Elias (University of Warwick)
      Participants: Henrice Altink (University of York) , Sara Stevano (SOAS University of London) , Saba Joshi (University of York) , Katherine Brickell (Royal Holloway, University of London) , Juanita Elias (University of Warwick)
    • 15:00 16:30
      Panel / Foreign Policy, World Order Relations and China Room 1
      Sponsor: Foreign Policy Working Group
      Convener: FPWG Working group
      Chair: Marianna Charountaki (University of Lincoln)
      Discussant: Marianna Charountaki (University of Lincoln)
      • Varieties of Hedging: Risk, Threat, and the Rise of Foreign Policy Innovation
        Author: Eun A Jo (Cornell University)
      • An International Adventure Meets a Domestic Quandary— Risks for China’s Belt and Road Initiative due to Domestic Political Economy
        Author: Hongyi Lai (School of Politics and International Relations, University of Nottingham, UK)
      • Equal Distance but not Hedging: Maintaining Equilibrium by Great Britain under US-China Competition
        Author: Mateusz Ambrożek (University of Warsaw)
    • 15:00 16:30
      Panel / Interrogating transnational anti-gender politics Room 2
      Sponsor: Gendering International Relations Working Group
      Conveners: Aiko Holvikivi (LSE) , Tomás Ojeda (London School of Economics and Political Science) , Billy Holzberg (King's College London)
      Chair: Toni Haastrup (University of Stirling)
      • Counter-populist performances of (in)security: Feminist resistance in the face of right-wing populism in Poland
        Author: Bohdana Kurylo (UCL)
      • Thinking from Hanau: The anti-gender politics of right-wing terrorism
        Author: Billy Holzberg (King's College London)
      • Thinking anti-gender politics through a transnational frame
        Authors: Aiko Holvikivi (LSE) , Tomás Ojeda (London School of Economics and Political Science)*
      • Protecting children from homosexual contagion – Anti-gender and the politics of childhood in populist illiberal Hungary
        Author: Dorottya Rédai (Central European University)
      • Anti-gender campaigns and abortion: Feminist strategies against reactionary biopolitics in Chile
        Author: Lieta Vivaldi (Universidad Alberto Hurtado)
    • 15:00 16:30
      Panel / Military Humanitarianism: The Nexus of Humanitarian Impulses and Military Means in the Twentieth Century Room 3
      Sponsor: British International History Working Group
      Convener: Margot Tudor (Politics Department, University of Exeter)
      Chair: Brian Drohan (U.S. Military Academy – West Point)
      Discussant: Fabian Klose (History Department, University of Cologne)
      • Fraught Humanitarian Influences in the Caucasian Borderlands: Investigating Relief Efforts through the Lens of the 1919 American Military Mission to Armenia
        Author: Rose Horswill (U.S. Military Academy – West Point)
      • Waging War in the Name of Peace: The Genesis of UN Peacekeeping, 1946-1955
        Author: Margot Tudor (Politics Department, University of Exeter)
      • Defining Violence and Humanitarian Action: The Language of Ethnic Cleansing Among International Interveners in Bosnia, 1992-1995
        Author: Helen Kennedy (Carleton University)
    • 15:00 16:30
      Panel / Political Theologies and Socio-Political Practices Room 4
      Sponsor: Contemporary Research on International Political Theory Working Group
      Convener: John-Harmen Valk (Leiden University)
      Chair: John-Harmen Valk (Leiden University)
      • Blumenberg, “Residual Needs” and the Political Theology of the International
        Author: John-Harmen Valk (Leiden University)
      • Embodiment and Healing in Indigenous and African Theologies
        Author: Cecelia Lynch (UC Irvine)
      • On the Appeal of Sufi Theoretical-Practical Theology in IR
        Author: Deepshikha Shahi (University of Delhi)
      • Entangled Intellectual Histories and Theologies: Heidegger, Authenticity, and Iran’s Islamic Revolution
        Author: Anahita Arian (Erfurt)
      • Eschatology in World Politics: The Apocalyptic Imaginary and the Problem of Historical Action
        Author: Vassilios Paipais (University of St Andrews)
    • 15:00 16:30
      Roundtable / Re-imagining International Relations: Proposals for building a decolonized discipline Room 5
      Sponsor: Review of International Studies (journal editors only)
      Chair: Maja Zehfuss (Københavns Universitet)
      Participants: Ajay Parasram (Dalhousie University) , Lisa Ann Richey (Copenhagen Business School) , Dana El Kurd (University of Richmond) , Kristina Hinds (The University of the West Indies) , Somdeep Sen (Roskilde University) , Consolata Raphael Sulley (University of Dar es Salaam) , Ilan Kapoor (York University)
    • 15:00 16:30
      Roundtable / The Transformative Potential of Feminist Foreign Policy – Early-Career Scholars’ Perspectives Room 6
      Sponsor: Gendering International Relations Working Group
      Chair: Jamie Hagen (Queen's University Belfast)
      Participants: Bruna Soares de Aguiar (Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro) , Khushi Singh Rathore (Jawaharlal Nehru University) , Karoline Färber (King’s College London) , Jessica Cheung (Freie Universität Berlin) , Dipti Tamang (Darjeeling Government College,)
    • 16:45 18:15
      Roundtable / ACUNS: Ideas for the 2023 United Nations 'Summit of the Future' Room 1
      Sponsor: Conference/Management
      Chair: Lise Howard (Georgetown University)
      Participants: Yvan Yenda (Central State University) , Richard Ponzio (Stimson Center) , Nudhara Yusuf (Coalition for the UN We Need)
    • 16:45 18:15
      Panel / Asociación Mexicana de Estudios Internacionales: Pandemics: The Catastrophic Crisis. Transregional governance and the provision of public environmental goods in the Americas Room 2
      Sponsor: Conference/Management
      Convener: Jessica Lillian De Alba Ulloa (Universidad Anáhuac México)
      Chair: José Ricardo Villanueva Lira (Universidad del Mar)
      • Transregional governance and the provision of public environmental goods in the Americas
        Author: Marcela López-Vallejo (Universidad de Guadalajara)
      • Truth, Post-Truth and Coronavirus: A Challenge to World Order and International Relations
        Author: Alberto Lopez (Universidad del Mar)
      • Constructive, middle, and regional powers: the creation of global governance to address a multidimensional and systemic international crisis
        Author: Jorge A. Schiavon (CIDE)
      • Imagining the world beyond liberalism
        Author: Jessica Lillian De Alba Ulloa (Universidad Anáhuac México)
    • 16:45 18:15
      Panel / Covid-19 and the politics of trauma Room 3
      Sponsor: Post-Structural Politics Working Group
      Conveners: Auchter Jessica (University of Tennessee at Chattanooga) , Henrique Tavares Furtado (University of the West of England)
      Chair: Henrique Tavares Furtado (University of the West of England)
      • The securitisation of COVID-19 pandemic - Human biosecurity, new nationalisms and the challenges to EU migration agenda
        Authors: Christian Kaunert (University of South Wales) , Joana Pereira (University of South Wales)*
      • Gendered and Racialized Impacts of Economic Recessions: A comparison of the COVID Pandemic Recession with the Great Recession of 2007-2009 in the US
        Author: Xiao Sun (University of Florida)
      • Trauma and Incomprehensibility: a New Approach
        Authors: Henrique Tavares Furtado (University of the West of England) , Jessica Auchter (University of Tennessee at Chattanooga)
      • Neoliberalism as Comorbidity: The Political Economy of Latin American Pandemic Responses and Future Trajectories
        Authors: Kevin Funk ( Columbia University) , Sebastián Sclofsky (California State University)
    • 16:45 18:15
      Roundtable / ISA: COVID and the Future of International Studies Room 4
      Sponsor: Conference/Management
      Chair: Mark Boyer (University of Connecticut)
      Participants: Krisitian Gleditsch (Essex University) , Ruth Blakeley (University of Sheffield) , Cemal Burak Tansel (Newcastle University) , Maria Malksoo (University of Copenhaggen) , Deborah Avant (University of Denver)
    • 16:45 18:15
      Panel / Surviving the post-imperial world: post- and decolonial perspectives to global challenges Room 5
      Sponsor: Colonial, Postcolonial and Decolonial Working Group
      Convener: Sharri Plonski (Queen Mary University of London)
      Chair: Somdeep Sen (Roskilde University)
      • Rio de Janeiro in the (inter)national circuit of tourism
        Author: Caroline Gomes (Master´s student in Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro)
      • Decolonial Climates: rethinking the politics of climate change through Inuit art
        Author: Christopher McAteer (York University, Toronto)
      • Decolonizing Activist Research: Ethical and Epistemological Considerations in Research with Communities of Color and Indigenous Communities
        Author: Hannah El Silimy (University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa)
      • #IndiaStandsWithIsrael: Digital, participatory, transnational militarism on Indian Twitter during Israel’s May 2021 assault on Gaza
        Authors: Derek Verbakel (York University) , Angshuman Choudhury (Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, New Delhi)
      • The Game of Climate Blame
        Authors: Mohnish Mohammad (Jamia Millia Islamia) , Rehana Manzoor (Jawaharlal Nehru University)*
    • 16:45 18:15
      Roundtable / UACES: How can European Studies survive? Room 6
      Sponsor: Conference/Management
      Chair: Helena Farrand Carrapico (Northumbria University)
      Participants: Ben Farrand (-) , Maxine David (-) , Toni Haastrup (University of Stirling) , Richard Whitman (-) , Ben Martill (-)