SGIR/EISA Joint Workshops


The first European Workshops of International Studies (EWIS) of the European International Studies Association (EISA, formerly the ECPR-Standing Group in International Relations) will be hosted by the University of  Tartu, Estonia, from 5 to 8 June 2013. Papers will be presented fourteen different workshops that have been selected by the programme chairs:

  1. After Epistemology: Bringing Practice to the Sociology of IR – Convenors: Büger, Christian / Hamati-Ataya, Inanna
  2. Blurring of sovereignty? De facto states in the international system – Berg, Eiki / Caspersen, Nina
  3. Burden Sharing and Global Politics – Mérand, Frédéric / Foucault, Martial
  4. Diplomacy and a World of ‘Great Powers’ – Elgstrom, Ole / Smith, Michael
  5. Globalizing Reconstruction: Emerging Powers in Post‐Conflict Settings / Paczynska, Agnieszka
  6. Legitimate Global Governance? Searching for Patterns and Explanations of Public Attitudes Towards International Institutions – Ecker-Ehrhardt, Matthias / Schlipphak, Bernd
  7. New Approaches to Understanding Contemporary Global Energy Relations – Kropatcheva, Elena / Schmidt-Felzmann, Anke
  8. Partners or Rivals? Theorizing and Mapping IO Interaction – Joachim, Jutta / Schneiker, Andrea / Verbeek, Bertjan
  9. Peacebuilding in an Era of Risk: Prospects and Challenges – Stephenson Jr., Max / Zanotti, Laura
  10. Power, Popular Culture, and World Politics – Grayson, Kyle
  11. The making of modern international relations: the 19th century as axial time of world politics – Albert, Mathias / Buzan, Barry
  12. The Power of Rights and/or the Rights of Power in Global Politics – Odysseos, Louiza / Selmeczi, Anna
  13. Theorising Domestic and International Constraints on Foreign Policy Decision Making – Brummer, Klaus / Thies, Cameron G.
  14. Varieties of Militarism – Mabee, Bryan / Stavrianakis, Anna

For more detailed descriptions of the individual workshops please visit the EISA/SGIR website.

All participants will be expected to attend their workshop for the entire period of the conference. The registration fee will be EUR 50 (full) / EUR 30 (research students). Applicants will be notified by 15 January 2013 about the outcome of the selection process.

Further information about Tartu and EWIS 2013 will be available shortly.