Panels on Sunday, 23 October 2011 Oct, 15, 2011 | 2011 Conference |  Millennium Journal Session 5 – 10.00-11.30 Scholars and Practitioners Perception Raluca Soreanu (University College London) and Norbert Petrovici (Babes-Bolyai University) – Non-Hierarchical Encounters and Responsibility in the Discipline of International Relations: When Scholars Meet Practitioners Peter Brett (SOAS) – International Lawyers: IR Theorists and Practitioners Christian Bueger (University of Greenwich) and Felix Bethke (Greifswald University) – Boundary Concepts and the Interaction of Communities of Practice Struggling with the Security-Development-Nexus Discussant: Katherine E. Brown (King’s College London) IR Theories and Practice Through Empirical Lenses Andrew Cooper (University of Waterloo) – The G20 as a State-centric Concert or Source of Diffuse Network Power?: Connects/ Disconnects Between Academic Conceptualizations and Practitioner Perspectives Igor Abdalla Medina de Souza (European University Institute) – An Offer Developing Countries Could not Refuse: How Did Powerful States Create the World Trade Organization Panayotis Tsakonas (University of the Aegean) – “Policy relevant” theory and “theory-informed” practice in Greek Foreign policy. Giulia Sirigu (University of Manchester) – Strategic-relational Approach, Foreign Policy and How Change Occurs. A Mexican Foreign Policy Analysis. Normative Theory in Practice Annette Foerster (London School of Economics) – The Law of Peoples – Practical Relevance of a Realistic Utopia Milla Emilia Vaha (European University Institute) – Against Practical Judgement: Theory of War and the Crisis of Foundational Ethics John Kaag (University of Massachusetts Lowell) and Sarah Kreps (Cornell University) – Pragmatism and International Relations Theory: A Revision David J. Karp (University of Glasgow) – Two Logics of Consequences and Appropriateness: Human Rights Responsibility and Non-State Agents Discussant: Mervyn Frost (King’s College) IR shaping practice in the non-Western periphery Waleed Hazbun (American University of Beirut) – The Challenge of Postcolonial Agency in the Middle East Vera Vesela (Institute of International Relations, Prague) – Up to the Ivory Tower: Islamism as a Gateway to Conceptual Turn in IR Lisa Vasciannie (University of the West Indies) – One Size Fits Most: Teaching Theories in the Periphery Discussant: Jasmine Gani (London School of Economics) Session 6 – 12.00-13.30 The Practices of Theory in IR Chairs: R. Beardsworth (American University of Paris) Richard Beardsworth (American University of Paris) – Political Vision in IR Daniel Levine (Colgate University) – Ethical Eclecticism; or, Fragmenting International Theory Sean Molloy (Edinburgh University) – E.H. Carr and Practical IR Theory: Toward a Realist Ethics Discussant: Kimberly Hutchings (London School of Economics) IR’s Construction of the Political World Münevver Cebeci (Marmara University) – European Foreign Policy Research Reconsidered: Constructing Europe Through Theory? Preslava Stoeva (Richmond The American International University in London) and Vassilis Fouskas (Richmond The American International University in London) – The Constructivist Moment in US Grand Strategy: Dean Acheson, Paul Nitze and the Militarisation of Containment Stephan Engelkamp (University of Münster) and Katharina Glaab (University of Münster) – ‘Writing Norms’ – Norm Research as Scholarly Practice Challenging Traditional Understandings of the Discipline Daniel Lambach (University Duisburg Essen) – Why Do IR Scholars Study Fragile States and Not Comparativists? Iver B. Neumann (Norwegian Institute of International Affairs) and Morten S. Andersen (Norwegian Institute of International Affairs) – How to Practice Structure Roberto Orsi (London School of Economics) – The Danger of Dangerous Ideas. Risk and Opportunity in Theorising IR: the Case of Carl Schmitt. Magnus Ryner (Oxford Brookes University) – Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy in the Production of Knowledge about the EU Discussant: Thomas Moore (University of Westminster) Session 7 – 14.30-16.00 Theorising IR as a Form of Practice Inanna Hamati-Ataya (University of Sheffield) – IR Theory as International Practice/Agency: A Clinical/Cynical Bourdieusian Perspective Audra L. Mitchell (University of York) – Be(com)ing International Tarja Väyrynen, Anitta Kynsilehto, Eeva Puumala, Samu Pehkonen and Tiina Vaittinen (University of Tampere) – ‘Inducing Daria out of the Closet’: Biopolitics Meets Ethnography and Activism in the Study of Migration Jaap Wilde (University of Groningen) – The Disciplinary Construction of International Relations Compared to International Law Discussant: Richard Beardsworth (American University of Paris) Weaving Theory and Practice in International Relations: Conceptual and Normative Aspects Chair: Piki Ish-Shalom Anna Geis (University of Frankfurt) – You Better Stay in the Ivory Tower? On the ‘Democratic Peace’ Turning Into a Political Justificatory Narrative Alexander Barder (John Hopkins University) and Daniel Levine (Colgate University) – ‘The World is Too Much With Us’: Reification and the Depoliticizing of Constructivist IR Piki Ish-Shalom (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) – Zooming In Zooming Out and the Study of Security Discussant: Alex Prichard (London School of Economics) Challenges in Teaching IR Katherine E. Brown (King’s College London) – Educating Rupert: IR Theory and Practice in Professional Military Education Corneliu Bjola (University of Oxford) – Diplomacy as World Disclosure: A Teaching Method Jonas Hagmann (ETH Zürich) – Decolonising IR Classroom Politics [not available online] Reconsidering the Practice of IR Concepts Xavier Mathieu (University of Sheffield) – Empiricising Sovereignty, Revealing its Normativity: the Concept of Sovereignty as an Expression of Our Own Aspirations. Zeynep N. Kaya (London School of Economics) – Evolution of the Principle of Self-determination into a Liberal-ethnicist Principle as Result of the Interaction Between its Meaning and Application Karen Buckley (University of Limerick) – Achieving the Dialectical Balance between Theory and Practice in the Politics of Resistance. Chris Naticchia (California State University) – The Theory and Practice of International Recognition: Is it Coherent and Defensible? Panels on Saturday, 22 October 2011 Welcome to the new Millennium Editors for Volume 41!