Panels on Sunday, 23 October 2011

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)

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Panels on Saturday, 22 October 2011

Session 2  – 12.00-13.30

Critical Theory and Practical Relevance

Nathan Andrews (University of Alberta) – Beyond the Ivory Tower

Samuel Knafo (University of Sussex) – Beyond the False Promise of Reflexivity: Towards a Methodology for Critical Theory

Mark Laffey (SOAS) and Suthaharan Nadarajah (SOAS) – Can the Mission be Saved? Liberal Peacebuilding and the Turn to Critical Theory

Rodger A. Payne (University of Louisville) – Cooperative Security: Grand Strategy meets Critical Theory?

Discussant: Paul Kirby (London School of Economics)

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Millennium Annual Conference 2011: A Call for Papers

Out Of The Ivory Tower: Weaving the Theories and Practice of International Relations

22-23 October 2011

London School of Economics & Political Science


Kathryn Sikkink (University of Minnesota)

Opening Roundtable:

Andrew Hurrell (Oxford University); Stephen Gill (York University); and Carol Cohn (University of Massachusetts)

Closing Roundtable:

Christian Reus-Smit (EUI); Stephen Chan (SOAS); and Christine Sylvester (Lancaster University)

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