Bridging Disciplines, Spanning the World: Approaches to Identities, Institutions and Inequalities
Keynote Speaker: Charles Tilly, Joseph L. Buttenwieser Professor of Social Sciences at Columbia University
This conference offers an opportunity for graduate students pursuing scholarship in international and regional studies to move beyond the disciplinary boundaries that structure our approaches and thoughts, and to engage in inter-disciplinary interaction and conversation on a range of salient political, social and epistemological issues.
The panels will focus on the following topics:
Inequalities through time
Welfare state development
Economic Justice – global and domestic pursuits
Transitions and Institutions
What is an institution?
Institutional change and challenges
States and Societies in Transition – regime change, rapid social change
Identity, Ideas & History
Use and mis-use of Historical Examples
Please submit abstracts of 400-500 words online at the e-mail address given below by January 28, 2005. Abstracts should specify methodological approach, with the goal of communicating to inter-disciplinary audiences, and include a short bibliography (not included in word count). Questions can be sent to the following e-mail address.
PIIRS Graduate Student Conference Committee
Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies
Princeton, New Jersey
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