Grounding Theoretical Reflections in Politics: Ukraine as a Mirror of the Political

Grounding Theoretical Reflections in Politics: Ukraine as a Mirror of the Political

Friday, October 3, 10:00am-6:30pm
The New School for Social Research, New York
Wolff Conference Room, 6 East 16th Street, 11th floor
 
This conference offers a platform to discuss the implications of epistemological, ontological, and methodological choices, and the role of theory when scholars attempt to understand, and explain, an ongoing event.
 
Schedule of Roundtables:
10:00am Introduction
10:30am Narratives of Legitimacy
1:00pm Overlapping Sovereignties
3:00pm Global Politics and the Political
5:00pm Novel Ways of Understanding
 
Including:
Tarik Amar, Department of History, Columbia University
Banu Bargu, Department of Politics, New School for Social Research
Mark Beissinger, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies and Department of Politics, Princeton University
Timothy Frye, Harriman Institute of Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies, and Department of Political Science, Columbia University
Andreas Kalyvas, Department of Politics, New School for Social Research
Jan Kubik, Department of Political Science, Rutgers University
Andrew Mertha, Department of Government, Cornell University
Serguei Oushakine, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Princeton University
Andrij Portnov, Institute of Slavic Studies, Humboldt University of Berlin
Simon Reich, Division of Global Affairs, Rutgers University
Nancy Ries, Department of Anthropology, Colgate University
Gerard Toal, Government and International Affairs Program, Virginia Tech
Elizabeth Wishnick, Department of Political Science and Law, Montclair State University
Susan Woodward, Department of Political Science, CUNY Graduate Center
 
Organizing Committee:
Jessica Pisano
André Simonyi
Mark Frazier
Department of Politics, New School for Social Research
 
The conference is free and open to the public. Please bring photo ID to obtain entry into the building.

For more information, please contact Conference Coordinator Amanda Zadorian at zadora63@newschool.edu.
 
This conference is organized by the Comparative Politics Initiative at the New School for Social Research and the India-China Institute at the New School.
 

 

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