Seminarium The Place of Area Studies in the International Relations Discipline

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W imieniu Katedry Studiów Regionalnych i Globalnych WNPiSM  zapraszamy na seminarium The Place of Area Studies in the International Relations DisciplineWydarzenie jest współorganizowane z Katedrą Nauk Politycznych Instytutu Azji Południowej Uniwersytetu w Heidelbergu.

Seminarium odbędzie się za pomocą platformy Zoom w środę 21.04.2021 r. w godz. 17.00 – 18.30. Wydarzenie w języku angielskim. Link do spotkania:
Meeting ID: 830 7561 9602

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This seminar explores why Area Studies hold an important place in the discipline of International Relations. Three leading scholars will offer their reflections on the genealogy of Area Studies, the application of IR theories to Area Studies and the relationship between International Political Economy and Area Studies. There will be ample opportunity for participants to engage with the presenters on those themes as well as on other aspects of the changing place of Area Studies in the discipline of International Relations.

Professor Edward Haliżak  – President of Polish Association for International Studies, professor at Department of Area and Global Studies, Faculty of Political Science and International Studies, University of Warsaw, 1990-2014 director  of International Relations Institute. He was visiting scholars at the academic institutions in USA, Ken State University 1985, Pittsburg University 1994, University of California-San Diego-1997. International experiences is manifested by participation in prestigious conferences such as: Salzburg Seminar, Convention of Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, EAST-West Centre (New York), International Studies Association, International Political Studies Association. The academic work includes the various forms of activity as well such as: PhD Seminars-promoted 28 PhD students, MA Seminars, Lectures and seminars in subjects: International Relations in Asia  and Pacific Region, International trade system, Common trade politic of EU, International finance, Political economy of international relations. The quintessence of research activity taken by professor Edward Haliżak are chapters in classic academic book co-edited with professor Roman Kuźniar: “International Relations. Origin. Structure. Dynamics”, The University of Warsaw, Warsaw 2005. As far as his research interests are concerned, it is indispensable to focus also the role of the theoretical issues that touch the spheres of political and economic connections in international relations. See this theme in: “Ideological basis of global liberal system in world economy-role and meaning of Washington Consensus”, in: E. Haliżak, R. Kuźniar, J. Symonides, “Globalization and international relations”, Bydgoszcz 2003, p. 12-31; “Liberal visions of international structure”, in: R. Kuźniar (ed. ), “International order at threshold of XXI century”:, Warsaw 2005, pp. 12-31; “Interdependence of policy and economy in international relations”, in: “International order at threshold of XXI century. Jubilee book of the 30th anniversary of the International Relations Institute of The University of Warsaw”, Warsaw 2006, pp. 23-47; The prelude of book: “Foreign and internal policy of state in process of European integration”, E. Haliżak (ed.), Warsaw 2004, pp. 9-19.

Prof. Andrew Hurrell is Montague Burton Professor of International Relations at Oxford University and a Fellow of Balliol College.  He holds an Einstein Visiting Fellowship in Berlin, and is a Senior Fellow with the Berlin KFG project on ‘The International Rule of Law: Rise or Decline?’ He was elected to the British Academy in 2011. His research interests cover theories of international relations; theories of global governance; the history of thought on international relations; the international relations of the developing and post-colonial world with particular reference to Brazil and Latin America. He is currently working on a project on the history of the globalization of international society and the implications for 21st century global order.

Prof. Rahul Mukherji is Professor and Head of the Department of Political Science, at the South Asia Institute in Heidelberg University. He is currently the Executive Director of the South Asia Institute. Professor Mukherji teaches and researches in the area of South Asian politics, political economy and international relations with focus on institutions. He has taught at the National University of Singapore, the Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi), Hunter College (New York) and the University of Vermont (Burlington). He is also a Senior Non-Resident Fellow of the Institute of South Asian Studies (National University of Singapore), and co-chair of the China-India workshop at Fudan University in Shanghai. Professor Mukherji serves on the board of prestigious journals such as India Review, Pacific Affairs, and Governance and co-edits a book series titled: Institutions and Development in South Asia with Oxford University Press. He has co-authored India Since 1980 (Cambridge University Press, 2011, Portuguese translation 2014), with Professor Sumit Ganguly, and has also written Political Economy of Reforms in India (Oxford University Press, 2014), and Globalization and Deregulation: Ideas, Interests and Institutional Change in India (Oxford University Press, 2014). Professor Mukherji’s recent publications include ‘Policy Paradigms and Path Dependence: The Endogenous Roots of Institutional Displacement and Drift in India’ in the Global Public Policy and Governance (2021), ‘Governing India: Evolution of Programmatic Welfare in Andhra Pradesh,’ in the Studies in Indian Politics (2020), and ‘Democracy vs. Covid: India’s Illiberal Remedy’ in the Journal of Democracy (2020).

Prof. Jakub Zajączkowski

head of Department of Area and Global Studies, Faculty of Political Science and International Studies, University of Warsaw; since 2020 Dean’s Representative for International Cooperation and Research Projects at the Faculty of Political Science and International Studies, University of Warsaw; 2016 -2019 – Director of the Institute of International Relations, University of Warsaw; 2012-2016 Deputy Director on the Institute of International Relations for Research and Academic Cooperation; coordinator of EU project entitled: Centre for Contemporary India Research and Studies; since 2017 coordinator at the UW of EU – funded project: Explaining Global India: a multi-sectoral PhD training programme analysing the emergence of India as a global actor (Global India) – HORIZON 2020; coordinator of Grant from the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, entitled: Centres for Polish and Central European Studies at Asian Universities, co-funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland. Author over 50 publications and co-editor of several books. PhD in Political Science; Selected publications: J. Zajączkowski, J. Schottli, M. Thapa (eds.), India in the Contemporary World: Economy, Polity, International Relations, New Delhi, London, New York: Routledge 2014; J. Zajączkowski, M. F. Gawrycki, A. Bógdał-Brzezińska (eds), Re-Visions and Re-Orientations: Non-European Thought in the International Relations Studies, New Delhi, London, New York, Sydney: Bloomsbury 2014; J. Zajączkowski, S.O. Wolf, EU–Pakistan Relations: European Perspectives at the Turn of Twenty-First Century, in: S.O. Wolf, P. Casaca, A.J. Flanagan, C. Rodrigues (eds), The Merits of Regional Cooperation: the Case of South Asia, Heidelberg, New York, London: Springer 2014, pp. 131–152;  Illiberal Democracy in the Asia-Pacific Region: Methodological and Practical Aspects in: J. Zajączkowski, M.F. Gawrycki, A. Bógdał-Brzezińska (eds), Re-visions and Re-Orientations: Non-European Thought in the International Relations Studies, New Delhi, London, New York, Sydney: Bloomsbury 2014.