Anarchist Studies Network

A PSA Specialist Group for the Study of Anarchism.

Announcements

ASN members secure £250k research grant from the ESRC. See here

Rowman & Littlefield Int publish two book series by ASN members Saul Newman and Ruth Kinna

Rethinking Anarchy: Anarchism and World Politics

AUDIO RECORDINGS OF ALL PAPER PRESENTATIONS AND THE FOLLOWING Q&A SESSIONS NOW AVAILABLE!!

SESSIONS 1-4 HERE AND SESSIONS 5 AND 6 HERE

Room 2D2, Social Sciences Complex, Priory Road, University of Bristol, Bristol

17th-18th June, 2010

A research colloquium supported by the International Politics Research Group, University of Bristol, the ESRC and the PSA Anarchist Studies Network

Provisional Program

Day 1: Thursday 17th June, 2010. Registration from 9:00am 12:00pm-12:45pm Lunch

12:45pm-1:00pm

Introduction to the ‘The Outwrite Exhibition: A Look at Internationalist Feminisms and Global Solidarity in the 1980s’

Curated by Anna Feigenbaum (American University, Richmond) and Terese Jonsson (London Metropolitan)

Session 1 1:00pm-2:30pm

Chair: Luke Ashworth (Limerick)

Adam Goodwin (Ottawa) 'Evolution and Anarchism in International Relations: The Challenge of Kropotkin’s Biological Ontology'

Alex Prichard (Bristol) ‘David Held is an Anarchist. Discuss.’

Shannon K. Brincat (Queensland) and Leah Aylward (Queensland) ‘Overcoming the Cosmopolitan/Communitarian Divide through Anarchism: La Via Campesina and the Principles of Anarchism’

2:30-2:45 – Tea and Coffee Break

Session 2 2:45pm-4:15pm

Chair: Adam Goodwin (Ottawa)

Roy Krøvel (Oslo) ‘Global Social Movements and International Relations. Anarchism and social movements in light of the Zapatista insurgency in Mexico.’

Daniel Murray (Stanford) ‘Democratic Insurrection, or, what does the alterglobalization movement have in common?’

April Carrièr (Ottawa) ‘Social Movements and the Bolivian State: Anarchistic Trends in Practice and Theory’

4:15pm-4:30pm – Tea and Coffee Break

Session 3 4:30pm-6.00pm

Chair: Alex Prichard (Bristol)

Luke Ashworth (Limerick) ‘Anarchy against anarchism. The global anarchical society as a statist world’

Chris David La Roche and Jordan A. Guthrie (Toronto) ‘Anarchy is What Scholars Make of It: Anarchist Thought, IR Theory, and the 'Domestic Analogy' Reversed’

End Day 1

Day 2: Friday 18th June Session 4 9:00am-10:30am

Chair: Shannon Brincat (Queensland)

Claire Harrison (Exeter) ‘Beyond the politics of demand: The politics of the act as exemplified by anarchist practices’

Erika Cudworth and Stephen Hobden (UEL) 'Anarchy and Anarchism: Towards a Theory of Complex International Systems’

Nathan Eisenstadt (Bristol) ‘Anarchism as Global Assemblage: The Paradoxes of 'Emacipatory Governmentalities'’

10:30am-10:45am Tea and Coffee Break

Session 5 10:45am-12:15pm

Chair: Steve Hobden (UEL)

Carl Levy (Goldsmith’s) ‘Anarchism on the Potomac, when Cheney met Ravachol: the historiography of anarchism and securocrats since 9/11’

Paul Stott (UEA) ‘Anarchism, terrorism studies and Islamism’

Chris Rossdale (Warwick) ‘Rethinking Agency: Anarchist Interventions in the International’

12:15pm-1:15pm (Lunch)

Session 6 1:15pm-2:30pm

Chair: Carl Levy (Goldsmith’s)

Carissa Honeywell (Sheffield Hallam) ‘Mutiny and the Warfare State: The Prosecution of the War Commentary anarchists, 1945’

Alexandre J. M. E. Christoyannopoulos (Kent) ‘“Him Only Shalt Thou Serve”: A Christian anarchist critique of the Westphalian international order’

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