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
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. 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.