Second Workshop

Title: 'Classical Realism meets Critical Theory: Philosophies, Practices, Politics'

Date and time: 20-21 June 2015, 9am-5pm
Venue: Faculty of Social Sciences, 120 University Social Sciences Building
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5 

Convener: Prof Michael C. Williams, University of Ottawa 

Speakers and topics

  • Richard Beardsworth (Aberystwyth University) - Towards a Critical Concept of the Statesperson
  • Hartmut Behr (Newcastle University) - Conditions and Spaces of Critique. Herbert Marcuse, Hans Morgenthau, Eric Voegelin
  • Lene Hansen (University of Copenhagen) - Student, Monster, Rocker? The Rolling Stone featuring the Boston Bomber and the Limits of Representation
  • Richard Ned Lebow (Dartmouth College/Kings College) - Hans Morgenthau and Critical Realism
  • Daniel J. Levine (University of Alabama) - The Apocalyptic Sting, Critical Realism, and the Politics of Jewish Fear
  • Timothy W. Luke (Virginia Tech) - Caught Between Vulgar and Effete Realists:  Repositioning Classical Realism and Critical Theory in Statecraft and International Studies
  • Sean Molloy (University of Kent) - E.H. Carr in Frankfurt: The Twenty Years’ Crisis as an Exercise in Critical Theory
  • Felix Roesch (Coventry University) - Unlearning in International Relations. Maruyama, Morgenthau, and Modernity
  • Vibeke Schou Tjalve (Danish Institute of International Studies) - Security in Ocular Democracy: A (Critical) Realist Perspective
  • Kamila Stullerova (Aberystwyth University) - Embracing Ontological Doubt: The Role of ‘Reality’ in Political Realism
  • Lucian Ashworth (Memorial University) - Commentator

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