Politics at 2018 International Studies Association Conference

San FranciscoThe Department of Politics will have a wide range of speakers at this year’s ISA Conference in San Francisco. The conference will be tagged on social media as #ISA2018. It will run from April 4–7, 2018.

The New Financial Geopolitics: Whither American Power?
Mark Schwartz
Banks, Bonds, and Balance Sheets: Can American Financial Geo-Power Persist?
Wednesday, April 4, 8:15–10:00

Panel: (Re)Writing the Rules of International Tax
International Political Economy
Chair Herman Mark Schwartz
Wednesday, April 4, 10:30–12:15

Panel: Of Militias, Insurgent Groups, and Border Zones: The Syrian War in Comparative Perspective Peace Studies International Security Studies
Chair Jonah Schulhofer-Wohl
Wednesday, April 4, 10:30–12:15

Panel: Of Militias, Insurgent Groups, and Border Zones: The Syrian War in Comparative Perspective Peace Studies International Security Studies
Fighting for Dominance: How the Insurgent Balance of Power Drives Conflict in Civil Wars
Samuel Plapinger
Wednesday, April 4, 10:30–12:15

JSS Group Conflict: The Politics and Tactics of Counterterrorism Junior Scholar Symposia
Do Democratic Regime Types Make a Difference in Terrorist Incidents?
Hsuan-Yu Lin
Thursday, April 5, 8:15–10:00

Interrogating the Formal and Informal Rules of Access II: Governing Surplus Populations Global Development
Chair Herman Mark Schwartz
Thursday, April 5, 8:15–10:00

Roundtable International Political Theory and “Real Politics” II: Issues, Problems, and Policies
Part. Denise Walsh
Thursday, April 5, 8:15–10:00

Illiberal Democracy and Human Rights: Thematic Approaches
The Liberal Origins of “Illiberal” Democracies Panel
Robert Fatton
Thursday, April 5, 8:15–10:00

After Victory: Reconsidering a Breakthrough Work in IR
Part. John M. Owen
Thursday, April 5, 10:30–12:15

State Capacity in Asia
Discussant John E. Echeverri-Gent
Thursday, April 5, 10:30–12:15

Panel: The Politics of Big Infrastructure: Asia, North America, and South America
Discussant Herman Mark Schwartz
Friday, April 6, 10:30–12:15

Adapting Liberalism to the 21st Century
Part. John M. Owen
Friday, April 6, 10:30–12:15

Nuclear Weapons and Coercive Diplomacy
Part. Todd S. Sechser
Friday, April 6, 1:45–3:30

Panel: Network Analysis, Complex Interdependence, and Structural Power in the Global Political Economy
Discussant Herman Mark Schwartz
Friday, April 6, 1:45–3:30

Rules of Power and Rising Powers: The Case of India
India and the Institutions of Global Finance: A Reformer More Interested in Distribution Than Restructuring
John E. Echeverri-Gent
Friday, April 6, 1:45–3:30

Border and Territorial Disputes
The Dog that Barks: State-Led Propaganda Campaigns on Territorial Disputes
Yaping Wang
Saturday, April 7, 8:15–10:00

Panel Media and Conflict
Discussant Yaping Wang
Saturday, April 7, 10:30–12:15

Illiberal Democracy and Human Rights: Case Studies I
Chair Robert Fatton
Saturday, April 7, 1:45–3:30