The International Dissidence research group organizes three panels on rule and resistance beyond the nation-state at the upcoming Fourth Global International Studies Conference sponsored by the World International Studies Committee (WISC) in Frankfurt, 6 - 9 August 2014.
The three interrelated panels are organized by Ben Kamis, Jannik Pfister as well as Janusz Biene, Daniel Kaiser and Holger Marcks and cover the following topics: “Depoliticized Rule in Transnationalizing Governance” (Chair: Ben Kamis), “Rule by Definition: How International Authority is Encoded into Normative Language and Concepts” (Chair: Jannik Pfister) and “Transnational Dimensions of Violent Dissidence” (Chair: Christopher Daase).
Participants and discussants include: Christian Volk (University of Trier), Regina Hack (Goethe-University Frankfurt), Isabel Rocha de Siquiera (King’s College London), Sebastian Schindler (Goethe-University Frankfurt), Juha Antero Vuori (University of Turku), Claudia Baumgart-Ochse (PRIF, Frankfurt), Benjamin Wilhelm (University of Erfurt), Svenja Gertheiss und Carmen Wunderlich (PRIF, Frankfurt), Priska Daphi (Goethe-University Frankfurt), Lucien van der Walt (Rhodes University), Carolin Goerzig (Virginia Commonwealth University) und Jérôme Drevon (Durham University).
Lisbeth Zimmermann and Nicole Deitelhoff are also going to present a paper on resistance against the Responsibility to Protect at the panel “Norm anti-preneurs and the Laws of War” (Chair: Alan Brian Bloomfield) and Christopher Daase presents a paper on the historical perspectives of Just War Theory at the panel “Justice and Just War Theory” (Chair: Simone Wisotzki).
For more information on the conference see www.wisc2014.uni-frankfurt.de.