Pardee School Faculty Attend 2019 ISA Conference
Faculty from the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University presented their expertise at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Conference, held from April 27-30, 2019 in Toronto, Canda. The highly-attended annual convention fosters rigorous discussion on research and writing on a broad range of topics within the field of international studies.
The theme of this year’s conference was “Reenvisioning International Studies: Innovation and Progress.” Pardee School faculty attending and speaking at the ISA conference included:
- Joseph Wippl, Professor of the Practice of International Relations, participated in a panel on “Intelligence: Crisis, Reform and Adaptation,”; and on “The Art of Handling Agents” as part of a panel on “Civilian and Military Perspectives on the Evolution and Adaptation of Intelligence.”
- Joshua Shifrinson, Assistant Professor of International Relations, spoke on “Structuring the Unipolar Era: Preventative Balancing and the United
States’ Post‐Cold War Dominance” as part of a panel on “Balancing in Foreign Policy”; a roundtable on “Russia and the West: What Went Wrong? What to Do Now?”; and a roundtable on “Why Do Great Powers Rise and Fall?”
- Thomas Berger, Professor of International Relations and Director of the Center for the Study of Asia (BUCSA), spoke as part of a roundtable on “A Relational Theory of World Politics – Discussing Qin Yaqing’s Important New Book”; and a panel on “Comparative Migration Regimes in Asia.”
- Henrik Selin, Associate Professor of International Relations, spoke as part of a roundtable on “Innovative Teaching of Global Environmental Governance.”
- Perry Mehrling, Professor of International Political Economy, spoke on “The Eurodollar Market ‘Is’ the International Monetary System: A
Kindlebergian View” as part of a panel on “From Breaking the Back to Becoming the Backbone of the International Monetary System: The Eurodollar Market Revisited.”
- William Grimes, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of International Relations and Political Science, spoke on “Institutionalizing Financial Cooperation in East Asia: AMRO and the Future of the Chiang Mai Initiative Multilateralization,” as part of a panel on “New Frontiers: Regional Initiatives for Development and Financial Cooperation”; and “International Remittance Rails as Infrastructures: Bricolage, Innovation, and Financial Access in Developing Economies” as part of a panel on “The Changing Technological Infrastructures of Global Finance.”
- Jeremy Menchik, Assistant Professor of International Relations, spoke on “Moderation in Real Time” as part of a panel on “Islam and Democracy Reconsidered: Indonesia and Beyond.”
- Daivi Rodima-Taylor, Senior Researcher, spoke on “International Remittance Rails as Infrastructures: Bricolage, Innovation, and Financial Access in Developing Economies” as part of a panel on “The Changing Technological Infrastructures of Global Finance.”
You can learn more about the 2019 ISA Annual Conference here.