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IICR Scholarly Conference 2017: Exploring Cultural Interests & Values

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IICR Scholarly Conference 2017: Exploring Cultural Interests & Values
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Hosted by: Professor JP Singh # Director, Institute for International Cultural Relations
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Date and Time
15th Jun 2017 09:00 - 16th Jun 2017 04:00
Location
ECA
URL
http://www.iicr.ed.ac.uk/events/16_17/iicr_scholarly_conference_2017_exploring_cultural_interests_and_values

Exploring Cultural Interests & Values

By invitation only

Thursday, 15 June 2017

                                                    PREFERENCES AND INTERESTS

9:00 - 9:30 AM  Introductions, Welcome, and Project Overview

Welcome: Charlie Jeffery, Senior Vice Principal, The University of Edinburgh
Project Introduction: J.P. Singh, University of Edinburgh

9:30 - 10:15 AM  “Culture and Preference Formation” Daniel M. Hausman, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Chair: Irene S. Wu, Federal Communication Commission, Washington, DC
Discussants:
David Throsby, Macquarie University
Paolo Quattrone, Business School, The University of Edinburgh

10:15 - 11:00 AM  “Cultivating Sustainability: Culture, Political Economy, and the Environment”

Sharon R. Krause, Brown University

Chair: Melissa Nisbett, King’s College London
Discussants:
John Odell, University of Southern California
Nicholas Phillipson, Honorary Fellow, History, The University of Edinburgh

11:00 - 11:15 AM               Break

11:15 - 12:00 PM     “Cosmopolitans, Internationalists, and Globalists: Is there an Identity Beyond the Nation-State?”  Miles Kahler, American University and Council on Foreign Relations

Chair: David Throsby, Macquarie University
Discussants:
Jo Shaw, Edinburgh Law School, The University of Edinburgh
Michal Rozynek, University of Edinburgh

12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch

                                                         SECURITY AND ECONOMIC RELATIONS 

1:00 - 1:45 PM    “Strategic Narratives and (Re)construction of Interests: Contestation and Sanctions related to Narratives in the case of the NATO Alliance” Laura Roselle, Elon University

Chair: J.P. Singh, The University of Edinburgh
Discussants:
Melissa Nisbett, King’s College London
Oliver Turner, University of Edinburgh

1:45 - 2:30 PM    “CHINA’S OBOR: 21st-Century Power Politics or A New World in the Making?” L.H.M. Ling, The New School

Chair: Mark J. Rozell, George Mason University
Discussants:
Irene S. Wu, Federal Communications Commission
Oliver Turner, University of Edinburgh

2:30 - 3:15  PM   “Ideology, Economic Interests & American Exceptionalism: The Battle over the US   Export-Import Bank”   Kristen Hopewell, The University of Edinburgh

Chair: Steven Livingston, George Washington University
Discussants:
Miles Kahler, American University
John Odell, University of Southern California 

                                  

3:15 - 3:30 PM    Break

                                                                     CLASS, RACE & RELIGION

3:30 - 4:15 PM    “Crossing Borders: Culture, Identity, and Access to Higher Education”  Steven Livingston, George Washington University

Chair: L.H.M. Ling, The New School
Discussants:
Mark J. Rozell, George Mason University
Fiona Mackay, The University of Edinburgh

4:15 - 5:00 PM    “Strangest of Bedfellows: Why the Religious Right Embraced Trump and what that      Means for the Movement”   Mark J. Rozell, Dean, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University

Chair: Kristen Hopewell, The University of Edinburgh
Discussants:
L.H.M. Ling, The New School
Joshua Ralston, The University of Edinburgh

5:00 - 5:45 PM    “Racism and the Liberal Internationalist Order:  From the Atlantic Charter to Donald Trump”   J.P. Singh, The University of Edinburgh

Chair: Laura Roselle, Elon University
Discussants:
Sharon R. Krause, Brown University
Steven Livingston, George Washington University

Friday, 16 June 2017

                                                              CULTURAL VALUES AND IDENTITY

9:30 - 10:15 AM  “Value and values in economics and culture” David Throsby, Macquarie University

Chair: Miles Kahler, American University and Council on Foreign Relations
Discussants:
Dave O’Brien, University of Edinburgh
Daniel M. Hausman, University of Wisconsin-Madison

10:15 - 11:00 AM    “Power, Ritual and Political Animals: Notes Towards a Better Understanding of Cultural Diplomacy”  Melissa Nisbett, King’s College London

Chair: Sharon R. Krause, Brown University
Discussants:
Faith Liddell, Institute for International Cultural Relations, The University of Edinburgh
Laura Roselle, Elon University

11:00 - 11:45 AM    “Can Cultural Influence be Measured? Quantifying Soft Power in International Relations”  Irene S. Wu, Federal Communication Commission, Washington, DC

Chair: Daniel M. Hausman, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Discussants:
Kristen Hopewell, The University of Edinburgh
J.P. Singh & Cora Lacatus, IICR, The University of Edinburgh

11:45 - 1:00 PM Lunch

1:00 - 2:30 PM    Overview from discussants:

John Odell, University of Southern California
Cora Lacatus, IICR, The University of Edinburgh
Closing discussion and Next Steps