IR Research Colloquium

The Colloquium provides a forum where doctoral students, post-docs, visitors and faculty can present their work; where we can discuss shared theoretical and analytical issues; and where people with diverse theoretical approaches and commitments within IR can come together. It also provides doctoral students with the opportunity to discuss shared theoretical and analytical issues within the broader Oxford IR community. The presented papers and the discussants’ comments form the basis both for discussing how advanced research may best be carried out and for talking about more practical issues -such as how to act as a discussant, how to turn a thesis into a journal article, how to think about publication, how to organize conference panels.

The format is as follows: a pre-circulated paper sent to participants one week in advance; a 15-20 minute presentation by the author speaking to the main arguments of the paper and/or the broader research project of which it forms a part; a 10-15 minute response from a graduate student or post-doc discussant; and finally an open Q&A.

The Colloquium is open to all graduate students in Politics and International Relations. Papers will mostly relate to academic International Relations but the Colloquium seeks to draw in those working on the borders of Politics and International Relations and to encourage a pluralist approach in terms of methods and forms of analysis, including from within closely related disciplines and subject areas.
Type: Seminar Series
Series organisers: Duncan Snidal (University of Oxford), John de Bhal (University of Oxford), Alonso Gurmendi Dunkelberg (University of Oxford)
Timing: Thursdays 15:00 - 16:30
Organising department: Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR)

Talks:

Thursday 2 February 2023 (3rd Week, Hilary Term)

Rethinking “middle powers” as a category of practice
Date: 2 February 2023, 15:00 - 16:30 (Thursday, 3rd week, Hilary 2023)
Speaker s: John de Bhal (University of Oxford), Sam Seitz (University of Oxford)
Venue: Manor Road Building, Manor Road OX1 3UQ
Venue Details: Seminar Room A
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 9 February 2023 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

Rethinking "middle powers" as a category of practice
Date: 9 February 2023, 15:00 - 16:30 (Thursday, 4th week, Hilary 2023)
Speaker : Sam Seitz (University of Oxford)
Venue: Manor Road Building, Manor Road OX1 3UQ
Venue Details: Seminar Room A
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 16 February 2023 (5th Week, Hilary Term)

Quechua and Aymara Revolution in International Legal Thought: An Initial Exploration
Date: 16 February 2023, 15:00 - 16:30 (Thursday, 5th week, Hilary 2023)
Speaker : Alonso Gurmendi Dunkelberg (University of Oxford)
Venue: Manor Road Building, Manor Road OX1 3UQ
Venue Details: Seminar Room A
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 23 February 2023 (6th Week, Hilary Term)

Design by Elimination: Historical Precedent in the Creation of the League of Nations
Date: 23 February 2023, 15:00 - 16:30 (Thursday, 6th week, Hilary 2023)
Speaker s: Carsten-Andreas Schulz (Cambridge), Ebenezer Azamati (University of Oxford)
Venue: Manor Road Building, Manor Road OX1 3UQ
Venue Details: Seminar Room A
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 2 March 2023 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

Legitimacy in IR
Date: 2 March 2023, 15:00 - 16:00 (Thursday, 7th week, Hilary 2023)
Speaker s: Lora Viola (Free University of Berlin), Alexandra Stafford (University of Oxford)
Venue: Manor Road Building, Manor Road OX1 3UQ
Venue Details: Seminar Room A
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 9 March 2023 (8th Week, Hilary Term)

White supremacy in the United States during the post-Cold War and War on Terror eras
Date: 9 March 2023, 15:00 - 16:30 (Thursday, 8th week, Hilary 2023)
Speaker s: Anna Meier (Nottingham), Alejandro Posada Téllez (University of Oxford)
Venue: Manor Road Building, Manor Road OX1 3UQ
Venue Details: Seminar Room A
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Editors: Helen Morley, Holly Omand, Rebecca Freeman, Joby Mullens, Daniel Burton