#PHISO2017 Exploratory Workshop: Exploring Global South Contributions in International Relations

The programme of the workshop on “Exploring Global South Contributions in International Relations
Organized by PhISO & FEU International Studies department, and co-sponsored with ISA Global South Caucus
09-10 March 2017 / AVR Romm (9th floor), FEU Technology Building, Far Eastern University, Manila


Click here to read abstracts of participants of the workshop, while click here for the general Call for the workshop.

……………March 09 (Thursday / 09:00 AM – 09:00 PM)

Chair: John Harvey D. Gamas (jhdgamas@addu.edu.ph / Ateneo de Davao University)
– Assistant Professor and Chair of International Studies department

(09:00 AM – 10:30 AM) The Internationalisation of the Social Sciences: Challenges in Overcoming Westerncentric Ethnocentrism and Introducing Perspectives from the Global South
Dr. Leon Moosavi (Leon.Moosavi@liverpool.ac.uk / University of Liverpool, Singapore)
– Director of the University of Liverpool in Singapore and is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology.

……………Coffee Break (10:30 AM – 10:45 AM)

(10:45 AM – 12:15 PM) Critic of Realism towards a Normative Theory of International Relations
Francisco Riodique III (franciscoriodiqueiii@yahoo.com / San Sebastian College Recoletos, Manila)
– MA student and Lecturer

……………Lunch Break (12:15 PM – 01:15 PM)

(01:15 PM – 02:45 PM) The Security Predicament of a Weak State: Imprints of Colonial Legacy and Bureaupathologies in Philippine South China Sea Policy 1987-2015
Robert Joseph P. Medillo (robertjoseph0815@gmail.com / De La Salle University, Manila)
– MA candidate in Political Science

……………Coffee Break (02:45 PM – 03:00 PM)

(03:00 PM – 04:30 PM) Religious Actors as Epistemic Communities in Regime Compliance: Philippine Socialization to the Progressive Norms of MDGs and CEDAW during the Aquino Administration
Brian U. Doce (briandoce.bd@gmail.com / Jilin University, China)
– Master in International Relations candidate

……………Coffee Break (04:30 PM – 04:45 PM)

(04:45 PM – 06:15 PM) The SEA rises: ASEAN Economic Integration and the Struggle for Captainship in East Asia
Kevin Mark Gomez (kmrgomez1@gmail.com / University of the Philippines, Diliman)
– Research Associate, Philippines Center for Integrative and Development Studies
– MA in International Relations holder, St. Petersburg State University, Russian Federation

……………Dinner hosted by FEU International Studies department (07:30 PM – 09:00 PM)
……………Keynote Speaker: Assoc. Prof. Herman Joseph S. Kraft (University of the Philippines, Diliman)

……………March 10 (Friday / 09:00 AM – 08:30 PM)

Chair: Brian U. Doce (briandoce.bd@gmail.com / Jilin University, China)
– Master in International Relations candidate

(09:00 AM – 10:30 AM) The Influence of Domestic and External Environment on Philippine Foreign Policy Changes: US Eviction in 1991, and the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement
Francis Martinez Esteban (fmesteban1004@yahoo.com / Jilin University, China)
– Master in International Relations student

……………Coffee Break (10:30 AM – 10:45 AM)

(10:45 AM – 12:15 PM) Imam Khomeini and the Concept of Mustad’afin: A Postmodernist Reading
Dr. Mansoor L. Limba (mlimba@diplomats.com / University of Tehran, Iran)
– Associate Professor of Political Science, International and Islamic Studies

……………Lunch Break (12:15 PM – 01:15 PM)

(01:15 PM – 02:45 PM) International Relations in Business Management Programs: History, Cases and Challenges in the Philippines
Dr. Aliza Racelis (aliza.racelis@up.edu.ph / University of the Philippines, Diliman)
– Associate Professor at Cesar E.A. Virata School of Business

……………Coffee Break (02:45 PM – 03:00 PM)

(03:00 PM – 04:30 PM) Exploring Non-Western Perspective in International Relations: Rethinking Nehru’s Alternative Approach
Dr. Md. Aftab Alam (aftabjnu@gmail.com / University of Delhi, India)
– Lecturer, Zakir Husain Delhi College

……………Coffee Break (04:30 PM – 04:45 PM)

(04:45 PM – 06:15 PM) Resistance in Public Space: Dissent of the Mass Movement against Neoliberal Policies in the Philippines
Jeconiah Louis Dreisbach (jeconiah_dreisbach@dlsu.edu.ph / De La Salle University, Manila)
– MA student in Philippine Studies

……………Coffee Break (06:15 PM – 06:30 PM)

(06:30 PM – 07:30 PM) Politics of Sports: Significance of Philippines’ participation in International Basketball events as a platform in fostering the factors of National Identity building among undergraduate students of PUP
Jonald T. BagasinaElbert G. AccadMark Alfred E. Soria, and Erickson Calata (jtbagasina@gmail.comelbertaccad@gmail.comsoria.malfred@gmail.commithijuris@yahoo.com / Polytechnic University of the Philippines)
– Advanced undergraduate students of Political Science except Erickson Calata

……………Closing Ceremony (07:30 PM – 08:30 PM)
……………Keynote Speaker: Asst. Prof. Frances Antoinette Cruz (University of the Philippines, Diliman)

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