Global Studies Consortium

Shanghai 2011

Fourth meeting of the Global Studies Consortium

Shanghai 2011 Global Studies Conference

The 2011 meeting was hosted by Shanghai University on June 17-18. It followed the "China Forum on Global Studies" which was held at the same venue on June 16-17.

Participating institutions

Draft Schedule

DAY ONE – Friday, June 17

2:00-2:30 PM
GUO, Changgang – Shanghai University

Introduction to the conference slides

JUERGENSMEYER, Mark – University of California- Santa Barbara

Brief personal introductions by participants

2:30-4:15 PM
Panel I: Defining Global Studies as a teaching and research field
Chair: KOLODZIEJ, Edward – University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne

  1. STEGER, Manfred – Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia
  2. What are global studies? Why global studies?
    NEDERVEEN PIETERSE, Jan – UC Santa Barbara Notes
  3. FARRER, James - Sophia University
  4. XIA, Jiguo – Capital Normal University, Beijing

4:15-4:30 PM  Coffee/Tea

4:30-6:00 PM
Panel II: Standards for MA programs; the feasibility of PhD programs
Chair: JOHNSON, Erica - U North Carolina-Chapel Hill

  1. LEWIS, Jonathan – Hitotsubashi University
  2. PLOCIENNIK, Sebastian – University of Wroclaw/Erasmus Mundus
  3. APPELBAUM, Richard – UC Santa Barbara Slides
  4. ALESHKOVSKIY, Ivan A. - Lomosonov Moscow State University


DAY TWO – Saturday, June 18

9:00 – 10:30
Panel III: Institutionalizing GS: Schools, Departments, Programs & Consortia
Chair: JUERGENSMEYER, Mark – UC Santa Barbara

  1. GUO, Changgang – Shanghai University Slides
  2. LAMA, Mahendra – Central (National) University of Sikkim, India Slides
  3. LOEKE, Konstanze – University of Leipzig/Erasmus Mundus Slides
  4. HAUFF, Karen – Berlin Graduate School for Transnational Studies (BTS)

10:30-10:15 Coffee

Panel IV: Global Studies in the Global East
Chair: GUO, Changgang – Shanghai University

  1. LIM, Jie-Hyung – Hanyang University
  2. NOMIYA, Daishiro – Sophia University
  3. OYAMADA, Eiji – Doshisha University
  4. JIN, Guangyao and/or JIN, Yan – Fudan University
  5. LIU, Zhenye –China University of Political Science and Law

12:00 - 1:30 PM
Working lunch: New Programs “show and tell”
Chair: GUO Changgang – Shanghai University

  • University of Pittsburgh – CONDEE, Nancy
  • Ambedkar University-Delhi – NEGI, Rohit
  • Lomosonov Moscow State University –ILYIN, Ilya V. Slides
  • Doshisha University – OYAMADA, Eiji Slides

1:30 - 2:15 PM
Panel V: Placement and internships, and inter-university collaboration
Chair: CONDEE, Nancy – University of Pittsburgh

  1. APPELBAUM, Richard – UC Santa Barbara
  2. Concrete Collaboration: The Next Step for the Global Studies Consortium
    KLUTH, Michael – Roskilde University/Erasmus Mundus Slides
  3. NING, Wang – Arizona State University

2:15 - 2:30 PM  Coffee

2:30 - 4:00 PM
Consortium Business meeting [voting: active members only]
Secretary: FAESSEL, Victor – UC Santa Barbara