Other Seminars and Workshops

CAST frequently hosts seminars and workshops with leading international scholars. The format varies according to the topic, the state of the work-in-progress, and who’s in town at the same time.

Arctic Politics Seminar with Frank Sejersen

11 December 2015 kl. 14:00

Frank Sejersen, Dept. of Cross Cultural and Regional Studies, UCPH: ’Rethinking Greenland and the Arctic in the Era of Climate Change’.

Arctic Politics seminar with Uffe Jakobsen and Benedikte Brincker

6 November 2015 kl. 14:00

Uffe Jakobsen, Department of Political Science, UCPH: ‘Time and place of origins of parliamentarism in Greenland’.

Arctic Politics Seminar with Ulrik Pram Gad and Bertel Heurlin

11 September 2015 kl. 14:00

Arctic Politics Seminar with Ulrik Pram Gad: "National Identity Politics and Postcolonial Sovereignty Games Greenland, Denmark

Special Lunch Seminar: "Translations of Security"

15 April 2015 kl. 12:00

CAST Research Seminar with Post.doc Ulrik Pram Gad, Post.doc Trine Villumsen Berling, Ass. Professor Karen Lund Petersen & Professor Ole Wæver: "Translations of Security".

Visuality, Security, and Documentaries

14 February 2012 kl. 9:00

The centrality of images and visuality to world politics has been underscored again and again since the attacks on 9/11.Professor Cynthia Weber, one of the world’s leading IR theorists and a documentary filmmaker is visiting CAST, and will be joining the discussion of three papers and screen and discuss her recent work.

Roundtable with Farhat Haq: Sacralizing the State and De-Sacralizing Islam

8 December 2011 kl. 17:00

By turning Islam into an ideology and by insisting that Pakistan is an ideological state the JI sacralized the state. An Islamic state thus becomes the only way Muslims may live pious lives. The Islamists have been remarkably successful in colonizing Western and Muslim imagination about the proper role of Islam in modern nation-state.

International Practices - Theory and Debate in International Relations

7 November 2011 kl. 10.00

This CAST Research Seminar brings together leading IR theorists to discuss International Practices and the possibility of the concept of practice to revitalize debates in IR.

Diplomacy, Security, Visuality

8 April 2011 kl. 0900

Diplomacy is one of the cornerstones of international politics, and this workshop foregrounds its relationship to security, as an academic field of study and an empirical practice.

Visuality and Security

24 February 2011 kl. 9:30

Christine Sylvester is Professor of International Relations and Development at Lancaster University and the 2010-2011 Kerstin Hesselgren Chair at Gothenburg University. Sylvester is known worldwide for her path breaking contributions across a range of fields: gender, development, war/peace and the politics of art and museums. This one day workshop on visuality, security, and art will be a great opportunity to discuss recent work by Sylvester as well as that of Lene Hansen and Diana Andersson Biró.