Poznan 24th – 25th October 2017
“Knowledge is one. Its division into subjects is a concession to human weakness.”
Sir Halford Mackinder
It is a great honour for me to invite you all to join us on the first international conference organised by Faculty of Political Science and Journalism along with Department of Non-European Political Studies called “Beyond Europe: Politics and Change in Global and Regional Afairs” on behalf of Faculty’s Dean prof. Andrzej Stelmach.
We believe that following event is unique opportunity to openly discuss latest findings in many politics-related disciplines and exchange views on current issues and ways to adress them. We believe this years subject list make this whole event very promising and interesting initiative.
See you all in Poznań very soon!
prof. UAM dr hab. Radosław Fiedler
Head of the Department of Non-European Political Studies of Faculty of Political Science and Journalism at Adam Mickiewicz University
Please click the button below to download this year’s list of carefully selected subjects. We are sure that by providing wide range of choice conference will be interesting and worth attending.
We are proud to present this year’s members of the Scientific Board
Prof. Tadeusz Wallas
Chief of Scietific Board
Political scientist, Vice-Rector of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. Between 2008 and 2016 he was serving as dean of the Faculty of Political Science and Journalism UAM. He is member of UAM Financial Board, UAM Managment Reformes Implementation Comittee, Head of Postgraduate Studies in Business Training, Chief of the Department of Political Culture at the Faculty of Political Science and Journalism and chief editor of Political Science Review. He was also Chief of Political Science Committee in Polish Academy of Sciences. Doctor Honoris Causa of Taras Shevchenko National University in Kiev, Ukraine. He is author of numerous articles and monographies as Executive Power – Meaning, Tasks, Position in the System, Polen und politischen Kriterien der Mitgliedschaf in der Europäischen Union or European Standards of Political Systems in Relation to Polish Reality.
Prof. Andrzej Stelmach
Dean of the Faculty of Political Science and Journalism, Chief of Department of Political Systems. He is a member of Polish Political Sciences Association and serves as its head for Poznań region. He is editor-in-chief of Middle-European Political Sciences issued by faculty, and co-editor of numerous titles. His research interst concern political system in Poland, political systems in Eastern Europe, especially Russian Federation, election and related matters. Author of numerous publications such as: Change and Stability in Russian Contemporary Political System (2003), 20 Years of Democratic changeover in Poland (2013).
Prof. Andrzej Gałganek
Political scientist, philosopher, professor. Chief of Department of International Relations at the Faculty of Political Science and Journalism at the University of Adam Mickiewicz in Poznań. A. Gałganek is interested in theory and history of International Relations. His last books explores history of theory International Relations (History of Theory International Relations, PWN, Warszawa 2009) and history of international relations (History of International Relations. Uneven and Combined Development, Elipsa, Warszawa 2013). History of International Relations in 2014 received the Foundation of Czesław Mojsiewicz award for “Best Book in the Political Science 2013”. He is also co-editor of Strategic Review (University of Adam Mickiewicz). From 2009 to 2013 serving as vice-president of Polish Society of International Studies.
Prof. Robert Jervis
Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Politics at Columbia University. He was President of the American Political Science Association in 2000-01 and has received career achievement awards from the International Society of Political Psychology and ISA’s Security Studies Section. In 2006 he received the National Academy of Science’s tri-annual award for behavioral sciences contributions to avoiding nuclear war. His System Effects: Complexity in Political Life (Princeton University Press, 1997) was a co-winner of the APSA’s Psychology Section Best Book Award, and The Meaning of the Nuclear Revolution (Cornell University Press, 1989) won the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order. He is also the author of Perception and Misperception in International Politics (Princeton University Press, 1976; 2nd ed 2017), The Logic of Images in International Relations (Princeton University Press, 1970; 2nd ed., Columbia University Press, 1989), The Illogic of American Nuclear Strategy (Cornell University Press, 1984), American Foreign Policy in a New Era (Routledge, 2005).
Prof. Sang-Chul Park
He is currently a Full Professor at Graduate School of Knowledge based Technology and Energy, Korea Polytechnic University and Adjunct Professor at Center for Science-based Entrepreneurship, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), South Korea. He is Visiting Scholar at Asian Development Bank Institute, Japan. His research interests concern industrial policy and regional development and studies on innovation systems and on science parks and innovative clusters in particular. He is a member of editorial advisory board for Korea Observer (SSCI Journal) as well as a member of editorial review board for Journal of Small Business Management (JSBM) (SSCI Journal). In 2013, he became the editor of Asia Pacific Journal of EU Studies (APJEUS). In 2014 he also became a member of editorial board in International Journal of Innovation and Regional Development (IJIRD). In 2016 he serves as associate editor for International Journal of Management and Enterprise Development (IMED) (SCOPUS Journal) and a member of Managing Editorial Board in Australian & New Zealand Journal of European Studies.
Prof. Sebastien Peyrouse
Researcher and professor of international affairs with the Central Asia Program (Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, George Washington University). He is also a member of the Brussels-based EUCAM (Europe-Central Asia Monitoring). From 2008-2012, he was a Senior Research Fellow with the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute & Silk Road Studies Program (SAIS, Johns Hopkins University, Washington D.C.) and with the Institute for Security and Development Policy (Stockholm). He is the author of Turkmenistan: Strategies of Power, Dilemmas of Development (M. E. Sharpe, 2011), the co-author of The ‘Chinese Question’ in Central Asia: Domestic Order, Social Changes, and the Chinese Factor (Hurst, Columbia University Press, 2012) and of Globalizing Central Asia: Geopolitics and the Challenges of Economic Development (M.E. Sharpe, 2012). Dr. Peyrouse has also authored and co-authored seven books on Central Asia in French.
Prof. Jerzy Konieczny
Political scientist, jourist, criminologist, Chief of Department of Security Studies at the Faculty of Political Science and Journalism of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. Between 1991 and 1996 Deputy Head of Office of State Protection, Undersecretary of State in National Security Bureau, advisor of Council of Ministers in security-related matters, National Consultant for Crisis Management, Author of over 180 monographies and scientific articles, he has promoted 13 PhD students and over 600 MA candidates during his academic career. He is head of many research projects such as Terrorism – Threat for People, Challenge for Nations. Shaping Awareness and Readiness in Municipal Environment (2006) or Organisation and Rules of Civil-Military Cooperation accoring to NATO in Crisis Management on regional and local level (2000-2004). In 2016 he published monography titled Public Helath and Environmental Challenges. Metodological and Educational Study of Sustainable Growth.
Prof. Maciej Walkowski
Political scientist and economist, Chief of Department of Social and Economical Policy, vice-dean of the Faculty of Political Science and Journalism at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. Chief of Jean Monnet Cathedra “EU Dynamics”, member of IPSA. He specializes in international economic relations, TNCs, and economic development. Co-author: Innovations and Employment in EU Growth Policy Warszawa 2010, EU Policy of Growing Competetivness Towards USA and Japan Warszawa 2010.
Prof. Sebastian Wojciechowski
Professor at Adam Mickiewicz University (AMU) in Poznań and the Institute for Western Affairs in Poznań. Head of the Strategic Studies Department of the Faculty of Political Science and Journalism of AMU. Awarded scholarships by the Foundation for Polish Science and the US State Department. He is the author, or co-author, of, e.g.: Faces and Problems of Modern Europe. Case Studies, (ed. with J. Jeszka) Poznań 2010; Poland’s Security. Contemporary Domestic and International Issues, (ed. with A. Potyrała), Berlin 2013;
Prof. Marek Rewizorski
Political scientist and lawyer, Associate Professor at the Institute of Political Science, University of Gdańsk. Winner of prestigious research grants SONATA (2011-2014) and OPUS (2017-2020) awarded by the National Science Centre in Poland, member of EISA, author of over 90 scientific publications in International Relations and political sciences. Research interests: international political economy, global governance, G7/G20, BRICS, emerging markets. His recent publications include The European Union and the BRICS. Complex Relations in the Era of Global Governance, Heidelberg: Springer 2015.
Prof. Przemysław Osiewicz
Political scientist and professor in Department of Non-European Political Sciences at the Faculty of Political Sciences and Journalism of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. Fullbright Senior Award winner, Visiting Professor at Georgetown University, Washington, USA. Member of IPSA, Association of Asia and Pacific, he lectured in USA, Cyprus, Turkey, Iran and Taiwan. Author of 4 monographies and over 70 scientific articles and book chapters in International Relations and political sciences.
Prof. Magdalena Musiał-Karg
Political scientist, professor at the Department of Political Systems, vice-dean for research and development at Faculty of Political Studies and Journalism of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. She is the president of the Centre for Research and European Education (OBiEE) and initiator and coordinator of the Research Group “Helvetic Intiative”. Her research interests focus on direct democracy and the use of modern technologies (ICT) in democratic systems. Author of 3 monographies and over 80 scientific articles and book chapters in political sciences.
Prof. Beata Przybylska-Maszner
Political scientist and Associate professor at the Department of European Integration Research of the Faculty of Political Science and Journalism at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. She is Vice-President of the Centre for European Research and Education in Poznań and co-editor-in-chief of Yearbook of European Integration academic periodical issued by faculty. Member of IPSA. Her research interests are focused around issues related to the external dimension of the EU’s actions, in particular relations of African countries with the European Union and common security and defense policy
Prof. Radosław Fiedler
Political scientist, traveller, vice-dean for international cooperation and Chief of Department of Non-European Political Studies at Faculty of Political Studies and Journalism of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. Author of numerous articles and monographies concerning “Middle-Eastern Instability Area”, proliferation of nuclear weapons, islamic terrorism and crisis negotiations. Co-editor of European Union and Central Asia (2017), author of Beyond the Non-Proliferation Treaty. A Case Study of India, Pakistan and North Korea (2012), Hard power dismisses soft power – the United States’ relations with the Iranian Islamic Republic in the shadow of the nuclear program (2013).
Detailed schedule along with all necessary information about dates, procedures and locations can be found below
- 1st of May 2017 – registration begins
- 30th of September 2017 – registration closes
- 5th of October 2017 – last day of accepting registration fee
- 10th of October 2017 – publishing detailed plan of the conference
- 24th – 25th of October 2017 – conference takes place
- 1st of December 2017 – deadline for submiting papers to be published
ATTENTION: NEW ACCOUNT NUMBER PROVIDED
Account number for registration: 52 1610 1133 2003 0051 4927 0005
Registration fee is 450 PLN /€100 /$120 /£90
For PhD students 300 PLN /€70 /$75 /£60
Recipient: European Education and Research Center
Title of the transfer: “Beyond Europe + participant’s name“
Adam Mickiewicz University
Faculty of Political Science and Journalism
ul. Umultowska 89a
Department of Non-Euoropean Political Studies
Faculty of Political Science and Journalism
Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań
ul. Umultowska 89a
phone: +48 618296593
Department of Non-European Political Studies is a part of Faculty of Political Science and Journalism of Adam Mickiewicz University
The following event is co-founded by Ministry of Science and Higher Education by decision
No 831/P-DUN/2017 as a part of Science Popularization Programme