Sunday, July 22


GS03.37 From Humanitarian Negotiations to R2P: Practice, Norms and Force
Room Plaza / P3

Drawing a Line between Humanitarian and Political Negotiations in Syria
Dieckhoff, Milena – Sciences Po Paris, France

GS03.03 Stopping the Bomb: The Future of Non-Proliferation
Room Plaza / P1

A Role-Based Approach to Iran Nuclear Deal
Solhdoost, Mohsen – University of Queensland, Australia


RC28.03 Comparative Federal and Multilevel Citizenship
Room Foyer / Door 1/4-T18

Integration vs. Fragmentation in Iraq
Shikara, Ahmad – University of Jordan, Jordan,

Monday, July 23


GS06.04 Feminism and Gender Politics
Room Plaza / P4

Iranian Feminism in the Shadow of the Green Movement: a Practical Leap Forward or a Step Back for Sustainable Critical Civil Society?
Ghoreishi, Samira – University of Auckland, New Zealand

AUS07.05 Practice, Perceptions and Politics of Journalism
Room Foyer / Door 1/4-T18

Political Visual Activism and Global Visibility: Photo-Journalistic Collectives in Israel and Palestine
Runge, Evelyn – Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel


OCIS05.03 Feminist Intersections/ Interventions in Global Politics
Room Foyer / Door 1/4-T09

The Gender Aspect of Syrian Migration in Turkey: Approaches of Non-Governmental Organizations Towards Female Syrian Refugees
Cloeters, Gabriele – Sabanci University, Turkey.

J-RC17/28.03 Federal Political Culture and Citizen Trust: Evidence, Boundaries and Potential
Room Mezzanine / M9

Rethinking Sovereignty and Recognising Fragmented Authority in Iraq
Dunning, Tristan – University of Queensland, Australia,

Tuesday, July 24


OCIS06.07 International Security and the Politics of Securitization
Room Plaza / P5

The Role of Culture in Securitisation of Immigration – Implications and Lessons learned from Syrian Crisis
Nath, Sanjukta – Jawaharlal Nehru University, India


GS03.21 Let’s Talk Turkey: Turkey in Regional and World Politics
Room Plaza / P2

Turkey’s and Germany’s Soft Power Approach: Comparative Deliberations on their Communicated Presence in Kosovo
Sahin, Selver – Bilkent Üniversitesi, Turkey

The Question of the Kurds in Turkish-Iranian Relations: A Historical Sociological Analysis
MacGillivray, Iain – The University of Melbourne, Australia,

GS08.03 Political Change and Migration from the Middle East: Crossing Borders and Political Marginalization
Foyer / Door 1/4-T18

Experience and Consciousness of Migration among Arab Citizen – Focusing on Syrians
Takaoka, Yutaka – Middle East Research Institute of Japan,

Why Syrian Refugees Choose Turkey as a Final Destination? The Quantitative Analysis to Syrian Refugees in Turkey
Imai, Kohei – Institute of Developing Economies, Japan.

RC26.19 Territory, Migration, and Resources
Room Mezzanine / M5

The Jurisprudential Foundations of Immigration and Asylum in the Shiite Jurisprudence
Anjomrooz, Matin – Islamic Azad University, Iran,


RC26.08 Between Human Rights and Human Security
Room Foyer / Door 1/4-T14

Economic Sanctions and Afghans’ Human Security in Iran
Shafaei, Athar – Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.

RC43.03 Re-Thinking the Boundaries of Muslim Sectarianism
Room Foyer / Door 1/4-T06

Re-Crafting Boundaries of Sectarianism as a Political Tool in Bahrain
Fei, Enrica – University of Exeter, United Kingdom,

RC17.08 Migration and Anti-Immigration Attitudes: Findings from Survey Research
Room Foyer / Door 1/4-T20

What Types of Threat Perception Drive Anti-Migrant Attitudes? Evidence from Syrian Migrants to Jordan
Robbins, Michael – Princeton University, United States

Wednesday, July 25


RC14.06 Contemporary Challenges: Refugees and Displaced People
Room Foyer / Door 1/4-T04

The Consequences of Globalization for the Middle East’s Political Geography
Entezarulmahdy, Mostafa – Islamic Azad University, Iran,

GS03.53 Toward Inclusive Peace: Implementing Peace Agreements and Gender Equality
Room Foyer / Door 1/4-T22

Where are the women? Political Participation and Gender in Post-2003 Iraq
Chilmeran, Yasmin – Monash University, Australia

RC02.01 Democratic and Authoritarian Elites in the Middle East and Asia
Room Foyer / Door 1/4-T03

Turkey’s Democratic Decline? Working towards a Diagnosis
Gumus, Tezcan – Deakin University, Australia
Tittensor, David – Deakin University, Australia

RC51.12 Rethinking Statecraft: Perspectives from Emerging Market Democracies
Room Foyer / Door 1/4-T09

Turkey and the Gulf: The New Dynamic
Martin, Lenore – Harvard University, United States,

RC30.02 Authoritarian Politics & Policy-Making
Room Foyer / Door 1/4-T17

Authoritarian Downgrading and New Media Activism after the Arab Spring
Moore-Gilbert, Kylie – The University of Melbourne, Australia,


RC37.07 Mind and Political Development for Stability and Peace
Room Mezzanine / M8

Placating the Palace vs. Pandering to the Populus: Exploring the King’s Dilemma Faced by Institutional Reforms in China and Saudi Arabia post-2012
Farha, Mark – Doha Institute for Graduate Studies, Qatar,
Tung, Hans – National Taiwan University, Taiwan

RC42.01 Analysing Multi-layered Perceptions of a ‘State’ in War-torn Societies
Room Foyer / Door 1/4-T17

Negotiating ‘State’ in Syria under Conflict: Poll Survey Data Analysis
Suechika, Kota – Seikei University, Japan,


GS12.05 Beyond Geopolitics of One Belt One Road
Room Foyer / Door 1/4-T15

Impact of China’s ‘Belt and Road’ Initiative on Peace and Stability in South Asia
Ahmed, Zahid – Deakin University, Australia

GS03.11 Terrorism and Political Violence
Room Mezzanine / M1

Towards a Shia State in Southern Iraq: Separatism and the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq
Isakhan, Benjamin – Deakin University, Australia

GS12.46 World Politics in Asia
Room Mezzanine / M6

Beyond the Invisible Borders. Turkey, the Kurds and the Iraqi Borderland
Dudlak, Tamas – Corvinus University, Hungary


OCIS04.08 The International Political Economy of the Asia-Pacific
Room Foyer / Door 1/4-T08

China’s Energy Driven Initiatives with Iran: Implications for the United States of America.
Khan, Zahid – Shanghai University, China