In June 2012 the first joint conference between the International Studies Association (ISA) and British International Studies Association (BISA) will be held in sunny Edinburgh. The conference features the latest panel in the Strategic Narratives programme. This will be held on Friday 22 June from 14:00 – 15:30 (room TBC). The line up is:
Chair: Philip Seib, University of Southern California
Discussant: Frederick Mayer, Duke University
Alister Miskimmon, Royal Holloway: Integration as a strategic narrative? The case of the European Union
Ben O'Loughlin, Royal Holloway: Narratives of Global Uncertainty
Robin Brown, University of Leeds: Public Diplomacy and the Construction of Strategic Narratives
Laura Roselle, Elon University: Strategic Narratives and Great Powers
Ben and Alister will present further ideas on strategic narratives alongside senior IR figures at the roundtable ‘Unclenching Fists’, also featuring Neta Crawford, Thomas Diez, Roxane Farmanfarmaian, and Harald Mueller. This panel was generously organised by Karin M. Fierke and Antje Wiener, and will take place on Wednesday 20 June from 16:00 – 17:30 (room TBC).