TC06-3: IR and Islam: Theoretical Notions, Conceptual Approaches, and Paradigms

Theme: One International Relations or Many? Multiple Worlds, Multiple Crises
Wednesday 18 – Saturday 21 September 2013
Warsaw, Poland
Organised by the ECPR Standing Group on International Relations and EISA in cooperation with the Institute of International Relations, University of Warsaw and the Polish Association for International Studies.

Critical Relations between International Relations and Islam
Section Chair: Nassef Manabilang Adiong

TC06-3: IR and Islam: Theoretical Notions, Conceptual Approaches, and Paradigms


Thursday, 19/Sep/2013:

2:15pm – 4:00pm

Chair: Imène Ajala, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
Discussant: Seyedhossein Zarhani, Heidelberg Uiversity

Location: 211 (Old Library of University of Warsaw)
Capacity of 50 people


“Islam” and the problem of meta-narratives in IR – A critical perspective on research beyond the West
Jan Wilkens
University of Hamburg, Germany;
The Minaret vs. the Ivory Tower: Re-Reading Western IR Theory Through an Islamic Episteme
Naveed Sheikh
Editor-in-Chief, Politics, Religion & Ideology (Routledge), Keele University, United Kingdom;
“The parting of the ways”: a Qutbian approach to International Relations
Carimo Mohomed
New University of Lisbon – Portugal, Portugal;

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Nassef Manabilang Adiong

Nassef is the founder of Co-IRIS (International Relations and Islamic Studies Research Cohort), PHISO (Philippine International Studies Organization), DSRN (Decolonial Studies Research Network), and BRLN (Bangsamoro Research and Legal Network). He works on interdisciplinary research between Islam and International Relations and explores the Bangsamoro society as he heads the Policy Research and Legal Services (PRLS) of the Bangsamoro Parliament. Visit for more details.