ISA Conference 2018 (San Francisco, USA, 4-7 April 2018)

As part of the EDGE project, scholar Leonardo Orlando (Sciences Po) participated in the 2018 International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention in San Francisco. He presented his paper “Gaia Through The Quantum Looking-Glass, and What IR Found There” in the panel “The Potentials of a Quantum Paradigm for Global Ecology and Environmental Politics”. He sat along Prof. James Der Derian (University of Sydney, Centre for International Security Studies), Prof. Jairus Grove (University of Hawaii at Manoa), Prof. Karen O’Brien (University of Oslo), Dr. Cameron Harrington (Durham University) and Dr. Scott Hamilton (Balsillie School of International Affairs).

ISA Conference 2017 (Hong Kong, June 2017)

EDGE scholars took part in the 2017 ISA Annual Convention in Hong Kong. The EDGE panel (« Environmental Diplomacy and Geopolitics in the Pacific Century ») was chaired by Leonardo Orlando (Sciences Po) and included presentations on:

  • The Choice to Stay: The Environment and Human Immobility by Caroline Zickgraf (ULg)
  • Rivers as hostages of armed conflicts in Eastern Europe: the cases of Siversky Donets, Kalmius and Dnister rivers, by Mykhaylo Kunychka and Leonid Raneta (EUBA)
  • Hydropolitics and Diffusion: the Spread of Conflicts and Cooperation in Transboundary Waters, by Leonardo Orlando (Sciences Po), Katarina Csefalvayova and Mikulas Cernota (EUBA)
  • On the Environmental Costs of the Current Refugee Crisis, by Paula Puskarova (EUBA)

ISA Conference 2017 (New York, June 2016)

As part of the EDGE project, Caroline Zickgraf and Sara Vigil (Hugo Observatory) participated in the 2016 ISA Annual Convention in New York focused on ‘Human Rights in an Age of Ambiguity ». They took part in a panel on « Climate Rights and Climate Wrongs »