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Patrick Bond paper on geopolitics at Univ of California-Riverside, 13 April

Political Economy of the World-Systems Conference Program (draft v. 3-22-13)
Institute for Research on World-Systems, University of California-Riverside
Structures of the World Political Economy and the Future Global Conflict and Cooperation

Friday April 12, 2013
7:45 Vans leave hotels for UCR

8:00-8:20 Registration and Continental Breakfast
Location: University Theatre Plaza

8:20 Opening and Welcoming Remarks: Dean Stephen Cullenberg, College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
Location: University Theatre

Plenary Session 1
8:30-9:20 Keynote 1: Jason Moore (Fernand Braudel Center, Binghamton University)
“The End of Cheap Nature, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying about ‘the’ Environment and Love the Crisis of Capitalism”
Presider: Immanuel Wallerstein (Yale)
Location: University Theatre

9:20-10:10 Keynote 2: Wilma Dunaway (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University) “Sexism in the Post-Bifurcated World-System?: Utopistics for a New World Order that Prioritizes Women and Households”
Presider: Christian Suter (University of Neuchâtel)
Location: University Theatre
15 minute break (10-10-10:25) pick up water at University Theatre Plaza on way to next venue

Panel Sessions 1 - 6
10:25-12:05 Session 1: Earth System and World-System
Presider: Jason Moore (Fernand Braudel Center, Binghamton University)
  • Carl Nordlund (Central European University) “Preceding and governing measurements: an Emmanuelian conceptualization of ecological unequal exchange”

  • Farshad Araghi (Florida Atlantic University)
    “The End of Cheap Ecology and the Future of “Cheap Capital:” Food Crises, Hunger Regime, and the Global Crisis of Reproduction”

  • Thomas J. Burns (University of Oklahoma) “A Theory of Ecological Mismatch in a World-Systems Perspective”

  • Discussant: Patrick Bond (University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban)
    Location: Map Room, College Building South

    10:25-12:05 Session 2: World-system Structure and Position
    Presider: Albert J. Bergesen (University of Arizona)
  • Salvatore Babones (University of Sydney) “Measuring the Degree of Structure in the World-Economy Using Concepts From Entropy Theory”

  • Samuel Cohn (Texas A and M University) “Rethinking Unequal Terms of Trade: the Crystallization of the World into Core and Periphery 1870-1950”

  • Jeffrey Kentor (University of Utah) “A New Typology of the Global Economy: 1850-present”

  • Discussant: Matthew Mahutga (University of California-Riverside)
    Location: College Building North, Rm. 205

    10:25-12:05 Session 3: Social Movements and Semiperipheral Regimes
    Presider: Jenny Chesters (University of Canberra)
  • Paul Almeida (University of California-Merced) “The Development State as Incubator of Antisystemic Movements”

  • Alessandro Morosin and Chris Chase-Dunn (University of California-Riverside) “Latin America in the World-System: World Revolutions and Semiperipheral Development”

  • ChungseJung (Binghamton University) “Does the Semiperiphery End?: Empirical Reappraisals on the Perspective of
    Antisystemic Movements”

  • Robert MacPherson (University of California, Irvine) Antisystemic Movements in Periods of Hegemonic Decline: Syndicalist Coalition-Formation in World-Historical Perspective.

  • Discussant: Mark Herkenrath (University of Zurich)
    Location: The Darwin Room, 1239 Spieth Hall

    Lunch 12:05-1:30 Box Lunch, Location: Director’s Garden adjacent to College Building South

    1:30-3:05 (95 minutes)
    Session 4: Earth System and World-System2
    Presider: Ellen Reese (University of California-Riverside)
  • Jennifer Givens and Andrew Jorgenson (University of Utah) “Global Integration and Carbon Emissions, 1965-2005”

  • Daniela Danna (University of Milan) “Population in the core, the semiperiphery, and the periphery in the current B phase”

  • Armand Leka Essomba (University of Yaounde I/Cameroon) “Fear of “world shortage” and re-discovery of oil in Africa:
    Social and political consequences of Chinese-American oil competition in sub-Saharan Africa”

  • Discussant: David A. Smith (University of California-Irvine)
    Location: Map Room, College Building South

    1:30-3:05 Session 5: Global Inequalities
    Presider: Paul Almeida (University of California-Merced)
  • Jenny Chesters (University of Canberra)
    “The Effect of Neoliberalism on the Distribution of Wealth in the World Economy”

  • Hiroko Inoue (University of California-Riverside) “Evolution of Global Stratification—dynamic interaction of trade network and land use patterns”

  • Roberto Patricio Korzeniewicz and Scott Albrecht (University of Maryland, College Park)
    “Global Wages and World Inequality: Crisis or Opportunity?”

  • Marco Bulhões Cecilio (Federal Univeristy of Rio de Janeiro) “A Braudelian look at the contemporary financial sector as an accumulation center:findings from the investigative window of opportunity provided by the 2007/2008 financial crisis”

  • Discussant: Salvatore Babones (University of Sydney)
    Location: College Building North, Room 205

    1:30-3:05 Session 6: Rising Powers 1
    Presider: William R. Thompson (Indiana University)
  • James Fenelon (California State University at San Bernardino) “Indigenous Alternatives to the Global Crises of the Modern World System”

  • F. Sonia Arellano-López (Binghamton University) “Development in the Western Amazon: Regional Integration, Economic Growth and Changing Roles of the State”

  • Antonio Gelis-Filho (Fundação Getúlio Vargas-EAESP ) São Paulo) “The “vinte gloriosos”: Brazil in the World-System, 1989-2012”

  • Daniel Pasciuti and Beverly J. Silver(Johns Hopkins University) “Developmentalist Illusion Redux?”

  • Discussant: Thomas J. Burns (University of Oklahoma)
    Location: The Darwin Room, 1239 Spieth Hall

    Break-15 Minutes 3:05- 3:20 in front of Genomics Auditorium

    Plenary Session 2 3:20-5:20 World-systems theory and alternative approaches
    Organizer and Presider: Christian Suter (University of Neuchâtel)
  • Volker Bornschier (University of Zurich)

  • Thomas D. Hall (DePauw University)

  • William I. Robinson(University of California-Santa Barbara)

  • William R. Thompson (Indiana University)

  • Jonathan Turner(University of California-Riverside)

  • Discussants: Immanuel Wallerstein (Yale); Chris Chase-Dunn (University of California-Riverside)
    Location: Genomics Auditorium

    Reception 5:25-7:00
    College Building South, Director’s Garden

    7:00 Dinner: On Your Own

    Saturday April 13, 2013

    8:00-8:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast.
    Location: Map Room, College Building South

    Panel Sessions 7 - 12

    8:30 to 10:10 Session 7: “Global cities in the world-system”
    Organizer and Presider: Michael Timberlake (University of Utah)
  • Arthur S. Alderson, Joe Johnston (Indiana University) and Jason Beckfield (Harvard University) “Urban Development and the World City System: Inter-City Relations and the Fate of U.S. Cities”

  • Tang Wei (Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences) “Cities and the Transformation of the Global

  • Matthew R. Sanderson (Kansas State University) and Michael F. Timberlake University of (Utah) “Bringing Migration Back In: A Cross-City Comparative Analysis of the World Urban System”

  • Peter J Taylor ( Northumbria University), Ben Derudder (Ghent University), Michael Hoyler (Loughborough University) and Pengfei Ni (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing) “Vital positioning through the World City Network: advanced producer service firms as strategic networks, global Cities as strategic places”

  • Discussant: Andrew Jorgenson (University of Utah)
    Location: Anderson South, Room 118

    8:30-10:10 Session 8: Labor
    Presider: Quee-young Kim (University of Wyoming)
  • Sahan Karatasli, Sefika Kumral, Ben Scully, Beverly Silver and Smriti Upadhyay (Johns Hopkins University) “Bringing Labor Back in: Workers in the Current Wave of Global Social Protest”

  • Anthony Roberts (University of California-Riverside) “Neo-Corporatism in the World Economy: A Cross-National Analysis of 18 OECD Countries, 1970-2005

  • Jason Struna (University of California-Riverside) “Transnationally Implicated Labor Processes as Transnational Social Relations: Workplaces and Global Class Formation”

  • Discussant: Harold Kerbo (California Polytechnic State University)
    Location: College Building North, Room 205

    8:30-10:10 Session 9: Wars and Warfare
    Presider: Thomas D. Hall (DePauw University
  • Albert J. Bergesen (University of Arizona) “World War II: What Have We Learned About Global Conflict?”

  • Ray Dezzani,(University of Idaho) and Colin Flint ( University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) “One Logic, Many Wars: The Variety and Geography of Wars in the Capitalist World-Economy, 1816-2007”

  • Eric Bonds (University of Mary Washington) “Global Humanitarian Norms and Hegemonic Power: Terrorizing
    Violence in the Long Iraq War”

  • Bruno Hendler (University of Brazilia) “The United States and China in the 21st century: the costs of the War on Terror and the changes in asymmetric interdependence”

  • Discussant: Samuel Cohn (Texas A and M University)
    Location: College Building South, Map Room

    10:10-10:25 Break, Water at College Building South

    10:25-12:05 Session 10: On the Trail of the Global Commodity Chain
    Organizers: Jennifer Bair (University of Colorado, Boulder) and Jeffrey Henderson (University of Bristol)
    Presider: James Fenelon (California State University at San Bernardino)
  • Donald A. Clelland (University of Tennessee) “The Core of the Apple: Surplus Drain and Dark Value
    in a Global Commodity Chain”

  • Elizabeth Sowers (University of California-Irvine) Paul S. Ciccantell (Western Michigan University) and David Smith (University of California-Irvine) “Comparing Critical Capitalist Commodity Chains in the Early Twenty-first Century: Opportunities For and Constraints on Labor and Political Movements”

  • Mario Davide Parrilli (Basque Institute of Competitiveness & and Deusto Business School)
    Khalid Nadvi (University of Manchester) and Henry Wai-Chung Yeung (National University of Singapore) “Local and Regional Development in Global Value Chains, Production Networks and Innovation Networks: A Comparative Review and Challenges for Future Research”

  • Somjita Laha (University of Manchester) “Spatial Movement of E-waste as Capital Flow”

  • Discussant: Jennifer Bair (University of Colorado, Boulder)
    Location: Anderson South, Room 118

    10:25-12:05 Session 11: Development in the Global South
    Presider: Beverly J. Silver (Johns Hopkins University)
  • Harold Kerbo (California Polytechnic State University) and Patrick Ziltener (University of
    Zurich) “Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction in the Modern World System: Southeast Asia and the Negative Case of Cambodia”

  • Gary Coyne (University of California-Riverside) “The Political Economy of Language Education Policies”

  • Rak koo Chung (SUNY-Albany) “Global and Local: Elites and the Dynamics of Nominal Democratization”

  • Tamer El Gindi (University of California, Irvine) “Income Inequality and Economic Globalization: A Longitudinal
    Study of Muslim-Majority Countries (1963-2002)”

  • Discussant: Roberto Patricio Korzeniewicz (University of Maryland, College Park)
    Location: Map Room, College Building South

    10:25-12:05 Session 12: Political Globalization
    Presider: Chris Chase-Dunn (University of California-Riverside)
  • Alexis Alvarez (University of California-Riverside) “The Structure and Dynamics of Global Governance”

  • Patrick Bond (University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban)“Territorial alliance formation and dissolution as building blocs for geopolitical theory”

  • Manuela Boatcă (Free University of Berlin) “Commodification of Citizenship: Global Inequalities and the Modern Transmission of Property”
  • Lindsay Jacobs and Ronan Van Rossem (Ghent University) “Political power and the world-system: can political globalization counter core hegemony?”

  • Discussant: William R. Thompson (Indiana University)
    Location: College Building North, Room 205

    Lunch 12:05-1:30 Box Lunch, College Building South, Director’s Garden

    Plenary Session 3
    1:30-2:20 Keynote 3: William I. Robinson (University of California-Santa Barbara) Policing the Global Crisis.
    Presider: Katja Guenther (University of California-Riverside)

    2:20-3:10 Keynote 4: Randall Collins (University of Pennsylvania) “Routes towards the end of capitalism in mid-21st Century: world-system cycles, and proletarianizing the electronic middle-class”
    Presider: Jonathan Turner (University of California-Riverside)
    Location: Anderson South, Room 118

    Break-15 Minutes 3:10-3:25 water at College Building South

    Panel Sessions 13 - 14

    3:25-5:05 Session 13: System Boundaries and Competition
    Presider: Wilma Dunaway (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
  • Thomas D. Hall (DePauw University) “Boundaries, Borders, and Frontiers in the Contemporary World-System as Seen from Non-State Angles”

  • Daniel Gugan (University of Budapest) “The EU’s regional world-system: Evaluating the European Neighborhood Policy in the light of regional core-periphery patterns”

  • Thomas E. Reifer (University of San Diego) “The Battle for the Future Has Begun:
    The Reassertion of Race, Space and Place in World-Systems Geographies and Anti-Systemic Cartographies”

  • Discussant: Farshad Araghi (Florida Atlantic University)
    Location: College Building North, Room 205

    3:25-5:05 Session 14: Rising Powers 2
    Presider: Volker Bornschier (University of Zurich)
  • Quee-young Kim (University of Wyoming) “The Meaning of the Rise of China”

  • Astra Bonini (Columbia University) “The Rise of China: Implications for Raw Material Producing Countries in Comparative Historical Perspective”

  • Wai Kit Choi (California State University- Los Angeles),Andrew Duncan and David A. Smith (University of California-Irvine) “Shanghai and Hong Kong: Competitors for World City Prominence in China?

  • Discussant: Manuela Boatcă (Free University of Berlin)
    Location: Map Room, College Building South

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