Conference Themes and Special Focus

The Eleventh Global Studies Conference features research addressing the following annual themes:

  • Theme 1: Economy and Trade
  • Theme 2: Politics, Power, and Institutions
  • Theme 3: Society and Culture
  • Theme 4: Resources and Environment
  • 2018 Special Focus: Subjectivities of Globalization

Conference Chair

Dr. Rafal Soborski

Dr. Rafal Soborski

Associate Professor, International Politics, Richmond, The American International University in London, UK

Dr. Rafal Soborski is an Associate Professor of International Politics at Richmond, The American International University in London. He has taught extensively in areas of global studies and ideology, and has published articles on globalization, ideology, and green political thought. His most recent book is Ideology in a Global Age: Continuity and Change (Palgrave MacMillan, 2013).

Plenary Speakers

The Eleventh Global Studies Conference will feature plenary sessions by some of the world's leading thinkers and innovators in the field.

Darren J. O’Byrne

Darren J. O’Byrne

Reader in Sociology and Human Rights; Director, Crucible Centre for Human Rights Research, University of Roehampton, London, UK

“Globalization and the Apocalypse”

Pre-Conference Tour: Alhambra

The Alhambra integrates natural site qualities with constructed structures and gardens, and is a testament to Moorish culture in Spain and the skills of Muslim, Jewish, and Christian artisans, craftsmen, and builders of their era.

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Dinner at San Nicolás

Join other conference delegates, plenary speakers, and the local university committee for the conference dinner at San Nicolás, situated in the heart of the Old City of Granada.

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Conference Partner

2018 Organizing Committee

  • José Luis Ortega, University of Granada
  • Raúl Ruiz Cecilia, University of Granada
  • Tatiana Portnova, University of Granada

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