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Siena - 2012 - Provisional Program/Plenary Sessions
PROGRAM DETAILS - 10th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
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Conference (Provisional) Program
All sessions will be held at Universita Degli Studi Di Siena, Via Mattioli, 10, 53100 Siena, Italy,
Tuesday, July 10 – Friday, July 13, 2012

PLENARY SESSIONS - 

1.  Tuesday, July 10 -
               After Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy

2.  Wednesday, July 11 -

              Beyond the Crisis: The Role of the Third Sector in the Italian Sector

3.  Thursday, July 12 - 

              ISTR General Members Meeting

4.   Friday, July 13 - 

               Citizen Revolts and Historic Transformations Across the Arab World:
               Why Civil Society Now Faces its Greatest Test
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PROVISIONAL PROGRAM


Tuesday, July 10

9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.            Conference Check-In

10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.         Professional Development Workshops

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.             Paper Session A

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.             Break

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.             Paper Session B

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.             New Members Reception

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.             Welcome/Opening Plenary Session –
Professor John Keane - 
After Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy

Reception - immediately following

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Wednesday, July 11

8:30 a.m.                             Conference Check-In

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.           Plenary Session – Italian Third Sector 
Beyond the Crisis: The Role of the Third Sector in the Italian Scenario 

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.         Break

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.         Paper Session C

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.           Lunch – Regional Network Meetings

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.             Paper Session D

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.             Break

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.             Paper Session E

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.          Special Session - Journal Publishing

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Thursday, July 12

8:30 a.m.                              Conference Check-In

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.           Paper Session F

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.         Break

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.         Paper Session G

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.           ISTR General Members Meeting – Award Announcements

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.             Lunch – Affinity Group Meetings

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.             Paper Session H

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.             Break / Poster Session/Meet the Author

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.             Paper Session I

Free Night

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Friday, July 13

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.           Paper Session J

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.         Break

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.         Paper Session K

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.           Lunch

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.            Paper Session L

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. -          Break

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.           Closing Plenary Session – Professor Rami Khouri  -
                                                     Citizen Revolts and Historic Transformations Across the Arab
                                          World: Why Civil Society Now Faces its Greatest Test

7:30 p.m                             Gala Reception

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PLENARY SPEAKERS/SESSIONS


JOHN KEANERAMI KHOURI
OPENING SESSION
John Keane
is Professor of Politics at the University of Sydney and at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin (WZB) will deliver the keynote address on Wednesday, July 10, 2012, about democracy and global civil society. He is the Director of the recently founded Sydney Democracy Initiative (SDI). During his many years in Britain, The Times ranked him one of the country's leading political thinkers and a writer whose work has 'world-wide importance'. The Australian Broadcasting Commission recently described him as "one of the great intellectual exports from Australia". His Life and Death of Democracy was short-listed for the 2010 Non-Fiction Prime Minister's Literary Award.

He will speak on Tuesday, July 10th at the opening plenary; his address will focus on After Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy.

The Hidden Media Powers That Undermine Democracy – Sydney Democracy Initiative.

By Professor John Keane,
essay on the subject of media and democracy,
published 2 September 2011.


IIIII
CLOSING SESSION ............................
Rami Khouri
is the Director of the Issam Fares Institute of Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut as well as editor-at-large of the Beirut-based Daily Star newspaper. He is an internationally syndicated political columnist and author. He is a Senior Fellow, The Dubai Initiative, a joint venture between the Dubai School of Government and the Harvard University Kennedy School. Mr. Khouri was a visiting scholar at Stanford University in October 2006, and in November 2006, he was the co-recipient of the Pax Christi International Peace Award for his efforts to bring peace and reconciliation to the Middle East. He will speak on Friday, July 13th at the closing plenary and will focus on the Arab Spring and emerging democratization, including the role of the Third Sector in this process.

He will speak on Friday, July 13th at the closing plenary; his address will focus on Citizen Revolts and Historic Transformations Across the Arab World: Why Civil Society Now Faces its Greatest Test.

Spring or Revolution?
by Rami G. Khouri, published 17 August 2011 



WEDNESDAY SESSION -

Beyond the Crisis: The Role of the Third Sector in the Italian Scenario
 -  Prof. Maris Cecilia Guerra, Undersecretary of State for Labor and Social Policies, Italian Central
    Government and  Professor, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

  - Prof. Ugo Ascoli,Universita Politecnica delle Marche

  - Prof. Elio Borgonovi, Bocconi University

  - Prof. Marco Alberto Quiroz Vitale, University of Milano

  - Prof. Stefano Zamagni, University of Bologna

  - Prof. Riccardo Mussari, University of Siena - serving as Chair

 

THURSDAY SESSION -

ISTR General Members Meeting

Three awards will be presented during the meeting:

1.  ISTR Emerging Scholar Dissertation Award

2. ISTR Voluntas Best Paper Award 2012

3. ISTR Best Poster Award 2012


 

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