2 Dec 2022 09:00 - 18:00 Online & Room SG2, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge


This symposium is a hybrid event organised in conjunction with the recent publication of Globalizing International Theory: The Problem with Western IR Theory and How to Overcome It, edited by Allan Layug and John M. Hobson in the Worlding Beyond The West book series at Routledge.


To attend in person, please email Zeynep Kacmaz-Milne (artefact@crassh.cam.ac.uk)

Please register to attend via Zoom. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

gloknos is initially funded for 5 years by the European Research Council through a Consolidator Grant awarded to Dr Inanna Hamati-Ataya for her project ARTEFACT (2017-2022). ARTEFACT is funded by the European Research Council under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (ERC grant agreement no. 724451). For information about gloknos or ARTEFACT please contact the administrator in the first instance.


  • Anahita Arian (University of Cambridge)
  • Gennaro Ascione (University of Naples L’Orientale)
  • Martin Bayly (London School of Economics)
  • David L. Blaney (Macalester College)
  • Zeynep Gülşah Çapan (University of Erfurt)
  • Raewyn Connell (University of Sydney)
  • Inanna Hamati-Ataya (University of Cambridge)
  • John M. Hobson (University of Sheffield)
  • Allan Layug (University of Queensland)
  • Sheryl Lightfoot (University of British Columbia)
  • Deepshikha Shahi (O.P. Jindal Global University)
  • Carsten-Andreas Schulz (University of Cambridge)
  • Arlene B. Tickner (Universidad del Rosario)



Session 1

9 – 10:30 AM | International Theory in the Global Knowledge Economy

Speakers: Connell, Layug, Hobson

Coffee/Tea break

Session 2

11 AM – 12:30 PM | Recasting the International: Globalising Perspectives

Speakers: Lightfoot, Çapan, Shahi

Lunch break

Session 3

2 – 3:30 PM | Recasting International Relations: Cross-disciplinary Perspectives on the Global

Speakers: Ascione, Arian, Bayly

Coffee/Tea break

Session 4

4 – 6 PM | The Future of Global International Theory – Roundtable

Speakers: Schulz, Tickner, Blaney, Hamati-Ataya, with closing notes from Layug & Hobson


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