Re-Mapping Sovereignty Conference

Re-Mapping Sovereignty Conference, May 26-27, 2022

Diagrametic Sketch Map of Cooch behar district showing enclaves. Date unknown.

 

Due to Stanford's campus opening to the public, we are excited to announce that registrants of the Re-Mapping Sovereignty Conference may attend the conference either in-person or virtually via Zoom. Please note that physical attendance is limited and will be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis, in compliance with Stanford University COVID procedures. All of the talks will be recorded and available a few weeks after the conference.

In-Person Registration

Panels Zoom Registration

Keynote Registration

Panels and Speakers

Day 1: Thursday, May 26

 

Welcome remarks

12:45-1pm

Kären Wigen and G. Salim Mohammed

Panel I

1-2pm

Concepts and Frameworks

Moderator: Kären Wigen

 Jordan Branch

Reconceptualizing the State and its Alternatives:

Ideas, infrastructures, representations

 Franck Billé

Scattered, Distorted, Voluminous:

On Cartographic Representation in Political Geography

Break 2-2:15pm  

Panel II

2:15-3:15pm

Political Mapping in Early Eastern Asia

Moderator: Martin Lewis

 Peter Bol Maps for Failed States 
 Lhamsuren Munkh-Erdene From People to Territory: Sovereignty Transformed?
Break 3:15-4:45  

Keynote

5pm

 
Barbara Mundy Indigenous Sovereignty Out of Time

Day 2: Friday, May 27

 

Panel III

10-11am

Shared Landscapes in Early Modern Eurasia          

Moderator: Abby Rumsey 

 Ali Yaycioglu  

Claiming Space, Sharing Place:

Economy of Sovereignty in the Ottoman Empire

 Valerie Kivelson Sovereignty and Indeterminacy in Siberia in the 17th-early 18th Centuries

Break 11-11:30am

 

Panel IV

11:30am-12:30pm

Borders and their Discontents

Moderator: Marie Price

 Guntram Herb Erasing the Other: Maps, bordering, and sovereignty
 Alec Murphy  

Sovereignty Challenges at Interstate Borders:

Where and How History Matters

Lunch 12:30-1:30pm

 

Panel V

1:30-2:30pm

Visualizing fragmented polities 

Moderator:  Kären Wigen

 Luca Scholz Condominium: Mapping Joint Dominion in the Holy Roman Empire
 William Rankin
Sovereignty and the History of Cartographic Bordering

Final Comments

2:45-3pm

 
 Martin Lewis What is at Stake? 
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