Congratulations go to Dr Shannon Brincat who was presented with the ISA Theory Section Best Paper Award 2015 at the International Studies Association (ISA) Conference held in New Orleans last month. The International Studies Association strives to connect globalscholars, practitioners and students in the field of International Studies.

Dr Brincat won the ISA Theory Section Best Paper Award 2015 for his co-authored paper ‘Dialectics for IR: Hegel and the Dao,’ (2014) with The New School’s Associate Professor, L.H.M Ling. In settling on this paper, the Award Committee stated that it demonstrated ‘an excellent representation of the goals of theory section in dialogue across different theoretical perspectives.’ The paper has been published in a special issue of the scholarly journal, Globalizations.

Griffith Asia Institute was well represented at the conference with Professor Renee Jeffery, Dr Luis Cabrera, Dr Wes Widmaier, Dr Christian Wirth and Dr Stephen McLoughlin also participating in the event.