Immanuel Wallerstein:

Celebrating the Legacies

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Revised draft proposal for a conference on the legacies of Immanuel Wallerstein to be held the last evening and day following the American Sociological Association conference in San Francisco, evening of Tuesday August 11 and Wednesday August 12, 2020

Venue:  California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), 1453 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103 https://www.ciis.edu/  Walking distance from the Hilton.

Opening Session of the conference on Tuesday evening August 11, 2020. 

7:00pm- 8:30pm August 11: (large room at CIIS.) “Celebrating Immanuel Wallerstein’s legacies: ideas, teaching, mentoring, institution-building, and activism” Presiders: Beverly Silver and Chris Chase-Dunn

Kathy Wallerstein

Keynote speaker  (to be invited) “xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Wednesday August 12:

Session A: 9am-10:35am (large Room xxx): “Fernand Braudel Center Research Working Groups: xxxxxx” Organizer and Presider: Beverly Silver

Participants: Thomas Reifer, xxxxxx

Session B: 10:45am-12:20pm (large Room xxx)“Senior scholars discuss Immanuel Wallerstein’s Ideas” A panel discussion of Immanuel Wallerstein’s theoretical contributions. Organizer and Presider: Chris Chase-Dunn;

Participants: John W. Meyer, Saskia Sassen, Jonathan Turner and Randall Collins

Lunch Break 12:20pm-1:00pm

Session C: 1:00pm- 2:50 pm (Room xxx) “Working Papers inspired by Wallerstein1” a workshop (especially for graduate students and early career scholars), where papers are submitted in advance and discussed during the workshop. Some of the presenters may also have posters about their work.   Organizer and presider: Kelly Austin

Session D: 1:00pm- 2:50 pm (Room xxx) “Working Papers inspired by Wallerstein2” a workshop (especially for graduate students and early career scholars), where papers are submitted in advance and discussed during the workshop. Some of the presenters may also have posters about their work.  Organizer and presider: Leslie Gates

Session E: 3:00pm-4:50pm (Room xxx) “Discussion of specified Wallerstein essays that have been circulated in advance to panelists and attendees” Organizer and presider: Tanya Boza

Session F: 3:00pm-4:50pm (Room xxx) Expanding Wallerstein’s legacies in new directions” Organizer and presider: Chris Chase-Dunn

Daniela Danna “On population and crisis in the capitalist world-economy. Children in the longue durée: from workforce to (transhuman) commodity”

Albert Bergesen “Wallerstein in Space”

Gregory P. Williams, “Capitalist and egalitarian ideologies: Immanuel Wallerstein’s lessons for debating the twenty-first century”;

Vishwas Satgar “The future of North/South relations and the project to organize a progressive global party/network”

Jackie Smith  The spirit of Porto Alegre”

 5:00 pm- 6:00pm (big room xxxx): Closing reflections and discussion of the PEWS International Consortium and the new editorial team for the Journal of World-Systems Research. Presiders: Beverly Silver and Chris Chase-Dunn; Participants: Andrej Grubacic, Tanya Boza, Amy Quark, Jackie Smith, Valentine Moghadam, Patricio Korzeniewicz, Jennifer Bair, xxxxxxxxxxxxx