Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy

State Formation Processes, Historical Sociology, and the Future of State Formation Theory

Seminar, 28-29 October 2021

 
Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 13:00 to Friday, October 29, 2021 - 12:30

Seminar: State Formation Processes, Historical Sociology, and the Future of State Formation Theory

 

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Four leading experts on different aspects of state formation theory meet up at CBS to discuss state formation processes.  The seminar is open for other scholars (see below).


The seminar will be structured as follows: The four discussants will each introduce key ideas from their recently published works during this 2-day seminar. Each presentation will be followed by comments and discussions by the other participants, leading to a broader discussion with focus on state formation theory. At the end, the four scholars will be asking what the future holds for state formation theory.

Time
Thursday 28 October (13:00-18:00) and Friday 29 October (09:00–12.30)

Place
Copenhagen Business School, Dalgas Have, room DH.V.0.108, 2000 Frederiksberg

Presenters and Discussants

Lars Bo Kaspersen (DK), Copenhagen Business School, Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy
Book for presentation: War, Survival Units, and Citizenship: A Neo-Eliasian Processual-Relational Perspective. Routledge 2020

Jørgen Møller (DK), Aarhus University, Department of Political Science
Book(s) for presentation: The Catholic Church and European State Formation, AD 1000-1500. Oxford University Press (Forthcoming), The Politics of Succession: European State-Formation AD 1000-1800. Oxford University Press (Forthcoming)

Thomas Ertman (US), New York University, Department of Sociology

Peter Haldén, Swedish Defence University, Institute of Security, Strategy and Leadership
Book for presentation: Family Power. Kinship, War and Political Order in Eurasia 500-2018. Cambridge University Press 2020.

 

PROGRAM

Thursday October 28

13:00
Welcome

13:15
Presentation of key ideas from ‘The Catholic Church and the European Multistate System’, by Jørgen Møller

14:00
Comments and Discussion by Thomas Ertman, Lars Bo Kaspersen, and Peter Haldén. Each discussant has 20 min. to comment on the manuscript, followed by a general discussion.

15:30
Thirty-minute break. Coffee and tea will be served.

16:00
Presentation of key ideas from ‘War, Survival Units, and Citizenship’, by Lars Bo Kaspersen

16:30
Comments and discussion by Thomas Ertman, Jørgen Møller and Peter Haldén. Each discussant has 20 min. to comment on the manuscript, followed by a general discussion.

18:00
End of day one

Friday October 29

09:00
Presentation of key ideas from ‘Family Power. Kinship, War and Political Order in Eurasia 500-2018’, by Peter Haldén

09:30
Comments and discussion by Thomas Ertman, Jørgen Møller and Lars Bo Kaspersen. Each discussant has 20 min. to comment on the manuscript, followed by a general discussion.

10:30
Thirty-minute break. Coffee and tea will be served.

11:00
Presentation of key ideas from ‘The Politics of Succession: European State-Formation AD 1000-1800’, by Jørgen Møller

11:30
General discussion on Jørgen Møller’s book.

12:00
Open discussion: What does the Future hold for State Formation Theory?

12:30
Outro – Thank you!

 

Registration

Participation is free. There are 25 seats and registration is required.

Register here

Deadline for registration: 26 October 2021.

 

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