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Workshop Political and Social Impact of Military Bases: Historical Perspectives, Contemporary Challenges
13 | Dezembro | 2007   -  15 | Dezembro | 2007
Instituto de Estudos Superiores Militares

Co-directors:
Luís Nuno Rodrigues, IPRI and ISCTE, Lisbon, Portugal
Sergii Glebov, Odessa Mechnikov National University, Ukraine

Organizing Committee:
Alan Dobson, University of Dundee, Scotland
Alexander Cooley, Columbia University, USA
Luís Nuno Rodrigues, IPRI and ISCTE, Lisbon, Portugal
Sergii Glebov, Odessa Mechnikov National University, Ukraine
Volodymyr Dubovyk, Odessa Mechnikov National University, Ukraine


|Participação por convite.
Participation by invitation|



Programme:

DECEMBER 13

09h30|Opening Session
Director of Instituto de Estudos Superiores Militares
Director of IPRI-UNL
Co-Directors of the Advanced Research Workshop

Opening Lecture
Nuno Severiano Teixeira*, Portuguese Minister of Defense

10h30|Coffe Break

10h45|Round Table 1: «Lessons from the Past: US Military Bases in Europe in the context of the Cold War»
Chair: Alan P. Dobson, Department of Politics, University of Dundee

Under paid,under sexed and on the way out? The past, present, and future of U.S. basing in Europe
Simon Duke, European Institute of Public Administration, Maastricht

Over There...To Stay This Time: The Forward-Deployment of American Basing
Strategy in the Cold War and Beyond

Jeffrey Engel, Bush School of Government & Public Service, Texas A&M

Thanks for the Memories: Brawdy Naval Base and the Welsh-American relationship
Charles Witham, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff

Azores or Angola? Military bases and self-determination during the Kennedy Administration
Luís N. Rodrigues, ISCTE & IPRI, Lisbon

12h30|Lunch

14h00|Round Table 2: «Social Impact of Bases and Community Relations»
Chair: Luís N. Rodrigues, ISCTE & IPRI, Lisbon

Local Politics and anti- U.S. Base Activism in Korea and Japan
Katharine H. S. Moon, Wellesley College, USA

US Military Bases and the rehabilitation of West Germany in the 1950s
Anni Baker, Wheaton College, USA

Building the Cold War Bond: GIs, Refugees, and West Germans in Franconia, 1949-60
Adam R. Seipp, Department of History, Texas A&M

America Town: Building the Outposts of Empire
Mark Gillem, University of Oregon, USA


DECEMBER 14
9h30|Round Table 3: «The Global Defense Posture Restructuring»
Chair: Carlos Gaspar, IPRI-UNL, Lisbon

New Bases, Old Politics: The Rise and Decline of the U.S. Military Presence in Central Asia
Alexander Cooley, Barnard College, Columbia University

The Global Defense Posture restructuring: the case of Africa
Peter Kagwanja, University of Pretoria

11h00|Coffe Break

11h30|Round Table 3: cont.
Romania and the Global Defense Posture Restructuring
Daniel Onita, Director, NATO Division, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Bucharest

Black Sea geopolitical and Geostrategic implications during the Cold War and after
Vakhtang Maisaia, Georgia’s Mission to NATO

Marko Kovacevic*, Atlantic Council of Serbia

12h30|Lunch

14h00|Round Table 4: «The Emerging Basing Posture in the Black Sea Area»
Chair: Volodymyr Dubovyk, Odessa Mechnikov National University, Ukraine

Russia The Emerging Basing Posture in the Black Sea Area: Russia's Dilemmas
Alexander A. Pikayev, Director, Dept. for Disarmament and International Security, IMEMO

Political and Social Impact of Russian Military Presence in Transnistria
Octavian Milevschi, Romanian National School of Political Studies and Public
Administration, Chisinau, Moldova


Russian perceptions of bases and assessments of military balance in the Black Sea area
Pavel Baev, International Peace Research Institute, Oslo

The Russian Black Sea Fleet and Ukraine's Security Strategy
Sergiy Glebov, Odessa Mechnikov National University, Ukraine

16h00 | Coffe Break

16h30|Round Table 4: cont.
The dynamics of military basing in South Caucasus
Gevorg Melikyan, NGO Solidarity of Students, Yerevan, Armenia

End of Russian Military bases in Georgia: Social, Political and Security implications of withdrawal
Kornely Kakachia, Dean, School of Politics and International Relations Georgian University of Social Sciences

Military bases in the Caucasus: sources of security or insecurity? Past and present
Elkhan Mekhtiev, Director of Peace and Conflict Resolution Center, Baku,
Azerbaijan



DECEMBER 15
9h30|Round Table 5: «Military Bases in Southern Europe: Past & Present»
Chair: Luís Andrade, University of the Azores

Foreign Bases and Strategies in Modern Portugal
António José Telo, Military Academy, Lisbon

US military bases in Spain since 1953
Rosa Prado Sanz, UNED, Madrid

11h00|Coffe Break

11h30|Round Table 5: cont.
Impact and Perspectives of American Bases in Italy
Carla Monteleone, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Italy

US Military Presence in Turkey Revisited
Nur Bilge Criss, Bilkent University, Turkey

12h30|Closing remarks
Fernando Carvalho Rodrigues, Director, Science for Peace and Security Programme, NATO

13h00|Lunch


*to be confirmed

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