Ty Solomon’s remarks and q&a from the 2018 ISA-Northeast workshop on interpretive and relational research methods and methodologies.
This is a sermon I delivered at the United Church of Christ of Seneca Valley, 4 February 2018.
Proverbs 1: 20-23
Wisdom cries out in the street;
in the squares she raises her voice.
At the busiest corner she cries out;
at the entrance of the city gates she speaks:
“How long, O simple ones, will you love being simple?
How long will scoffers delight in their scoffing
and fools hate knowledge?
Give heed to my reproof;
I will pour out my thoughts to you;
I will make my words known to you.
If wisdom is crying out in the street, why can’t we hear her? (more…)
Some ruminations about “science” in a world in which facts and factuality per se seem under siege. Lecture at the University of Oslo, 4 May 2017. Slides here.
Audio (and slides) from a talk entitled “Interpretive Explanation” delivered to the Group on International Theory, Department of International Politics, Aberystwyth University, on 2 December 2016. Work in progress; the usual disclaimers apply.
Audio (and slides, here) from a talk delivered at the University of Tampere, Finland, 9 October 2015. The audience was PhD students and faculty, thinking through the question of knowledge in international studies.
Audio (and slides, here) from a talk delivered at the University of Tampere, Finland, 8 October 2015. An audience of graduate students working on their MA degrees, for the most part.
Ten years after founding the ISA-NE graduate student workshop on interpretive and relational research methodology, and having handed it off to others a couple of years ago, I was, for the first time, a regular participant this past year. Here’s what I had to say; accompanying slides here.
A talk given on a panel at ISA-Northeast, 7 November 2014.
“Must International Studies be a Science?” 17 October 2014. This was the opening keynote talk from the 2014 Millennium journal annual conference. Slides here. A print version of this talk is forthcoming in the journal, and caveat auditor: since we spent the next two days at the conference discussing the themes that I raised in this talk, the forthcoming print version has some differences from this live version, especially in the conclusion. (Although I am still not a fan of blending.)