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The Future of Security Research: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh

Thursday, 22 October 2015 at 09:00 - Friday, 23 October 2015 at 18:00 (BST)

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The Future of Security Research:

Multidisciplinary Perspectives

22-23 October 2015 

 

The conference serves as a launch event for the University of Edinburgh’s new Centre for Security Research (CeSeR). CeSeR is based in Politics and International Relations in the School of Social and Political Science and brings together researchers from international relations, law, informatics, history, and area studies. Its aim is to contribute to an understanding of security, provide leadership to enhance research synergies through collaborative projects, foster and sustain multi-disciplinary research across the University of Edinburgh and through international networks, and engage with policymakers and practitioners to create mutually beneficial knowledge exchange activities.

Panels at the conference:

  • Small states and foreign/security policy
  • Critical security studies
  • Surveillance and privacy
  • Scotland, security and constitutional change
  • Middle East security
  • Gender and security
  • Eastern European security
  • Just war theory round table

 

For more information about CeSeR, including our membership and research themes, please see our website at http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/ceserTo join the conference in October, please book your place here on eventbrite.

Please do not hesitate to contact one of the CeSeR co-Directors if you have any quesitons regarding the event: Andrew Neal or Juliet Kaarbo

Do you have questions about The Future of Security Research: Multidisciplinary Perspectives? Contact School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh

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Informatics Forum
10 Crichton Street
University of Edinburgh
EH8 9AB Edinburgh
United Kingdom

Thursday, 22 October 2015 at 09:00 - Friday, 23 October 2015 at 18:00 (BST)


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School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh

The School of Social and Political Science is one of the leading schools of social science in the UK, our success reflects excellence across teaching, research and impact.

Our member subjects include Politics and International Relations, Social Anthropology, Social Policy, Social Work, Sociology and Science, Technology & Innovation Studies. We also host a number of centres and institutes as well as the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science.

We have over 1000 UG students, over 500 PGT students, and over 300 PGR students currently on our programmes of study. We provide an outstanding educational environment and support the highest quality research. In REF 2014, 77% of our research performance was categorised as 4* or 3*.

Our academic staff profile is cross-disciplinary, with a strong and growing international orientation. Building upon established strengths in International Development, we are centrally involved in the University's Global Development Academy, and work closely with the Global Justice Academy, the Global Health Academy and the Global Environment & Society Academy.

 The Head of School is Professor Linda McKie.

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