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Global Insights: COVID-19, Migration, Refugees and Borders. A live-streamed panel discussing the challenges of COVID-19.

Thursday May 21 - 4pm-5pm https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/global-insights-covid-19-migration-refugees-and-borders-tickets-105254611376

PAIS presents the fourth panel in our weekly live-streamed Global Insights series with our partners in Canada, the US, Ethiopia and Germany

This week’s panel will discuss the immediate effects of COVID-19 on global migration, internal displacement and refugee protection, and what the pandemic might mean for the movement of peoples across borders in the future.

Panelists

Allehone Abebe is a Senior Legal Officer at UNHCR Liaison Office to the African Union and the UN Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Maria Koinova is Reader in International Relations and chair of the British International Studies Association working group on the “International Politics of Migration, Refugees and Diaspora” at the University of Warwick (UK)

Alison Mountz is Professor of Geography and Canada Research Chair in Global Migration at Wilfrid Laurier University (Canada). She is Director of the International Migration Research Centre at the BSIA.

Tazreena Sajjad currently serves as Senior Professorial Lecturer in the Global Governance, Politics and Security (GGPS) Program in the School of International Service (SIS) at American University in Washington D.C. (USA)

Maurice Stierl is a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the University of Warwick (UK).

Moderated by Ann Fitz-Gerald, Director, Balsillie School of International Affairs.

About the Global Insights series

“Global Insights” is a weekly live-streamed, moderated panel series which provides different national and regional perspectives on big questions currently facing researchers, policymakers and planners worldwide in light of the Coronavirus pandemic.

All are welcome. Sign up for free here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/global-insights-covid-19-migration-refugees-and-borders-tickets-105254611376


Global Insights: COVID-19, Climate Change and Energy. A live-streamed panel discussing the challenges of COVID-19.

Thursday May 14 - 4pm-5pm

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/global-insights-covid-19-climate-change-and-energy-tickets-104468132998

PAIS presents the third panel in our weekly live-streamed Global Insights series with our partners in Canada, the US, Ethiopia and German

The expert panel will also discuss environmental justice and issues concerning the demand for new energy structures and cleaner technology.

Panelists

Caroline Kuzemko, PAIS, University of Warwick

Simon Dalby, BSIA and Wilfrid Laurier University

Selam Kidane Abebe, University of Reading

Jatin Nathwani, BSIA and University of Waterloo

Malini Ranganathan, School of International Service, American University

Ann Fitz-Gerald (moderator), Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA), Canada

About the Global Insights series

“Global Insights” is a weekly live-streamed, moderated panel series which provides different national and regional perspectives on big questions currently facing researchers, policymakers and planners worldwide in light of the Coronavirus pandemic.

All are welcome. Sign up for free here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/global-insights-covid-19-climate-change-and-energy-tickets-104468132998


Global Insights: COVID-19 and the Global South

Thursday April 7 - 4pm-5pm

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/global-insights-covid-19-and-the-global-south-tickets-103848997146 

The Department of Politics and International Studies (PAIS) at Warwick present the second panel in our weekly live-streamed Global Insights series with our partners in Canada, the US, Ethiopia and Germany

Warwick experts from PAIS and the Warwick Interdisciplinary Research Centre for International Development (WICID) will be joined by colleagues from the Balsillie School in Canada, the Institute for Strategic Affairs in Ethiopia, American University in the US, and Konstanz Universitat in Germany to share their views on the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on the global south.

Issues addressed in this episode will include gender, elections, food security, migration, security, justice and human rights.

Featuring

Ann Fitz-Gerald (moderator), Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA), Canada

Panelists:

Briony Jones, PAIS/WICID, University of Warwick, researches the nexus between development, peacebuilding and justice.

Shirin Rai, PAIS/WICID, University of Warwick, researches gender, governance and development.

Hallelujah Lulie, Institute for Strategic Affairs, Addis Ababa, researches African security and political elite bargaining.

Rachel Robinson, American University, Washington DC, is a sociologist and demographer whose research focuses on global health interventions in sub-Saharan Africa, including family planning, HIV/AIDS, and sexuality education.

Jonathan Crush, BSIA and Wilfrid Laurier University, is an expert on migration, food security and hungry cities.

Anja Osei, University of Konstanz, researches democratisation, electoral autocracy and African politics.


About the Global Insights series

“Global Insights” is a weekly live-streamed, moderated panel series which provides different national and regional perspectives on big questions currently facing researchers, policymakers and planners worldwide in light of the Coronavirus pandemic.


All are welcome. Sign up for free here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/global-insights-covid-19-and-the-global-south-tickets-103848997146

Tue 05 May 2020, 09:37 | Tags: Front Staff PhD MA UG Faculty of Social Sciences

PAIS to Launch Global Insights Panel Series reflecting on COVID-19 in collaboration with international partners in Canada, the US, Germany and Ethiopia

In collaboration with four of our international partners, PAIS is pleased to present “Global Insights” - a weekly live-streamed moderated panel series which will provide different national and regional perspectives on big questions currently facing researchers, policymakers and planners worldwide in light of the Coronavirus pandemic.

The first of the weekly Global Insights series will be held on Thursday, 30 April at 4pm-5pm:

COVID-19: Stress-test for the Global Economy

Hosted by Ann Fitz-Gerald, Director, Balsillie School of International Affairs,

University of Waterloo

featuring

John Ravenhill (Balsillie School, University of Waterloo)

Stephen Silvia (School of International Service, American University)

Lena Rethel (PAIS, University of Warwick - Director of CSGR)

Gerald Schneider (University of Konstanz)

Tewodros Mekonnen (Instutute for Strategic Affairs, Addis Ababa)

 

Please sign up for free at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/global-insights-covid-19-stress-test-for-the-global-economy-tickets-103250916270

The edited recording will be posted to the Balsillie School You Tube channel by May 6th https://www.youtube.com/user/BalsillieSchool

Future sessions will include themes such as The Changing Global Balance of Power; A New Concept of Security; The Future of Democracy; Federalism; Climate Change; Public Health; Technology Innovation; Data, Digitalisation & Governance; Migration and Mobility; Multilateralism and International Cooperation…and more.

Look for more details of the second panel discussion - May 7, 2020: COVID-19 and the Global South.

Wed 29 Apr 2020, 16:10 | Tags: Staff UG Faculty of Social Sciences

Talk Announcement: “Cyber security & Cyber Attacks” - Professor JD Work (Columbia University)

 TALK ANNOUNCEMENT: “Cyber security & Cyber Attacks" by Professor JD Work of Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs, US Cyberspace Solarium Commission.

Thursday 20th February, Library 2, 5pm.

JD Work teaches at Columbia University in New York and also leads research to develop the theory, practice, and operational art of the cyber warfighting function, and to explore the wider role of the cyber instrument in national security strategy, and the future defense competition and stability problem space.

Tue 18 Feb 2020, 09:49 | Tags: Front Staff PhD MA UG Faculty of Social Sciences Research Events

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