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Emerging security challenges in a nexus between networks and remoteness
21-22 November 2014
University of Bristol, UK
The first Global Securities International Conference was held at the University of Bristol, UK, bringing together sophisticated theoretically-informed analysis with empirically-engaged research to address the overall theme of “Emerging security challenges in a nexus between networks and remoteness”. This interdisciplinary conference invited academics and practitioners at all career stages and particularly encouraged applications from postgraduate research students. Panels were chaired by leading academics and practitioners. There was also a series of training workshops available for postgraduate students.
After a Welcome Address from Prof Timothy Edmunds, the Plenary was delivered by Prof Mark Duffield, with further Keynote Addresses from three internationally-experienced scholar-practitioners Dr Lara Montesinos Coleman (University of Sussex), Dr Brad Evans (University of Bristol) and IAS Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professor Jake Lynch (University of Sydney). There were a host of other leading academics and practitioners present, including:
- Prof Terrell Carver, University of Bristol
- Ms Jennifer Gibson, Reprieve
- Dr Eric Herring, University of Bristol
- Dr Simon Mabon, Lancaster University
- Mr Alex Neads, University of Exeter
- Prof Jutta Weldes, University of Bristol
- Mr Paul Whiteway, Independent Diplomat