ICCS Events

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Forthcoming events

Making sense of the Afghan Taliban and why they still matter

Making sense of the Afghan Taliban and why they still matter

Date
Monday 9th March 2015
Location:
Muirhead 417
Description
Michael Semple provides an introduction to the thinking and politics of the Afghan Taliban Movement. The talk suggests that a flawed understanding of the movement by other conflict actors has helped prolong the conflict in Afghanistan. It will explore linkages between the Afghan conflict and the broader conflict in the Middle East and South Asia and consider the prospects for conflict transformation in Afghanistan.
Trust, Diplomacy and Conflict Transformation

Trust, Diplomacy and Conflict Transformation

Date
Monday 13th - Friday 17th April 2015
Location:
Muirhead Tower
Description
'Trust, Diplomacy and Conflict Transformation' is a unique five day training programme offered by the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security (ICCS) at the University of Birmingham. It provides participants with the opportunity to learn about multi-disciplinary approaches to building trust in practical negotiating scenarios
The Utility of UAVs in the FATA, Pakistan

The Utility of UAVs in the FATA, Pakistan

Date
Monday 27th April 2015
Location:
417 Muirhead Tower
Description
Professor Shaun Gregory, from the Univeristy of Durham, will be talking about the possible role for UAVs in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA)
ICCS Distinguished Lecture Series: Violence, Civilization and Humanity

ICCS Distinguished Lecture Series: Violence, Civilization and Humanity

Date
Monday 18th May 2015
Location:
Muirhead 417
Description
The ICCS Distinguished Lecture Series continues on the 18th May with a talk from Professor Andrew Linklater, arguably one of the 50 key thinkers writing in the field of International Relations today. Professor Linklater will discuss his recent research on 'Violence, Civilization and Humanity'.

See all of our previous events at the ICCS.