Events, seminars and workshops

Keep up to date with the latest seminars, conferences and workshops from around the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security (ICCS) and the wide-ranging projects our staff and students get involved with.

Forthcoming events

Trust, Diplomacy and Conflict Transformation 2017

Date
Monday 27th - Friday 31st March 2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower, University of Birmingham
Description
A 5-day professional training programme on the role of mediation in managing and transforming political conflicts. The programme will explore how people develop trust and empathy with theit adversaries,and how this can transform conflicts at local, regional, or state levels.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences, Students

Writing Statehood into Existence: Explanatory IR, the War against ISIS, and Discourses on Kurdish National Self-determination

Date
Tuesday 4th April 2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower, room 420
Description
Speaker: Dr Hannes Cerny. Hosted by the Political Settlements Research Group.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops

Power Transition in the Asia-Pacific: managing perceptions and trust in the 'Grey Zone'

Date
Wednesday 10th May 2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 417
Description
The ICCS will host a workshop to examine recent efforts by key Asia-Pacific actors to shape perceptions using multiple instruments of national power, in what has been called the "Grey Zone" between peace and war.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

Decision-making, confidence and the unconscious 决策,信心和意识

Date
Monday 12th June 2017
Location:
Peking University, Beijing, People's Republic of China
Description
We will bring together leading Chinese and international scholars in neuroscience, psychology and computation with a workshop at Peking University on Monday 12th June 2017. We will examine decision-making and how this relates to confidence and metacognition, as well as issues of conscious and unconscious choice more broadly – interdisciplinary areas of considerable recent interest.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

Finding Trust in Social Sciences

Date
Thursday 21st September 2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower
Description
The 'Finding Trust in Social Sciences' workshop will take place at the University of Birmingham on 21 September 2017.
Categories:
Social Sciences

See all of our previous events at the ICCS.