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When

08 Aug 2020

Venue

Online Webinar

Cost

Free: No Certificate
Paid: Rs 2,500 (with Certificate) + GST - min. 80% attendance required

Application Deadline

6 August 2020

The School of Policy and Governance is excited to announce our next Executive Education Program:
Emerging Security Challenges in South Asia, 2020 – Online Edition, 08 Aug 2020, Location: Online Webinar.

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

Join us for a three – day program in New Delhi to learn from some of the highly acclaimed academics and practitioners from India and around the world. You will have the opportunity to learn about the “Emerging Security Challenges in South Asia”

The program is suitable for professionals and postgraduate students alike. Applications will open on 6th July 2020 and will close on 6th August 2020.

Based on the success of our last event, you are encouraged to apply as early to ensure your place at the program.

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Breadth Of Coverage

PAST, PRESENT AND THE FUTURE

Receive an overview of Emerging Security Challenges across the last four decades,debate the current state of play,understand relevant laws and policies,as well as identify gaps that need to be addressed.

Workshop oriented

WORKSHOP ORIENTED

Workshops and case studies will help you translate academic theory to practical ways to address gaps.




Diverse Participation

INCLUSIVE

Professionals, students, as well as those passionate about Emerging Security Challenges are welcome to participate in this program.




Speakers

Dr. Monika Barthwal Datta

Senior Lecturer, UNSW Sydney & Director, SPG

Dr. Monika Barthwal-Datta is a Senior Lecturer in International Security in the School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UNSW Sydney. Monika’s research areas include critical security studies, securitization studies, and foreign policy. Empirically, her research focuses on non-traditional security issues, particularly food security; non-state actors and regional security challenges in South Asia, Indian foreign policy, and more recently, nuclear politics. Monika is currently working on a research project with Dr. Priya Chacko (University of Adelaide) that investigates strategic narratives of India’s identity as an actor in international relations. Prior to joining UNSW, Monika led a two-year research project funded by the MacArthur Foundation on ‘Food Security in Asia: Strategic risks and mitigation’ at the Centre for International Security Studies (CISS), University of Sydney. She was awarded her Ph.D. by Royal Holloway College, University of London and holds an MScEcon in Security Studies from Aberystwyth University. She also has a Master’s in International Journalism from Cardiff University and has worked as a Broadcast Journalist for the BBC World Service Radio in London for several years. Monika is the author of Food Security in Asia: Challenges, Policies and Implications (IISS and Routledge, 2014) and Understanding Security Practices in South Asia: Securitisation Theory and the role of non-state actors (Routledge, 2012). She is also a Director of the School of Policy and Governance, India and an Executive Member of the South Asian Studies Association of Australia.

The Current program outline is as follows.


8:45 am

Arrivals and registration

9:00 am

SPG welcome and introduction to the program

9:30 am

Security, ‘Securitization’ and the ‘New’ Security Agenda

11:00 am

Morning Tea

11:15 am

Pandemics and Health Security - I

12:45 pm

Lunch

2:00 pm

Pandemics and Health Security – II

3:30 pm

Afternoon Tea

3:45 pm

Workshop

5:00 pm

Close of Day 1


9:30 am

Cyber Security – Overview

11:00 am

Morning tea

11:15 am

Cyber Security, Human Security, National Security – Exploring intersections and overlaps

12:45 pm

Lunch

2:00 pm

Cyber Security and Social Media

3:30 pm

Afternoon tea

3:45 pm

Workshop

5:15 pm

Close of Day 2


9:30 am

Security Implications of Climate Change in South Asia

11:00 am

Morning tea

11:15 am

South Asia’s water crisis – concerns for human security, political stability and strategic imperatives

12:45 pm

Lunch

2:00 pm

Workshop

3:30 pm

Afternoon tea

3:45 pm

Reflections on Emerging Security Challenges in South Asia

5:00 pm

Close of Day 3

OTHER DETAILS

Date And Location

DATE & LOCATION

08 Aug 2020-
Location: Online Webinar

Cost

Free: No Certificate
Paid: Rs 2,500 (with Certificate) + GST - min. 80% attendance required

Link to be provided closer to the date

Workshop oriented

APPLICANTS

We recommend that participants have an undergraduate degree, but it is not mandatory. Professionals, public servants, and postgraduate students are invited to apply. The application acceptance will depend on the quality of your application. We recommend a high level of English proficiency.

Please note, applications will be evaluated upon receipt and all applicants will be notified of the outcome of their applications within 48 hours of their receipt.

Applications will open on the 6th July 2020. Candidates may apply until 11:59 pm IST on 6th August 2020.

As there are limited spots available, we encourage you to apply early.

Certificate

CERTIFICATE

At the end of the program, each participant who pays for the program will receive a certificate of participation provided they attend 80% of the program.