Emerging Security Challenges in South Asia, 2020 – Online Edition, 08 Aug 2020, Location: Online Webinar.
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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.
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.
Workshops and case studies will help you translate academic theory to practical ways to address gaps.
Professionals, students, as well as those passionate about Emerging Security Challenges are welcome to participate in this program.
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.
Arrivals and registration
SPG welcome and introduction to the program
Security, ‘Securitization’ and the ‘New’ Security Agenda
Pandemics and Health Security - I
Pandemics and Health Security – II
Close of Day 1
Cyber Security – Overview
Cyber Security, Human Security, National Security – Exploring intersections and overlaps
Cyber Security and Social Media
Close of Day 2
Security Implications of Climate Change in South Asia
South Asia’s water crisis – concerns for human security, political stability and strategic imperatives
Reflections on Emerging Security Challenges in South Asia
Close of Day 3
DATE & LOCATION
08 Aug 2020-
Location: Online Webinar
Free: No Certificate
Paid: Rs 2,500 (with Certificate) + GST - min. 80% attendance required
Link to be provided closer to the date
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.
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.