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Russian Foreign Policy in the Middle East Jun 27, 2019 from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM Lubbock Room, Peterhouse ,
Discussion on RUSSIAN FOREIGN POLICY IN THE MIDDLE EAST with Dr Nikolay Kozhanov (Senior Research fellow at the Institute of the World Economy and International Affairs (IMEMO) of the Russian Academy of Science and Visiting Associate Professor at the Gulf Studies Center of Qatar University).
Applied History: Possibilities and Pitfalls Jun 07, 2019 from 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge,
Panel discussion: Applied History: Possibilities & Pitfalls Can applied history, analysing today’s geopolitical challenges through the prism of humanity’s cumulative store of experience, offer a wider perspective and a more imaginative strategic vision?
Cross-Domain Challenges in the Maritime Domain May 21, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 02:30 PM Room 138 Alison Richard Building, 7 West Rd, Cambridge,
Talk by Speakers: Dr Sarah Kirchberger, Patrick O’Keeffe Part 1: "Digital Ocean - Cyber Security Threats to the Maritime Domain“ (Patrick O’Keeffe) Part 2: "Case Study: Maritime domain awareness in the South China Sea“ (Sarah Kirchberger)
Gregory Poling talk: "U.S. and UK Interests in the South China Sea." May 01, 2019 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM SG2 Alison Richard Building, 7 West Rd, Cambridge,
The UK made waves in 2018 when it stepped up operations in the disputed South China Sea. U.S. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson hailed this increased British operational commitment to assert freedom of navigation in the South China Sea and vowed that the two allies would continue to cooperate to push back against Chinese assertiveness and illegal claims in the disputed waterway. Although there are some divergences, Washington and London mostly share the same interests in the disputes - both are committed to defence of a global maritime commons and post-war international order, fundamental principles of which are threatened in the SCS. The U.S. network of alliances are also under threat from Chinese assertiveness. As Beijing continues to militarize the SCS and bully its neighbours, the disputes show no signs of deescalating any time soon.
Saving strangers: rescuing humanitarian intervention from liberal hegemony Apr 24, 2019 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM
Talk by Dr Thomas Peak, Research & Outreach Officer at the Engelsberg Programme for Applied History in the Forum on Geopolitics. Chaired by Professor Brendan Simms, and a response from Dr Kate Ferguson
Turkey, Britain and Europe in Global Turmoil: Historical Representations and Contemporary Repercussions Apr 05, 2019 from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM Alison Richard Building Room 138,
Europe After Brexit Mar 29, 2019 from 10:35 AM to 04:45 PM
A one-day conference examining the future stability of the European Union
The Intermarium in the emerging era of great power competition in Eurasia Mar 15, 2019 from 12:45 PM to 02:00 PM
The Rise of China’s Comprehensive Power: Implications for Taiwan, Hong Kong & U.S. Mar 11, 2019 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM Cavonius Centre, Stephen Hawking Bld., West Rd, Cambridge,
Prof. Syaru Shirley Lin (University of Hong Kong) & Prof Harry Harding (University of Virginia) are giving a lecture to mark the Merger of Forum on Geopolitics & Centre for Rising Powers
The Hijaz: The First Islamic State Feb 25, 2019 from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
From Bretton Woods to Brexit: Does Europe Still Have a Role to Play? Feb 12, 2019 from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM McCrum Lecture Theatre, Corpus Christi College ,
A Nightmare Scenario: Technology and Democracy Jan 22, 2019 from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM Cripps Court Auditorium, Magdalene College (1-3 Chesterton Road),
Churchill on Brexit Nov 26, 2018 from 12:30 PM to 02:00 PM S1, Alison Richard Building ,
Divided: Why We're Living in an Age of Walls May 16, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Brexit, Germany, and the Future of the European Union Jan 23, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM McCrum Theatre, Corpus Christi College ,
Top of the Trouble Spots: Forecasting geopolitical trouble in 2018 Jan 17, 2018 from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM McCrum Theatre, Corpus Christi College ,
The End of the Asian Century?: Trump, Europe, and the Race to Manage the Risks Threatening Asia's Future Jan 20, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM Room S2, Alison Richard Building,
People Power: Polish Solidarity and the Ukrainian Revolution May 05, 2016 from 03:00 PM to 08:00 PM William Mong Hall, Sidney Sussex College,

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A Westphalia For the Middle East: Workshop Report

May 21, 2019

WESTPHALIA FOR THE MIDDLE EAST Workshop Report: Lessons in Diplomatic Techniques and Peacemaking Mechanisms from the Congress of Westphalia for the Middle East Pembroke College, Cambridge, 16 May 2019

Forum on Geopolitics merges with the Centre for Rising Powers!

Apr 05, 2019

Two part event on March 11th marking the merger of Forum on Geopolitics and Centre for Rising Powers included a round table discussion on China programmes in UK academia and public lecture on Rise of China's comprehensive.

Technology and Democracy: A Nightmare?

Mar 19, 2019

The Forum on Geopolitics was pleased to host a Nightmare Lecture focusing on technology and democracy in Magdalene College with the generous support of Absolute Strategy Research.

COGGS hosts Prof. Carlo Scognamiglio Pasini for 2019 Cook Lecture

Feb 18, 2019

Forum on Geopolitics was pleased to welcome Prof. Carlo Scognamiglio Pasini, Professor Emeritus in Applied Economics and former chancellor of the Luiss University of Rome, and former President of the Italian Senate and Minister of Defense to give second of its annual Cook Lecture at Corpus Christi’s McCrum Lecture Theatre.

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