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University Peace Days, Day 2: Innovation in War

When:Th 17-09-2015 18:00 - 21:00
Where:Marie Loke Room, Ground Floor Harmonie building, University of Groningen, Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26, Groningen
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The topic of this year is the 'Innovative Ideas about Peace and War'. To make these evenings even more interesting the topic will be defied into the topic Peace on the first Thursday and the topic War on the second. On those evenings selected speakers will be present on the state of the art of conflict and peace studies and their practical implications. These TED-like talks are followed by a plenary session in which the audience gets the opportunity to pose their own critical questions for the speakers.

Day 2: Innovation in War - New Threats and Opportunities

Prof. dr. Jan Rood will moderate the second evening about war. Prof. Rood is an expert on global and strategic issues, external policies of the EU and Dutch foreign policy. He is chief-editor of the Clingendael-monthly the International Spectator (Internationale Spectator), chairman of the Netherlands Society for International Affairs (NGIZ) and chairman of the board of the Turkey Institute.