Upcoming events

24 Aug 2020 - 09:00

This summer school offers the unique opportunity to learn from distinguished diplomats, academics and policymakers from the highest levels on the different facets of modern diplomacy and how they are being employed the world over to shape ideas, discussion and the world we live in. Comprising of lectures, debates, and workshops covering prominent issues like climate, economic and digital diplomacy, together with rising science and cultural diplomacy, and engagement on supra- and sub-national levels, the Second United Nations University - CRIS Summer School is a comprehensive, in-depth exploration of the modern diplomatic landscape, providing you with the tools to navigate and understand it.

Conference: 9 Sep 2020 - 15:00

Invitation to the book launch, Emerging Security Technologies and EU Governance. Actors, Practices and Processes, published in the Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Technology Series and co-edited by Antonio Calcara, Raluca Csernatoni, and Chantal Lavallée.

This interactive event, co-organised by the IES and the three editors, will take place online on Wednesday, 9 September 2020, from 15:00 to 18:00. It will feature three moderated panel discussions with renowned scholars on:

1) European Security and Defence Research

2) Surveillance, Dual-Use Technologies, Drones, Artificial Intelligence

3) Cyberspace and Technoscience

26 May 2021 - 09:00

The European Union in International Affairs, #EUIA21 Conference provides a major forum for academics and policy-makers to debate the role of the EU in the turbulent realm of international affairs. The seventh edition of this event will take place from 26 to 28 May 2021 and focus on the theme ‘Assessing the EU’s Capacity to Act’. #EUIA21 will be the single major stopover of the academic conference circuit in Brussels.