The CSD Research Group hosts a variety of seminars, talks and book-launches throughout the year. Video and podcast recordings of many of these events can be accessed below.
Dealing with Painful History & Building Sustainable Peace in Northeast Asia - Professor Kevin Clements, University of Otago, New Zealand.
International Aspects of Defence Policy in Brazil
Conference & speaker details
Day 1 - Keynote Address by His Excellency Celso Amorim, former Brazilian Minister of Foreign Relations (1993-1995 and 2003-2010) and Minister of Defence (2011-2014) - VIDEO
A Case of Old Wine in New Bottle? From Humanitarian Intervention to R2P - Ramesh Thakur, Professor in the Crawford School of Public Policy, the Australian National University.
The Iran Deal - A Brazilian Perspective - His Excellency Celso Amorim, former Brazilian Minister of Foreign Relations (1993-1995 and 2003-2010) and Minister of Defence (2011-2014).
Sustaining Peace - What does it take? Learning Lessons from UN Peace Operations - Hilde F. Johnson, Norwegian Institute for International Affairs.
Protection of Civilians - Rhetoric or Reality? UN Peaces Operations and the Case of South Sudan - Hilde F. Johnson, Norwegian Institute for International Affairs.
Ukraine: A Year of Monitoring War in the East - Dr Samir Puri, CSD Research Group, King's College London.
From Isolated Sect to Regional Security Challenge - Virginia Comolli, International Institute for Strategic Studies.
Regulating Business for Peace - Dr Jo Ford, University of Oxford.
Post-2015 Development Challenges in Conflict Zones - CSD annual student-led conference. For full details of each panel and speaker profiles, please visit the conference website.
Opening Session: Resetting the Clock - Moving forward from the Millennium Development Goals towards a Post-2015 Development Agenda.
Opening Keynote Address
PANEL 1. Health Under Fire: The difficulties of building health care in conflict zones
PANEL 2. The Foundation of Development: Implementing education in areas of armed conflict
PANEL 3. Blue Gold: Impending threats to water security and development
PANEL 4. A Complex Partnership: The role of the security sector in delivering humanitarian aid
Closing Keynote Address
Why Corruption Threatens Global Security - Sarah Chayes, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Responsibility to protect: Old wine in new bottles? - Richard Caplan, Professor of International Relations at the University of Oxford.
Boko Haram: From War to Political Violence: Complex Processes and difficult Comparisons - Professor Keith Krause, Graduate Institute, Geneva.
Fragile alliances among Colombian Violent Non-state Actors - Dr Annette Idler, Oxford University.
The Ebola epidemic: Changing the Civil-military Cooperation Paradigm in Global Health - Professor Richard Sullivan, Institute of Cancer Policy (KCL)
Bosnia 20 years on: Prospects for Peace - Vahidin Omanovic, Center for Peace-building in Bosnia.
Blinded by Humanity: Inside the UN's Humanitarian Operations - Martin Barber, OBE.
Why Some International Missions are Doomed to Keep Making the Same Mistakes - Iain King, CBE, DFID.
Insight: The Ebola Crisis - Dr Kieran Mitton, Lecturer in International Relations, War Studies.
Community-Based Approaches to Transitional Justice & Peace-building in Africa’s Great Lakes -
Dr Phil Clark, SOAS.
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20 October 2015
Professor Mats Berdal on the UN Peacekeeping Summit
8 September 2015
Dr Kieran Mitton on his new book 'Rebels in a Rotten State: Understanding Atrocity in the Sierra Leonean Civil War'