Centre for the Study of Subversion, Unconventional Interventions and Terrorism

All Events

2021

Emerging military technologies and modern warfare

Date
03 February 2021
Location:
MS Teams

Killing Strangers: How Political Violence Became Modern

Date
10 February 2021
Location:
MS Teams

Book launch: The Secret Royals

Date
23 November 2021
Location:
A03 Monica Partridge Building
Description
In collaboration with the Faculty of Social Sciences, we invite you to the local launch of Professor Rory Cormac's latest publication.

 

2020

CST event: Combating Serious Crime and Terrorism in Europe after Brexit - Sir Rob Wainwright (ex-Europol; Senior Partner, Deloitte; Hon. Prof., University of Nottingham)

Date
26 February 2020
Location:
D05, Teaching and Learning Building, University Park
Description
The former Director of Europol, Sir Rob Wainwright (Senior Partner Deloitte and Honorary Professor, University of Nottingham) will deliver a lecture at the Centre for Conflict Security and Terrorism entitled 'Combating Serious Crime and Terrorism in Europe after Brexit'.

CST Virtual Roundtable: 'Strategic Responses to Organized Crime: Lessons from the Americas'

Date
14 October 2020
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
The Centre for Conflict, Security and Terrorism (CST) is delighted to be hosting this virtual roundtable.

CST Sir Stuart Peach lecture 2021

Date
25 November 2020
Description
The topic of discussion was British-French Defence Cooperation, and how that cooperation looks 10 years on since the Lancaster House Treaties were signed.

 

2019

CANCELLED: Jane Marriott (Director of Joint International Counter-Terrorism Unit, UK) - CST Highlight Speaker Series

Date
23 January 2019
Location:
A21, Trent Building, University Park
Description
CST is delighted to be inviting the Director of the Joint International Counter-Terrorism Unit (JICTU), UK, Jane Marriott to deliver a talk for their first seminar of the second semester.

The Challenge of Defending Britain - Professor Michael Clarke (King's College London)

Date
30 January 2019
Location:
D08, Teaching & Learning Building, University Park
Description
The CST is delighted to be inviting Professor Michael Clarke (King's College London) to deliver a talk.

The biology of war: why do we fight? - Mike Martin (King's College London)

Date
06 February 2019
Location:
B55, Law and Social Sciences, University Park
Description
The CST is delighted to be inviting Dr. Mike Martin, Visiting Fellow at the Department of War Studies at King's College London

No Afghanistan in the Sahel: an alternative perspective on stabilisation - Commandant Adrian Jacobs

Date
13 February 2019
Location:
B55, Law and Social Sciences, University Park
Description
The CST is delighted to be inviting Commandant Adrian Jacobs, Security and Governance Counsellor attached to Government of Mali.

Global Change and Civil Wars - Professor Stathis Kalyvas (Oxford)

Date
27 February 2019
Location:
A48, Sir Clive Granger Building, University Park
Description
The CST is delighted to be inviting Professor Stathis Kalyvas (Gladstone Professor of Government at the University of Oxford)

CST: Russia and international security - a workshop

Date
20 March 2019
Location:
C14, Teaching & Learning Building, University Park
Description
The CST is delighted to be hosting a very special event as their final instalment of the Highlight Speaker Series - the CST Russia Conference - inviting Sir Rodric Braithwaite, Dr Richard Connolly and Dr Edwin Bacon.

Inaugral CST Air Power lecture: ACM Sir Stuart Peach

Date
09 October 2019
Location:
B55, Law and Social Sciences, University Park
Description
The CST is delighted to welcome Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee.

 

2018

Facing the reality on the ground: security risk management in humanitarian response operations

Date
14 February 2018
Location:
A01 Highfield House, University Park
Description
Mark Herrick joins CST for their next seminar.

CANCELLED: Saudi Arabia and the Changing Dynamics in the Gulf: A View from a Think Tank

Date
27 February 2018
Location:
A01 Highfield House
Description
?The Centre for Conflict, Security and Terrorism and the School of Politics and International Relations welcome Michael Stephens, research fellow for Middle East studies at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

Hybrid War Workshop

Date
26 June 2018
Location:
A45 Sir, A45 Sir Clive Granger
Description
On Tuesday 26th June the Centre for Conflict, Security and Terrorism hosts a one day workshop.

Does Terrorism Work? The case of the Provisional IRA

Date
10 October 2018
Location:
B55, Law and Social Sciences Building, University of Nottingham, University Park
Description
The University of Nottingham's Centre for Conflict, Security and Terrorism is pleased to announce the first of this year's Highlight Speaker series, where we will be inviting two esteemed guests to deliver and to respond to a lecture entitled 'Does Terrorism Work: The Case of the Provisional IRA'.

Centralised or decentralised? The debate on the organisation of insurgencies in the light of Afghanistan and Syria

Date
14 November 2018
Location:
B55, Law and Social Sciences Building, University Park
Description
The Centre for Conflict, Security and Terrorism (CST) is very pleased to welcome Dr Antonio Giustozzi (King's/RUSI) as part of the Highlight Speakers Series, to deliver a talk.

 

2017

Challenges to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

Date
01 March 2017
Location:
B1 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
Peter Jenkins, former UK ambassador to the IAEA, will present to the Centre for Conflict, Security and Terrorism on "Challenges to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty" on 1 March.

The Use of Airpower in Syria

Date
20 March 2017
Location:
A09 Highfield House
Description
Air-Vice Marshall Mike Harwood, Honorary Professor in the School of Politics and International Relations, will present on 20 March on the use of airpower in Syria.

CANCELLED: Stand And Deliver: Ransomware and the Physical World

Date
22 March 2017
Location:
A1 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
Unfortunately this seminar has been cancelled.

CANCELLED: Developing a Counter-Terrorism Strategy

Date
29 March 2017
Description
Unfortunately this seminar has been cancelled.

Terrorism and World Politics

Date
17 May 2017
Location:
A4 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
Dr Afsal Ashraf from the Royal United Services Institue will be presenting 'Terrorism and World Politics' on Wednesday 17 May.

Gender and Hunger Dimensions of Conflict and Crises: Humanitarian Imperative or Global Dilemma?

Date
25 October 2017
Location:
A3 Law and Social Sciences
Description
Yodi Alakija, Chief Humanitarian Coordinator for the government of Nigeria presents to CST.

Stand and Deliver: Ransomware and the Physical World

Date
15 November 2017
Location:
A09 Highfield House
Description
Ellie Hurst, practitioner with Advent IM, present to CST 'Stand and Deliver: Ransomware and the Physical World'.

'Vengeance is Mine': Deconstructing the 1972 'Pitchfork Murders' in County Fermanagh

Date
29 November 2017
Location:
A2 Law and Social Sciences
Description
Dr Edward Burke (University of Nottingham) presents ''Vengeance is Mine': Deconstructing the 1972 'Pitchfork Murders' in County Fermanagh' to CST.

 

2016

The development of RAF air power doctrine 1999-2013

Date
10 February 2016
Location:
A4 Law and Social Sciences
Description
Viktoriya Fedorchak will present to the Centre for Conflict, Security and Terrorism on 10 February on 'The development of RAF air power doctrine 1999-2013'.

Syria and the Middle East - are we at a tipping point?

Date
24 February 2016
Location:
A01 Highfield House
Description
Major-General Tim Cross (rtd) will present to CST on 24 February on 'Syria and the Middle East - are we at a tipping point?'

The Foreign and Security Policy Implications of a Brexit

Date
02 March 2016
Location:
A4 Law and Social Sciences
Description
Dr Oliver Daddow will present to CST on Wednesday 2 March on 'The Foreign and Security Policy Implications of a Brexit'.

25 years on: What did Britain learn from the Gulf War?

Date
16 March 2016
Location:
A4 Law and Social Sciences
Description
Dr Louise Kettle will present to CST on 16 March on '25 years on: What did Britain learn from the Gulf War?'

Emerging Developments in the Study of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

Date
07 June 2016
Location:
Highfield House
Description
The Society for Terrorism Research inaugural postgraduate conference will be held on 7 June 2016.

Locating the Man Who Never Was: Understanding Covert Action in International Relations

Date
06 September 2016
Description
A one-day workshop on Covert Action is to be held at The University of Nottingham on 6 September.

The Interaction of Diplomacy and Force

Date
19 October 2016
Location:
A4 Law and Social Sciences
Description
?Sir Alan Munro will present to CST on 19 October on the Interaction of Diplomacy and Force.

Round table: The Iraq Inquiry

Date
02 November 2016
Location:
B62 Law and Social Sciences Building
Description
On Wednesday 2 November, CST and CBP will host a joint round table event on the Chilcot Inquiry.

Trust in me: Allegiance choices in a post-split terrorist movement

Date
03 November 2016
Location:
Hallward Library Screening Room
Description
Dr John Morrison (University of East London) will present to CST on 'Trust in me: Allegiance choices in a post-split terrorist movement' on 3 November.

 

2015

The Charlie Hebdo attacks, freedom and security

Date
04 February 2015
Description
Roundtable discussion on the Charlie Hebdo attacks, hosted by the Centre for Conflict, Security and Terrorism.

CST session with Andrew Mumford

Date
18 February 2015
Description
Dr Andrew Mumford will introduce his research and talk about his new book on the UK-US special relationship in counterinsurgency wars.

Private veterans: Military contractors after war

Date
11 March 2015
Description
Dr Adam White and Dr David Strachan-Morris will lead a seminar on 'Private veterans: Military contractors after war'.

Security, Intelligence and Foreign Policy: Learning Lessons from Fiascos

Date
31 March 2015
Description
CST is holding a workshop on 'Security, Intelligence and Foreign Policy: Learning Lessons from Fiascos'.

Inside Greek Terrorism

Date
29 April 2015
Description
Professor George Kassimeris will present to the Centre for Conflict, Security and Terrorism on 'Inside Greek Terrorism'.

Daesh: Rise and Response

Date
07 October 2015
Description
Dr Afzal Ashraf, Consulting fellow at RUSI and Visiting Fellow at CST, will present to the Centre for Conflict, Security and Terrorism on 'Daesh: Rise and Response' on 7 October.

Conflict on Europe's Doorstep and the Creation of Refugee Camps

Date
26 October 2015
Description
Honorary Professor Major-General Tim Cross (rtd) will give a talk to the Centre for Conflict, Security and Terrorism on 'Conflict on Europe's Doorstep and the Creation of Refugee Camps' on 26 October.

Film screening: SPECTRE

Date
04 November 2015
Description
Dr Rory Cormac will deliver a short introduction before a screening of the new Bond film, SPECTRE, at the Broadway cinema on 4 November.

Russian "Hybrid Warfare": Definitions, Scope and Possible Responses

Date
24 November 2015
Description
Dr Bettina Renz will present to CST on 24 November on 'Russian "Hybrid Warfare": Definitions, Scope and Possible Responses'.

Strategic Defence and Security Review Round Table Discussion

Date
02 December 2015
Description
CST will host a roundtable discussion on the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) on 2 December.

Ulster Loyalist Paramilitarism: No Longer a Security Threat?

Date
09 December 2015
Description
Dr Lyndsey Harris will present to the Centre for Conflict, Security and Terrorism on 'Ulster Loyalist Paramilitarism: No Longer a Security Threat?' on 9 December.

 

Centre for the Study of Subversion, Unconventional Interventions and Terrorism

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