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Workshop 3:
9th October 2009
Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London
Dr. Damien Short
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24th August 2009

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Workshop 3: Securing the State: Domestic Agendas

Friday 9th October 2009
Institute of Commonwealth Studies, Senate House
University of London
Room G22-24

The third of seven, one day workshops, to explore and interrogate the connections between accelerating anthropogenic climate change and the potentiality for violence in all its forms.


9.45 – 10.15: Registration, Tea/Coffee

10.15 – 10.30: Introduction: Securing the State: Domestic Agendas

10.30 – 12.00: First session
Prof. Edward Borodzicz (Professor of Risk and Crisis Management, University of Portsmouth)
‘Terrorism and real risks’

Tim Randall (Director, Oxford Disaster Management Group)
‘Flooding in the UK, inundation in the SW Pacific: how will state and societies cope?’
Chair: Jonathan Ward

12.00 – 1.30: Lunch

1.30 – 3.00: Second session
Rear Admiral (rtr) Chris Parry (Strategic forecaster, broadcaster and writer)
‘What happens to societies and countries after catastrophic shock?  Lessons from Iraq, New Orleans and Aceh’

Richard Flynn (Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure)
‘Nodes and Networks: The Evolution of Security and Terrorism’
Chair: Damien Short  

3.00 – 3.15: Tea/Coffee

3.15 – 4.45: Third session
Paul O'Hare (Centre for Urban Policy Studies, School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester)
‘Planning for the future - Mitigating the effects of contemporary urban risks.’

Dr Martin Coward (Lecturer in International Politics, University of Newcastle)
‘Confronting organised violence in and against the city: what do current trends in urban securitisation tell us about how climate change violence might be addressed?’
Chair: Mark Levene

4.45 – 5.30: Final session: Panel discussion



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