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Strategy and Security Institute (SSI)

A Contemporary Approach to World Security

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SSI Speaker Programme

For 2024 we're inviting leading contributors to strategic debates in this country to give a talk on their current work and area of expertise.

The talks will take place in Knightley building throughout the academic year, lasting around 60 minutes and followed by a 30 minute discussion period.

The lectures will be recorded and available on our website after the event.

Our next event is on 28 May at 2pm in Knightley Building

"The UK Defence crisis planning in humanitarian assistance disaster relief (HADR) operations during climate change – an examination of command and control (C2) in early response since 9/11"

a lecture with Squadron Leader Lee James Ashcroft MA MSC BSC ECON RAF.

Full details of future talks will appear in our events calendar below.

Speaker programme recordings

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The Strategy and Security Institute's vibrant, collaborative and interdisciplinary research culture incorporates people working across the whole spectrum of contemporary security issues. The international community of researchers and practitioners has an excellent record of winning external funding, and promoting collaboration and impact.

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