Jean Monnet Network PEACE, WAR AND THE WORLD IN EUROPEAN SECURITY CHALLENGES POWERS Intensive course "Navigating security in the storming world" 22 – 26 March, 2021
Voronezh State University, Russia and Kore University of Enna, Italy are glad to announce Intensive course for students “Navigating security in the storming world”.
This series of daily hour-and-a-half classes in the period of 22 – 26 March will enable the students to gain in-depth knowledge in such fields of security studies as conflict studies, social, religion and cultural challenges, regional strategies in international security, migration issues, cybersecurity, human rights and international law and analyse specificity and nature of challenges and security threats. The learners will grab an opportunity to communicate with experts and express their own opinions.
The Intensive course reveals various aspects of security challenges and provides diversity of views of the excellent presenters who have proven theoretical as well as practical knowledge in the security field and can give different perspectives on the issues with scrutiny.
Researchers and experts involved in teaching are from the institutions participating in the Erasmus+ JM Network on European Security (POWERS project) from France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Jordan and Russia as well as invited experts and professors from other EU and non-EU universities. This course will provide not only regional but also a global context on the certain topics and a comprehensive assessment of the interconnectedness of transnational threats and responses.
The target group of the Intensive course are students of all study cycles (motivated 3rd and 4th year Bachelor students, Master and postgraduate students) from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds. The Intensive course is open for students from Russian universities and partner institutions of the POWERS Network.
The ultimate goal of this course is not only to teach on some of the many facets of the international security, but also to begin to build a community of passionate young researchers and professionals around the world who will be the experts of tomorrow in this important interdisciplinary field.
The course workload is about 30 academic hours considering three hour-and-a-half lectures a day for the period of 5 working days. The working language is English.
The students will be awarded with the certificate of completion. The number of students is restricted.
Intesive course programme
- ■ Monday, 22 March
- 13:00-14:30 Prof. Dr. Zaid Eyadat, Director of the Centre for Strategic Studies – University of Jordan Global Challenges and Opportunities
- 16:00-17:30 Prof. Paolo Bargiacchi, Full professor of Public International Law, Faculty of Economics and Law, Kore University of Enna Cyberspace, International Law and Self-Defense
- 18:00-19:30 Prof. Gul Kurtoglu Eskisar, Professor of the Department of International Relations Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir Partner or Rival? Perceptions of China in Europe and Beyond
- ■ Tuesday, 23 March
- 14:00-15:30 Prof. Alexey Gromyko, Professor, RAS Corresponding Member, Director of the Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences, President of the Association of European Studies Strategic stability and security issues
- 16:00-17:30 Prof. Muge Aknur, Associate professor of Political Science, Department of International Relations, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey Securitization of Turkish Middle East Relations
- 18:00-19:30 Dr. Irina Foret, Associate professor, Department of Department of Regional Studies and Economics of Foreign Countries, Faculty of International Relations, Voronezh State University Ethnic conflicts in the modern world
- ■ Wednesday, 24 March
- 14:00-15:30 Dr. Mohammad Abu Rumman, Head of Policies Studies Department, the Centre for Strategic Studies – University of Jordan ISIS investing in COVID-19: a regional overview
- 16:00-17:30 Prof. Amin Al Mashagbeh, Professor of Political Science, University of Jordan Strategic and Security Studies
- 18:00-19:30 Prof. Muge Aknur, Associate professor of Political Science, Department of International Relations, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey Security Implications of the Arab Spring and its Aftermath
- ■ Thursday, 25 March
- 14:00-15:30 Prof. Dr. Giovanni Finizio, Assistant Professor, Department of Cultures, Politics and Society, University of Turin, Italy UN Security Council reform, EU foreign policy and promotion of regionalism
- 16:00-17:30 Prof. Paolo Bargiacchi, Full professor of Public International Law, Faculty of Economics and Law, Kore University of Enna, Italy The Securitization of European Migration Policies: Learning Lessons from the United States?
- 18:00-19:30 Prof. Gul Kurtoglu Eskisar, Professor of the Department of International Relations Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey Far right parties and the securitization of immigration in EU: Some facts and an overview of leading theories
- ■ Friday, 26 March
- 14:00-15:30 Prof. Liubov Fadeeva, Professor of Politics, Political Science Department, Perm State University The securitization of the identity politics in contemporary world
- 16:00-17:30 Dr. Caroline Dufy, Senior lecturer, Center Emile Durkheim, Sciences Po Bordeaux, France Food security in Russia
- 18:00-19:30 Dr. Francesca Ruisi, Manager – Data Analysis / Lecturer - MCAST — Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology Methodological challenges that security studies face in the hyper-digitalised world