Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance Speaker Series

The Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance has organised a Speaker Series to bring together a mix of academics and practitioners discuss issues relating to diplomacy, foreign policy and international governance.

The speakers will cover a range of interesting and exciting topics including space policy, conflict resolution, President Donald Trump, Turkish diaspora, military intervention in Africa, and the role of research in security policymaking.

31 October 2019 4.30pm-6pm

Legitimating French Military Interventions in Africa: the Case of Mali and the Sahel

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Prof. Gordon Cumming

Cardiff University

14 November 2019 3pm-4.30pm

The Evolution of Sovereignty in the Governance of Outer Space: Legal and Political Perspectives

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Dr. Jill Stuart


23 January 2020 3pm-4.30pm

Transnational Citizenship or Long-Distance Repression? Turkey's Diaspora Engagement Policies

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Dr. Fiona Adamson


Postponed to 2021 n/a

Imagined Conflicts: Fictitious Case Studies as a Tool for Conflict Resolution and Peace Building

Dr. An Jacobs

Loughborough University London



Dr. Norma Rossi

Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

Postponed to 2021 n/a

The Role of Research in Government Conflict and Security Policymaking

James Baker

Stabilisation Unit