January 30, 2015

Summer Workshop in International Security

June 7, 2015 – June 12, 2015


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Workshop Aims:

1)  to inform students about key security issues and equip them with the analytic tools to evaluate global policy proposals to address them;

2)  to develop a self-sustaining network of students with competence and interest in security studies; and

3)  to introduce students to careers in security policy-making in private and public sectors.


Workshop Topics

1)  How to think about International Security?

2)  Controlling Weapons of Mass Destruction: Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical

3)  Global Terrorism

4)  Regional Conflicts and Their Management and Resolution: Middle East; Iran and Afghanistan; South and East Asia.

5)  China and the U.S.: Competitors or Adversaries?


Instructors will be drawn from UIUC faculty and university and security studies centers who are experts in strategic analysis and policy-making. Workshop sessions will be informal and keyed to engaging instructors and participants in active discussion and debate. Participants completing the workshop will be awarded an ACDIS Certificate in International Security Studies.



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