Insight Briefing #2: Peter W. Singer on the future of war
In this installment of the ‘DIAS/CWS Virtual Briefings’, Dr James Rogers and Peter W. Singer discuss not only how to best predict the future of conflict and how to track emerging trends, but also how technological advancements – like AI, Robotics, and Cyber Warfare – will transform the battlefields of the future. Peter is described in the Wall Street Journal as “the premier futurist in the national- security environment,” and has been named by the Smithsonian as one of America’s 100 leading innovators. He is co-author, with August Cole, of the new ‘fiction intelligence (FICSINT)’ novel called ‘BURN-IN: A Novel of the Real Robotic Revolution’.
Insight Briefing #1: Niall Ferguson on the Politics of Catastrophe
For this installment of the 'DIAS/CWS Virtual Briefings’, Dr James Rogers and Professor Niall Ferguson draw upon the World Wars, Spanish Influenza and the HIV/AIDS epidemic to discuss the politics of planning for the worst. Niall is a senior fellow at Stanford University, senior faculty fellow at Harvard and visiting professor at Tsinghua University. He has just released his new book ‘DOOM: The Politics of Catastrophe’. (Picture licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license.)
Insight Conversation #2: Rolf Holmboe & Sten Rynning on forever wars
Conversation between the Danish Ambassador to Mali, Rolf M. Hay Pereira Holmboe, and Professor Sten Rynning about the question “What comes after the forever wars?”. CWS Insight Conversations are brief online conversations between a researcher and a practitioner on a topical issue, moderated by Professor Trine Flockhart, Co-Director of CWS.
Insight Conversation #1: Jamie Shea & Mark Webber on the upcoming NATO summit
CWS President Professor Jamie Shea and Professor Mark Webber discuss the question “What should we expect from the upcoming NATO Summit?”. CWS Insight Conversations are brief online conversations between a researcher and a practitioner on a topical issue, moderated by Professor Trine Flockhart, Co-Director of CWS.