The 21st Annual Conference on Economics and Security will take place on 22nd and 23rd June 2017 at the Royal Military Academy, Brussels.
This Conference is organized by Cind Du Bois (Royal Military Academy Brussels), Caroline Buts (Vrije Universiteit Brussels) and Paul Dunne (University of Cape Town).
Organisers welcome contributions from economists, political scientists and others from around the world to share ideas and discuss the future developments in different research areas related to peace and security.
Abstracts (up to 300 words) should be submitted before 1st April 2017 to be considered for the conference.
For further information and submitting a paper or panel proposal, you can contact Cind Du Bois: email@example.com
Carleton University, the Royal Military College of Canada and Queen’s University organize the 11th Defence & Security Economics Workshop on November 3rd and 4th, 2016. This workshop will take place at Carleton University, Ottawa (Canada).
The Organizing committee is composed of:
Ugurhan G. Berkok (RMCC and Queen’s University)
Dane Rowlands (Carleton University)
Karl Skogstad (Lakehead University)
Binyam Solomon (DRDC and Carleton University)
Contributions are most welcomed. If you want to propose a paper or attend this workshop, please contact:
Ugurhan G. Berkok (RMCC / Queen’s University)
and Karl Skogstad (Lakehead University)
The Twentieth International Annual Conference on Economics and Security will be held at TED University, Ankara, Turkey on 15th-17th June 2016.
As usual, the conference aims to provide an opportunity for economists, political scientists and others from around the world to share ideas and discuss the future developments in the following areas:
• Regional security
• Economics of security
• Corruption and military spending
• Globalisation and the restructuring of the MIC
• Militarism and development
• Security sector reform
• Economics of conflict and war
• Post-conflict reconstruction
• Economics of the arms trade
• Procurement and offsets
• Arms races and alliances
• Peace economics and peace science
• Conversion and demilitarisation
• Economics of terrorism
Offers of papers on related topics are also welcome.
Abstracts (150-250 words) with a tentative title submitted before 1st April 2016 will be considered for the conference.
Further information on the organization of the conference are posted on the conference website at: http://ices2016.tedu.edu.tr/en/ices2016/
Please remember that for any further information about the conference, you can contact the organizers at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org
AEGES, the recently-created French association of defence studies, is proud to announce the creation of its section “relations Etat-Industrie.” AEGES aims at gathering all researchers working on defence issues in France and to welcome foreign contributors.
This new section will focus on political, strategical, economical, historical… dimensions that characterise relations between States and the defence industry in a multi-disciplinary approach. Indeed these topics remain under-explored in France.
The section aims at fostering research projects, providing a forum for debates as well as joint projects and launching seminars.
A kickoff meeting is scheduled on November 3rd at the University Paris 2 Assas at 6.00pm (Room 08, 92 rue d’Assas, Paris).
For more information, please have a look to the dedicated page (in French): http://www.guerre-strategie.com/#!relations-etat-industrie/csae
The Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI), in cooperation with the Institut Français Italia, organizes a France-Italy Strategic Forum with the aim to analyze and discuss a number of issues on which outlining synergies scenarios and possible bilateral cooperations between the two countries. The project includes the drafting of three background papers and the organization of three conferences with Italian and French experts in the field of energy, defence and projection to the south of the Mediterranean (from Maghreb to Sub-Saharan Africa).
For more information see: http://www.iai.it/en/ricerche/france-italy-strategic-forum
“Rationalisation versus Histoire dans l’organisation géographique de la défense en France”
The article presents an economic perspective of the main trends in the geographic pattern of the national defense in France. The authors propose an overview of both social and regional costs caused by the rationalization process of defense (paper in French).