A series of public talks about key security issues in Aotearoa, New Zealand.
Session one: What is Security?
When: Wednesday 28 June
Presented by: Rouben Azizian
The presentation will address the conflict between old and new thinking about the definition and ownership of national security. It will also discuss New Zealand's dilemma and choices in navigating through the volatile security in the Asia-Pacific.
Session two: Security, Imperialism and Critical Security Studies
When: Thursday 13 July
Presented by: Jeff Sluka
This talk will present the idea that? Security? Is the latest manifestation or? Face? Of global imperialism and discuss the recent emergence of the new alternative perspective of? Critical security studies?
Session three: Panel Discussion
When: Thursday 20 July
An open panel discussion with staff from the Centre of Defence and Security Studies
Session four: Two Ways to Mislead People
When: Thursday 27 July
Presented by: Adriane Rini
Logicians and philosophers have always been interested in patterns of human reasoning - both good and bad. But what counts as good reasoning when confronted with such things as lies, contradictions, or alternative facts?