Personal privacy, webcam surveillance, closed-circuit TV cameras, lap-top and desk top computer webcams. Governements and individuals are starting to seriously worry about the webcam's potential for -international- spying. Professor Der Derian will discuss his perspective on this issue at today's 6:00PM news on Channel 7, Sydney.
The Surveillance Workshop will be a brainstorming activity where its participants share their current projects related to surveillance and their thoughts about where to take surveillance-related research from this point on. One of the main objectives of this workshop is to discuss and/or determine how “surveillance" is defined here in Australia.
CISS Associates Dr. James Reilly and Dr. Ryan Griffiths from the Department of Government and International Relations were recently awarded an ARC Discovery Grant and DECRA Grant – respectively – for their current research projects.
CISS Director James Der Derian was featured on SBS World News on November 7th about potential cyber attacks on the G20 summit and an article on The Daily Mail regarding the live streaming of surveillance cameras.
CISS Director, James Der Derian invited to be part of the Oxford University Society at NSW Event: "Security in the Asia Pacific Region: A New Order?" [20 November 2014]
Professor James Der Derian was invited ot be part of an informal panel discussion organised by the Oxford University Society with leading experts in the field. Other panelists were:
Professor Linda Jakobson (Visiting Professor at the US Studies Centre at Sydney University and Nonresident Fellow at the Lowy Institute for International Policy)
Dr. Jeni Whalan (Lecturer in International Security and Development at UNSW and Nonresident Research Associate of the Global Economic Governance Programme at the University of Oxford)
Professor Alan Dupont (Professor of International Security at UNSW and Nonresident Fellow at the Lowy Institute for International Policy)
Upcoming CISS Events in November[28 October 2014]
Here is what you can look forward to this November at CISS!
CISS Staff member Dr. Adam Kamradt-Scott will be on CNBC's Squawk Box at 11.30am (AEST), Monday 27 October to discuss Ebola with Bernie Lo and Susan Li
CISS Associate Professor Jingdong Yuan was a guest speaker at the Institute of International Relations, National Cheng-chi University as part of its Speakers Series[8 October 2014]
As an IIR-NCCU Visiting Scholar, Professor Yuan was at the China talks on International Relations at National Cheng-chi University Institute of Political Research Center.
In "A Liberal Defense of Barack Obama’s Foreign Policy" Professor Goldsmith analyses President Obama's critics. The article was published online for E-International Relations.
Fighting ebola: why Australia can't send troops[8 October 2014]
The Ebola discussion continues with a new article about Australia's involvement in the current crisis by CISS Staff Dr. Adam Kamradt-Scott published on ABC's The Drum.
Ebola and health diplomacy[1 October 2014]
CISS Professor Frank L Smith is interviewed on ABD RN Radio on the United States military involvement to battle the Ebola virus spread in West Africa.
Gung-ho on terror, Australia is missing in action against Ebola[23 September 2014]
CISS Senior Lecturer Dr. Adam Kamradt-Scott comments on Australia's lack of involvement in the international action against Ebola in an article recently published on The Conversation. Read the full article here.
Just wait ‘til they get their hands on ebola[22 September 2014]
Professor Peter Curson comments on the outbreak of Ebola in two articles recently published in The Spectator. Read both articles here.
DOCOS FOR POLITICOS Film Series[3 September 2014]
Docos for Politicos film series is an initiative of the Centre for International Security Studies (CISS) in collaboration with the United States Studies Centre (USSC).