CTlab’s second symposium in its 2009 series starts next week, on Monday, 30 March, and will run for four days, until 2 April (or until participants run out of steam, which might take longer). The subject: Peter Singer’s new book, Wired For War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century (Penguin Press: 2009).
This is going to be an exciting booklab, on a work that’s been getting broad exposure, in an out of the blogosphere. Peter Singer, a Brookings Institution Senior Fellow for Foreign Policy, and Director of its 21st Century Defense Initiative, will be participating on day 1. Proceedings will be compiled and indexed on a separate page for ease of reference, here.
Confirmed participants include:
- Kenneth Anderson (Law; American University)
- Matt Armstrong (Public Diplomacy; Armstrong Strategic Insights Group)
- John Matthew Barlow (History; John Abbott College)
- Rex Brynen (Political Science; McGill University)
- Antoine Bousquet (International Relations; Birkbeck College, London)
- Charli Carpenter (International Relations; UMass-Amherst)
- Andrew Conway (Political Science; NYU)
- Jan Federowicz (History; Carleton University)
- John T. Fishel (National Security Policy; University of Oklahoma)
- Michael A. Innes (Political Science; University College London)
- Martin Senn (Political Science; University of Innsbruck)
- Marc Tyrrell (Anthropology; Carleton University)
Quite a few of our guest participants are active on the web, as well. Many participate in theSmall Wars Council, and write online about highly topical security issues. Blogs represented:
Should a presentation about promoting dialogue include time for dialogue?
Guest Post: NATO and New Media: new landscapes and new challenges