We are dedicated to the study of artificial intelligence, security order, and radicalisation as present manifestations of future challenges

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Events

  • Workshop on Global AI Narratives in Central and Eastern Europe

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    The first online event in a series of workshops on AI Narratives in Central and Eastern Europe will take place at 4PM Prague time, 3PM London time.

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  • JewishAI

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    The first AI Narratives workshop topic: Golem of Prague – a mythical clay creature, created in the 16th century by Rabbi Loew to defend the local Jewish community from antisemitic attacks – and its relation to contemporary AI.

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  • The Security Sector Symposium

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    The Security Sector Symposium is a new collaborative effort among Charles University, the University of Glasgow, Dublin City University, the University of Trento, and OTH Regensburg. The Symposium brings together Security Studies students and professionals to foster the students’ career development. The event aims to furnish the student participants with experience and practical knowledge so as to facilitate their successful joining of the security industry.

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  • Periculum Staff Workshop – Environment and Security: Implications for Artificial Intelligene

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    How can we as a programme and as organisations, respectively, continue to better train students today in the requirements of security, including developing their skills, knowledge and experience, as well as provide better links between academia and industry.

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Studies

  • The Logic of Humanitarian Arms Control and Disarmament: A Power-Analytical Approach

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    This book examines and disaggregates, theoretically and empirically, operations of power in six international security regimes.

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  • Autonomous Weapon Systems (AWS), The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Global Security Studies

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    by Anzhelika Solovyeva & Nik Hynek - This chapter comprehensively defines autonomous weapon systems (AWS), discusses their military utility and strategic importance, as well as draws attention to related normative and legal considerations.

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  • Operations of Power in Autonomous Weapon Systems: Ethical Conditions and Socio‐Political Prospects

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    By Nik Hynek & Anzhelika Solovyeva - The purpose of this article is to provide a multi-perspective examination of one of the most important contemporary security issues: weaponized, and especially lethal, artificial intelligence.

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  • Determining old Chinese non-circulating paper money’s authenticity using μ-Raman and MA-XRF spectroscopies

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Projects

The centre’s research activities fall into three categories comprising artificial intelligence, security order, and radicalisation together conceived as present manifestations of future challenges

Artificial Inteligence

The centre’s research project on Artificial Intelligence (AI) pursues synthesising machine learning research with philosophical expositions related to AI.

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Security Order

The centre’s research project  on security order aims to ascertain impacts of recent technological innovations on the social realm in connections to security governance and management.

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Radicalization

The centre’s research project on radicalisation focuses on the micro-dynamic of violence in general and radicalization in particular.

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Research

Publishing our research on artificial intelligence, security order, and radicalisation to share our views on the present manifestations of future challenges

Most recent study

The Logic of Humanitarian Arms Control and Disarmament: A Power-Analytical Approach

This book examines and disaggregates, theoretically and empirically, operations of power in six international security regimes.

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Teaching

Bringing our research on present manifestations of future challenges to our programs

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Blog

Popularising research on present manifestations of future challenges

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Opportunities

Searching for collaborators researching present manifestations of future challenges

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