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Read more at: Baltic Geopolitics Summer School 2024: Russia in Baltic region / Contest of Continental and Sea Powers in Baltic region

Baltic Geopolitics Summer School 2024: Russia in Baltic region / Contest of Continental and Sea Powers in Baltic region

13 February 2024

When: 1 – 6 July 2024; application deadline: 28 March 2024 Where: Vilnius University (Lithuania) For whom: 20 undergraduate, Masters, and PhD students within humanities or social sciences from Cambridge (POLIS, History, Modern and Medieval Languages, English, Economics, Law, History of Art, Architecture, Music) Organised...


Read more at: An enhanced UK-Japan global strategic partnership: a new type of alliance?

An enhanced UK-Japan global strategic partnership: a new type of alliance?

8 February 2024

By Chae Kyoun (CK) Ha, Research Assistant The Centre for Geopolitics in collaboration with the Cambridge University Japan Forum organised a talk by Dr Philip Shetler-Jones (Senior Research Fellow, Royal United Services Institute) on 23 January 2024 on the evolving strategic partnership between the UK and Japan . Origins of...


Read more at: Corporate socialist responsibility: business ethics in Xi Jinping’s new era

Corporate socialist responsibility: business ethics in Xi Jinping’s new era

8 February 2024

By Connor O’Brien , Research Assistant On 31 January, the Centre for Geopolitics invited Dr Michael Gow, who lectures in Business and Management at Edge Hill University Business School, to give a talk on ‘Corporate Socialist Responsibility: business ethics in Xi Jinping’s new era’. Dr Gow’s presentation was followed by a...


Read more at: Peace initiatives of the Moon Jae-in administration: their legacies and implications for today

Peace initiatives of the Moon Jae-in administration: their legacies and implications for today

1 February 2024

By Chae Kyoun (CK) Ha, Research Assistant As the first event to open the new year, the Centre for Geopolitics together with the University’s Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies invited an esteemed panel to discuss the peace and (in)stability of the Korean peninsula including Professors Choi Jong-kun, Timo Kivimäki...


Read more at: 'Arts of survival in the Baltic: Russia’s futures and their implications’

'Arts of survival in the Baltic: Russia’s futures and their implications’

15 January 2024

On Thursday September 12 th 2024 a seminar will be held in Tartu, Estonia entitled ' Arts of survival in the Baltic: Russia’s futures and their implications’ . The seminar is being organised jointly by the Centre for Geopolitics, University of Cambridge and the Baltic Defence College in Tartu, who are members of the Baltic...


Read more at: Baltic Geopolitics Network Publication Prize 2024

Baltic Geopolitics Network Publication Prize 2024

5 January 2024

The Baltic Programme at the Centre for Geopolitics, University of Cambridge is pleased to announce the call for applications for the Baltic Geopolitics Network Publication Prize 2024 in two categories of publications. The prize of £1000 will be awarded for an outstanding book, and the prize of £ 5 00 for an outstanding...


Read more at: The UK-Japanese defence and intelligence relationship, past, present, and future
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The UK-Japanese defence and intelligence relationship, past, present, and future

27 November 2023

By Chae Kyoun (CK) Ha, Research Assistant On 17 November 2023, the Centre for Geopolitics co-organised an event on the UK-Japan defence and intelligence relationship together with the University’s Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies and Keio University’s Center for Strategy. The event was supported by Nihon Cyber...


Read more at: The importance of UK-Baltic ties in meeting current geopolitical challenges in Europe
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The importance of UK-Baltic ties in meeting current geopolitical challenges in Europe

17 November 2023

By Elvira Tamus , Research Assistant On 15 November 2023, the Centre for Geopolitics hosted an event on ‘The importance of UK-Baltic ties in meeting current geopolitical challenges in Europe’. The relationship between the UK and the Baltic Sea has been prolonged and pivotal since the early Middle Ages. The British Baltic...


Read more at: Seminar on contested maritime space
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Seminar on contested maritime space

16 November 2023

By Elvira Tamus , Research Assistant On 13 November 2023, the Centre for Geopolitics hosted a seminar on contested maritime space with Dr John Ash (who served in the Royal Navy as an oceanographer and was an Associate of the Scott Polar Research Institute) and Dr Colin Barnes (Fellow of the University of Cambridge Centre...


Read more at: ‘Learning to love big brother': Chinese attitudes toward online privacy after the pandemic
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‘Learning to love big brother': Chinese attitudes toward online privacy after the pandemic

9 November 2023

By Dr Lisa Vickers , Research Assistant Dr Andrew MacDonald (Assistant Professor of Social Science, Duke Kunshan University) joined the Centre for Geopolitics online on 19 October 2023 to discuss the findings of his two-wave survey regarding online privacy in China. One wave of the survey was conducted before the 2022 zero...