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Category Archives: Event Summaries

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April 20, 2018

Event Summary: Terror in The Dark: How Terrorists use Encryption, the Darknet and Cryptocurrencies

 Date: Wednesday 18th April 2018
Speakers: Nikita Malik, Vicky Ford MP, Darren Jones MP
On 18th April 2018, the Henry Jackson Society hosted an event to launch a report by Nikita Malik, Director of The Centre for the Response to Radicalisation and Terrorism (CRT). Nikita’s …

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April 18, 2018

Event Summary: Professor Joel Quirk

On 17th April 2018 the Henry Jackson Society welcomed Professor Joel Quirk from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. His central argument was that human trafficking and slavery have become umbrella terms that host a cluster of issues underneath that …

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March 27, 2018

Event Summary: Ali Aslan – Merkel’s 4th Term: End of an Era?

Ali Aslan
Merkel’s 4th Term: End of an Era?
On 26th March 2018 the Henry Jackson Society welcomed Ali Aslan, the host of a German talk-show, Quadriga on Deutsche Welle TV. He opened the floor with a stark picture of the German …

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Event Summary: Russia – A Way Forward for the US, UK, and NATO

General Philip M. Breedlove
Former Commander, U.S. European Command and 17th Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) of NATO Allied Command Operations.
On the 12th March, 2018, the Henry Jackson Society hosted General Philip Breedlove, former commander of the U.S.’s European Command. When he …

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March 21, 2018

Event Summary: Terror Overseas; Understanding the GCC Counter Extremism and Counter Terrorism Trends

Event: HJS Report Launch – Terror Overseas; Understanding the GCC Counter Extremism and Counter Terrorism Trends.
Date: Thursday 15th March 2018
Speakers: Najah Al-Otaibi & Jane Kinnimont
Chair: The Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne
‘Counter-Extremism is very much so the flavour of the year’, the …

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Event Summary: Whither the Russian economy?

Whither the Russian economy?
 Speaker:
Dr. Sergei Guriev
By kind invitation of Chris Bryant MP and The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Russia, the Henry Jackson Society was delighted to welcome Dr. Sergei Guriev to present his thoughts on Russia’s economy and the impact …

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Event Summary: HJS Report Launch – Prison Management of Terrorism-Related Offenders – Is Separation Effective?

Date: 18:00-19:00, Tuesday 20th March 2018
Location: Committee Room 4, House of Lords, Palace of Westminster, London, SW1A 0PW
Speaker:
Dr Julia Rushchenko
Research Fellow at the Centre for the Response to Radicalisation and Terrorism
The Henry Jackson Society
By kind invitation of the Rt Hon. David …

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March 20, 2018

Event Summary: South Korea at the Crossroads

By Mirko Giordani
On the 12th February 2018, The Henry Jackson Society was delighted to welcome Scott Snyder, Director of the U.S.-Korea policy programme at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of “South Korea at the Crossroads: Autonomy and Alliance …

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March 5, 2018

Event Summary: The Dawn of Eurasia: On the Trail of the New World Order

By Jonathan Brooks
On the 6th of February The Henry Jackson Society hosted Dr Bruno Maçães to introduce his book The ‘Dawn of Eurasia’, and present a talk titled ‘The Dawn of Eurasia: On the Trail of the New World Order’. …

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Event Summary: Is Zimbabwe open for Freedom?

TIME:  17:00 – 18:00, Thursday 22nd February 2018
VENUE: Committee Room 6, House of Commons, London SW1A OPA
SPEAKER:
Pastor Evan Mawarire
Civil Rights Activist & Founder, #ThisFlag Citizen’s Movement
By kind invitation of the Rt Hon. Kate Hoey MP, the Henry Jackson Society was proud to welcome …

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Event Summary: The Long Hangover – Putin’s New Russia and the Ghosts of the Past’

On Tuesday the 20th February the Henry Jackson Society hosted Shaun Walker, the Moscow correspondent for The Guardian and the author of The Long Hangover, in an event titled ‘The Long Hangover: Putin’s New Russia and the Ghosts of the …

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Event summary: Iran Protests: What is the Responsibility of the Free World?

Speaker: Mariam Memarsadeghi
Co-Founder & Co-Director of Tavaana: E-Learning Institute for Iranian Civil Society
Chaired by Bob Blackman MP
On 26th February 2018 the Henry Jackson Society hosted Mariam Memarsadeghi, who is the co-founder and co-director of Tavaana, which is an e-learning institute. …

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February 26, 2018

Event Summary: Kate Raworth: Doughnut Economics

TIME: 13:00 – 14:00 – Thursday 22nd February 2018
On the 22nd of February 2018, the Henry Jackson Society hosted Kate Raworth, an economist whose research focuses on the unique social and ecological challenges of the 21st century. Ms. Raworth is a …

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February 21, 2018

Event Summary: WTF – What the F*** Happened and What Happens Next?”

By Mirko Giordani
On the 8th of February 2018, The Henry Jackson Society was delighted to welcome  Robert Peston, author of the book “WTF: What the F*** Happened and What Happens Next?”. In his book, Mr Peston brilliantly evokes the distance …

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February 9, 2018

Event Summary: Migration to and through Europe: Challenges and Management

By Jonathan Brooks
On Wednesday the 7th of January the Henry Jackson Society hosted Dr Michael Spindelegger for an informative event titled ‘Migration to and through Europe: Challenges and Management’, on the kind invitation of The Rt Hon. The Lord Risby. …

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February 6, 2018

Event Summary: Russia’s 2018 Presidential Election: What to Look Out For

By kind invitation of The Rt Hon. John Whittingdale MP, the Henry Jackson Society was delighted to welcome the Russian politician and former independent deputy of the State Duma Dmitry Gudkov and former Financial Times and Wall Street Journal correspondent …

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February 2, 2018

Event Summary: The Economic Future of Europe

By Mirko Giordani
On the 1st of February, The Henry Jackson Society hosted Jeffrey Franks, Director of the IMF Europe Office and Senior Resident Representative to the European Union since March 2015, at the event “The Economic Future of Europe”. Mr. …

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February 1, 2018

Event Summary: “Present at the Creation” of the Modern War Crimes Tribunals

Speaking at the “Present at the Creation” of the Modern War Crimes Tribunals at the parliament earlier today. Former U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for ‘War Crimes Issues’ – David Scheffer discussed his personal and professional experienced in negotiating the creation of a …

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Event Summary: Emerging Challenges in Cyber Security and Defence: Facing the New Digital Battlefield

On the 16th of January 2018, in collaboration with the Hudson Institute and under the chairmanship of Bob Seely MP, we were delighted to welcome Ambassador Sorin Ducaru for an event titled: “Emerging Challenges in Cyber Security and Defence: Facing …

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Event Summary: Admiral Chen Yeong-kang: Maritime Cooperation & Competition in Asia

By Jonathan Brooks
On the 31st of January the Henry Jackson Society hosted Admiral Chen Yeong-kang, alongside Dr Alessio Patalano of Kings College London and Dr John Hemmings of the Henry Jackson Society at the House of Lords at an event …

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Event Summary: Mark Pfeifle – ‘Win Your Surge’

By Philip Smit
On the 25th of January, Mark Pfeifle, the former White House Deputy National Security Advisor, spoke on the topic of foreign policy success in the short term. The event was chaired by the Viscount Waverly. Mr. Pfeifle has …

Posted in Event Summaries, United States
January 23, 2018

Event Summary: Srebrenica: Genocide and its Legacies

The Bosnian War, between 1992 and 1995, played a key role in the break-up of Yugoslavia and continues to have an impact on the Balkan region today. Twenty-three years after the Srebrenica genocide, tensions there still remain high. On the …

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December 20, 2017

Event Summary: Poetry – an important weapon of militant jihad?

By  Susie Heron-Halliday
On the 19th of December, the Henry Jackson Society was delighted to welcome Dr Elisabeth Kendall to the House of Lords for an event chaired by the Rt Hon Baroness Butler-Sloss GBE. Elisabeth Kendall is a Senior Research Fellow in …

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December 12, 2017

Event Summary: Chinese Hegemony in Asia

On the 21st of November 2017, the Henry Jackson Society hosted Professor Jennifer Lind in an event titled: “What would Chinese Hegemony in Asia look like?”. Jennifer Lind is an Associate Professor in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College …

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December 4, 2017

Event Summary: “Fake News”: Responding to disinformation in Western political campaigns

By Jamila Mammadova
On the 30th of November 2017, the Henry Jackson Society was delighted to welcome Senior Editor at the Economist Edward Lucas, Deputy Director of the Prague-based European Values think tank Jakub Janda, Head of Social Media at Telegraph …

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