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Institute of Security and Global Affairs

Research

Within the Institute of Security and Global Affairs, research is organised around four main themes:

Terrorism and Political Violence

This research group studies terrorism and other politically motivated violence.
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Security and Cyberspace

The focus here is on research into the influence of the cyber sphere on society, and how digital technology affects more traditional concepts such as government, law, international relations, sovereignty and conflict.
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Diplomacy and Global Affairs

This field of research concentrates on the shifting power configurations in the world, conflict prevention and the work and influence of various players in world politics.
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Governance of Crises

This research group studies the symptoms, the players and the dynamics involved in crisis management.
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