Poland – UK Security Perspectives

November 9, 2018, 09:00-16:30

Venue: Łazarski University, ul. Świeradowska 43, 02-662 Warsaw, room 123

9:00: Arrival and Coffee Room TBC

9:15 – 9.30 Welcome by Martin Dahl (Łazarski University) and Introductory remarks by Alister Miskimmon (Queens University, Belfast) and
Kerry Longhurst (Collegium Civitas)

9.30 – 11.00 Chair: dr Spasimir Domaradzki (Łazarski University)

• ‘Five Scenarios for Central Europe’ Wojciech Przybylski (Visegrad Insight/Respublica)
• ‘Poland’s Policy on EU Security and Defence’ Marcin Zaborowski (Łazarski University)
• ‘Shifts and Turns – Reflections on Polish Foreign and Security Policy’ Quincy Cloet (Universty of Wales, Aberystwyth / Collegium Civitas) and Kerry Longhurst (Collegium Civitas)


11.15 – 12.45 Chair: dr Jan Grzymski (Łazarski University)

• ‘Soft Power Statecraft in the Age of Pax Technica: Reacting to Russia’s Strategic Disinformation’ Pawel Surowiec (University of Bournmouth)
• ‘A Crisis of Influence? Explaining the Effects of EU Strategic Narratives in the Neighbourhood’ Alister Miskimmon (Queens University, Belfast) and Ben O’Loughlin (Royal Holloway, University of London)
• ‘Ukrainian Perspectives on the Self, the EU and Russia: Intertextual dynamics in narrative communication’ Anastasiya Pshenychnykh (tbc)

LUNCH – Łazarski University

14.15 – 15.30 (Chair: TBA)

• ‘#WomenAreNATO: Women in Security’ Magda Jakubowska (Res Publica)
• Gender and CSDP Laura Chappell (Universiity of Surrey)

15.30- 16.30 Next steps in the project.