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Past Events

Cyberspace and Technology in Emergencies and Regulation

(May 2021, Chaired by Prof. Dr. Stefan Kirchner)

  • Ass. Prof. Dr. Juha Saunavaara (Artic Research Centre, Hokkaido University, Sapporo Japan)

    • "The global submarine fiber-optic cable network and its vulnerability to natural and man-made disasters."

  • Dr. Federica Cristani (Institute of International Relations, Prague, Czech Republic)

    • "The impact of disasters on technology transfer: an international economic law perspective."

  • Mirva Salminen (Faculty of Law, Univeristy of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland)

    • "Cybersecurity in times of crisis - Finnish experiences amidst the Covid-19."

Vulnerability, Law, and Disasters

(March 2021, Chaired by Dr Marie Aronsson-Storrier)

  • Dr Tommaso Natoli (University College Cork, IFRC)

    • ​"Addressing specific vulnerabilities through climate and disaster governance: lessons from the Philippines" (full report available here).

  • Dr Christy Shucksmith-Wesley (University of Nottingham)

    • "The UK response to pandemics: vulnerability, law and equality".

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