WSS Panel: Social Media and Propaganda in Contemporary Conflict

We are pleased to announce our final academic event of the season.

We have invited an excellent team of speakers from the department on board to discuss the implications of propaganda and social media in contemporary conflict with us. There will be room for questions after the debate.

The event will take place in room MB4.2, formerly known as Tutu’s.

SPEAKERS

Dr Peter Busch – Before joining the department in 2004, Dr Busch was a Senior Broadcast Journalist in the News and Current Affairs department of Germany’s public television station ZDF. His research focuses on the role of social media in war reporting, and propaganda and strategic communication from a historical perspective.

Professor David Betz – Professor Betz joined the department immediately after completing his PhD in 2002. His main research interests are insurgency and counterinsurgency, information warfare and cyberwar, propaganda, also civil-military relations and strategy and especially fortifications both historic and contemporary. He is head of the Insurgency Research Group at KCL.

Tickets can be found here!

The Facebook event can be found here!

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