Die KUK empfiehlt: Public discussion – The Securitization of Development Policies

When?    Friday, 20 May 2011, 16:15 – 18:00
Where?    International Center for Development and Decent Work
Kassel, Kurt‐Schumacher‐Str. 2

(Map: http://cms.uni-kassel.de/unicms/index.php?id=25197)

Clashing or converging logics of ‘development cooperation’ and ‘security’?
Whose security? Which concept of security?
Should NGOs cooperate with military forces in Afghanistan?
Is there a ‘civil‐military complex’ emerging?
What does the securitization imply for alternative conflict resolution?

Inputs by:

PD Dr. Thomas Zitelmann, Freie Universität Berlin
PD Dr. Gabriele Zdunnek, Freie Universität Berlin
Theo Mutter, freelance consultant, AGEG
Prof. Dr. Reinhart Kößler, Arnold‐Bergsträsser‐Institut Freiburg
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Hein, GIGA Hamburg
Dr. Marcel Baumann, Arnold‐Bergsträsser‐Institut, Freiburg
Moderation:   Prof. Dr. Helen Schwenken, ICDD