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Public debate on Iran

14.05.2012

PSSI, in cooperation with the US Embassy in Prague and Heinrich Böll Foundation, invites you to a discussion at the American Center. The topic of the Oxford style debate will be: This House Believes that Diplomacy Can Stop Iran from Becoming a Military Nuclear Power.

In favor of the motion:

MEHRAN KAMRAVA, Director, Center for International and Regional Studies, Georgetown University, Qatar

DAVID MENASHRI, Founding Director, Alliance Center for Iranian Studies, Tel Aviv University, Israel 

DAVID R. ROBERTS, Deputy Director, United Royal Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies, Qatar

Against the motion:

KHALED ALMEZAINI, Visiting Research Fellow, Middle Eastern and Asian Studies, University of Cambridge, UK 

JUBIN GOODARZI, Professor, International Relations Department, Webster University Geneva, Switzerland 

TOBY MATTHIESEN, Research Fellow, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge, UK

Chair:

IRENA  KALHOUSOVÁ, Chief Analyst, Prague Security Studies Institute, Lecturer, Anglo-American University, Czech Republic

Time: May 22, 2012, 17:30-19:00

Place: American Center Prague, Tržiště 13, Praha 1

Registration: dunaj@pssi.cz

Senior Fellow and Former Executive Director Petr Pelz Departs PSSI.

19.01.2018

In the course of his distinguished career, Ambassador Pelz served as a Secretary of the National Intelligence Committee, Chief of the Military Intelligence Service and Director of Defence Intelligence of the Czech Republic. He was also ... more »

PSSI publishes a new study comparing the Czech and Polish approaches to China

31.12.2017

The study titled "Comparing the Czech-Polish Approach to China: Assessing Both Challenges and Opportunities from the Security-Minded Perspective" was prepared in collaboration with our Polish partners from the Centre for International Relations ... more »

PSSI Contributes to Mitchell Institute’s Policy Paper on Major Space Policy Issues

05.12.2017

PSSI’s Space Security Program Director, Dr. Jana Robinson, contributed to a study entitled “Major Policy Issues in Evolving Global Space Operations” that was released during a panel discussion hosted by the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace ... more »

PSSI's new publication "United We Stand, Divided We Fall: The Kremlin's Leverage in the Visegrad Countries" is now available!

28.11.2017

"United We Stand, Divided We Fall: The Kremlin's Leverage in the Visegrad Countries" maps out Kremlin’s regional ploys and compares the different approaches Russia uses for the Central European countries. Executive summaries also ... more »

'Harsh Expectations Versus a Modest Reality' - the final publication of the project "Economic Relations Between the Visegrad Countries and Russia: Before and After Ukraine" is now available.

06.11.2017

The Russian annexation of Crimea and its involvement in the war in Eastern Ukraine represented a major shift in relations with Russia for the Visegrad countries. The tensions between Russia and the West had a significant impact on mutual economic ties ... more »

PSSI and Charles University to hold three public lectures on space security

22.10.2017

PSSI and Charles University’s Institute of Political Studies, in collaboration with the American Center, are organizing a series of three public lectures on the topic of space security. On November 8, an international law expert and Czech diplomat ... more »