Events

Upcoming Events

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Prague Security Studies Institute will host a debate titled "Sanctioning Russia: Making Sanctions Work in 2024," on February 29, 2024. The number of seats is limited. Please confirm your attendance here

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The Prague Security Studies Institute will host a public guest lecture with Dr. John Klein, Senior Fellow and Strategist at the Falcon Research, Inc. Dr. Klein also instructs space policy and strategy courses at George Washington University’s Space Policy Institute, Georgetown University’s Strategic Studies Program, and Institute of World Politics at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate levels respectively. Dr. Klein will deliver an online guest lecture entitled “Space and Irregular Warfare”.

Please register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_OjqSV-gISHipAvcv-2SCkA 

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The Prague Security Studies Institute (PSSI) plans to hold its 7th Space Security Conference since the inception of its Space Security Program in 2010. Entitled “Forging Strategic Partnerships in the Global Space Race”, it will be held on 16-18 June 2024, in Prague, Czech Republic.

Past Events

Roger W. Robinson

PSSI’s Chairman and Co-Founder, Roger W. Robinson Jr., delivered on March 31st, 2021, an inaugural lecture in a series focused on strengthening Czech-US collaboration on promoting free market values. The lecture, entitled “Chinese Corporate “Bad Actors” in the US and European Capital Markets”, was organized with the support of the US Embassy in Prague.

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2nd Online Debate of the "Western Balkans at Crossroads" project titled “What is ‘malign’ about external influence in the Western Balkans? Unpacking the role of non-Western powers" will address the following questions:

DEBATE 1

1st Online Debate of the "Western Balkans at Crossroads" project titled "Pleading for European integration, but welcoming non-European influence? Domestic demand for non-European external influence in the Western Balkans" will address the following questions:

Deziformační debata

On February 10th 2021, PSSI held an online debate focused on the advertising revenue of disinformation pages. The guests, Denisa Hejlová (Charle University), Roman Čihalík (NELEŽ), together with PSSI’s own Jonáš Syrovátka, discussed which disinformation platforms gain the most from online ads, which civic movements are trying to draw attention to this issue, and how private companies react to their advertisement appearing on controversial platforms. The debate was hosted by Vojtěch Boháč (Voxpot).

Kenneth Hodgkins

On Nov 30, 2020, PSSI will hold its next Space Security Guest Lecture, this time with Mr. Ken Hodgkins, former Director at the Department of State's Office for Space and Advanced Technology and US lead negotiator in the UN on several foundational international space guidelines. Given his four decades-long experience with bilateral and international discussions and negotiations on transparency, resiliency, and responsible use of outer space, he will provide a unique perspective on how a coalition of like-minded responsible space actors could be a positive force in the establishment of sustainable space governance framework.