9 April 2015
Peace and Security Salon: Drones and Robots as Means of Modern Warfare
The Peace Palace Library starts a new lecture series on Peace and Security issues and has the pleasure to invite you for the first Peace and Security Salon on modern warfare on Thursday April 9. The Salon will discuss the current and likely future of drones and robots and the implications of such systems. The focus will be on the legal, military and operational and ethical challenges these new technologies pose in relation to modern warfare.
Dhr. prof. dr. T.D. (Terry) Gill
Professor of Military Law at the University of Amsterdam and the Netherlands Defense Academy
Commodore Professor Dr. F.P.B. (Frans) Osinga
Professor in War Studies, Head of the Military Operational Art and Science Section of the Netherlands Defense Academy
Dr. C. Boshuijzen-Van Burken
Postdoctoral researcher and technology philosopher at Linnaeus University Sweden and Ministry of Defense
The Salon will take place in an informal setting with room for discussion. The language will be English. Please note that the number of seats is limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Location: Academy Building of the Peace Palace. Start: 20 h. Doors open: 19:30. Entrance fee € 5. Valid ID Required.