UNU CRIS will be contributing to 27th International Summer University: Game of Thrones between East and West - Understanding the New Cultural, Political and Economic Realities

27 June 2022

UNU CRIS will be contributing to 27th International Summer University an event is organised by the Institute of Advanced Studies Kőszeg (iASK), Hungary in cooperation with the Institute for Social and European Studies (ISES Foundation), the University of Pannonia, the UNESCO Chair in Cultural Heritage and Sustainability in Kőszeg under the patronage of the Hungarian National Commission for UNESCO.

Title: Game of Thrones between East and West - Understanding the New Cultural, Political and Economic Realities

The event will cover the below main themes:

Russia and the New Global (Dis)Order
Human Security and Migrations in a New Geopolitical Context
Power & Discourse: Information Wars, Algorithmic & Democracy
Between Germany and Russia: The Future of Enlargement + V4
Fragmenting or Banding Together? Future Scenarios for the Western Balkans
Global Crises and Sustainable Futures?
Memory in Transition
Education for the Future

Eligibility: Advanced MA and PhD students and young researchers, as well as social entrepreneurs, who have a keen academic or professional interest in the topics.

Date: 27 June – 1 July 2022 (Online from Kőszeg, Hungary)
Application deadline: June 12, 2022
Participation is free
Please click here for more details

Dr Nidhi Nagabhatla will deliver a panel presentation in the session ‘Human Security and Migrations in a New Geopolitical Context’ focusing on cascading risks from water and climate crisis, particularly in/for vulnerable settings like islands states, the Congo basin and other cross border water systems,  how these casualties are influencing the global migration pathways- voluntary movements, forced displacement. And, inaction to address these new realities can lead to the setting of food insecurity, climate emergency, conflicts and geopolitical instability.

Her intervention is titled: Decoding the Triskelion Puzzle: Water insecurity, climate risks and human migration pathways.