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[infowar.de] 23RD ISODARCO SUMMER COURSE ON CYBERWAR, NETWAR AND THE REVOLUTION IN MILITARY AFFAIRS - Call for application
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Datum: Fri, 12 Apr 2002 10:26:26 +0200
Von: Diego Latella <diego -
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Please feel free to disseminate the following announcement concerning
the "CYBERWAR, NETWAR AND THE REVOLUTION IN MILITARY AFFAIRS: REAL
THREATS AND VIRTUAL MYTHS" ISODARCO Course, among those people whom you
think might be interested.
UNIVERSITY OF ROME "TOR VERGATA"
UNIVERSITY OF TRENTO
ISTI - C.N.R.
OPERA CAMPANA DEI CADUTI - Rovereto
FORUM TRENTINO PER LA PACE - Autonomous Province of Trento
U.S.P.I.D. - Section of Trento
Italian Pugwash Group
ISODARCO Founded in 1966 (http://www.isodarco.it)
INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL ON DISARMAMENT AND RESEARCH ON CONFLICTS
23rd SUMMER COURSE TRENTO - ITALY 3-13 AUGUST, 2002
"CYBERWAR, NETWAR AND THE REVOLUTION IN MILITARY AFFAIRS: REAL THREATS
AND VIRTUAL MYTHS"
ISODARCO has been organizing residential courses on global security
The courses are intended for people already having a professional
interest in the problems of disarmament and conflicts, or for those who
would like to play a more active and technically competent role in this
The courses have an interdisciplinary nature, and their subject matters
extend from the technical and scientific side of the problems to their
sociological and political implications.
Cyberwar, Netwar and the Revolution in Military Affairs have given rise
to a lively discussion in political and military circles in the last few
Issues of major importance are: the relation between computers and
regional defense; the threat of "cyberterrorism" as well as "cyberwar";
emerging forms of network organization and how information technology
the impact of information technology developments in military doctrine
organization of military forces.
Of comparable importance is the issue of the possible implications on
civil society and civil liberties possibly brought about by
to cyberwar and netwar.
Free University of Berlin (Germany)
Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, (Russia)
London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE (UK)
Independent Information Assurance Consultant, London (UK)
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA (USA)
AHMED S. HASHIM,
Naval War College, New Port, RI (USA)
Institute for Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics, Beijing
The Avenue Magazine, Moscow (Russia)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Moscow (Russia)
Center for Emerging Threats and Opportunities, Arlington, VA (USA)
New School University, New York (USA)
Peace Research Institute, Frankfurt (Germany)
PETER G. NEUMANN,
SRI International, Menlo Park, CA (USA)
KEVIN A. O'BRIEN,
RAND Europe, Cambridge (UK)
Stanford University, CA (USA)
Austrian Information Center for Security Policy & Arms Control, Linz
VITALY N. TSYGICHKO,
Russian Academy Sciences, Moscow (Russia)
MOSHE Y. VARDI,
Rice University, Houston, TX (USA)
ITC - irst, Trento (Italy)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA (USA)
A) English will be the working language of the School. There will be
approximately 60 participants. They are expected to attend all lectures
B) Applications should be submitted with the following information that
is compulsory also for those who have previously attended:
Full name, date and place of birth, gender, full address (including
e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers if available). Present
Degree and/or other academic qualifications. Present professional
and work address. Publication list and field of interest. In lieu of
publications, a letter of recommendation from a professor or a scholar
in the field. No
special application form is required.
C) Applications should arrive not later than June 3, 2002 and should be
addressed to the Director of the School:
Prof. CARLO SCHAERF
Department of Physics
University of Rome "Tor Vergata"
Via della Ricerca Scientifica 1, I-00133 Rome, Italy
Tel.: (+39) 06 72594560/1 -- Fax: (+39) 06 2040309
E-mail: isodarco -!
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D) Applications will be considered by the Organizing Committee on the
basis of the information submitted. All the applicants will be informed
Committee's decision as soon as possible but not later than June 14,
E) Participants are requested to arrive at Trento any time on August 3
and leave in the morning of August 13, 2002.
F) The nominal admission fee which includes attendance, accommodation
and full board is Euro 200.00 (approximately US$ 180). Students without
up to the age of 26 can ask for a reduced fee of Euro 130.00
US$ 120). Participants will be housed in double or triple rooms. The
admission fee for single rooms, if requested and available, will be Euro
participants asking to share a room with somebody in particular, if this
is possible, will be charged Euro 50 extra for each person.
G) The school is unable to provide any contribution towards traveling
H) The Course will be held at Istituto Salesiano "Maria Ausiliatrice",
Via Barbacovi 22, 38100 Trento, Italy. Tel. (+39) 0461 981265 and Fax
I) A limited number of family members can be accommodated at the
Istituto Salesiano. Room and board for each member is Euro 300.00 for
period. Admission of families is limited and will be examined on an
Participants wishing to bring their families are requested to submit
their applications as soon as possible.
J) Participants wishing to introduce a seminar should enclose a short
abstract of their proposed contribution in their application. The
Director of the
School will reserve some time for seminars considered particularly
relevant to the programme of the Course.
K) The organizing Committee reserves the right to introduce any
necessary changes to the programme.
L) Please mention in your application if you need a visa, indicating to
which Italian Consulate you intend to apply. As it takes some time to
a visa we urge participants requiring it to apply to the School as early
possible and to apply for the visa immediately after being accepted to
Additional information on the School can be found on the Isodarco web
the following address: www.isodarco.it
GARY CHAPMAN CARLO SCHAERF
Directors of the Course Director of the
Dott. Diego Latella,
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
Area della Ricerca di Pisa - ISTI
Via G. Moruzzi, 1 - I56124 Pisa, ITALY
phone: +39 0503152982 or +39 348 8283101
fax: +39 0503138091 or +39 0503138092
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