CTLab V.1: Bulletin

Official UCL Web Space

The road to official status is slowly but surely being paved: as of today, we have official UCL web space. The site for the UCL Complex Terrain Laboratory will be undergoing various stages of development throughout the summer, the finished, shiny version to be rolled out as part of the official launch in September. What's exciting about this? Tapping into UCL's multi-disciplinary strengths in spatial research, for one. Connecting it to a fully-kitted intranet, for another - replete with the kind of expensive project management tools and software that we'd really rather no have to pay for out of our own pockets.

What else? Let's see:  having an institutionally-supported platform for web seminars, online paper hosting, and discussion fora; building a transatlantic locus for policy- and practically-relevant research on culture, conflict, and space; running full steam ahead with all sorts of thought experiments, like research into the spatial dynamics of counterinsurgency, strategic framing and foreign policy, the role of political networks in international organizations, this digital interface for academic, practitioner, and blogosphere cross-pollination...

Posted on Friday, May 30, 2008 at 15:08 by Registered CommenterCTLab | CommentsPost a Comment | EmailEmail | PrintPrint

CTLab Book on Sanctuaries in May/June Issue of Foreign Affairs

This is the ad that Praeger put together for the the May/June 2008 issue of Foreign Affairs. Nicely timed, following Sir Lawrence Freedman's review of Denial of Sanctuary in the November/December 2007 issue. 

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Posted on Sunday, May 4, 2008 at 11:03 by Registered CommenterCTLab | Comments Off | EmailEmail | PrintPrint

Future Working Paper Series

CTLab is exploring the possibility of hosting a working paper series, in partnership with the Institute for National Security and Counter-Terrorism (INSCT),  that addresses the conceptual and social science dimensions of the  New Battlefields - Old Laws Project.  Please check back regularly for updates. 

Posted on Sunday, March 30, 2008 at 12:44 by Registered CommenterCTLab | Comments Off | EmailEmail | PrintPrint