Check out the latest news listed below. To be added to AUM's press release distribution list, contact Marla Vickers.
International defense, security expert to lecture on ‘rise of ISIS,’ extremist violence
by Neil Probst | May 10, 2016
Auburn Montgomery/Montgomery, Ala. (May 11, 2016) — Dr. Namrata Goswami, an international defense and security expert, will lecture May 20 on “Combating violent extremism: The rise of ISIS and what it means for the future of terrorism/insurgency in Asia” at the Futures Laboratory Roundtable.
The roundtable is a monthly gathering of AUM, AU, and Air University experts, a think tank that networks and dialogues on problem solving; research and education; national security; economic growth; and curriculum development.
DATE: Friday, May 20
TIME: 1:30–3:30 p.m.
LOCATION: ADECA Workshop Development Office, 401 Adams Ave., Montgomery (third floor); parking deck access across street
ADMISSION: Free and open to the public
MORE INFORMATION: Bob Norton, Futures Laboratory coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org
Goswami worked nearly a decade at India’s premier defense think tank, the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) in New Delhi, where she specialized in ethnic conflicts, insurgency, counter-insurgency, conflict resolution, and international relations theory.
In 2012–2013, Goswami received the Fulbright-Nehru Senior Fellowship, supporting her work on China-India border conflict scenarios.
Goswami also is part of a renowned group of international experts exploring emerging security challenges in the NATO-sponsored “Partnership for Peace Consortium” of Defense Academies and Security Studies Institutes, who are studying concerns such as 3-D printing, human self-modification and longevity, transnational insurgencies, the combating of violent extremism, hybrid war, and asteroid threats.
About Auburn University at Montgomery
Auburn University at Montgomery is ranked among the best colleges in the Southeast by The Princeton Review. Consistently chosen as the best university in the area, Auburn Montgomery provides students with detailed knowledge and hands-on, practical experience, often from professionals in the field.
Learn more about Auburn University at Montgomery at www.aum.edu.
Learn more about OutReach at Auburn Montgomery at outreach.aum.edu.
Auburn University at Montgomery