The Final Programme Available Now!
The final conference schedule and detailed programme are available in the booklet downloadable in the section Programme.




Deadline extended!


Due to multiple requests, we have decided to extend the deadline for papers and panels submission. The new deadline is: 25 May 2018.


Notifications of acceptance/rejection will be sent by 1 June 2018.


Registration is open at: 


Paper, panel and round-table proposals should be submitted via the online application: 

We are proud to have Professor Christopher Coker as our keynote speaker.

Professor Christopher Coker is internationally renowned war scholar and outstanding military conflict expert. He is Professor of International Relations at the Department of International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). 

He was a NATO Fellow, has served two terms on the Council of the Royal United Services Institute. He has advised several Conservative Party think tanks including the Institute for European Defence and Strategic Studies and the Centre for Policy Studies. He is a regular lecturer at the Royal College of Defence Studies (London); the NATO Defence College (Rome); the Centre for International Security (Geneva); and the National Institute for Defence Studies (Tokyo). A prolific author, he has publishedmany books, including Rebooting Clausewitz: 'On War' in the Twenty-First Century (2017); Future War (2016); The Improbable War: China, the US and the logic of Great Power War (2015); Can War be eliminated (2014); Men at War: what fiction has tell us about war from Achilles to Catch-22 (2014); and Warrior Geeks: how 21st century technology is changing the way we fight and think about war (2013). 

Professor Coker will give a key note speech "Technology, human agency and the future of human conflict".