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Security Futures

Security Futures

Form a partnership with Security Lancaster and connect with experts in research on security and global politics. Security Futures provides and interdisciplinary research space that sets out to:

  • A space for interdisciplinary dialogue on debates regarding new technologies and policies that are shaped by "fear" or "optimism" in the public sphere.
  • A space to examine potential social, economic and security vulnerabilities in emerging technological and social trends.
  • A space to identify emerging research areas on global technology and security problems.

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Research Priorities

Access Security Futures Expertise

    • Accidents in a network society
    • Borders, control and technology
    • Conflict resolution and digital geopolitics
    • Complexity sciences and security
    • Cyber security and shadow economies
    • Ecological/energy aspects of digital economies
    • Emerging threats
    • Ethical/legal/social dimensions of the ‘transparent society’
    • Global unrest in a digital age
    • Insurance and cyber security
    • New geographies of cyber insecurity
    • Scenario planning and global security
    • Smart cities and insecurity
    • Social cohesion and network society