Professor Dennis Broeders' is Professor of Global Security and Technology at the Institute of Security and Global Affairs at Leiden University. His research and teaching is centered around the interaction between international security, technology and policy, with a particular focus on the changing nature of cyber governance in the digital age.
Prof Broeders is a Senior Fellow of The Hague Program on International Cyber Security and Project Coordinator of the EU Cyber Direct project. A policy processes advisor to the Sino-EU cyber dialogue and the United Nations Groups of Governmental Experts (GGE), Prof Broeders has contributed to the national and international debate on cyber security and international norms in many different fora, including the United Nations, European Union, Internet Governance Forum, and the CyFy and CyCon conferences.
Hosted by Dr Andre Barrinha in the Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies and Professor Adam Joinson in the School of Management, Prof Broeders contributed to the development of the Institute for Digital Security and Behaviour and who's appointment as a Global Chair aligns strongly with the university’s strategic research theme of Digital. On Prof Broeders' appointment as a Bath Global Chair, Dr Barrinha and Prof Joinson said:
We are delighted to be hosting Professor Dennis Broeders as a Global Chair. Professor Broeders is a world leading researcher at the intersection between international security, technology and policy, and brings expertise in global security, international cyber security governance, and emerging technologies. His appointment as a Global Chair will support our development of a new Institute for Digital Security and Behaviour, and his visit will include workshops, lectures, a public lecture and networking across campus. We are particularly excited that his hosting is shared between the Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies and the School of Management - cementing our inter-disciplinary approach to cybersecurity across the University.
Proposed Activities at Bath
- Public roundtable within the context of the CDT ‘Tips-at-scale’ and PoLIS’ Future Politics Research Group on ‘Cyber diplomacy in a geopolitical age’
- PhD workshops for students in the cybersecurity topic area
- Teaching on the MA unit 'The Global Politics of Cyberspace on ‘Cyber-intelligence’'
- A workshop on digital sovereignty (scheduled for March 2024)
- Meetings with various university Centres, including the Institute for Policy Research
- A public lecture titled ‘Cyber and digital policy in the geopolitical age’