Will COVID-19 Bring Us Together or Blow Us Apart? The Global Security Implications of the Pandemic

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Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Tuesday, July 7, 202011:00AM - 12:00PMOnline Event, Online Event
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What are the national and international security implications of the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic catastrophe caused by it? Janice Stein will discuss the historical security lessons of previous pandemics and depressions, Jon Lindsay will consider emerging military and strategic dangers exacerbated by COVID-19, and Ron Deibert will discuss the cybersecurity and surveillance threats associated with the unprecedented relocation of life online. This conversation will attempt to look for solutions within this growing morass of problems.


Ron Deibert
Director, Citizen Lab, Professor, Political Science & Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy

Jon R. Lindsay
Assistant Professor, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy

Janice Stein
Founding Director, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, and University Professor, Political Science

Nahlah Ayed
Host, CBC Radio's Ideas

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