The advancement of technology and the rise of social media has given us a double-edged sword. Technology and social media allow people to share information, opinions and interact with others online, but also the opportunity to negatively influence our information, opinions, and behavior.
Privatization of Public Security - The Grey Area of Legitimate Violence
Can Finland continue to promote themselves as a country with highly trained police and having good relations with communities when it is the private security guards that are also responsible on everyday interactions with citizens?
Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? – Public institutions under attack by… the public?
Where is the thin blue line that separates righteous civil resistance against oppression from the unlawful abuse of legal loopholes and undermining of public institutions that serve to protect the population? And who should be responsible for defining this?
The Complex World of Crisis Management and Leadership - Experiences from Intensive Course
It seems we are witnessing a shift from proactive and preventive policies tackling the root causes of crises and disasters towards a more reactive paradigm of general preparedness and resilience. These dilemmas or tensions provided the intellectual and societal backdrop for the intensive course SAFER.SG.350 Crisis Management and Leadership organized at Tampere University in September 2021.