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Public Lecture by Professor (Dr.) Kiril Avramov on "Conspiracies, Fake News and Disinformation - Instruments of Russian Information Warfare in Europe and Beyond"

Speakers: 
Professor (Dr.) Kiril Avramov
Date 
14 September 2017
Venue 
O. P Jindal Global University
City 
Sonipat
Program Schedule: 
In the past several years Europe and the West in general has witnessed a serious spike in circulation of disinformation, fake news and proliferation of conspiracy theories tied to contemporary foreign and domestic policy issues and security dynamics in Europe and beyond. Most of these instruments of Read More...

In the past several years Europe and the West in general has witnessed a serious spike in circulation of disinformation, fake news and proliferation of conspiracy theories tied to contemporary foreign and domestic policy issues and security dynamics in Europe and beyond. Most of these instruments of propaganda and general information warfare could are part of the contemporary Russian doctrine of hybrid warfare. The lecture titled "Conspiracies, Fake News and Disinformation - Instruments of Russian Information Warfare in Europe and Beyond" will discuss different aspects and key elements of the Russian information warfare, as part of the wider arsenal of hybrid warfare in accenting on their deployment, as a foreign policy tool in achieving meta-policy goals for the current Russian administration.