1 October 2011: Power in Outer Space, University of Brighton


This promises to be a lively event–I’ve been on panels in the past with colleagues involved in this area and it’s always time well spent. I will be there and presenting on the Galileo Satellite Navigation system and its implications for Europe in terms of geopolitics and power.

Free to attend but please email James Ormrod to confirm your space: [email protected]

An event at the University of Brighton on 1 October 2011, on “How can human activity be understood in relation to social power?”

The keynote speakers are Professor David Webb of Leeds Metropolitan University


Professor Peter Dickens, Visiting Professor of Sociology, University of Brighton, and Senior Research Fellow, University of Cambridge

The event is organised by James Ormrod, University of Brighton




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Dr Jill Stuart is an academic based at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is an expert in the politics, ethics and law of outer space exploration and exploitation. She is a frequent presence in the global media (print, radio, television, documentary) and regularly gives lectures around the world. From 2013-2017 she was Editor in Chief of the Elsevier journal Space Policy where she remains on the Editorial Board. She is also on the Board of Advisors of METI International, conducting scientific research into messaging potential extraterrestrial intelligence. She is one of an elite number of people to be endorsed by the UK Home Office as an Exceptional Talent Migrant/ World Leader in her Field. In 2015 she was awarded the prestigious Margaret Mead Award Lecture by the British Science Association in recognition of her cutting edge research. She is trained in both domestic and international mediation and has done consultancy work for the International Criminal Court and the International Court of Justice. She has a sub-specialism in women, peace and security and gender based violence. She is a Trustee of Luton All Women’s Centre.


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