Conflict Resolution and Peace-building
International Security, Terrorism
AI-Influenced Weapons Need Better Regulation Scientific American Mar 30, 2022
Guerrilla Cyberwar Can Have Unintended Consequences CIGI Mar 3, 2022
A ‘global surveillance catastrophe’: Canada is not immune to a surveillance tech dystopia Toronto Star Aug 3, 2021
Canada inching closer to purchase of armed drones for military Globe and Mail May 5, 2021
The Third Drone Age Ploughshares.ca
Protecting Civilians in Armed Conflict: The Importance of Humanitarian Disarmament Humanitarian Disarmament
Branka Marijan (@brankamarijan) is a Senior Researcher at Project Ploughshares, a Canadian peace research institute. At Ploughshares, Branka leads the research on the military and security implications of emerging technologies. Her work examines the development of autonomous weapons systems and the impact of artificial intelligence and robotics on security provision and trends in warfare.
She holds a PhD from the Balsillie School of International Affairs with a specialization in conflict and security. She received her M.A. and B.A. from McMaster University. Branka has conducted field research on post-conflict societies and published academic articles and reports on the impacts of conflict on civilians and diverse issues of security governance, including security sector reform.