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The shortlist for the 2010 Tim Garden Essay Competition has been announced. It is :
* Between change and continuity : Western cultural memory and 21st Century security
James Clinch - University of Melbourne and London School of Ecnomics
* Security and defence in the 21st Century : Relating capabilities to requirements
Leon Grasmann - University of Warwick
* Femal power - the role of Afghan women in counterinsurgency
Rikke Haugegaard - University of Copenhagen and RCDS Cranfield
* Making it all Thinkable : How changes to the concepts of defence and security have necessitated practice in the art of imagining the impossible
Rachel Miller-Sprafke - London School of Economics and King's College London
* Security or insecurity?
Ian Shields - Darwin College, University of Cambridge
* No need for NATO anymore
Dirk Siebels - University of Durham
These six shortlisted entries will be published in Defence Viewpoints in coming weeks. The winner will be declared towards the end of October.