Monthly Archives: October 2014

Iceland’s External Affairs from the Reformation to the end of the Napoleonic era

Tómas Joensen and I will give a presentation about Iceland's External Affairs at a Social Science Conference at the University of Iceland Friday 31 October  

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Will Catalonia become a new small independent state?

I gave a short lecture on the importance of economic, political and societal shelter for small states at the seminar 'New Emerging Small States in Europe? The Case of Catalonia co-sponsored by the Public Diplomacy Council of Catalonia (DIPLOCAT) and the … Continue reading

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Are Icelanders not good Europeans?

Lecture at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs in Helsinki on Friday.

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Grein um það hverju sjálfstætt Skotland hefði breytt fyrir Ísland

Grein í Fréttablaðið um það hverju sjálfstætt Skotland hefði breytt fyrir Ísland og önnur Norðurlönd sem ég skrifaði ásamt samkennara mínum Alyson Bailes .

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Icelanders! Apply for grants to study in the UK

I recently attended a Chevening award cerimony at the British Embassy in Reykjavik -  Hafsteinn Hauksson received a grant to study at the London School of Economics and Political Science.  In 1992, I also had the privilege to work on … Continue reading

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The Centre for Small States awarded a large Erasmus+ grant

The Centre for Small State Studies at the University of Iceland was recently awarded a grant from the European Union’s new Erasmus+ programme. The total amount is 36 million ISK. The project focuses on a strategic partnership between higher education … Continue reading

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Hægri öfgaflokkar í Evrópu

Eitt sinn barðist maður fyrir frjálsu útvarpi. Það var barátta sem skilaði árangri og vert er að halda henni áfram - í dag var ég í hinum ágæta útvarpsþætti Bixinu hjá Höskuldi Höskuldssyni á Útvarpi Sögu. Við ræddum um uppgang … Continue reading

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