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SSANSE Project: Symposium on Russia and China's Political Interference Activities in NATO Small States

SSANSE symposium on Russia and China's Political Interference Activities in NATO Small States on 8 April. The speakers included Neringa Bladaitė (University of Vilnius) Anne-Marie Brady (Wilson Center/University of Canterbury), Donald J. Jensen (Center for European Policy Analysis), Ryan Knight … Continue reading

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The Future of Icelandic Foreign Policy

The Institute of International Affairs at the University of Iceland hosted an event about the future of Iceland's foreign policy in the Nordic House in Reykjavík on 24 April. The event featured a number of esteemed presenters and discussants from … Continue reading

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Coverage of new research on Nordic states

Morgunblaðið recently covered new research by Nordic scholars (including Douglas Brommesson, Nina Græger, Anders Wivel, Tapio Raunio and Hanna Ojanen) on the foreign policies of Nordic states, with a particular focus on recently published research on Iceland.  

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Seminars on Nordic states' foreign policies

What are the options of the Nordic states in current geopolitical changes in their neighborhood? - An exciting week behind us - with an explicit focus on the Nordic states' foreign policies - at NUPI in Oslo, Hanaholmen - kulturcentrum … Continue reading

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NUPI seminar: Sheltering, security and small states

Seminar at NUPI on Sheltering, Security and the Nordic States with Juha Jokela, Nina Græger and Kristin Haugevik. Small and middle powers like the Nordics depend on the economic, political, and societal shelter provided by larger states and international organizations to survive … Continue reading

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Sovereignty and shelter

Iceland - a sovereign state for 100 years. An article in one of the main newspapers in Iceland, Morgunblaðið.

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Recording from the Book Launch: Small States and Shelter Theory

A recording from our Book Launch which we held at the University of Iceland. The aim of the seminar was to answer the question: Which states and international organizations have provided Iceland with political, economic and societal shelter in the past … Continue reading

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The book everyone has been waiting for

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New book in the autumn

This book is coming out in the autumn. It is about Shelter Theory, a new theory in small state studies, and Iceland’s External Affairs, from the British and American occupation in the Second World War to the present. It contains detailed … Continue reading

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New (and old) videos on the website!

New types of updates have been made to the website's pages Media and Videos/Lectures where you will now find videos from lectures and TV interviews. Here is one of the videos you will find there, it is a lecture at … Continue reading

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