Monthly Archives: April 2013

Picture puzzle from Icelandic politics

Here is the newest picture puzzle! Comedian Jóhannes Kristjánsson mimics Icelandic politicians. Which ones?

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Election campaign analysed

Students of political science at University of Iceland from 1988-1991 met on Friday to study and analyse the Icelandic election campaign. Extensive analysis and laughter 🙂

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A graphic explanation of European Union

Everything you have ever wanted to know about the European Union can be found in this picture 🙂

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Speeches on Democratic Corporatism from Vilnius University

Speeches, from Vilnius University in April 2013, on how Iceland and the Baltic states coped with the economic recession and how they should prepare themselves for the next crisis. ‘How do small states cope with recessions: The cases of Estonia … Continue reading

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Picture puzzle from Vilnius

I made yet another picture puzzle! This time you have to find out what these 11 pictures from Lithuania show and how it relates to political history.     You can click on each picture to see it enlarged.

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Thatcher and Thatcherism success and failure – Viðsjá

Here I discuss the legacy of Margaret Thatcher on the Icelandic National Radio.

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Advocating the Nordic model in Vilnius

Here I am advocating the Nordic model at a conference in Vilnius. There were great discussions and, interestingly, right wing politicians at the conference hoped for Lithuania to adopt a consensual political system before the next crisis.   More pictures … Continue reading

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Political enthusiasts of the 1980s: Does the Iron Lady still shape our lives?

Thatcher ól okkur upp:  Reflections on the Thatcher years

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Teaching on Small States at the University of Vilnius

I am teaching a course on small states at the University of Vilnius with Jón Balvin Hannibalsson. It is extremely interesting to see the different views students have on international relations in other parts of Europe.   

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Picture puzzle from Berlin

I took a few pictures while I was in Berlin and made a political puzzle: What do the pictures show and how does it relate to political history?

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