Monthly Archives: February 2014

How will Scotland do as a small independent state in the Union?

Anders Wivel, Michael Keating and I give evidence to the European and External Relations Committee of the Scottish Parliament – Discussion on the role of small states in the EU – How will Scotland do as a small independent state … Continue reading

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Advising the Scottish Parliament

Had a meeting with the European and External Relations Committee of the Scottish Parliament where I and two other academics answered questions from Scottish parliamentarians on small states in the EU and in the international system, and the potential role of … Continue reading

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The power of social media

I made a few comments last night on Facebook regarding the Icelandic politicians that are going to attend the Olympic games in Sochi – despite the human-rights violations that have been taking place there recently – and today the media … Continue reading

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New book! Small States and International Security

This new book on Small States and international security will be published by Routledge in February/March. The concept of the book is based on the curriculum of the summerschool that the Centre for Small State Studies has hosted for the … Continue reading

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