Monthly Archives: December 2014

New paper on Iceland's External Affairs

The third paper, ICELAND’S EXTERNAL AFFAIRS FROM 1550-1815: DANISH SOCIETAL AND POLITICAL COVER CONCURRENT WITH A HIGHLY COSTLY ECONOMIC POLICY in our series on Iceland's foreign affairs has been published in the Icelandic Journal of Politics and Administration.

Proud of my old University: Essex Best in UK for Politics Research

,,Essex University has now topped the UK ratings for the quality of its politics and international studies research in each of the last six assessments, dating back to 1986 when national rankings began.''

How can small states overcome their vulnerability and become proactive in the international system?

I met enthusiastic students at the Riga Stradins University in Latvia and gave a lecture on small states in the international system with a special focus on small states in the United Nations and the European Union. A colleague of … Continue reading