|Conceptual framework: debate about the notion of smallness: the effect of EU membership on small states. Conference: Small States inside and outside the European Union. Luxembourg Institute for European and International Studies in cooperation with the Pierre Werner Institute, Luxembourg, 17 May 2008.|
Can small states choose their own size? The case of a Nordic state – Iceland. Lecture at INACE College and Harvard Business School, Costa Rica, 12. February 2008.
Can small states choose their own size. Lecture held at the School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 28 March 2008.
Is Iceland about to apply for EU membership? Lecture held at EFTA Survaillance Authority (ESA), Brussels, 15 May 2008.
Small state studies: theory, methodology and present state of development. Lecture at the Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Limerick, Ireland, 14 May 2008.
Are Scandinavians not good Europeans? EU scepticism in the Nordic states. Lecture at Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs, New York, USA, 25 February 2008.
Why has Iceland not applied for EU membership? Lecture at the Small State Summer School held by the Centre for Small State Studies, 30 June 2008.
Staða Íslands í alþjóðasamfélaginu: Aukin þátttaka Íslands í alþjóðasamstarfi á síðustu 10 árum. Lecture at the International Summer School, Contemporary Nordic Culture and Society, Reykjavik, 7 August 2008.
Sögufræðir staðir samkynhneigðra í Reykjavík. Lecture at the Icelandic Historian Association, Reykjavik 11. October 2008.
Reykjavík er hýrari en margur heldur: Saga samkynhneigðra í Reykjavík. Lecture at Gay Pride in Iceland, Reykjavik, 06 August 2008.
Hýra Reykjavík: Saga samkynhneigðra á Íslandi. Lecture at Menntaskólinn við Sund College in Iceland, 17 September 2008.
Small States uncertain about joining the EU: The case of Iceland.
Conference: Small States inside and outside the European Union. Luxembourg Institute for European and International Studies in cooperation with the Pierre Werner Institute, Luxembourg, 17 May 2008.
How the conduct of Iceland’s diplomacy is shaped by European integration processes. Conference: The diplomacy of small states. sHeld by the Centre for International Governance Innovation, Ontario, Canada and the Institute of International Relations, University of West Indies, Trinidad. University of West Indies, Trinidad, 21 February 2008.
Small states and the UN. Conference: China-Nordic Peace Research Conference. Held by the China Institute of International Studies and the International Peace Research Institute Oslo, Norway. Institute of International Studies, Beijing 08 Apríl 2008.
Áhrif hugmyndafræði á Evrópustefnu Sjálfstæðisflokksins. Conference: Þjóðarspegillinn at the seminar Foreign Affairs and the Foreign Policy of Iceland, Univerisity of Iceland, 24 October 2008.
Evrópustefna íslenskra stjórnvalda: Stefnumótun, átök og afleiðingar. Conference: Uppbrot hugmyndakefis: Endurmótun íslenskrar utanríkistefnu 1991-2007. The Institute for International Affairs, 10 October 2008.
Er Ísland vanmáttugt og varnarlaust smáríki. Conference: Framtíð Íslands í samfélagi þjóðanna. The Institute for International Affairs, 30 October 2008.
The importance of studing small states in the international system,
Conference: Small states –Emerging power? The large role of small states in the 21st century. Held by the Centre for Small State Studies in cooperation with all the Universities of Iceland, Reykjavik, 16 June 2008.
The position of Iceland in the International System: Iceland’s participation in the last ten years. Lecture at the International Summer School, Contemporary Nordic Culture and Society, Reykjavik, 07 August, 2008.
European Discourse in Iceland: Where is Iceland heading? Lecture held for Norwegian congressmen and local authorities of Norway, Institute of International Affairs, 04 November 2008.