Will and should Iceland join the European Union? Lecture at the Islands and Small States Institute, University of Malta. 5 March 2009.

The Icelandic Crash and its Consequences: A Small State Without Economic and Political Shelter. Lecture at the Department of Icelandic Language & Literature, University of Manitoba, Kanada, 01 October 2009.

Are Scandinavians Not Good Europeans? EU Skepticism in the Nordic States. Lecture held at the annual Páll Guðmundsson Memorial Presentation at the University College, Faculty of Arts, Department of Political Studies, Department of Icelandic Language and Literature, University of Manitoba, Kanada, 30 September 2009.

The importance of security in the High North: The Icelandic perspective. Conference: Security Prospects in the High North: Geostrategic thaq or freeze? The Institute for International Affairs and the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Reykjavík, 30 January 2009.

The political history and situation in Iceland. Conference for the French Aviation Army held by The Icelandic Defence Agency and the French Ministry in Iceland. Lecture held at the Icelandic Defence Agency, Keflavik, 16 July 2009.

Möguleikar smáríkja til áhrifa innan Evrópusambandsins. Conference: Framtíð Íslands í samfélagi þjóðanna, the Institute for Foreign Affairs, Reykjavik, 29 January.

Financial and Political chaos in Iceland. Lecture held for Congressmen in the European Committee of the Norwegian Parliament. Lecture held in the Norwegian embassy in Iceland, Reykjavik, 27 January 2009.

The Status of Small States in the International Community: Do They Need a Shelter? Conference: Future of Iceland in the Community of Nations, held by the Institute for International Affairs, Reykjavik, 14 May 2009.

Iceland‘s Road to the European Union: A Small State without Economic and Political Shelter. Conference: Spanish Presidency 2010: New rules for a Closer Union in a Multipolar World, a Renewed Impetus for Sustainable Growth in a Globalized Economy, Madrid 26 November 2009.

Punching above their Weight? The ability of the Nordic states to influence EU policy-making. Conference: Unlikely Power Brokers: Influence and Leverage in Europe. Cambridge University, England, 17 July 2009.