2017

Towards a new approach in small state studies: The theory of shelter, lecture at the seminar ‘Size Matters! Towards a New Research Agenda for Small State Studies, 1814‐present day’ at an inaugural meeting of the Size Matters Research Network, University of Amsterdam, 16 November 2017.

Interdisciplinary Studies and Small State Studies. Lecture at a PhD seminar for students of law at the School of Law, Queen Mary University of London, 9 November 2017.

Iceland and Brexit: Icexit from the EU membership application? Lecture at the Icelandic Social Science Conference (Þjóðarspegilinn), University of Iceland, 3 November 2017.

Brexit and the EEA: Iceland and Brexit. Lecture at the conference Brexit and implications for the EU, EEA and Norway at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), Oslo 30 October 2017.

Defining the Small State. Annual Lecture of the Centre of Small States and the third Leverhulme lecture at the Queen Mary University of London, 19 October 2017.

A Small State in World Politics: Iceland’s search for shelter. Lecture at a workshop of the research project Power and Democracy in Iceland, University of Iceland, 13 October 2017.

The political situation in Iceland. Lecture at the headquarters of Arion Bank, Reykjavik, 29 September 2017.

Iceland’s Foreign Policy. Lecture with Pia Hansson at the workshop ‘Nordic responses to geopolitical changes (GEONOR) at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), Oslo 26-27 September 2017.

Sovereignty of small states (fullveldi smáríkja). Lecture at an interdiseplinary conference on Iceland’s sovereignty for 99 years. The conference was held to credit the work of David Þór Björgvinsson, professor of law and former judge at the European Court of Human Rights, University of Reykjavik, 22 September 2017.

Brexit and Small European States. Lecture at a Leverhulme seminar on Brexit: Challenges and Opportunities for Small States at the Centre for Small States, the Queen Mary University of London, 18 September 2017.

Presentation of SPS Project – Small States and the Security Environment. Lecturer at the Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme Information Roundtable at the University of Iceland, 24 August 2017.

The small state in the new global order. Lecture at the session ‘Small states in theory and practice’ at the conference ‘Small States and the Changing Global Order: New Zealand Faces the Future’ at University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 3-4 June 2017.

New small states, Brexit and seeking shelter. The second Leverhulme lecture, Queen Mary University of London (joint event with the Centre for Security Research of the University of Edinburgh), 28 April 2017.

How do Small European States Prosper? The Relationship between Small States and Their Larger Neighbours. The first Leverhulme Lecture, the Centre for European Research and the Centre for Small States, the Queen Mary University of London, 14 March 2017.