Presentation on a recently published report (Lilliputian Encounters with Gulliver: Sino-Icelandic relations from 1995-2021) in Reykjavík, Iceland, 9 November 2021. The main findings of the report were presented with a Q&A in the end of the discussions. A recording of the presentation can be found here.
Presentation on the recent publication of Iceland's Shelter-Seeking Behavior: From Settlement to the Republic, for the Rotary Club in Garðabær, in Garðabær, Iceland, 4 November 2021.
Seminar following the recent publication of Iceland's Shelter-Seeking Behavior: From Settlement to the Republic, by Baldur Thorhallsson, Tómas Joensen, Sverrir Steinsson and Thorsteinn Kristinsson, at the National Museum of Iceland, Reykjavík, 21 October 2021. A recording of the seminar can be found here. The book can be found here.
Seminar on Sino-Iceland relations in Icelandic, Aukin samskipti Íslands og Kína, skjól eða gildra? with Snæfríður Grímsdóttir, Guðbjörg Ríkey Thorodssen Hauksdóttir, Gunnar Snorri Gunnarsson and Þórður Snær Júlíusson, at the National Museum in Iceland, Reykjavík, 1 October 2021. A video recording of the seminar can be found here.
Research Methodology for Increased Meaningful Participation of the Baltics in the EU-Africa relations. Presentation at the 2nd kick-off with Centre for Small State Studies 'Baltics-EU-Africa trialogue' at AlfiKo research centre, Vilnius, Lithuania, 11 March 2021.
The Socrates Teaching Method. Presentation at a the seminar The Nuts and Bolts of Active Teaching & Learning for PhD Students, University of Iceland, 11 March 2011.
Utanríkisstefna Íslands: Leit Íslands að skjóli í ólguskjó alþjóðamála. Presentation at Round Table, Reykjavik, 2 March 2021.
Hvernig forseti verður Biden? Lýðræðisþróun og átök í Bandaríkjunum. Presentation at Rotary, Reykjavik 1 February 2021.
From Oppression to Rainbow Revolution: LGBTQ Social Progress and Legislative Victories in Iceland. Presentation at the second anniversary meeting of the group Friends of Gender Equality Plus in the OECD, 9 March 2020.
Strategies of small states in International Organizations. Presentation at a meeting of ambassadors of small countries in the OECD, 10 March 2020.
Foreign Policy of Small States and the Shelter Theory. Presentation at the Faculty of International Relations, Yerevan State University, Armenia, 18 December 2019.
Small States's Shelter-Seeking Behaviour: The Case of Iceland. Presentation in the panel 'International Relations After A Political Upheaval: Continuity or Rupture?' at the Inaugural AUA Political Science and International Affairs Conference - Armenia's Transformation in a Comparative Context: Restarting Democratisation? American University of Armenia, Yerevan 13-14 November 2019.
The oral history of the origin of the 200 man-made caves in south Iceland: Do the caves date back to a Celtic Settlement?, Presentation at a public event in the cave, Hlöðuhellir, in Ægissíða, Hella, 26 October 2019.
Smallness constructs foreign policy: Iceland’s shelter-seeking behaviour since the US desertion. Presentation at an international workshop 'Size Matters! Small States in Europe, 1814-today' organised by the Centre for Small State Studies, University of Iceland and the University of Amsterdam, Reykjavik 25-26 September 2019.
Celtic Settlement before the Norse Settlement in Iceland? The History of the Caves of Hella. Presentation before a concert in the cave, Hlöðuhellir, in Ægissíða, Hella, 13 August 2019.
The History of the Caves of Hella. Presentation about the history of the caves in Ægissíða near Hella, 27 July 2019.
Stonewall and Political Activism Today, Participation in a panel on the Stonewall uprising and its aftermath, Reykjavik Pride, 19 August, 2019
Small States and Shelter Theory: Iceland's External Affairs. Presentation at a seminar at the Department of Political Science, Lund University, Sweden, 22 May 2019.
Small States and Shelter Theory: Iceland's Shelter-Seeking Behaviour. Presentation at a seminar at the Department of Global Political Studies, Malmö University, Sweden, 22 May 2019.
Framtíðin: Veðjað á volduð ríki eða alþjóðastofnanir? (Should Iceland seek shelter provided by larger states or international organizations?) Presentation at The Annual Conference on Iceland's Foreign Policy (watch) organised by the Institute of International Affairs at the University of Iceland, Reykjavik, 24 April 2019.
Iceland's Engagements with China and Russia. Presentation at a Symposium on Russia and China's Political Interference Activities in NATO Small States at the Woodrow Wilson Center. Event Co-sponsors: Kissinger Institute and Kennan Institute. The symposium is part of the Small States and the New Security Environment (SSANSE) Project funded by NATO-SPS, Washington DC, 8 April 2019.
Shelter Theory and Iceland's Shelter-Seeking behaviour. Presentation at the seminar Sheltering, security and small states: Nordic responses to a changing geopolitical context at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), Oslo, Norway, 7 March 2019.
Nordicness as a shelter: the case of Iceland. Presentation at the seminar 'From Nordic Exceptionalism to a third order priority - variations of ''Nordicness'' in foreign and security policy', Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and the Finnish Institute of International Affairs at Hanaholmen, Helsinki, 5 March 2019.
Small States in the International System: The case of Iceland. Presentation and discussion with students at Williams College, USA, 28 February 2019.
Small States and Shelter Theory: Iceland's External Affairs. Presentation at the conference The Statecraft of Small States: Foreign Policy and Survival Strategies, organised by the National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore 27 February 2019.
Small States and Shelter Theory. Presentation at the conference New Security Challenges and Policies, organized by the Finnish International Studies Association and held in Majvik, Finland, 18 January 2019.
Small States and Shelter Theory: Iceland's External Affairs. Presentation at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs, Helsinki, Finland, 21 January 2019.
How do Small States Flourish? Small States’ Relationships with Larger Powers viewed through the Icelandic Case. Presentation in the seminar Small States and Alliance Strategies held at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Singapore, 10 January 2019.