Malin ØstevikJuinor Research Fellow
She has studied political science and Russian language at the University of Oslo, Higher School of Economics in Moscow, and at the Norwegian University Centre in St. Petersburg. Her research interests include the relationship between media and international politics, public diplomacy, the role of communication and information in contemporary warfare, as well as Russian and European foreign and security policy dynamics generally.
She is the book review editor of Nordisk Østforum, a Nordic peer-reviewed journal for Russian and East European studies.
2017(Norwegian version only): This article analyses the Russian public diplomacy news organization RT’s coverage of the situation in Ukraine in February–March 2014, the period that culminated with the annexation of Crimea. It finds that enemy images were drawn of the West/USA and of Ukrainian radicals, whereas...
This projects will analyze Russian strategic communication on central European events of 2016 such as Brexit and the NATO summit in Warszaw.
2016 - 2017 (Ongoing)
The project examines the geopolitical consequences of a large-scale transition to renewable energy, both in terms of the fading of old energy and geopolitical patterns and systems and the emergence of new ones.