Pernille RiekerSenior Research Fellow
Pernille Rieker's research interests are issues related to European integration (EU) and European foreign and security policy, including EU's, French, Norwegian and the other Nordic countries' foreign and security policies. She has also done research on dialogue and conflict resolution more generally. She has a doctoral degree from 2004 (University of Oslo) and the title of her dissertation, which was published by Routledge in 2006, is Europeanization of National Security Identity. The EU and the changing security Identities of the Nordic States.
Among her most recent publications are the books French Foreign Policy in a Changing World. Practising Grandeur (Palgrave, 2017), External governance as security community building - the limits and potential of the European Neighbourhood Policy (Routledge 2016) and Dialogue and Conflict resolution. Potential and limits (Routledge 2015) and the articles 'The EU, Russia and the potential for dialogue - Different readings of the crisis in Ukraine'. (European Security nr 3 2016) and 'The EEA Grant. A source of Soft Power?’ (Journal of European Integration nr 4 2015).
Rieker has also management and project leader experience. She was head of department at NUPI 2005-2009, and is currently project leader for the RCN funded project EUNOR (2015-) and the MFA funded project Norway meets Europe and work package leader in the H2020 project EUNPACK (2015-). Rieker is also a board member of ECSA Norway and coordinates the NUPI participation in the European research network TEPSA.
EPOS project: EUs utenrikspolitiske repertoar
EUNOR project: Small states and EU's foreign policy
EUNPACK project: EU's capacity for crisis response
2017This book investigates how modern French foreign policy is practiced. France finds its traditional power status challenged by internal as well as external developments. Internally, it faces societal challenges related to unemployment, integration, social exclusion, Islamist terrorism and the rise of...
Wed 14 Jun 2017Event
The future of the EU as seen from GreeceTime: 10:30 Location: NUPI
With a changing world, the EU will also change. As one of the Unions member states, Greece has sometimes had a strained relationship with Brussels. How does Greece see the future of the EU?
Tue 6 Jun 2017Event
EU's new external migration policy: just old wine in new bottles?Time: 10:00 Location: Kjelleren, Litteraturhuset
NUPI has the pleasure of inviting you to Kjelleren at Litteraturhuset to discuss EUs new framework that is meant to cope with the migration crisis better than before.
Mon 15 May 2017Event
The EU and a changing world: The Global Strategy and its implementationTime: 10:00 Location: NUPI
Both Europe and the rest of the world has witnessed great changes the past year. How does this effect the EU?
Fri 12 May 2017Event
Fighting international terrorism the French wayTime: 10:00 Location: NUPI
In this seminar Pernille Rieker will present a chapter in her forthcoming book “French Foreign Policy in a Changing world. Practicing the Grandeur”.
Tue 9 May 2017Event
Election afterparty: What will French politics look like?Time: 13:00 Location: NUPI
Emmanuel Macron will govern France for the coming years. Christian Lequesne visits NUPI to talk about the outcome of the election.
The main aim of this collaborative project (PISM and NUPI) is to map the Polish and Norwegian approaches towards various types of security related challenges in the European and regional context.
Wed 22 Mar 2017Event
Policy Lessons from 150 years of Terrorism and Counter-terrorismTime: 13:00 Location: NUPI
What have we learnt in the past 150 years of terrorism and counter terrorism? We has the pleasure of welcoming to a seminar with Professor of Political Economy Nick Sitter. He will talk about his new book about the history of terrorism.
Thu 2 Mar 2017Event
Terror and the sovereign: reflections on counterterrorism in Europe and beyondTime: 10:00 Location: NUPI
The Consortium for Research on Terrorism and International Crime in cooperation with NUPI's seminar series Norway meets Europe has the pleasure to invite to a seminar with Francesco Strazzari, who will overview critical aspects in the current debate on counterterrorism in Europe.
Wed 19 Oct 2016Event
Opting Out of the EU: The UK and DenmarkTime: 13:15 Location: NUPI
In this timely seminar, Professor Rebecca Adler-Nissen from the University of Copenhagen will speak about how EU opt-out arrangements work in practice, with the hot cases of Britain and Denmark as examples.
Fri 9 Sep 2016Event
Non-allied states in a changing Europe: Finland, Sweden and the new security contextTime: 13:00 Location: NUPI
In this seminar, we ask how the two Nordic non-NATO members, Sweden and Finland, cope with and adapt to the current security situation. How do they relate to a changing European security architecture with the EU and NATO at the core?
2014 - 2017 (Ongoing)
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29.06.2016The EU’s relationship with several neighbouring countries has shifted from harmony to tension. But might the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) have served to make security political bonds stronger? A new book edited by NUPI senior researcher Pernille Rieker looks into this question.
Thu 30 Jun 2016Event
BREXIT – the morning afterTime: 13:00 Location: NUPI
In this seminar Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska will present a well-informed assessment of the impact of the results of the British BREXIT vote for the future of the UK and the future of the European integration project.
Wed 15 Jun 2016Event
GOODGOV, or what Poland and Norway can do to improve European governance?Time: 13:30 Location: NUPI
The seminar will present the main findings of the GoodGov Project - National and European Governance: Polish and Norwegian Cooperation Towards More Efficient Security, Energy and Migration Policies.