Pernille RiekerResearch Professor
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: The EU's and its member states power political repertoires
EUNOR project: Small states and EU's foreign policy
EUNPACK project: EU's capacity for crisis response
2017This paper examines how and to what extent Norway adapts to and is affected by the European Union’s policy towards its neighbours in the East. In line with the overall topic of the special issue, it investigates how Norway handles its ‘outsidership’ when formulating its policies towards Union’s Eastern...
31.10.201730 October marked the end of the three yearlong EUNOR project. Podcasts are now available on all the topics that were discussed during the conference.
Wed 18 Oct 2017Event
EU Central Asia Strategy: Partnership for sustainable developmentTime: 09:00 Location: NUPI
How can the EU contribute to a continued development in the right direction for Central Asia?
28.09.2017Hear the podcast from the book launch of Senior Research Fellow Pernille Rieker's new book.
Tue 24 Oct 2017Event
EU's Global Strategy: A stronger Europe in a fragile worldTime: 13:00 Location: NUPI
Dr. Nathalie Tocci visits NUPI to talk about her book that gives an unique insight to EU's internal processes.
Wed 27 Sep 2017Event
BOOK LAUNCH: French Foreign Policy in a Changing WorldTime: 14:00 Location: NUPI
NUPI researcher Pernille Rieker launches her new book on French foreign policy, and how its development affects the country’s relationships to Russia, USA, NATO and the fight against terrorism.
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.