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Kristin Haugevik is Senior Research Fellow in the Research Group on Global Order and Diplomacy. She holds a PhD in political science from the University of Oslo (2014). An International Relations scholar, Haugevik’s research at NUPI revolves around international diplomacy, inter-state cooperation and friendship with a geographical focus on the Euro-Atlantic region and the foreign policies of Britain and the Nordic states. Her work has appeared in, inter alia, European Journal of International Relations, Cooperation and Conflict, The Hague Journal of Diplomacy, Journal of European Integration, Politics and Governance and Global Affairs. She is also the author of Special Relationships in World Politics: Inter-State Friendship and Diplomacy After the Second World War (Routledge, 2018).
Recent academic publications:
- 2022: United clubs of Europe: Informal differentiation and the social ordering of intra-EU diplomacy. Cooperation and Conflict (Online First).
- 2021: Reputation Crisis Management and the State: Theorising Containment as Diplomatic Mode (w/Cecilie Basberg Neumann). European Journal of International Relations, 27 (3), 708-729.
- 2020: The Nordic Balance Revisited: Differentiation and the Foreign Policy Repertoires of the Nordic States (w/Ole Jacob Sending). Politics and Governance, 8 (4), 441-450.
- 2019: Kith, kin and inter-state relations: International politics as family life. In Haugevik, Kristin & Iver B. Neumann (Eds) Kinship in International Relations. Routledge.
- 2019: Kinship in International Relations: Introduction and framework. In Haugevik, Kristin & Iver B. Neumann (Eds) Kinship in International Relations. Routledge (w/ Iver B. Neumann & Jon Harald Sande Lie).
- 2018: Special Relationships in World Politics: Inter-State Friendship and Diplomacy After the Second World War (monograph). Routledge.
- 2018: Parental Child Abduction and the State: Identity, Diplomacy and the Duty of Care, The Hague Journal of Diplomacy, 13, 1-21.
- 2017: Diplomacy through the back door: Norway and the bilateral route to EU decision-making. Global Affairs, 3(3), 277-291.
- 2017: Autonomy or integration? Small-state responses to a changing European security landscape. Global Affairs, 3(3), 211-221 (w/Pernille Rieker).
Full publication list here.
2014 PhD, Political Science, University of Oslo
2005 MA, Political science, University of Oslo
2018 - 2022 Head, Global Order and Diplomacy, NUPI
2014 - Senior Research Fellow, NUPI
Publications All publications
Makt og avmakt i FNs sikkerhetsråd: Valgte medlemslands veier til innflytelsePublication : Policy Brief | 2022
The UN Security Council consists of five permanent and ten elected member states. The latter is elected on a rolling basis, for two years at a time.1
‘Global Britain’ and security in the near abroad. Leadership through flexilateralism?Publication | 2022
The British government’s vision for a post-Brexit ‘Global Britain’ is increasingly taking shape in (i) the security and defence domain and (ii) the U1
Sverige, Finland og NATO.Publication : HHD artikkel | 2022
Våre naboland Sverige og Finland har alltid stått utenfor forsvarsalliansen NATO, men da Russland angrep Ukraina endret svensk og finsk politikk seg1
Hva skjer med sikkerhets- og forsvarspolitikken i Norden?Publication : Popular scientific article | 2022
Finland og Sverige er på vei inn i NATO, Danmark har avviklet sitt langvarige forsvarsforbehold i EU.
På hvilke områder har Norge best forutsetninger for å bidra til å styrke det nordiske forsvarssamarbeidet?Publication : Popular scientific article | 2022
Projects All projects
The EU Navigating Multilateral Cooperation (NAVIGATOR)Research project | 2023 - 2027 (Ongoing)
How should the EU navigate the increasingly complex - and conflict-laden - institutional spaces of global governance to advance a rules-based international order? And what factors should be emphasized...
Globale Storbritannia i nordResearch project | 2022 - 2024 (Completed)
In this project we aim to contribute to the emerging research on the UK’s quest for a new foreign, security and defence policy role at the dusk of the formal Brexit process....
Nye allierte, nye mulighetsrom: Norge og Finland i en endret sikkerhetspolitisk kontekst (NORFIN)Research project | 2023 (Ongoing)
his project will study how Finland and Norway refer and relate to each other as security and defence policy allies, what opportunities they see for learning and exchange of experience going forward, a...
Norway and Great Power Politics – Geopolitics, Technology and Climate (NISP)Research project | 2022 - 2024 (Ongoing)
Our times are shaped by developments in geopolitical power dynamics, fast-paced technological development and climate change. In this research program NUPI analyses how these developments change the s...
Defending and renewing multilateralism: Estonia and Norway in the UN Security CouncilResearch project | 2020 - 2021 (Completed)
This project will explore possibilities to enhance Estonian-Norwegian bilateral cooperation in promoting multilateral cooperation and a rules-based global order in the framework of the United Nations ...
Events All events
The Military Power Seminar 2022 – Northern-Europe in a changing security landscapeEventTue 18 Oct 2022Time: 08:30 Europe/Oslo | Location: Sentralen, Oslo
What are the consequences of the changing security landscape for security in the north? At this year’s Military Power Seminar, we invite you to a debate on the important political issues related to security in Norway’s immediate neighbourhood.
Defending and renewing multilateralism: Estonia and Norway in the UN Security CouncilEventWed 4 Nov 2020Time: 10:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: Webinar
What possibilities exist for Estonian-Norwegian bilateral cooperation in the United Nations Security Council?
Britain and Norway: Partnership in a changing worldEventWed 7 Oct 2020Time: 14:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: Webinar
Which areas of cooperation are being prioritised as the UK leaves the European Union, and how can the relationship be expected to develop in the coming years?
Theory Seminar: A Ritual Approach to Deterrence – NATO and its Eastern FlankEventWed 23 Oct 2019Time: 13:15 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI
In this theory seminar, Maria Mälksoo examines “the fourth wave” of deterrence studies.
Restraining Great Powers: Soft Balancing From Empires to the Global EraEventTue 7 May 2019Time: 13:30 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI
When do states resort to soft balancing (relying on institutional and economic instruments) rather than hard balancing (relying on formal military alliances and intense arms buildups)? When do they combine both? What are the differences and similarities between the 20th and 21st century cases of soft balancing, one under multipolarity, the other under near-unipolarity?
Articles All articles
Innovative project strengthened Norway's foreign policy in the Security Council26 Jan 2023
For two years, researchers from NUPI, PRIO and other institutes have advised the Ministry of Foreign Affairs through an innovative research project.
Leaving the UN Security Council: Norway steps down3 Jan 2023
After to intense years, Norway is now stepping down from its role as an elected member of the UN Security Council. In this article we have gathered w1
Big EU project to NUPI6 Dec 2022
From March 2023 NUPI will lead a large EU-funded project on how the EU should navigate multinational cooperation in times of global uncertainty.
Global Order and Diplomacy3 Jan 2022
In what ways are the structures and contents of world politics changing? How do global power dynamics influence states’ foreign policy – and vice ver1
More alignment in Nordic states’ security and defence policies8 Dec 2021
The Nordic states’ assessments of the international security environment are becoming more similar, according to a new NUPI policy brief.