The combined effects of fragile states, conflict, and climate change pose severe challenges to development and governance. What does this mean for Mali and the larger Sahel region?
Charlotte Heath-Kelly will present her work on how Lacanian psychoanalysis can inform our understanding of the Western need for enmity, and its obsession with enemy entities such the Islamic State.
How does the UK’s counter-terrorism strategy play out in in real-life, and what's the (potential) role of risk assessments in the prevention of terrorism? Marek Hubert, former academic and a current Police Officer, visits NUPI to talk about these issues.
Experts from around the world will take a closer look at how effective UN Peace Operations actually are.
What are the similarities, differences and linkages between Putin’s Russia and Orban’s Hungary, Trump’s USA and Bolsonaro’s Brazil?
Neil Ketchley will discuss his latest article on the diffusion of protest in a population.
Are state-owned enterprises a culprit or a scapegoat in the new protectionism?
Ivan Krastev reflects on the future of the EU, and whether the union is ready to handle major challenges such as migration, the spread of right-wing populism, and instability in the east.
What is a critical methodology? How and when are critical methodologies useful in terrorism research?
On what basis should watchlisting decisions be made and by whom? And have watchlists begun to proliferate beyond their original purposes and beyond the liberal democracies that invented them?