2019

  • What global role for the EU after Brexit?
    Event
    Tue 15 Oct 2019
    Time: 10:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI

    When the UK eventually leaves the EU, the EU's role as an actor in the world will change. In this seminar, Professor Mike Smith from the University of Warwick will present his work on the the interplay between Brexit and the EU’s international roles.

  • Environmental challenges know no borders – Foreign policy for a habitable planet
    Event
    Wed 25 Sept 2019
    Time: 14:30 Europe/Oslo | Location: Deichman's main library

    What obstacles is there in solving the climate crisis? Who is responsible for saving us from it? Does it matter what we do locally and nationally? What role does foreign policy play in reaching the goal? WWF, J.M. Stenersens Forlag and NUPI invites you to a mini-lecture with David Wallace-Wells and a panel discussion on the importance of a greener foreign policy.

  • Theory seminar: States and Nature – The Effects of Climate Change on Security
    Event
    Wed 25 Sept 2019
    Time: 12:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI

    Joshua Busby, University of Texas-Austin, will present the main argument and empirical work from his draft book manuscript.

  • China’s Export Success: Due to Unfair Practices or Fair Competition?
    Event
    Wed 18 Sept 2019
    Time: 14:30 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI

    The accusations are numerous during the US-China trade war. At this seminar, Professor Rolf J. Langhammer will review the facts of China's trade policy.

  • Why populism?
    Event
    Thu 5 Sept 2019
    Time: 10:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI

    Who are the new populists? And how did these movements emerge?

  • The evolving political dynamics in Ethiopia and its implications for the Horn of Africa
    Event
    Mon 2 Sept 2019
    Time: 10:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI

    In this seminar, Dr. Abdeta Beyene of the Centre for Dialogue, Research and Cooperation in Ethiopia will talk about the evolving political dynamics in Ethiopia and its implications for the greater Horn of Africa.

  • Breakfast seminar: The EU in the Sahel – from good intentions to Europe first?
    Event
    Wed 28 Aug 2019
    Time: 09:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI

    Researchers from some of the world's leading institutes have in a three-year project looked into which local impacts the EU crisis response has had in the areas where they have taken place, and how the EU can improve its response mechanisms.

  • Reforms in Uzbekistan and new dynamics in Central Asia
    Event
    Wed 19 Jun 2019
    Time: 12:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI

    What is the potential impact of President Mirziyoyev’s reform agenda for regional dynamics in Central Asia and beyond?

  • Turkey’s Syria policy and the refugee question
    Event
    Tue 25 Jun 2019
    Time: 10:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI

    How is Turkey’s foreign policy shaped in the new presidential system? And how is Turkey’s Syria policy influenced by and influencing the refugee crisis?

  • Theory seminar: Brokered safety – labour recruitment and migration assistance in the Mekong region
    Event
    Sun 23 Jun 2019
    Time: 12:15 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI

    In this theory seminar, Dr. Sverre Molland will talk about the importance of intermediaries and mediation for work recruitment in the Mekong region. He will also talk about how this can be seen as an integral part of government steering instruments, and as something aid organizations can benefit from in their "safe-migration" practice aimed at labour migration.