2019

  • The internal brakes on violent escalation: Why ‘extremists’ or ‘extremist groups’ choose not to engage in violence
    Event
    Tue 21 May 2019
    Time: 09:15 Europe/Oslo | Location: Auditorium 2, Eilert Sundts hus, Universitetet i Oslo

    Despite the massive expansion of research on violent escalation, there is insufficient answers to why some extremist groups choses not to engage in violence, even if they are capable of doing so.

  • Breakfast seminar: The global war on journalism
    Event
    Mon 3 Jun 2019
    Time: 09:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI

    Journalist Peter Greste was in 2014 arrested in Egypt and charged with terrorism. It ended with 400 days behind bars. Greste argues that this is an extreme example of a much wider global assault on the media, and he emphasizes why it is important that we fight back.

  • Breakfast seminar: Diplomacy at work in turbulent times
    Event
    Mon 13 May 2019
    Time: 09:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI

    How do you negotiate with difficult partners? This is what Ambassador Chris Hill will talk about when he visits NUPI on 14 May.

  • CANCELLED: How can the EU improve its crisis response?
    Event
    Sun 5 May 2019
    Time: 14:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI

    One month ago, the NUPI-led and Horizon 2020-funded research project EUNPACK was finalised. This seminar will provide an opportunity to look back at three years of research and fieldwork to consider the policy implications of its findings.

  • Poland and Norway – strategic partnership in the making?
    Event
    Tue 7 May 2019
    Time: 15:15 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI

    In 2019 Poland marks 20th anniversary of its membership in NATO as well as 15th anniversary of its membership in the EU. This year Poland will also mark 100 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations with Norway. What are Poland’s foreign and security policy priorities in the time to come? And how are Poland’s relations with Norway going to develop in years to come?

  • China’s Evolving Industrial Policies – what does it mean for us?
    Event
    Sun 12 May 2019
    Time: 14:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI

    Some welcome Chinese investments in Europe with open arms, others see it as a threat to national security. Matthew Ferchen visits NUPI to talk about what China's investment policy means for Europe.

  • Restraining Great Powers: Soft Balancing From Empires to the Global Era
    Event
    Tue 7 May 2019
    Time: 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?

  • What is the impact of the UN missions in Mali and South Sudan?
    Event
    Tue 28 May 2019
    Time: 09:30 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI

    On the occasion of the International Day of Peacekeeping, NUPI has the pleasure of inviting you to a seminar with a focus on the effectiveness of the UN missions in Mali and South Sudan.

  • The future of Russian arms exports
    Event
    Sun 26 May 2019
    Time: 13:30 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI

    Will Russian arms export continue to boost Russian influence in the world?

  • Breakfast seminar: Cyber threats and what to do about them?
    Event
    Thu 2 May 2019
    Time: 09:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI

    Michael Sulmeyer, Director for Belfer Center's Cyber Project, is visiting NUPI to discuss cyber security and international politics.