NUPI’s event policy is in accordance with the public health authorities’ guidelines, and we continuously assess the format and audience size of our events. In light of the current covid-19 situation, the majority of our events will take place on a digital platform.
Tue 22 Jun 2021
Jihadist Governance in the SahelTime: 09:00 Location: Microsoft Teams
Often depicted as “Islamic terrorists”, jihadist insurgent governance has rarely been systematically researched in the academic literature. In this seminar, we will discuss what the research tells us about how jihadists govern and why their governance differs not only between different groups but also within the same group.
Tue 1 Jun 2021
When ‘Pockets of effectiveness’ matter politically: Extractive industry regulation and taxation in Uganda and TanzaniaTime: 15:00 Location: Zoom
We are excited to announce this semester’s fifth and last Tax for Development Webinar with Anne Mette Kjær (Aarhus university). She will present the study “When ‘Pockets of effectiveness’ matter politically: Extractive industry regulation and taxation in Uganda and Tanzania”.
Fri 28 May 2021
Mixed Signals: What Putin Says about Gender EqualityTime: 14:30 Location: Microsoft Teams
Researchers on Russia have noticed that Putin gradually has adopted a more conservative agenda, especially as regards gender issues. But is this reflected in the Russian president's own rhetoric?
Tue 11 May 2021
Informal taxation and community-driven development: Evidence from south-central SomaliaTime: 15:00 Location: Zoom
We are excited to announce that this semester’s fourth seminar in our Tax for Development Webinar Series with Vanessa van den Boogaard and Fabrizio Santoro (both at the International Centre for Tax and Development) presenting the study "informal Taxation and community-driven development: Evidence from south-central Somalia".
Mon 10 May 2021
Belarus: At the Height of Mobilisation and RepressionTime: 13:00 Location: Microsoft Teams
Nine months after the massive political protests started as a reaction to the 2020 presidential elections, this webinar examines the state of the political crisis in Belarus.
Wed 5 May 2021
How has the EU responded to the Covid-19 crisis?Time: 14:00 Location: Microsoft Teams
Covid-19 came on top of a number of other crises facing the European Union in recent years, and has put EU under unprecedented stress. In this webinar, we will take a closer look at EU’s response to crises, focusing on its response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Thu 22 Apr 2021
Children in Violent Extremist OrganizationsTime: 15:00 Location: Microsoft Teams
Terrorist organizations, like ISIS, Hamas and the Taliban have exploited children for years. This seminar takes a closer look at the different ways in which these groups recruit and deploy children.
Tue 20 Apr 2021
The impact of climate change on UN Peacekeeping operationsTime: 10:30 Location: YouTube
Follow this webinar to learn more about how climate change impacts UN peacekeeping operations.
Tue 13 Apr 2021
Informal elites as local bureaucrats: Why working as a tax collector increases the local accountability of city chiefs in CongoTime: 15:00 Location: Zoom
We are excited to announce that this semester’s third seminar in our Tax for Development Webinar Series will take place on Tuesday April 13th at 03:00 PM (CET). The speaker is Jonathan Weigel (London School of Economics). He will present the paper “Informal elites as local bureaucrats: Why working as a tax collector increases the local accountability of city chiefs in Congo”.
Thu 8 Apr 2021
The weakest link? Digital technology and cyber security capacity building in Developing CountriesTime: 14:00 Location: Microsoft Teams
The world gets more interconnected, and the dependency of cyberspace and its infrastructure is now evident in most sectors. Join this seminar to learn more about the need for security standards across countries.
Mon 22 Mar 2021
Foreign Fighters in the War in UkraineTime: 09:30 Location: Microsoft Teams
During the last decade at least 17 000 individuals, mostly Russians but also up to 1000 Westerners, joined the war in Ukraine. Many came from extremist settings, predominantly far-right (brown) but also far-left (red). This seminar will look into where these fighters are now, and what they have done after Ukraine.
Fri 19 Mar 2021
EU's strategic compassTime: 09:00 Location: Microsoft teams
The EU is currently developing a ‘Strategic Compass’ for its security and defense policy. Join this webinar to learn more about the background, the progress, and the challenges the process is facing.
Tue 9 Mar 2021
Electronic Payment Technology and Tax Capacity: Evidence from Uruguay’s Financial Inclusion ReformTime: 15:00 Location: Zoom
We are excited to announce this semester’s second webinar in our Tax for Development Webinar Series featuring Anne Brockmeyer talking about financial inclusion reform in Uruguay.
Thu 4 Mar 2021
What’s in the new EU-UK relationship?Time: 10:00 Location: Microsoft teams
The EU–UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement was reached on 24 December 2020, after more that four years of negotiation. Join this webinar to learn more on what the deal holds for the future, both in terms of EU-UK relations and their wider context.
Tue 9 Feb 2021
Tax compliance, culture and local institutions: The legacy of pre-colonial centralization in UgandaTime: 15:00 Location: Zoom
We are excited to announce that this semester’s first webinar in our Tax for Development Webinar Series featuring Merima Ali (CMI and Syracuse University)
Thu 28 Jan 2021
Digitalization, growth and international tradeTime: 10:00 Location: Zoom
ICTs, growth, income inequalities and international trade are on the agenda when UiO and NUPI invites to webinar the 28th of january.
Tue 26 Jan 2021
The Belt and Road Initiative and New RegionalismTime: 15:00 Location: Zoom
While framed by China as an inclusive platform of multilateral cooperation, The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has been met with mixed perceptions in Europe. Join this webinar to learn more about the nature, dynamics and influence of the BRI.
Tue 15 Dec 2020
Kazakhstan's Reforms during the Pandemic: Progress and ChallengesTime: 14:00 Location: Webinar
Covid-19 has led to a global economic crisis, but how has the pandemic affected Kazakhstan and the other countries in Central Asia?
Thu 10 Dec 2020
NATO facing challenges from the Arctic to the Black Sea RegionTime: 15:00 Location: Webinar
Which challenges do NATO face on its Eastern flanks in the years to come? LSE IDEAS, the New Strategy Center Bucharest, and NUPI invite you to a one day conference.
Thu 3 Dec 2020
WEBINAR: Launch of special issue of International SpectatorTime: 14:00 Location: Microsoft Teams
We are happy to promote the launch of a special issue of the "International Spectator" journal on Governance, Fragility and Insurgency in the Sahel: A Hybrid Political Order in the Making, guest edited by Morten Bøås and Francesco Strazzari.