SPRING SEMESTER 2012
FRIDAY JANUARY 20
The Bank Collapse and the Regulations of the
Már Guðmundsson, Governor, Central Bank of Iceland
The author´s keynote
address at the Banking Law Symposium 2011, OECD, Paris, titled “The
fault-lines in cross-border banking: lessons from the Icelandic case”.
Article “The fault lines in
cross-border banking: lessons from the Icelandic Case”, by Már Gudmundsson & Thorsteinn
Thorgeirsson, pp. 141-165.
FRIDAY JANUARY 27
Large Member State Hegemony? Ten Theses on Germany’s new European Policy
Simon J. Bulmer, Professor
of European Politics and Head of Department, University of Sheffield, UK
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 3
The EU as a Global Actor: Facing the Current Challenges
Anna Jardfelt, Director, Swedish Institute of
International Affairs (UI), Sweden
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 10
The EU and the Aftermath of the Arab Spring
Jordi Vaquer i Fanés, Director, Barcelona Centre for
International Affairs, Spain
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 17
Is the US listening to Europe?
Michael T. Corgan, Associate Professor, Department of International
Relations, Boston University, USA
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 24
CLIMATE CHANGE AND EUROPE
Navraj Singh Ghaleigh, Lecturer in Public Law, Edinburgh Law School,
FRIDAY MARCH 2
Iceland and the EU´s Common Security and Defense
Alyson Bailes, Adjunct Professor, Faculty of
Political Science, University of Iceland
Icelandic Review of Policy and Administration: „Iceland and the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy: Challenge or Opportunity?“
FRIDAY MARCH 9
Norm Entrepreneurship and Norm Advocacy:
Small State Strategies in the EU
Annika Björkdahl, Associate Professor, Department
of Political Science, Lund University, Sweden
FRIDAY MARCH 16
The Adaptation of Estonia and Finland to
EU Foreign and Security Policy
Kristi Raik, Researcher, Finnish Institute of
International Affairs, Finland
FRIDAY MARCH 23
in Global Governance: The Role of the G-20 and the EU
Juha Jokela, Programme Director, Finnish Institute
of International Affairs, Finland
FRIDAY MARCH 30
EU Enlargement and the Balkans
Julie Herschend Christoffersen, former Researcher,
Danish Institute for International Studies, Denmark
DIIS Report: “Politics
Prevail in EU Enlargement Serbia’s road to the EU is still influenced by the
question of Kosovo” by Julie Herschend Christoffersen .
FRIDAY APRIL 13
NATO as the Canary in the Mine of Liberal
Trine Flockhart, Senior Researcher, Danish
Institute for International Studies, Denmark
FRIDAY APRIL 20
A European Public Sphere: The Un-Likelihood of
Maximilian Conrad, Assistant Professor, Faculty of
Political Science, University of Iceland
FRIDAY APRIL 27
Public Opinion in the European Union
Göran von Sydow
FALL SEMESTER 2011
Thursday September 8
Is Development Aid Useful?
A seminar in cooperation with the Icelandic Development Agency and UN Women in Iceland.
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 9, 2011
Security for small states in Europe: An illusion?
Clive Archer, Professor Emeritus Manchester Metropolitan University.
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 16, 2011
Gender, Sex and the Post-national Defense
Annica Kronsell, associate professor of Political Science at Lund University.
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 23, 2011
The European Union and the Arab Spring
Rosa Balfour, Senior Policy Analyst at the European Policy Centre in Brussels.
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 30, 2011
Small States in the European Union
Diana Panke, associate professor of
political science at the University College Dublin.
FRIDAY OCTOBER 14, 2011
The Variable Geometry of European Security Cooperation-impact on institutions and small states
Dr. Gunilla Herolf, senior researcher at the Stockholm International Peace
FRIDAY OCTOBER 21, 2011
Can Africa catch up and can we help? Dr. Paul Collier,
Professor of Economics and Director of Centre for the study of African
Economies at Oxford University. Seminar on Development Cooperation in
collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ICEIDA and the
University’s Department of Social Sciences.
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 4-5, 2011
What are the Implications of the Financial Crsis on Gender Equality in Europe?
Rachel Silvera, Senior Lecturer at the University of Paris X. Seminar in cooperation with The Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies International Anniversary Conference „Europe, Gender and the Financial Crisis“.
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 11, 2011
Towards a Second Republic: Politics after the Celtic Tiger
Peadar Kirby, Professor of International Politics and Public Policy at the
University of Limerick, Ireland.
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 18, 2011
Nordic – Baltic Small States: Economy, Security and Identity
First seminar of three in a two year project by NOS-HS.
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 25, 2011
Arms Trade from a European Perspective: Challenging the Normative Power
Tomas Baum, director of the Flemish Peace Institute in Brussels.