Rethinking national security in the Nordic countries

Varðberg (Association on Western Cooperation and International Affairs), NEXUS (Research Forum on Security and Defence) and the Institute of International Affairs at the University of Iceland invite you to an open seminar at the National Museum of Iceland, Thursday 27 October from 14:00 – 17:00


Sten Rynning, Professor of International Relations and Head of the Center for War Studies at Syddansk University, Denmark.

Anna Wieslander, Director for Northern Europe at the Atlantic Council and Secretary General for the Swedish Defence Association.

Charly Salonius-Pasternak, Senior Research Fellow, The Finnish Institute of International Affairs.

Svein Efjestad, Policy Director, Norwegian Ministry of Defence.

The seminar is the second in a series of three. The third and final seminar will take place on Thursday 17 November. It is titled Rediscovering the Military Importance of Iceland and the North-Atlantic Area. Please save the date!

The seminar will be in English and is open to all.