Small States and the Changing Security Environment in Europe
The first workshop in our Jean Monnet Networks project, “Navigating the Storm: The Challenges of Small States in Europe” will take place on Friday 1 June in Vilnius. The workshop is an open event organised by the Institute of International Relations and Political Science at Vilnius University (IIRPS VU) under the heading, “Small States and the Changing Security Environment in Europe”. It will be dedicated to small states and the challenges of today‘s international arena. Invited speakers will talk about small states and the new Trump era; small states and international security institutions; economic security as well as affects on small states caused by external shocks.
The workshop provides a platform for the partners in the project to present their on-going research and will also serve as an important forum for the exchange of ideas and best practices. Main speakers of the event are Dr. Andrew Cottey (University College Cork), Prof. Diana Panke (University of Freiburg), Prof. Baldur Thorhallsson (University of Iceland), Dr. Magnus Feldmann (University of Bristol), Prof. Ramūnas Vilpišauskas (Vilnius University) and Dr. Vytautas Kuokštis (Vilnius University).