Political Power in the Networked World

An open seminar hosted by the Centre for Small State Studies at the University of Iceland, Monday 25 June from 15:30 – 16:30, in room HT 101, at the University of Iceland

Political Power in the Networked World: New Methodological Approaches to Small States Studies

The growing connectivity and interdependence of actors in the international arena has made scholars look for novel methodological approaches to research this changing environment.
In this lecture Dr. Alina Vladimirova will show how network approach can broaden our vision of small states roles in international relations and present useful techniques, including recently developed centralities measures, that allow us to create corresponding indexes of national power and account for groups influence in the networked world.

Dr. Alina Vladimirova is a researcher at the Centre for Southeast Asia, Australia, and Oceania of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Her main scientific interests are different faces of power in global affairs, empirical analysis of political power with a focus on small states. Her papers have received a few best paper awards.

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