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Germany votes: Merkel’s Fourth Term?


The Nature and Immorality of Collective Revenge


Life in North-Korea


Call for papers. Small States and the New Security Environment, Reykjavik, 26 June 2018


Putting the North Atlantic back into NATO


Small States and the New Security Environment. First international conference, University of Canterbury 3-4 June 2017


Small States Summer School 2017


Philadelphia: A Welcoming City for Immigrants


Climate Change and Land Management in Uganda


Peace and Security in the Arctic. Open seminar at Reykjavík University, lecture room M208 10th of May from 10:00 to14:00


Rome Treaties’ 60th Anniversary


Research grants for young researchers


Ideals and Values in Education and Sports: Are We on the Right Track?


MA thesis research grants: Immigration, migration and refugees


Small State Security – New Research Project


Workshop with Cynthia Enloe


New Security Challenges in the North Atlantic: Regional Perspectives


The 2016 Human Development Report


Small States Summer School 2017


NATO and Global Security Issues


Integration of Refugees: Opportunities for Improvement


Small States in Europe: Towards a Cross-Disciplinary Approach


Brexit Confidential


Season’s Greetings


You are my heros


Rediscovering the military importance of Iceland and the North-Atlantic Area


The War in Syria


Rethinking national security in the Nordic countries


Poland 2016 – Governance by Conflict


US Elections: Opposing Views


Rethinking Peace and Power: The Opening of HÖFÐI Reykjavik Peace Centre


Icelandic National Security in the Post IDF-Era


Promoting Peace with the Power of Media


Upcoming events in the fall


25 Years Nordic-Baltic Cooperation


Russia today: Western Neighbours and Public Diplomacy


UN Sustainable Development Goals: Zero Hunger


20th anniversary of the Arctic Council


Geo-Politics and Strategy in Europe: The role of Russia, NATO, and the North


Fighting Tax Evasion: Open seminar with Torsten Fensby


Small States Summer School 2016


Dr. Jane Goodall in Iceland


Follow-up to COP21: next steps for the EU and Iceland


An Integrated European Union Policy for the Arctic


A memorial service for Alyson JK Bailes


Brexit and its implications for Iceland, Ireland and the EU


In Memoriam: Alyson J.K. Bailes


The Propaganda War against Terrorism


Johan Galtung: Positive and Negative Peace – A Peace Formula  


Small States: Advancing International Status through Smart Governance


The 2015 Human Development Report


Open seminar: The Role of Non-Arctic States in Emerging Polar Security


A new textbook on European Affairs


The EEA Agreement and Iceland’s obligations


Europe’s Refugee Crisis


Participation in a new Jean Monnet Network project


Small States Winter School 2016 in Vilnius


Small States Summer School 2016


Small States Summer School awarded


New Arctic project receives funding from the Joint Committee for Nordic research councils


The West and Russia: New Cold War? New Détente? Managing Rivalry?


Helsinki 40 plus: The OSCE and Small States


A New Era in Cuba?


The open seminar ‘Europe’s response to the Syrian refugee crisis’ has been cancelled


United Nations and the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals


The Science of Disaster Management


Realities and Perceptions – Challenges to Society and the Media and How They Can Be Overcome


New publication: Nordic and Arctic Affairs: Small States in the Arctic: What Impact from Russia-West Tensions?


Britain and the EU: the challenges ahead


New publication: Chinese Chess in the Wild West: How Icelanders view the growing Iceland-China relationship


Recent developments and upcoming events


Hiroshima: The Atomic Story


A Unified Effort: Strategic and Military Challenges in Northern Europe


Threats to Freedom of Expression in Media and on the Internet


Scotland and Iceland: Crisis, Flux & Constitutional Change


Small States Summer School 2015


Open seminar June 2: The Effects of Climate Change on the Ocean Biosphere


Open seminar May 21: Towards More Union in European Defence


Open seminar May 15: Mediterranean Migrant Crisis


Open seminar May 11: Germany’s vision for Europe: Challenges and Prospects


Open seminar May 8: The future of the EEA agreement


Night in Gaza: Open seminar on April 9


Open seminar April 10: EEA – State of Play and Future Challenges


Open seminar March 31: Cross-border healthcare in Europe


Open seminar March 26: Latvia – a small state with a big role


Interesting seminar on animal welfare


Open seminar March 3: Animal Welfare in Iceland and Europe


Small State Studies Graduate Diploma: Small States and European Integration


Open seminar January 12: Shadows of the Cold War?


The 2014 newsletter


Why income inequality puts democracy – and the global climate – at risk


A new joint nordic master programme in West Nordic Studies


Upcoming events at the Institute of International Affairs


Small States Summer School 2017


NO! The Ousting of Pinochet


Open seminar December 1: Elections in Greenland


The Trans-Arctic Agenda seminar


What Beijing Wants: The Next Phases of Chinese Foreign Policy


Nordic Cooperation on Civil Security – open morning seminar


Open seminar: Russia, the West and Ukraine: A New Cold War?


Open seminar: Do bureaucracies kill creativity? The experience of the European Council


Open seminar: Schengen’s Mediterranean border: Year of Horror


Small states in Europe: Slovenia and its position within the EU


Upcoming seminar: The Trans-Arctic Agenda – October 28 and 29 in Reykjavík


New publication: The Case for Arctic Governance: The Arctic Puzzle


STREAMING: Open seminar on October 20: The Case of Catalonia


Gender in Nordic Climate Policy: Does Equal Representation Make a Difference?


Open seminar on North Korea on October 16 in Lögberg 101


Open seminar October 14: U.S. Relations with India and China


Open seminar October 10: Practicing peace


Åland, a demilitarized zone in a new age of security


The Centre for Small State Studies awarded a large Erasmus+ grant


Open seminars and film screenings at the Nordic House – September 30 and October 1


Introducing the Human Development Report 2014


Open seminar at the Nordic house on September 10: Scotland’s Choice: Independence or Union?


Open seminar at the Nordic House on August 29: Scotland: A New Independent State in Northern Europe?


A new CAPS publication by Ingmar Oldberg


Open seminar: Small States and Governance


New short analytical papers focusing on small states


Open seminar June 5: Iceland, the EU and Climate Change


Open seminar June 2: A Secure Future – Powered by the Land


Open seminar June 2: The EU and the Arctic


Open seminar May 19: Human rights and the EU


Open seminar: Nationalism, identity and the EU


European affairs: Five open seminars in May and June


A Place in the World. Iceland in the Imperial World Order and the New North Atlantic Region


Recent publication: The West Nordic Council in the Global Arctic


Spring programme


Small States Summer School


Seminar on tourism and identity in the Arctic


Highlights of the year 2013


Project grants for Arctic research 2014


From Afghanistan to Syria and Beyond: A Post-Interventionist Era?


An Independent Scotland? A new Northern European small state


Nato now and in the future: Operations, missions, and challenges


The Globalization of Migration: the Case of Southern Countries


US Elections 2012: What´s Happening to Democracy?


The Centre for Small State Studies at the University of Iceland becomes a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence


The UK Independence Party, the Conservatives and attitudes towards European integration in the UK


Has gender equality led to increased European integration?


Development of the EU’s fisheries policy – the Danish experience


Conference on disarmament June 3


Visit from the Shanghai Institutes for International Studies


Protectionism and liberalism? The single market and the EU‘s position in global affairs


The European Union: Differentiated integration or one size fits all?


Urmas Paet, Estonia´s Minister for Foreign Affairs, in an open lecture in Reykjavik


Barghouthi in an open lecture November 29 – Recordings from the event


The Wider Impact of the Euro Crisis – open lecture by Andrew Cottey


Recording from seminar on the EU´s regional policy and Iceland


Energy Security in Europe: Economic and Political Perspectives


Gender mainstreaming in Europe


US Elections – our two events so far in the media


The Crisis in Syria – what can be done?


Michael McGowan interviewed on national radio


The Radical Right and the Politics of Xenophobia in Europe. Thursday September 20th


Greenland’s state-building process in 2012: What’s new? Monday September 17th


New publication: Europe Dialogues 2011-2012


Constitutions of the EU and Nordic States: Multilevel Constitutional Order and Democratic Challenges


The Cod Wars Revisited – New documents from NATO


Symposium: British Foreign and Security Policies toward the Nordic Countries after the Second World War


Workshop in Stavanger, Norway


China and the Arctic – Video Recording


CSDP and Iceland


EU Enlargement and the Balkans


A seminar on International Aid, co-hosted with the Icelandic Red Cross


Developments in Global Governance: The Role of the G-20 and the EU


Constructive skeptics: The Adaptation of Estonia and Finland to EU Foreign and Security Policy


Norm Entrepreneurship and Norm Advocacy: Small State Strategies in the EU


Iceland and the EU´s Common Security and Defense Policy


Is the US Listening to Europe?


The EU as a Global Actor: Facing the Current Challenges


The Presidential Elections in Finland


Simon Bulmer on Germany and the EU – recording from the seminar


Central Bank Governor of Iceland on EU regulations


Palestinian Foreign Minister gave a lecture at the Nordic house


Arms trade from a European perspective: Challenging the normative power


Libya – A Post Mortem


Dr David Suzuki in Iceland! Saturday 1st October


Ríkisfang: Ekkert – Lecture: Is it possible to negotiate peace in Palestine? Wednesday, 21st September


Seminar: Greenland and the High North on Tuesday, 13th September


New publication! Death of an Institution: The end for Western European Union, a future for European Defence?


Towards an efficient EU membership – the case of Finland


The European Citizens´ Initiative


Voices off? The impact of MEPs from small states in a post-Lisbon European Parliament


Iceland needs shelter – an article by Baldur Thorhallsson


New publication: The Role of Small Powers in the Outbreak of Great Power War is now available online


Pre-presidency conference in Budapest


Monday November 8th: The Real Wealth of Nations: Pathways to Development


Friday November 5th: National Initiatives and Referendums – Means to Strengthen Democracy.


Symposium this Thursday November 4th: GENDER AND SECURITY: THE IMPACT OF UN RESOLUTION 1325 ON PEACE BUILDING AND CONFLICT MANAGEMENT


Fifteen years on: Finland and Sweden in the European Union


11th October: The upcoming American Senate elections and the rise of the Tea Party movement


13th October: Crisis in Kyrgyzstan 2010: Lessons for European Security?


28th September: The future history of the Arctic: gold rush or a new cold war?


The impact of EU policies on the language of small states


EU as a defence alliance?


The Democracy Deficit within the EU


‘The Finnish Experience’ in the Nordic House


International Affairs: cooperation with the Institut für Europäische Politik in Berlin


Michael T. Corgan: What Does the US Mean When It Says “Security”


Open Lecture with MEP Diana Wallis


An Open Seminar: Alyson JK Bailes´ ‘Non-State Actors and Non-Military Security’


The United Nations´ Role in a Multipolar World


Sweden´s Experience: From the EEA to the EU


Russian Foreign Policy and NATO-Russia Relations


New Publication: The Future of Iceland in the Community of Nations


CSSS Publication Series: Does a Small State Need a Strategy?


Vladimir Spidla´s Speech


Beinta i Jákupstovu: Latest Developments in Faroese Foreign Affairs


Vladimir Spidla, EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities


CSSS Publication Series: A Small Member State and the European Union´s Security Policy


Andrew Cottey: Benefits and Costs of EU Membership


Olli Rehn: On the European perspective on Iceland and its bid for EU membership.


Iceland´s EU Membership Application: An article by Graham Avery


Olli Rehn, EU Commissioner for Enlargement


CSSS Small States Summer School 2009


Small State Studies Graduate Diploma: Small States and European Integration


Small State Studies Graduate Diploma: Small States and European Integration


Small State Studies Graduate Diploma: Small States and European Integration