Lilliputian Encounters with Gulliver: Sino-Icelandic Relations from 1995 to 2021

Report by Baldur Thorhallsson, Professor of Political Science, and Snæfríður Grímsdóttir, Adjunct in Chinese Studies, on Sino-Icelandic Relations from 1995-2021

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About Us

The role of the Institute of International Affairs (IIA) is to provide education, promote research, and carry out service projects in the field of international relations.

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Research Centres

The Centre for Small State Studes, the Centre for Arctic Studies and Höfði Reykjavík Peace Centre are all run under the auspices of the Institute of International Affairs at the University of Iceland.

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Höfði Reykjavík Peace Centre

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Centre for Small State Studies

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Centre for Arctic Studies

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Projects

The IIA aspires to serve both academic and professional needs and stimulate a general discussion on subjects relating to international affairs. To this end, the Institute plans and carries out a variety of different projects, conducts research on various subjects and hosts conferences, seminars, and lectures concerning international affairs. It offers various services to both the private and public sector.

Publications

Module 4: Small State Leadership in Gender Policy

This module provides students with an understanding of how small states perform and profile themselves on normative leadership in gender equality. Students are presented with research from and on various small states, who have found a niche in international relations where they can excel and lead by example.

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Keeping the Peace?

An article by Brynja Huld Óskarsdóttir, ACONA fellow

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Alþjóðasamvinna á krossgötum: Hvert stefnir Ísland?

Árleg ráðstefna Alþjóðamálastofnunar Háskóla Íslands, Norræna hússins og utanríkisráðuneytisins, í samstarfi við Félag stjórnmálafræðinga, Stofnun Stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála og Vestnorræna ráðið verður haldin í Norræna húsinu miðvikudaginn 16. júní.

Í ár eins og síðastliðin ár bjóðum við til samtals þar sem við kryfjum alþjóðamálin og allar þær áskoranir sem við …

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A Theory of Shelter: Iceland's American Period (1941-2006)

Baldur Thorhallsson, Sverrir Steinsson and Thorsteinn Kristinsson - University of Iceland

Project: NAS

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Module 1: Introduction to Leadership in Small States

This module is an introduction to the course Leadership in Small States. It aims to give a brief introduction to both small state studies and leadership studies, while also offering an insight into how these two academic standpoints interact

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Nordic Solidarity and Covid-19

Pia Hansson and Auður Birna Stefánsdóttir - University of Iceland, Centre for Small State Studies

2021

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