Henrik Stålhane HiimSenior Research Fellow
Henrik Stålhane Hiim's main area of research is Chinese foreign and security policy. He also has a strong interest in nuclear proliferation and arms control.
Hiim completed his PhD at the University of Oslo in 2016. His dissertation explores China’s approach to the nuclear programs of Pakistan, Iran, and North Korea. Hiim is a former Stanton nuclear security fellow at MIT, and has been a guest researcher at Beijing University. At NUPI, he is a Senior Research Fellow in the Research group on Russia, Asia and International Trade.
2020 - 2024 (Ongoing)
Does investing in roads and railroads in another country generate increased political influence? ROADS seeks to answer this question by zooming in on China´s role in building high-speed railways (HSR) in Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia and Indonesia.
2019 - 2023 (Ongoing)
How can liberal open societies reap the benefits of open economies, but at the same time protect their legitimate security interests? In the project “Consequences of Investments for National Security” (COINS) we are examining how liberal economies can attract foreign investments whilst at the same time...
Tue 4 Feb 2020Event
Theory Seminar: Crafting Payoffs: Strategies and Effectiveness of Economic StatecraftTime: 13:15 Location: NUPI
When is it effective to use economic instruments in international politics?
: Academic article
2019While the United States is seeking to adopt a lower profile in the Middle East, China's interests in the region is expanding. This raises questions about the future of China's strategy towards the region. Will China seize the opportunity to establish a heavy military presence, cultivate client...
2019 - 2021 (Ongoing)
This project examines the main obstacles to nuclear arms control and disarmament, focusing on Asia.
Wed 30 Jan 2019Event
China and the nuclear crises in Iran and North KoreaTime: 14:00 Location: NUPI
The nuclear deal with Iran is in crisis, and talks on the North Korean nuclear program has made little progress. At the same time, China is well on its way to become one of the world’s most powerful states. How important is it for China to prevent any further proliferation of nuclear weapons?