Events organised by NUPI are most often open to the general public. Most of our events are also streamed live on our Youtube channel.
Wed 22 Jan 2020
Breakfast seminar: We Need To Talk About PutinTime: 09:00 Location: NUPI
What do we really know about one of the most powerful men in the world after two decades in power?
Tue 14 Jan 2020
Breakfast seminar: China as a Development Actor in AfricaTime: 08:30 Location: NUPI
China’s role as an international development actor is growing. What is China hoping to achieve? How do African actors respond, and what are possible implications for Norwegian development policy?
Thu 12 Dec 2019
Breakfast seminar: Street versus system – the protest wave in the Middle EastTime: 09:00 Location: NUPI
Over the past months, popular protests have shaken the rulers of Algeria, Lebanon, Iran and Iraq. In this breakfast seminar, NUPI researchers discuss the nature of the protests and the prospects for change.
Wed 11 Dec 2019
WTO and the trade war: The end of peaceful conflict resolution?Time: 09:00 Location: NUPI
If president Trump doesn’t change his mind, the WTO will be in a crisis from 11 December. What has caused the crisis, and can it be resolved?
Fri 29 Nov 2019
The Zelensky phenomenon: From where did it come and where will it leadTime: 14:15 Location: Store møterom, Georg Sverdrups hus, Universitetet i Oslo
Adrian Karatnycky will give a talk about Volodymyr Zelensky, the Ukrainian comedian-turned-president, and how his electoral triumph was possible.
Tue 26 Nov 2019
CANCELLED: Europe in 2020 – a Finnish perspectiveTime: 09:30 Location: NUPI
This event has been cancelled due to unforeseen events.
Mon 25 Nov 2019
History as politics in Putin’s RussiaTime: 14:00 Location: NUPI
Professor Alexey Miller give a lecture about Russian memory politics and how memory politics is used and can be understood in relation to the international context.
Wed 20 Nov 2019
Breakfast seminar: How does China view the world economy?Time: 08:30 Location: NUPI
We hear a lot about the slowing of China’s economic growth and the trade war with USA. How do Chinese researchers view the situation and what does it mean for other countries and Norway?
Mon 11 Nov 2019
Theory Seminar: “Traditional” institutions and polity-building in Chechnya and IngushetiaTime: 14:00 Location: NUPI
Dr Ekaterina Sokirianskaia, will present her book project on the situation in North Caucasus.
Fri 8 Nov 2019
Russia and the European Human Rights SystemTime: 09:00 Location: NUPI
There is a change in Russia's approach to the European Convention on Human Rights. What are the prospects for Russian participation in this system?
Thu 7 Nov 2019
Radicalization behind bars: Lessons and challenges from Norway and the NetherlandsTime: 09:00 Location: NUPI
How can correctional institutions and the wider society prevent radicalization behind bars?
Tue 5 Nov 2019
Theory Seminar: Global History and International RelationsTime: 12:15 Location: NUPI
Dr George Lawson from the London School of Economics and Political Science will present a paper on ‘Global History and International Relations’.
Mon 4 Nov 2019
How do revolutions begin, unfold and end?Time: 13:15 Location: NUPI
To mark the establishment of the Centre of Historical International Politics (CHIP) at NUPI, we have the pleasure of inviting you to a talk with Dr George Lawson on ‘Anatomies of revolution’.
Fri 1 Nov 2019
The U.S. Cyber Strategy of Persistent EngagementTime: 09:00 Location: NUPI
How does the U.S. Cyber Command wish to position itself in cyberspace?
Fri 1 Nov 2019
Theory Seminar: Cyber Conflict in the study of International RelationsTime: 11:00 Location: NUPI
Max Smeets will take a closer look at the academic literature on analysing cyber conflict.
Thu 31 Oct 2019
Ukraine's energy transition in a new political landscapeTime: 14:00 Location: NUPI
The presidential and parliamentary elections earlier this year resulted in a massive shift of power in Ukrainian politics. How is this affecting the energy sector in Ukraine?
Mon 28 Oct 2019
Why Populist Foreign Policies in Europe are Doomed to FailTime: 14:00 Location: NUPI
Professor Andrew Moravcsik visits NUPI to talk about the surge of populism in Europe and its limitations for foreign policy.
Fri 25 Oct 2019
Is there an extremist personality? – The link between personality characteristics and violent extremismTime: 09:00 Location: NUPI
Milan Obaidi presents research that highlights individual personality characteristics as important when trying to understand the process of radicalization.
Thu 24 Oct 2019
Theory Seminar: A Ritual Approach to Deterrence – NATO and its Eastern FlankTime: 13:15 Location: NUPI
In this theory seminar, Maria Mälksoo examines “the fourth wave” of deterrence studies.
Tue 22 Oct 2019
Becoming Banal: Incentivizing and Monopolizing the Nation in RussiaTime: 16:15 Location: Seminar room 1, Sophus Bugges hus, University of Oslo
Associate Professor Paul Goode will give a talk about how nationalism becomes a banal fact of everyday life in his analysis of Post-Soviet Russia.