Events organised by NUPI are most often open to the general public. Most of our events are also streamed live on our Youtube channel.
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.
Wed 16 Oct 2019
How does the Norwegian Oil Fund affect the companies it has an ownership stake in?Time: 14:00 Location: NUPI
Knut Christian Myhre will talk about expectations, communication, and ownership in Norway’s Oil Fund.
Wed 16 Oct 2019
What global role for the EU after Brexit?Time: 10:00 Location: NUPI
When the UK eventually leaves the EU, the EU's role as an actor in the world will change. In this seminar, Professor Mike Smith from the University of Warwick will present his work on the the interplay between Brexit and the EU’s international roles.
Mon 7 Oct 2019
The U.S. National Cyber Strategy and 5GTime: 14:00 Location: NUPI
What are the challenges and priorities in the American cyberspace?
Thu 26 Sep 2019
Theory seminar: States and Nature – The Effects of Climate Change on SecurityTime: 12:00 Location: NUPI
Joshua Busby, University of Texas-Austin, will present the main argument and empirical work from his draft book manuscript.
Thu 26 Sep 2019
Environmental challenges know no borders – Foreign policy for a habitable planetTime: 14:30 Location: Deichman's main library
What obstacles is there in solving the climate crisis? Who is responsible for saving us from it? Does it matter what we do locally and nationally? What role does foreign policy play in reaching the goal? WWF, J.M. Stenersens Forlag and NUPI invites you to a mini-lecture with David Wallace-Wells and a panel discussion on the importance of a greener foreign policy.
Thu 19 Sep 2019
China’s Export Success: Due to Unfair Practices or Fair Competition?Time: 14:30 Location: NUPI
The accusations are numerous during the US-China trade war. At this seminar, Professor Rolf J. Langhammer will review the facts of China's trade policy.
Fri 6 Sep 2019
Why populism?Time: 10:00 Location: NUPI
Who are the new populists? And how did these movements emerge?
Thu 5 Sep 2019
NUPI's Russia Conference 2019: The Return of Russia – Identity and Foreign PolicyTime: 09:00 Location: Wergeland, Litteraturhuset i Oslo
During Putin’s years in power, Russia has made a comeback as a European great power with global ambitions. What are the Kremlin’s long-term foreign policy objectives? How does Russian self-understandings affect this policy? And what implications may this have for Russia’s neighbors, including for Norway?
Tue 3 Sep 2019
The evolving political dynamics in Ethiopia and its implications for the Horn of AfricaTime: 10:00 Location: NUPI
In this seminar, Dr. Abdeta Beyene of the Centre for Dialogue, Research and Cooperation in Ethiopia will talk about the evolving political dynamics in Ethiopia and its implications for the greater Horn of Africa.
Thu 29 Aug 2019
Breakfast seminar: The EU in the Sahel – from good intentions to Europe first?Time: 09:00 Location: NUPI
Researchers from some of the world's leading institutes have in a three-year project looked into which local impacts the EU crisis response has had in the areas where they have taken place, and how the EU can improve its response mechanisms.
Wed 26 Jun 2019
Turkey’s Syria policy and the refugee questionTime: 10:00 Location: NUPI
How is Turkey’s foreign policy shaped in the new presidential system? And how is Turkey’s Syria policy influenced by and influencing the refugee crisis?
Mon 24 Jun 2019
Theory seminar: Brokered safety – labour recruitment and migration assistance in the Mekong regionTime: 12:15 Location: NUPI
In this theory seminar, Dr. Sverre Molland will talk about the importance of intermediaries and mediation for work recruitment in the Mekong region. He will also talk about how this can be seen as an integral part of government steering instruments, and as something aid organizations can benefit from in their "safe-migration" practice aimed at labour migration.
Thu 20 Jun 2019
NUPI 60 years: Alumni summer partyTime: 18:00 Location: To be announced
This year´s summer party will also be an alumni party.
Thu 20 Jun 2019
Reforms in Uzbekistan and new dynamics in Central AsiaTime: 12:00 Location: NUPI
What is the potential impact of President Mirziyoyev’s reform agenda for regional dynamics in Central Asia and beyond?
Tue 18 Jun 2019
Governing oceans in an age of global shiftsTime: 08:30 Location: NUPI
How can we ensure that the oceans are governed in a secure and sustainable way? How can coastal states like Norway use the oceans to increase their economic growth? Welcome to this seminar and launch of NUPI’s new Center for Ocean Governance.
Wed 12 Jun 2019
Constructed anarchy: governance, conflict and precarious property rights in Bukavu, DR CongoTime: 13:15 Location: NUPI
What is the nexus between conflict, property rights and land governance in some parts of DR Congo?