Events organised by NUPI are most often open to the general public. Most of our events are also streamed live on our Youtube channel.
Thu 6 Jun 2019
Generation Putin: What’s important to them?Time: 09:00 Location: NUPI
Recent polls show that Russian youths differ from their parents in values and orientations. What impact may this have on their political participation and preferences?
Wed 5 Jun 2019
NATO – an alliance for the future?Time: 09:00 Location: NUPI
NATO is currently facing new and major challenges in today’s security environment. How well is the alliance prepared and equipped to meet these challenges?
Wed 5 Jun 2019
Walls and other boundaries to irregular migration: is the US approach that different from the European one?Time: 18:00 Location: Kværneland, The House of Literature in Oslo
At this seminar 5 June, we will take a closer look at the policies implemented in areas bordering Europe and ask how this affects the neighboring countries and migration flows.
Tue 4 Jun 2019
Breakfast seminar: The global war on journalismTime: 09:00 Location: NUPI
Journalist Peter Greste was in 2014 arrested in Egypt and charged with terrorism. It ended with 400 days behind bars. Greste argues that this is an extreme example of a much wider global assault on the media, and he emphasizes why it is important that we fight back.
Tue 4 Jun 2019
What does Trump’s Space Force mean for Europe?Time: 13:30 Location: NUPI
The American President wants his own Space Force, and this could contribute to a shift in the dynamics of space that until now has been characterized by cooperation.
Mon 3 Jun 2019
Lunch seminar: Peace, war and alliances in cyberspaceTime: 12:00 Location: NUPI
What are cyberspace operations? In what ways is conflict in this “domain” different from conflict in physical domain? And how do cyberspace operations relate to information warfare, what are the similarities and differences?
Mon 3 Jun 2019
Theory seminar: Sonic IRTime: 13:15 Location: NUPI
What role does sound have in the field of IR studies?
Wed 29 May 2019
What is the impact of the UN missions in Mali and South Sudan?Time: 09:30 Location: NUPI
On the occasion of the International Day of Peacekeeping, NUPI has the pleasure of inviting you to a seminar with a focus on the effectiveness of the UN missions in Mali and South Sudan.
Mon 27 May 2019
The future of Russian arms exportsTime: 13:30 Location: NUPI
Will Russian arms export continue to boost Russian influence in the world?
Wed 22 May 2019
The internal brakes on violent escalation: Why ‘extremists’ or ‘extremist groups’ choose not to engage in violenceTime: 09:15 Location: Auditorium 2, Eilert Sundts hus, Universitetet i Oslo
Despite the massive expansion of research on violent escalation, there is insufficient answers to why some extremist groups choses not to engage in violence, even if they are capable of doing so.
Tue 21 May 2019
International food trade: From seafood exports to meat from AfricaTime: 09:00 Location: NUPI
Why does the price of flowers from Africa multiply on its way to Norway? What explains the success of Norwegian seafood exports?
Wed 15 May 2019
The International Criminal Court and the 2008 Russo-Georgian WarTime: 13:30 Location: NUPI
What is the impact of the International Criminal Court's investigation of Russia and Georgia?
Tue 14 May 2019
Breakfast seminar: Diplomacy at work in turbulent timesTime: 09:00 Location: NUPI
How do you negotiate with difficult partners? This is what Ambassador Chris Hill will talk about when he visits NUPI on 14 May.
Mon 13 May 2019
China’s Evolving Industrial Policies – what does it mean for us?Time: 14:00 Location: NUPI
Some welcome Chinese investments in Europe with open arms, others see it as a threat to national security. Matthew Ferchen visits NUPI to talk about what China's investment policy means for Europe.
Wed 8 May 2019
Poland and Norway – strategic partnership in the making?Time: 15:15 Location: NUPI
In 2019 Poland marks 20th anniversary of its membership in NATO as well as 15th anniversary of its membership in the EU. This year Poland will also mark 100 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations with Norway. What are Poland’s foreign and security policy priorities in the time to come? And how are Poland’s relations with Norway going to develop in years to come?
Wed 8 May 2019
Restraining Great Powers: Soft Balancing From Empires to the Global EraTime: 13:30 Location: NUPI
When do states resort to soft balancing (relying on institutional and economic instruments) rather than hard balancing (relying on formal military alliances and intense arms buildups)? When do they combine both? What are the differences and similarities between the 20th and 21st century cases of soft balancing, one under multipolarity, the other under near-unipolarity?
Mon 6 May 2019
CANCELLED: How can the EU improve its crisis response?Time: 14:00 Location: NUPI
One month ago, the NUPI-led and Horizon 2020-funded research project EUNPACK was finalised. This seminar will provide an opportunity to look back at three years of research and fieldwork to consider the policy implications of its findings.
Fri 3 May 2019
Breakfast seminar: Cyber threats and what to do about them?Time: 09:00 Location: NUPI
Michael Sulmeyer, Director for Belfer Center's Cyber Project, is visiting NUPI to discuss cyber security and international politics.
Wed 24 Apr 2019
Norway and New Zealand - common challenges, common solutions?Time: 14:30 Location: NUPI
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs in New Zealand, Rt. Hon Winston Peters, visits NUPI on 24 April.
Wed 20 Mar 2019
The EU, Migrants and Refugees: Building Walls, Fueling Global Crisis?Time: 13:00 Location: Norway House, Rue Archimède 17, 1000 Brussel
Marking the end of the EUNPACK project, experts will discuss whether the EU’s crisis response in the Middle East and Sahel has been helpful or counterproductive.