The Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) organizes about 80 seminars and events throughout the year. The seminars range from large public events, closed roundtable discussions to research seminars for a smaller group.
The seminars are open to the general public but it is necessary to register. You can listen to our seminars and interviews on our podcast channel The UI Podcast and watch select seminars on our Youtube channel. UI also organizes seminars for highschool students (in cooperation with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency - SIDA) and all-day courses focusing on a particular foreign affairs theme. UI also participates in events and seminars organized by others, for example the Bond Annual Conference, the Baltic Sea Fest, the Almedalen political week, Globsec and Göteborgs book fair.
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What is at Stake in the Upcoming US Midterm Elections?
Events On November 6, the US heads to the polls for midterm elections, where all seats in the House of Representatives and 35 Senate seats will be in the running. What effects may the election results have on American politics and society?
WAITING LIST: Democracy in the Age of Disinformation: Lessons from European Elections
Events Russian hackers and alt-right propagandists, fake news, soft facts, bots and trolls....the digital age has vastly increased the scope for international, covert and overt influence campaigns to shape elections. How do such campaigns really work? Who is behind them? What do they tell us about the nature of democracy in an era where information borders have broken down, and where we have few rules about what sort of influence is legitimate and which malign?
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The UI Podcast from Almedalen: Why India is important to Europe
Events How can India shape regional dynamics in ways that promotes its interests, while keeping its strategic autonomy intact? Our panelists discussed the implications of these developments for Asia, Europe and beyond. Listen to our podcast from Almedalen.
Georgia, Ukraine and EU integration: what is the agenda?
Events With the goal of EU integration, Georgia and Ukraine have for several years attempted political and economic reform. Although both countries have seen certain progress, in areas such as anti-corruption and energy reform, several challenges persist.
Chinese Advances in Afghanistan and Pakistan: Development and Conflict along the “New Silk Road”
Events Afghanistan and Pakistan are central way posts at China’s new “Silk Road” stretching across the Eurasian continent. Does China’s increased presence tell us something about the prospects of the project?