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 channel UI seminars 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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The Myth of a Multipolar World
Is the world multipolar? The Swedish Institute of International Affairs in collaboration with Stockholm Univeristy invites to a public symposium examining the evidence for multipolarity, with Stephen G. Brooks arguing that assertions of multipolarity, based on current evidence, are off the mark.
Previous eventsAll previous events
The Current Situation in Ukraine and EU Accession
Russia’s war on Ukraine has severely affected Ukraine's economy. Welcome to a discussion with Sergii Marchenko, Ukraine's Minister of Finance. The discussion is organized by Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and the Stockholm Centre for Eastern European Studies (SCEEUS).
A German Perspective on Russia's War Against Ukraine
In step or out of step with Europe? This public seminar adressed the conflict in Ukraine from a German perspective, considering historical and international context, government analysis and policy, legal constraints, party sentiment and public opinion.
The Baltic-Nordic EU Conversations 2023: The Future of the EU
The Latvian Institute of International Affairs (LIIA), in cooperation with the European Commission's Representation in Latvia and the Parliament of the Republic of Latvia, arranged the annual high-level international conference: "The Baltic-Nordic EU Conversations 2023: More United than Ever?". As a part of the conference, the conversation on the EU’s Future was hosted by the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) and was held online.
The Future of India and China’s Economic Relations: Competition, Cooperation - or Both?
Events How are we to understand the current state of geoeconomic affairs between India and China? What trends in this regard, if any, can be read out of each country’s economic partnerships in Asia, their military spending priorities, and attempts to both develop and securitise the digital economy?
The Asian Barometer – How Swedes View China, India, and Japan
Events What is the Swedish public’s views of the Asian giants China, India, and Japan? How is cooperation with these countries perceived, and how might public opinion impact the Swedish government’s approach to each country, if at all? Welcome to a discussion of the first-ever survey of Swedish public opinion regarding major Asian countries!