2020all from 2020
China’s Global Role in the Covid-19 Crisis
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, countries around the world have imposed strict lockdown measures and economies are paralyzed. Observers debate how quickly economic growth in China, where the outbreak first started, will recover compared to other countries. Can the crisis be an opening for Beijing to advance its international position?
Rising Insecurities in the Middle East and North Africa
Events What do the recent wave of protests across the MENA reveal about the status of state-society relations in the region? Are there communalities between the recent waves of uprisings? How are states and established regimes reacting to rising domestic insecurities?
Revisionism or Reconciliation? Relating to a Conflict Ridden Past
Events Why do some historical legacies continue to burden states and national identities? Can such conflicts be settled, and how should new interpretations of established history be dealt with? How do we take on the challenge of revisionism?
2019all from 2019
2018All from 2018
Thieves in law: Russian organised crime
Events How has organised crime penetrated the country´s financial and political structures? Is the distinction clear between crime, politics and law enforcement or are these just different versions of each other? What does the future hold for the thieves in law?
US-Russia nuclear relations after the INF treaty
Events What will happen to the US-Russia nuclear relations? Will any state benefit if the INF treaty is permanently terminated? What will happen to global security if the US actually withdraws from the treaty and will there be a new arms race?
Russian Approaches to International Law
Events Is the Russian understanding of International Law the same as considered mainstream in the West or is the understanding different? If so, why and what implications for the future of International law can emerge out of the these diffrent understandings?
2017All from 2017
Xi Jinping´s "New Era": What Does It Mean for China´s Role in the World?
Events During its 19th National Congress in October, the Communist Party of China adopted a new guiding ideology: “Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era”. How will it impact China’s foreign relations?
2016All from 2016
25 Years After the Fall of the USSR: Historical Legacies and Perspectives for the Future in Central Asia
Events The Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) and the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, organized a seminar focusing on Central Asia. What are the future prospects of states and people in this strategically important region? How have the countries in Central Asia fared since independence?
2015All from 2015
Intelligent Foreign Policy: Panel 1.
Events On December 11 2015, the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) together with the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS), arranged a discussion on information exchange, early warning and sense-making for smarter EU action on the foreign policy arena.
2014All from 2014
Democracy and the Right to Know - The Role of Global Media
Events On December 1, 2014 the Right Livelihood Award Foundation and the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) arranged a seminar with Guardian editor-in-chief Alan Rusbridger, one of the 2014 Right Livelihood Award Laureates, and Peter Wolodarski, Dagens Nyheter editor-in-chief.