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?
Docs & Talks: Speed Sisters
Events Speed Sisters is the first female racing team in the Middle East. By weaving together life off and on the improvised race tracks we follow four women who drive straight into the male dominated Palestinian car racing scene. Come along for a challenging and fast ride in the occupied West Bank.
Tunisia, the spring and the democracy
Events The Arab spring started in Tunisia and there the historically strong union movement played a significant role in the outcome of the rebellion. In Tunisia the dictator was overthrown and free elections held, but unlike Egypt for instance, both secular and islamist parties have respected and upheld the rules of democratic politics.
Docs & Talks: Amal
Events In this prize-winning documentary we follow the young and courageous Amal in her political and personal transformation during 6 years of rebellion in Egypt. Through her story this documentary reflects the experiences, dreams and traumas shared by a whole generation in their struggle for hope and justice. We are also confronted with the choices that arise when the struggle collides with the reality of power relations in Egypt.
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?
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.