2019all from 2019
Out of Touch? The Elite-Citizen Gap and the Future of Global Cooperation
Events How big is the elite-citizen divide around globalism and anti-globalism? How does this gap vary between countries, between social sectors, and between issue-areas? What generates this elite-citizen split? What can be the consequences for global cooperation around, say, climate change, migration, and the SDGs? What might be done to address the gap?
China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Towards a New International Order?
Events The Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) invites you to a discussion on the Belt and Road Initiative – China’s global vision for trade, infrastructure and political cooperation – and its relation to international order.
Continental Vision: Russia's Interests
Events Since the 19th century, geographers and other specialists have discussed the idea that Europe and Asia are not separate continents but actually joined together geographically to form a single continent of Eurasia. What are Russia’s interests in Eurasia? What influence does Russia possess, how can this be balanced with the other Eurasian powers and what are the limits?
Research seminar: The Rise and Fall of Political Orders
Events Drawing on political theory, comparative politics, international relations, psychology and classics, Richard Ned Lebow offers insights into why social and political orders form, how they evolve, and why and how they decline.
Ukraine's Presidential Election
Events Orysia Lutsevych and Karina Shyrokykh held a roundtable discussion on Ukraine’s 2019 presidential election. Which candidate is most likely to win the election? What are the consequences? What changes are to be expected of Ukraine’s domestic and foreign policy?
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.