UI researcher Caroline Holmqvist honored in Brussels
News Caroline Holmqvist, senior lecturer in war studies and researcher at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI), has recently been appointed the Eric Remacle Chair in Peace Studies at the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB).
New UI Brief: A new normal for NATO and Baltic Sea security
News In this UI Brief the question explored is whether ordinary consultation mechanisms will be sufficient or whether a specific Baltic Sea Commission should be established for Sweden, Finland and NATO, similar to the way in which Ukraine and some other countries have regulated their collaboration with the alliance.
The South China Sea: still no war on the horizon
News Even though transformations have been weakened in recent years in the South China Sea, a major armed conflict is still highly unlikely, argues UI research associate Mikael Weissmann in his article in the special issue on "China's Maritime Embroilments" in Asian Survey.
Baltic Sea Region: the dynamics of a changing playing field
News On 1-3 June, 2015 the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) on commission by the Swedish Armed forces and United States European Command (USEUCOM) organized a conference entitled "Baltic Sea Region: the dynamics of a changing playing field" in Visby, Sweden.
Research conference: Uzbekistan behind the iron curtain
News The Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI), together with George Washington University's Central Asia Program (CAP), is organizing a two-day research conference on June 11-12, 2015, on the approaches used to analyze Uzbekistan's society, politics and identities.
Linus Hagström professor of Political Science
News Linus Hagström, East Asia Programme Director at the Swedish institute of International Affairs (UI), has been appointed Professor of Political Science at the Swedish Defence University (SEDU). He remains affiliated with both UI and SEDU.
New UI Paper: Kaliningrad's difficult plight between Moscow and Europe
News This article examines the relationship of the Russian Kaliningrad exclave with the federal capital and with the neighbouring countries in three dimensions,the political, the economic and the military ones. Developments in the region deserve more attention among both the research communities and decision-makers.
UI in global international relations conference (ISA 2015)
News On February 17-21 2015, UI researchers participate in the 56th annual convention of the International Studies Association (ISA), the world's biggest conference for research on global governance, foreign policy, peace and conflict and all other topics of the multidisciplinary field of international relations.
European Diplomatic Practices
News On 22-23 January 2015, UI hosted a research workshop titled "European Diplomatic Practices: patterns, approaches and methods" as well as a public seminar with practitioners and academics on the topic of "The World 2015: Challenges to EU foreign and security policy."
UI's EGS report on third place in global think tank index
News The European Global Strategy (EGS) policy report has been ranked third (out of 47) in the 2014 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report. In the category of best foreign policy and international affairs institutes UI climbed from 70th to 44th place in 2013, and kept this position in 2014. In the category of best international cooperation partner, UI holds 12th place (out of 75).