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 Upcoming events



Den russiske staten og energiselskapene<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/2020-10-07_rus%20stat%20og%20energi_ingress.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Den russiske staten og energiselskapeneOnsdag 7. oktober inviterer vi til boklansering på Litteraturhuset. Forfatter Ingerid M. Opdahl presenterer boken The Russian State and Russian Energy Companies, 1992–2018, og seniorforsker Arild Moe (FNI) kommenterer.http://forsvaret.no/hogskolene/Arrangementer/russiske-staten-energiselskapene

 Past events 2018



The New Battle of the Atlantic and Security in Northern Europe<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/RUSI_%20John%20Andreas%20Olsen.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The New Battle of the Atlantic and Security in Northern EuropeFacing Russia’s military build-up, Northern European nations must show unity of effort. 22 October 2018, IFS invited Vice Admiral Clive Johnstone and other leading experts to discuss ambitions and obstacles.http://forsvaret.no/hogskolene/Arrangementer/atlantic-security-northern-europe
Defence Cooperation in the EU: implications for Norway and Finland<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/2018-05-30%20PESCO%20summary_ingress%20II.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Defence Cooperation in the EU: implications for Norway and FinlandWednesday 30 May 2018, the Embassy of Finland in Oslo and IFS co-hosted a conference on the latest developments in EU’s defence cooperation and its implications for Norway and Finland. http://forsvaret.no/ifs/en/events/defence-cooperation-eu-norway-finland
Conference summary: Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF)<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/2018-05-30%20JEF_ingress.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Conference summary: Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF)Wednesday 30 May, representatives from Norway, Sweden, Finland and the UK met at IFS to discuss the multinational Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF). Keynote speaker was Frank Bakke-Jensen, the Norwegian Minister of Defence.http://forsvaret.no/ifs/en/events/summary-joint-expeditionary-force-jef
Russian Security and Defence in Putin’s last term<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/2018-05-29%20Russlandseminar_ingress.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Russian Security and Defence in Putin’s last termOn 29 May 2018, IFS launched its new Russian Security and Defence Programme. IFS researchers shared their insights on the rapid developments in Russia’s security and defence over the past decade. http://forsvaret.no/ifs/en/events/summary-event-russian-security-defence-putin
Åpenhet og akademisk frihet i forsvarssektoren<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Rapport%20åpenhet_ingress.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Åpenhet og akademisk frihet i forsvarssektorenOnsdag 2. mai møttes aktører fra Forsvaret, akademia og offentligheten og diskuterte åpenhet og akademisk frihet i forsvarssektoren. Hvordan ivareta det i et militært kommandohierarki? http://forsvaret.no/ifs/seminarer-og-konferanser/apenhet-akademisk-frihet-forsvarssektor
Securing the North Atlantic<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/2018-05-03_Peach_Bruun-Hanssen_toppbilde.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Securing the North Atlantic– The UK’s commitment to Norway is rock solid, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach assured when he met with the Norwegian Chief of Defence on 3 May at IFS.http://forsvaret.no/ifs/seminarer-og-konferanser/peach-bruun-hanssen-securing-the-north-atlantic
Between Deterrence and Disarmament<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/2018-04-20_Between%20disarmament_Panel_ingress.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Between Deterrence and DisarmamentOn Friday 20 April, international academics and key professionals from former US government, NATO, and the industry addressed the future of deterrence and disarmament at IFS.http://forsvaret.no/ifs/seminarer-og-konferanser/between-deterrence-and-disarmament-20-april
Admiral Foggo to Norway ahead of Trident Juncture<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Professor%20Rolf%20Tamnes%20and%20Admiral%20James%20G%20Foggo%20III.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Admiral Foggo to Norway ahead of Trident JunctureAdmiral James G. Foggo III visited IFS the 26th of February. He spoke about the challenges to sea control in the North Atlantic and the upcoming exercise Trident Juncture.http://forsvaret.no/ifs/admiral-foggo-to-norway-ahead-of-trident-juncture

 Past events 2017



The US and transatlantic relations<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/2017-10-09Posen_Brooks_Waltz%20ingress.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The US and transatlantic relationsOn 9 October, IFS hosted a seminar where US foreign policy and transatlantic relations were discussed through Kenneth Waltz’ three ‘images of analysis’.http://forsvaret.no/ifs/seminarer-og-konferanser/us-transatlantic-relations-seminar-oct2017
Strategic adjustments and the Rise of China<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/2017-09-15_Asia_bok_ingress.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Strategic adjustments and the Rise of China15 September the anthology Strategic Adjustments and the Rise of China was lauched with a seminar at IFS.http://forsvaret.no/ifs/seminarer-og-konferanser/strategic-adjustments-and-the-rise-of-china
Where is Turkey heading?<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Summary_Where%20is%20Turkey%20heading_ingress.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Where is Turkey heading?On 8 September, three leading experts on Turkey discussed recent developments in this large and important country in Southeastern Europe. http://forsvaret.no/ifs/seminarer-og-konferanser/where-is-turkey-heading-summary
A New World Order? Asia, Europe and the United States<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/A%20New%20World%20Order_panel%20m%20speaker%20Tunsjo.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />A New World Order? Asia, Europe and the United StatesOn 8 August, leading experts on transatlantic and Asia-Pacific relations discussed important developments in the contemporary world order.http://forsvaret.no/ifs/seminarer-og-konferanser/a-new-world-order-seminar-schreer-petersson-bekkevold-tunsjo-melby
The Brexit effect on European defence<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Brexit%202017%20panel%201.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The Brexit effect on European defenceOn 25 April 2017, British, German and Norwegian officials and experts discussed Britain’s future role in the Euro-Atlantic security architecture and Brexit’s impact on European defence capabilities and cooperation. http://forsvaret.no/ifs/seminarer-og-konferanser/2017-04-05-report-the-brexit-effect-on-european-defence
Security challenges in the North Atlantic - Norwegian, UK and US Perspectives<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Rapport%202017-03-08Sec%20Chall%20in%20North_Atlantic_ingress.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Security challenges in the North Atlantic - Norwegian, UK and US PerspectivesOn 8 March, IFS hosted a seminar on security challenges in the North Atlantic and launched the book “NATO and the North Atlantic: Revitalising Collective Defence”. http://forsvaret.no/ifs/seminarer-og-konferanser/2017-03-08_rapport_security-challenges-in-the-north-atlantic-norwegian-uk-and-us-perspectives
IFS-Seminar:Are the sanctions toward Russia working?<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Russland_sanksjoner_ingress.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />IFS-Seminar:Are the sanctions toward Russia working?On 17 January, experts from IFS, King's College London and DnB discussed this important question.http://forsvaret.no/ifs/en/rapport-2017-01-17-are-the-sanctions-toward-russia-working

 Past events 2016



Joining forces to improve NATO's readiness<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/SNE_konf_mai2016_ingress.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Joining forces to improve NATO's readinessSummary from the SNE conference 26 May 2016 on the NATO adaptation and multinational response forces.http://forsvaret.no/ifs/ifs-conference_may_joining-forces-to-improve-natos-readiness
Finland and Sweden – will they join NATO soon?<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Sverige-Finland-rapport_ingress.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Finland and Sweden – will they join NATO soon?On the 24 November 2016, Joakim Berndtsson, Karl Ydén and Kimmo Rentola visited IFS to discuss why Sweden and Finland have not become NATO members. http://forsvaret.no/ifs/seminarer-og-konferanser/finland-sweden-nato-24nov2016-report
IFS seminar: Great Britain Small Britain?<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/SNE_Britain_jan2016_ingress.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />IFS seminar: Great Britain Small Britain?On 12 January, the IFS-led research programme Security and Defence in Northern Europe (SNE) organised a seminar on the UK as a security and defence actor. http://forsvaret.no/ifs/en/sne-seminar_great-britain-small-britain

 Past events



Northern European security in light of the Ukraine conflict<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/SNE_17_mars_topp_orig.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Northern European security in light of the Ukraine conflictOn 17 March IFS organised a seminar on Northern European security in light of the Ukraine conflict.http://forsvaret.no/ifs/seminar-northern-european-security-in-light-of-the-ukraine-conflict-17032015
30 November: The US NATO debate book launch<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/30.november_Magnus_Petersson_QandA.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />30 November: The US NATO debate book launchWashington wants to “lead from behind”. On 30 November Magnus Petersson presented the findings in his new book.http://forsvaret.no/ifs/en/30-november-the-us-nato-debate-book-launch
Summary: Russian Strategic thinking. Why does Russia keep surprising us?<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/seminar_russia_hanna_smith_ingress.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Summary: Russian Strategic thinking. Why does Russia keep surprising us?IFS, 10 September. Hanna Smith, of the Aleksanteri Institute at Helsinki University gave a talk on Russian strategic thinking and on what causes unpredictability in Russian policy.http://forsvaret.no/ifs/en/summary-russian-strategic-thinking-10sep
Security, strategy and Military Change in the 21st Century<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/130516-F-XL333-538.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Security, strategy and Military Change in the 21st CenturyOn June 9, the book Security, Strategy and Military Change in the 21st Century: Cross-Regional Perspectives was launched at IFS.http://forsvaret.no/ifs/seminar_9_june_security_21st_cent

Published 14 June 2015 13:15.. Last updated 04 June 2018 09:26.