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Research Topics

Actors and patterns of cooperation and conflict
Russia, Norway and the High North - Past, Present, Future
The United States in the 21 Century Arctic
Defining an Interest: The European Union and the High North
The Power of Energy
Law of the Sea and Ocean Governance
Climate Change and Environmental Protection

Events 2010

Hallvard Tjelmeland:
Utenrikspolitikk i nord etter 1945 (Foreign policy in the north after 1945), Norwegian polar politics seminar, Tromsø, December 2010 

Katarzyna Zysk:
Adviser and participant in the Chief of Naval Operations’ Global Shipping Game, War Gaming Department, the US Naval War College, 8-9 December 2010.

Olav S. Stokke, Robert Huebert, Timo Koivurova, Suzanne Lalonde and Paal S. Hilde:

Conference: Governance in the Arctic region, Oslo, Norway, 29 November 2010

Katarzyna Zysk:
The Arctic in the International Security After 9/11, Paper presented at the 2010 Annual Conference of the International Security Studies Section of International Studies Association and the International Security and Arms Control Section of American Political Science Association, Providence RI, 15 October 2010. 

Rolf Tamnes: 

Geopolitics, resources and security in the High North, The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, September 2010  

Antje Neumann: 

Indigenous peoples rights in an environmental context: the case of area protection and management,  Third polar law symposium, University of Akureyri, Iceland, September 2010

Arild Moe:
The transatlantic energy security dialogue: from Ukraine to the Arctic and beyond, Helsinki, September 2010  

Katarzyna Zysk:

The Russian Navy Today. What it Will be to Tomorrow? Implications of Developments in the Arctic Strategic Environment, Presentation at the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association, Newport, RI, 28 September 2010. 

Dag Harald Claes:

Global energy security: resource availability, economic conditions and political constraints, Stockholm, September 2010 

Antje Neumann:
European energy policy towards the Arctic: possible environmental and social impacts, Erasmus programme, Berlin, Humboldt-University, September 2010 

Katarzyna Zysk:

Geopolitics in the Arctic Region, Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, U.S., 13 and 15 September 2010.

Katarzyna Zysk:

Arctic Security in the 21st Century, Lecture of Opportunity”, The US Naval War College, Newport, RI, 8 September 2010.

Arild Moe:

Ressurskappløpet (The race for resources in the Arctic), Oslo, August 2010 

Katarzyna Zysk:

Russia’s Naval Ambitions: Driving Forces and Constraints, Emerging Naval Powers – Cooperation and Conflict at Sea Conference, Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies, Oslo, Norway, 24-25 June 2010. 

SWP stakeholderseminar: 
The EU and the Arctic region: stocktaking of interests and actions, SWP, Berlin, 27 May 2010. Several programme researchers contributed, e.g. Andreas Maurer, Antje Neumann, Bettina Rudloff, Dag Harald Claes and Per Christiansen. 

Arild Moe: 

Geopolitical and legal aspects of Canada's and Europe's Northern dimensions, Edmonton, Canada, May 2010 
Delimitation of the Russian continental shelf in the context of Russia's Arctic policy, Edmonton, Canada, May 2010

Katarzyna Zysk:
The Name of the Game: The Economic, Political and Strategic Stakes of an Accessible Arctic, and Russia’s Ambitions in the Region, “Matching Ambitions and Realities: What Future for Russia?” Conference of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, The Academic Outreach Programme, Ottawa, Canada, 6–7 May 2010.

Katarzyna Zysk, Heather Conley and Whitney Lackenbauer:
Expert Roundtable on Arctic Governance and Security, The International Security Bureau of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of Canada and the International Security Research and Outreach Programme, Ottawa, Canada, 5 May 2010.

Katarzyna Zysk:
Transformations in the Arctic Security and Natural Environment: Russia’s Responses, Lecture for the US Navy’s Task Force Climate Change, Washington DC, U.S., 30 April 2010.

Geopolitics in the High North conference:

US strategic interests in the Arctic, CSIS, Washington D.C., 28-29 April 2010. 

Clive Archer:
‘Security Prospects in the Arctic and the United Kingdom’ at the Economic and Social Research Council Seminar Series, 'Knowledges, Resources and Legal Regimes: the New Geopolitics of the Polar Regions', Liverpool, 25 March 2010

Clive Archer:
"Norway and the United Kingdom in the High North", Symposium on Britain and Norway: contacts, networks and influences. Oslo, Norway, 11-13 March 2010.

ISA's annual conference
New Orleans, U.S., 17-20 February 2010. Several Geopolitics in the High North researchers participated and presented papers. Click here for ISA web site

Alf Håkon Hoel:
Introduction at the ninth meeting of the Ministers of Environment of the Environment of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council (BEAC)., Tromsø, Norway, 17 February 2010. Click here for BEAC web site

Arctic Frontiers 2010 – Living in the High North
Tromsø 24 - 29 January 2010. Several of GeoPolitics in the High North's participants attended. Click here for more information and to download presentations.

Katarzyna Zysk:
"Climate Change and Security Dynamics in the Arctic”, Contemporary Issues in International Security: U.S.–Russian–European Views, conference organised by Strategic Studies Institute of the U.S. Army War College with the Assistance of the Bureau of Intelligence Research of the U.S. State Department and the Embassy of Finland, Washington D.C., U.S., January 25–26 2010.

Harald Hermansen Eie:

"A zone of competition or cooperation? Security challenges in a changing Arctic", NATO's Partnerships Symposium, Oberammergau, 21 January 2010.

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