Past events at The Institute of International Affairs (IIA)

Open seminars hosted by the Institute of International Affairs at the University of Iceland

The Institute of International Affairs (IIA) at the University of Iceland has organised open seminars on various topics at the start of this fall semester. The seminars include:

  • August 5. Scottish resistance to Trident on our soil, and the implications for the UK and the wider world.

Veronika Tudhope, Vice-President of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) in Scotland and Chair Member of the CND in Britain.

  • August 31. Elections in the Faroe Islands.

Petur Petersen, Ambassador of the Faroe Islands to Iceland.

  • September 4. Scotland and Iceland: Crisis, Flux & Constitutional Change.

Mike Small, Editor of Bella Caledonia and Reporter for the Guardian.

  • September 7. Threats to Freedom of Expression in Media and on the Internet.

Dunja Mijatovic, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media (RfoM).

  • September 22. A Unified Effort: Strategic and Military Challenges in Northern Europe.

Rolf Tamnes, Chair of the Expert Commission on Norwegian Security and Defence Policy and Valur Ingimundarson, Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Iceland.

  • September 28. Hiroshima: The Atomic Story.

Yumie Hirano, Official Hiroshima A-bomb Legacy Successor.

  • October 6. The UK‘s relationship with the EU.

Vijay Rangarajan, Head of the Europe Directorate of the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office.