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Part I. Geopolitics in a Changing Arctic: Arctic Security in a global context. Wednesday 23 Jan
Parallel science sessions, 12:30-14:10
Auditorium 1
12:30-12:40 Introduction by Kristine Offerdal
12:40-13:40 Oral presentations
13:40-14:10 Discussion
Chair: Andreas Maurer & Kathrin Keil
Invited Arctic Geopolitics in a Global Perspective: From cold periphery to global hotspot?
Paal Sigurd Hilde
Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies, Norway
U.S. Security and Defense Policy in Northern Europe: Prospects for a Northern Pirouette
Stephen Flanagan*1, Paal Sigurd Hilde2
1CSIS, USA, 2IFS, Norway
Is Russia a Revisionist Power in the Arctic?
Aleksandr Sergunin
St. Petersburg State University, Russia
13:10-13:20. Early Career
Analysing EU Arctic Policy Process: Actors, Interests and Coherence
Steffen Weber
EU Arctic Institute, Belgium
Japan and the Arctic: Energy Security, Naval Normalization, and Relations With Russia
Alex Calvo1,2
1European University, Spain, 2Birmingham University, UK, 3UNED (Spanish Open University), Spain
13:30-13:40. Early Career