Professor Baldur Thorhallsson Leverhulme Lecture "New small states, Brexit and seeking shelter" to celebrate the publication of AW Neal (ed) Security in a Small Nation: Scotland, Democracy, Politics.
Friday, 28 April 2017 from 18:00 to 19:30 (BST)
You are invited to
Professor Baldur Thorhallsson's Leverhulme Lecture "New small states, Brexit and seeking shelter" to celebrate the publication of AW Neal (ed) Security in a Small Nation: Scotland, Democracy, Politics.
A drinks and canape reception will be provided for those in attendance.
This event will be hosted at Queen Mary University of London's School of Law campus in Lincoln's Inn Fields. Download the book here.
Other talks include:
"To Speak Security or Not to Speak Security? Responsibility and Deference in the Scottish Independence Debate" - Professor Andrew W. Neal
"Perspectives on Small State Security in the Scottish Independence Debate" - Professor Juliet Karrbo
Andrew W. Neal is a senior lecturer in politics and international relations at the University of Edinburgh and co-director of the Centre for Security Research (CeSeR). He was principal investigator of the ESRC seminar series ‘Security in Scotland, with or without constitutional change’ (2013–2015), and is currently finalising a monograph on the relationship between security and politics.
Juliet Kaarbo is Professor of International Relations with a Chair in Foreign Policy at the University of Edinburgh. She is founding co-director of Edinburgh’s Centre for Security Research. Her research focuses on political psychology, leadership and decision making, group dynamics, foreign policy analysis and theory, parliamentary political systems, and national roles.
Baldur Thorhallsson is Head and Professor at the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Iceland. He is also Jean Monnet Chair in European Studies, and Programme and Research Director at the Centre for Small States at the University of Iceland. He established the Centre for Small State Studies in 2002. His research focus is primarily on small state studies, European integration and Iceland’s foreign policy. In 2017, he is the Leverhulme Visiting Professor at Queen Mary University of London.
Sionaidh Douglas-Scott (QMUL) was born and educated in Edinburgh. She studied philosophy, art history and aesthetics before taking a degree in law. She works primarily within the fields of Constitutional law, EU public law, human rights and legal and social theory, and is particularly interested in questions of justice and human rights in Europe. She is also interested in sub-state independence movements in Europe and has been an active commentator on Scottish and Catalan independence movements in the media, as well as giving expert evidence to the Westminster and Scottish Parliaments on further Scottish devolution. She is a member of the University of Edinburgh's Centre on Constitutional Change. She will be speaking on Scotland, Brexit, and the prospects of IndyRef2.