Water is essential for all living organisms in this world, however the planets water resources are vulnerable and finite. The vulnerability of water resources causes a concern for security, this seminar introduces the audience to the concepts: Sustainable Water, Water security and Water Diplomacy. The...

Under juni förra året inleddes den senaste våldsvågen mellan en av världens mest förföljda folkgrupper – rohingyafolket – och den buddistiska majoritetsbefolkningen i Myanmar. Konflikten har hittills lett till uppskattningsvis 200 dödsfall, samtidigt som fler än 125 000 rohingyamuslimer har tvingats fly. De burmesiska myndigheterna...

Is Catalonia becoming an independent state? The question on Catalan secession from Spain and national independence for Catalonia has triggered arguably the worst constitutional crisis for Spanish democracy. Why do so many Catalans support claims for independence? Why do the Spanish government refuse to negotiate a...

Den 6 december firar Finland 100 års självständighet. En av de mest centrala aktörerna i Finlands självständighetshistoria är Gustaf Mannerheim. Mannerheims långa och mångskiftande liv gestaltas i Henrik Meinanders bok mot den tid och de sammanhang han levde i. Hans privilegierade bakgrund och officerskarriär i...

It all started in 2008 with a book, “Nudge – Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth and Happiness”, written by this year’s recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences and behavioral economist, Richard Thaler, and law professor Cass Sunstein. Since then, “nudge units” all...