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New small states, Brexit and seeking shelter

  • Queen Mary University of London 67-69 Lincoln's Inn Fields London, England, WC2A 3JB United Kingdom (map)

Please join us for the second of Professor Baldur Thorhallsson's Leverhulme Lectures on 28 April.  This is a joint event with the Centre for Security Research of the University of Edinburgh to celebrate the publication of AW Neal (ed) Security in a Small Nation: Scotland, Democracy, Politics.  

A drinks and canapés reception will follow the lecture.

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Speaker biographies

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.