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Small states and big powers: Portugal and Iceland's foreign relations
28 & 29 | October | 2021
Auditório 3 | Instituto de Defesa Nacional


October 28  

14:30 - 15:00 | Welcome Session

Helena Carreiras, Instituto de Defesa Nacional

Susana Ramos, EEA Grants Portugal

Nuno Severiano Teixeira, Instituto Português de Relações Internacionais

Pia Hansson, Institute of International Affairs

15:00 - 16:30  | North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Between Europe and the Atlantic: Portugal and NATO in the twenty-first century, Nuno Severiano Teixeira, Instituto Português de Relações Internacionais

Iceland's special relationship with the United States nad membership of NATO,Skafti Ingimarsson, University of Iceland

Chair: Carlos GasparInstituto Português de Relações Internacionais

17:00 - 18:30 (CET) | Nordic states and Africa

Iceland relations with the Nordic states, Pia Hansson and Auör Birna Stefánsdóttir, University of Iceland

Contemporary Portuguese foreign policy towards Africa,António Raimundo, University of Minho

Chair: Pedro SeabraInstituto de Defesa Nacional

October 29

10:00 - 11:30 | European Union  

European by all means: Portugal and European integration, Alice Cunha, NOVA University of Lisbon

A Reluctant European: Iceland and European integration,Baldur Thorhallsson & Óli Kári Ólason, University of Iceland

Chair: Isabel NunesInstituto de Defesa Nacional

12:00 - 13:30 | China and Brasil

Iceland's relations with China, Baldur Thorhallsson and Snaefriöur Grímsdóttir, University of Iceland

Portuguese Foreign Policy towards Brazil in the context of the South Atlantic, Raquel de Caria Patrício, University of Lisbon

Chair: Ana Santos PintoInstituto Português de Relações Internacionais

The panels will be in English, without simultaneous translation.


Lunch on 29 October is included. Registration limited to the first 30 registrants.

Register for first day here

Register for second day here

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