When: 25th of January, 13:00-15:30 GMT

Where: University of Akureyri, Room M101

This seminar on Arctic Security and Defense aims to provide a platform for a meaningful discussion on the security developments that have been occurring within the High North. Join the discussion with esteemed experts on security and international relations on moving forward towards a safer future in the Arctic.




  • Njord WeggeProfessor at Norwegian Defense University College.
  • Matthew Bell - former Commander, Seventeenth Coast Guard District, Juneau, AK, Rear Admiral (Ret.). Joined the Ted Stevens enter for Arctic Security Studies as Dean on the 25th of April 2022.
  • Rasmus Gjedssø BertelsenProfessor of Northern Studies and the inaugural Barents Chair in Politics at UiT-The Arctic University of Norway (Tromsø). 

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