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Peter Viggo Jakobsen

Person

Phone: + 45 72 81 75 82

    Research and development areas

  • Civil-military co-operation (CIMIC)
  • Danish defence- and security policy
  • EU defence- and security policy
  • European defence and security policy
  • UN Security Council
  • Use of force
  • NATO
  • Counter insurgency operations (COIN)
  • Comprehensive/integrated approach
  • Sanctions
  • Stabilization operations
  • Special operations
  • Superpower diplomacy
  • Military Strategy
  • Coercive diplomacy
  • USA

Research areas

Danish and Nordic defence and security policy, peace and stability operations, civil-miilitary cooperation and the comprehensive approach, role of NATO and the UN in in the management of international peace and security, Use of coercion and military force, and strategy

Research and teaching information

  • Danish and Nordic defence and security
  • NATO
  • The role of the UN in international peace and security
  • Stabilization operations
  • Civil-military cooperation and comprehensive approach
  • Conflict management
  • Use of force, and   
  • Coercive diplomacy
  • Strategy

Research and teaching information

Peter Viggo Jakobsen, Ph.D., is Associate Professor in the Department of Strategy at the Royal Danish Defence College and Professor (part time) at Center for War Studies, University of Southern Denmark

Primary research and teaching areas Danish and Nordic defence and security, the role of NATO and the UN in international peace and security, stabilization operations, conflict management, civil-military cooperation and the comprehensive approach, strategy, use of force and coercive diplomacy

Media, public lectures and consultancy: frequently used by the Danish and international media as a commentator on defence and security issues; gives many lectures on these issues; and has acted as an advisor and consultant for several governments and international organizations.

Peer-review: member of the editorial boards of the journals: European Security (Taylor and Francis, London), International Peacekeeping (Routledge, London), Politica (Aarhus), Military and Strategic Affairs (Institute for National Security Studies, Tel Aviv) and reviewer for for several Danish and international journals and book publishers. 

Management and administration: Head of the Department of Conflict and Security Studies and director of The Defence and Security Studies Research Programme at the Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) 2003-2006.

International experience: Visiting professor at International Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technoloy (MIT), USA (autumn 2006) and Department of War Studies, King’s College of London (spring 1996).

Education: MA and Ph.D. in International Relations from Department of Political Science, Aarhus University; Assistant and Associate Professor in International Relations (1996-2013) in Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen.

Recent publication

Hvordan undgår vi et våbenkapløb i Grønland? Ræson 39 (efterår 2019), 18-23.

Denmark: happy to fight, will travel, International Affairs, 21 May 2019 (medforfatter: Sten Rynning), https://doi-org.ezproxy.fak.dk/10.1093/ia/iiz052

Hvorfor er der altid krig i Mellemøsten og Nordafrika?, Samfundsfagsnyt, No.. 213, (April 2019): 10-14.

New Threats to European Security, i David J. Galbreath, Jocelyn Mawdsley and Laura Chappell (red.) Contemporary European Security (London and New York: Routledge, 1 edition) (2019): 153-172.

Policy-fællesskaber, standard- og krisestyringsprocedurer: det oversete institutionelle grundlag for den brede opbakning til Danmarks aktivistiske udenrigspolitik, Politica, Vol. 51, No 2 (2019):139-167, http://politica.dk/fileadmin/politica/Dokumenter/politica_51_2/peter_viggo_jakobsen.pdf

Ny podcast med Peter Viggo Jakobsen: Krig, fred og andre trusler, https://www.raeson.dk/2019/ny-podcast-med-peter-viggo-jakobsen-krig-fred-og-andre-trusler/

Latest research outputs

  1. Published

    Stop kritikken af Trump og red kurderne

    Research output: Contribution to journalContribution to newspaper - Feature articleCommunication

  2. Published

    Hvordan undgår vi et våbenkapløb i Grønland?

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleCommunication

  3. Published

    Der er behov for en ny aftale om sikkerhedspolitik i Arktis

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Latest activities

  1. Hvordan skal Rigsfællesskabet håndtere den voksende spænding i Arktis?

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  2. Ny verden – ny dansk sikkerhedspolitik?,

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  3. Tilbage til virkeligheden – hvorfor enøjet realisme og off-shore balancing ikke virker

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Latest prizes

  1. Columbus prisen 2015

    Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

  2. Meningsmodig Dansker-prisen 2015

    Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

  3. Columbus prisen 2015

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