When states are criticised, they normally recognise, reject or counter the critique. Yet they could listen to and contain criticism without directly rejecting or recognising it. Using criticism of Norway’s Child Welfare Services as an example, Kristin Haugevik and Cecilie Basberg Neumann show that diplomatic containment can prevent conflict accelerating and then damaging bilateral relations […]
Senior Research Fellow, Head of Research Group on Global Order and Diplomacy, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)
Kristin is Head of NUPI's Research Group on Global Order and Diplomacy.
She holds a PhD in political science from the University of Oslo.
Her research centres on International Relations theory, inter-state friendship, foreign policy and diplomacy, usually with a geographical focus on the Euro-Atlantic region.
Kristin has published articles in journals including European Journal of International Relations, The Hague Journal of Diplomacy, Politics and Governance, Journal of European Integration and Global Affairs.