Liselotte Odgaard

Senior Fellow (Non-Resident)

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Liselotte Odgaard is a non-resident senior fellow at Hudson Institute focused on security issues between the US, Europe, and East Asia. 

 

Biography

Liselotte Odgaard is a non-resident senior fellow at Hudson Institute. Her work focuses on US-China-Europe relations, including NATO-China relations; Chinese foreign, security, and defense policy; Indo-Pacific security, and the geopolitics of the Arctic region. She is also a professor at the Norwegian Institute for Defense Studies in Oslo.

Dr. Odgaard has been a visiting scholar at institutions such as Harvard University, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the Norwegian Nobel Institute. She is the author of numerous monographs, books, peer-reviewed articles, and research papers on Chinese and Asia-Pacific security, and she is a frequent commentator on these issues in the media. Recent publications include “Home Versus Abroad: China’s Differing Sovereignty Concepts in the South China Sea and the Arctic” in Cambridge Review of International Affairs (2022); “Will Europe’s Emerging Indo-Pacific Presence Last?” in East Asia Forum, (2022); “NATO’s China Role: Defending Cyber and Outer Space,” in The Washington Quarterly (2022); and with M. Taylor Fravel and Kathryn Lavelle, “China Engages the Arctic: A Great Power in a Regime Complex,” in Asian Security (2022). She regularly participates in policy dialogues, such as the Arctic Circle Assembly in Iceland and the Xiangshan Forum in Beijing. She received her bachelor’s, master’s, and PhD in political science from Aarhus University in Denmark, as well as a master’s degree in international studies from the University of Warwick in the UK. 

 

11
October 2022
Past Event
Dragon in the North: Assessing the Growing Chinese Threat to the Arctic Region
Featured Speakers:
Miles Yu
Michael R. Pompeo
Arthur Herman
Roslyn Layton
Liselotte Odgaard
Members of China's research team set up an ocean profiling float at a short-term data acquisition location near the icebreaker Xuelong, or "Snow Dragon," in the Arctic Ocean, on August 18, 2016. (Xinhua/Wu Yue via Getty Images)
11
October 2022
Past Event
Dragon in the North: Assessing the Growing Chinese Threat to the Arctic Region

The China Center will host a conference, entitled “The Dragon in the North: Assessing the Growing Chinese Threat to the Arctic Region,” organized by Hudson Senior Fellow Dr. Arthur Herman.

Members of China's research team set up an ocean profiling float at a short-term data acquisition location near the icebreaker Xuelong, or "Snow Dragon," in the Arctic Ocean, on August 18, 2016. (Xinhua/Wu Yue via Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Miles Yu
Michael R. Pompeo
Arthur Herman
Roslyn Layton
Liselotte Odgaard
09
April 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | Sino-US Tech Competition: Where Does Europe Stand?
Featured Speakers:
Mathieu Duchâtel
Giulio Pugliese
Thomas Duesterberg
Liselotte Odgaard
09
April 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | Sino-US Tech Competition: Where Does Europe Stand?

Please be advised: This event will premiere LIVE on this page at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Friday, April 9.

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Featured Speakers:
Mathieu Duchâtel
Giulio Pugliese
Thomas Duesterberg
Liselotte Odgaard
16
December 2020
Past Event
Video Event | Partnering in the Indo Pacific
Featured Speakers:
Dr. Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Liselotte Odgaard
Dr Rani D. Mullen
Aparna Pande
16
December 2020
Past Event
Video Event | Partnering in the Indo Pacific

**__Please be advised: This event will premiere LIVE on this page at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, December 16.__**

Join Hudson Institute for an expert

Featured Speakers:
Dr. Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Liselotte Odgaard
Dr Rani D. Mullen
Aparna Pande
15
December 2020
Past Event
Video Event | Rising Geopolitical Tensions in the Arctic: Responses of the U.S. Administration
Featured Speakers:
Bryan Clark
Randy Kee
Richard Weitz
Liselotte Odgaard
15
December 2020
Past Event
Video Event | Rising Geopolitical Tensions in the Arctic: Responses of the U.S. Administration

**__Please be advised: This event will premiere LIVE on this page at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, December 15.__**

Join Hudson Institute for a discussion

Featured Speakers:
Bryan Clark
Randy Kee
Richard Weitz
Liselotte Odgaard
28
July 2020
Past Event
Video Event | Can Europe Deter Chinese and Russian Aggression?
Featured Speakers:
Nicolas Bauquet
Mats Engman
Liselotte Odgaard
Peter Rough
28
July 2020
Past Event
Video Event | Can Europe Deter Chinese and Russian Aggression?

As the United States courts European allies to join a unified effort to counter the economic and national security threats of an increasingly aggressi

Featured Speakers:
Nicolas Bauquet
Mats Engman
Liselotte Odgaard
Peter Rough
16
June 2020
Past Event
Video Event | Ambassador Carla Sands on Reasserting U.S. Influence in the Arctic
Featured Speakers:
Liselotte Odgaard
Ambassador Carla Sands
16
June 2020
Past Event
Video Event | Ambassador Carla Sands on Reasserting U.S. Influence in the Arctic

**__Please be advised: This event will premiere at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, June 16. Click here to view this event on Hudson’s website.__**

Join Hu

Featured Speakers:
Liselotte Odgaard
Ambassador Carla Sands
18
May 2020
Past Event
Video Event | The Strength of Democracies: The Atlantic Relationship During COVID-19
Featured Speakers:
Liselotte Odgaard
David Shullman
Sven Biscop
Nadia Schadlow
18
May 2020
Past Event
Video Event | The Strength of Democracies: The Atlantic Relationship During COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis has revealed strengths and flaws in the ability of democracies to manage global crises.

Featured Speakers:
Liselotte Odgaard
David Shullman
Sven Biscop
Nadia Schadlow
03
April 2020
Past Event
Video Livestream | China's Charm Diplomacy: Beijing's Attempts to Reinvent Reality
Featured Speakers:
Patrick M. Cronin
Liselotte Odgaard
Aparna Pande
Peter Rough
03
April 2020
Past Event
Video Livestream | China's Charm Diplomacy: Beijing's Attempts to Reinvent Reality

**__Please be advised: This event will be livestreamed only starting at 11:00 a.m. EDT, Friday, April 3.__**

**__If you have questions for our paneli

Featured Speakers:
Patrick M. Cronin
Liselotte Odgaard
Aparna Pande
Peter Rough
21
February 2020
Past Event
Strategies for the Indo-Pacific: Perceptions of the U.S. and Like-Minded Countries
Featured Speakers:
Patrick Cronin
Richard Heydarian
John Lee
Satoru Nagao
Liselotte Odgaard
Aparna Pande
21
February 2020
Past Event
Strategies for the Indo-Pacific: Perceptions of the U.S. and Like-Minded Countries

The Indo-Pacific remains a critical part of the global competition for dominance between the United States and China. Join Hudson Institute for a conv

Featured Speakers:
Patrick Cronin
Richard Heydarian
John Lee
Satoru Nagao
Liselotte Odgaard
Aparna Pande
26
November 2019
Past Event
Countering China in the Indo-Pacific
Featured Speakers:
Dhruva Jaishankar
Liselotte Odgaard
Satoru Nagao
Satu Limaye
Richard Heydarian
26
November 2019
Past Event
Countering China in the Indo-Pacific

Hudson Institute will host an event to discuss the latest developments of the growing competition between the U.S. and China in the Indo-Pacific.

The

Featured Speakers:
Dhruva Jaishankar
Liselotte Odgaard
Satoru Nagao
Satu Limaye
Richard Heydarian
25
November 2019
Past Event
Multilateral Institutions: Indispensable or Irrelevant to Global Peace and Prosperity?
Featured Speakers:
Liselotte Odgaard
H.E. Martin Bille Hermann
Kathryn Lavelle
Blaise Misztal
Eli Whitney Debevoise
25
November 2019
Past Event
Multilateral Institutions: Indispensable or Irrelevant to Global Peace and Prosperity?

Hudson Institute will host a discussion on the relevance of multilateral institutions in today’s world.

Featured Speakers:
Liselotte Odgaard
H.E. Martin Bille Hermann
Kathryn Lavelle
Blaise Misztal
Eli Whitney Debevoise
27
September 2019
Past Event
Great Powers, Greenland, and Geostrategic Competition in the Arctic
Featured Speakers:
Stacy R. Closson
Patrick Cronin
John Farrell
Kathryn Lavelle
Liselotte Odgaard
Inuuteq Holm Olsen
Los Angeles-class submarine USS Annapolis (SSN 760) rests on the Arctic Ocean after breaking through three feet of ice during Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2009. (Getty Images)
27
September 2019
Past Event
Great Powers, Greenland, and Geostrategic Competition in the Arctic

Geostrategic and commercial Arctic dynamics bring renewed focus on whether the United States should ratify the Law of the Sea Treaty.

Los Angeles-class submarine USS Annapolis (SSN 760) rests on the Arctic Ocean after breaking through three feet of ice during Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2009. (Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Stacy R. Closson
Patrick Cronin
John Farrell
Kathryn Lavelle
Liselotte Odgaard
Inuuteq Holm Olsen
19
June 2019
Past Event
The Rise of an Illiberal China in a Liberal World Order
Featured Speakers:
Tarun Chhabra
Philippe Le Corre
Patrick M. Cronin
Evan Feigenbaum
Liselotte Odgaard
Officers and soldiers of Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps attend a pep rally for the anti-terrorism and maintaining stability at Shuanghe in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region of China. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)
19
June 2019
Past Event
The Rise of an Illiberal China in a Liberal World Order

Experts discuss China

Officers and soldiers of Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps attend a pep rally for the anti-terrorism and maintaining stability at Shuanghe in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region of China. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Tarun Chhabra
Philippe Le Corre
Patrick M. Cronin
Evan Feigenbaum
Liselotte Odgaard
16
April 2019
Past Event
Caught in the Crossfire: Balancing EU relations with the U.S. and China
Featured Speakers:
Thomas J. Duesterberg
Jeppe Tranholm-Mikkelsen
Liselotte Odgaard
Randall G. Schriver
Ashley Tellis
Ken Weinstein
The container ship 'CSCL Globe' of shipping company China Shipping Group is accompanied by tugs during the docking maneuver at the container terminal Eurogate in Hamburg, Germany.
16
April 2019
Past Event
Caught in the Crossfire: Balancing EU relations with the U.S. and China

Experts discuss the EU, U.S., and China

The container ship 'CSCL Globe' of shipping company China Shipping Group is accompanied by tugs during the docking maneuver at the container terminal Eurogate in Hamburg, Germany.
Featured Speakers:
Thomas J. Duesterberg
Jeppe Tranholm-Mikkelsen
Liselotte Odgaard
Randall G. Schriver
Ashley Tellis
Ken Weinstein
Vice President of Lombardy Region Fabrizio Sala speaks during a press conference with members of a Chinese medical team at Milan Malpensa Airport on March 18, 2020 in Ferno, Italy.
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Vice President of Lombardy Region Fabrizio Sala speaks during a press conference with members of a Chinese medical team at Milan Malpensa Airport on March 18, 2020 in Ferno, Italy.
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