Sverre Lodgaard

PRIO Director 1987–1992

Sverre Lodgaard
Sverre Lodgaard left PRIO in 1992. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.


Working experience at PRIO:

1967–1970: Student stipend at PRIO
1974: Research Director at PRIO
1977–80: PRIO researcher. On leave from PRIO since sept 1980

1986–1992: PRIO Director

An extensive interview with Sverre Lodgaard by Hilde Henriksen Waage was published as part of the 60th Anniversary series PRIO Stories in September 2019.

PRIO Projects



PRIO started tracking events online in 2007. This listing is not complete. Past events may be mentioned in our news archive.

All Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Lodgaard, Sverre (1996) The Crisis of Multilateralism, Security Dialogue 27(3).
Lodgaard, Sverre (1992) Europe: The CSCE, NATO and the European Union, Security Dialogue 23(3): 57–68.
Lodgaard, Sverre (1991) Global Security and Disarmament: Regional Approaches, Bulletin of Peace Proposals 22(4): 377–386.
Lodgaard, Sverre (1991) Vertical and Horizontal Proliferation in the Middle East / Persian Gulf, Bulletin of Peace Proposals 22(1): 3–10.
Lodgaard, Sverre (1989) Naval Arms Control - Some Specific Proposals, Bulletin of Peace Proposals 20(2): 147–155.
Berg, Per & Sverre Lodgaard (1983) Disengagement Zones: A Step Towards Meaningful Defence?, Journal of Peace Research 20(1): 5–16.
Lodgaard, Sverre (1980) Arms Race in Europe, Journal of Peace Research 17(1): 1–8.
Lodgaard, Sverre (1980) A Nuclear Weapon Free Zone in the North? A Reappraisal, Bulletin of Peace Proposals 11(1): 33–39.
Lodgaard, Sverre (1980) Prospects for Non-Proliferation, Survival 22(4): 161–166.
Lodgaard, Sverre & Jozef Goldblat (1980) Non-use of Nuclear Weapons: Security Assurances for Non-nuclear Weapon States, Bulletin of Peace Proposals 11(2): 118–123.
Lodgaard, Sverre & Helge Hveem (1978) Editorial, Journal of Peace Research 15(1): 1–2.
Lodgaard, Sverre (1978) Taking Stock of the UN Special Session on Disarmament, Bulletin of Peace Proposals 9(3): 195–199.
Lodgaard, Sverre (1977) The Functions of SALT, Journal of Peace Research 14(1): 1–22.
Lodgaard, Sverre (1977) International Nuclear Commerce: Some Notes on Structures, Trade and Proliferation Potentials, Bulletin of Peace Proposals 8(1): 15–31.
Gleditsch, Nils Petter & Sverre Lodgaard (1977) Norway - the not so Reluctant Ally, Cooperation and Conflict 12(4): 209–219.
Lodgaard, Sverre & Marek Thee (1977) High Military Technology, Security and Arms Control, Bulletin of Peace Proposals 8(4): 291–295.
Lodgaard, Sverre (1975) Reviewing the Non-proliferation Treaty: Status and Prospects, Instant Research on Peace and Violence(1): 11–16.
Lodgaard, Sverre (1974) On the Relationship Between East-West Economic Cooperation and Political Change in Eastern Europe, Journal of Peace Research 11(4): 325–340.
Lodgaard, Sverre (1973) Industrial Cooperation, Consumption Patterns, and Division of Labor in the East-West Setting, Journal of Peace Research 10(4): 387–399.
Lodgaard, Sverre (1973) The Washington Summit Meeting and Disarmament, Bulletin of Peace Proposals 4(3).
Lodgaard, Sverre (1972) Political Change and Economic Reorientation in Europe - The Role of Industrial Cooperation, Instant Research on Peace and Violence(4): 145–157.
Lodgaard, Sverre (1971) Notes on Future Perspectives for Europe and the Development of Joint Ventures, Bulletin of Peace Proposals 2(4): 365–371.


Gleditsch, Nils Petter & Sverre Lodgaard (1970) Krigsstaten Norge [Norway as a Warfare State]. Oslo: PAX.

Book Chapter

Lodgaard, Sverre (1992) Redefining Norden, in Nordic Security in the 90s: Options in the changing Europe. London: Pinter.
Lodgaard, Sverre (1992) Environmental Security, World Order, and Environmental Conflict Resolution, in Conversion and the Environment. PRIO Report no. 2. Oslo: .
Lodgaard, Sverre (1992) Environment, Confidence-Building and Security, in The Environment and International Security. Oslo: (19–30).
Lodgaard, Sverre (1988) The Nuclear Arms Race and Threats to European Security, in Hylke Tromp, ed., War in Europe - Nuclear and Conventional Perspectives. Aldershot UK: Avebury (101–118).
Lodgaard, Sverre (1980) The Role of Institutional Measures in Strengthening the Non-proliferation Regime, in Internationalization to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons. London: Taylor & Francis (109–123).
Lodgaard, Sverre & Jozef Goldblat (1980) Negative Security Assurances, in World Armaments and Disarmament. SIPRI Yearbook 1980. London: Taylor & Francis (345–353).
Lodgaard, Sverre (1980) Forhåndslagring og stormaktsstrategi [Prepositioning and great power strategy], in Magne Barth, ed., Forhåndslagring i Norge?. Oslo: PAX (177–193).
Lodgaard, Sverre (1980) Hvordan skjerme oss mot atomvåpnene? [How to protect ourselves against the nuclear weapons?], in Thorjørn Jagland, ed., Atomvåpen og usikkerhetspolitikk. Oslo: Tiden (334–351).
Lodgaard, Sverre (1979) Nuclear Power and Nuclear Proliferation Export Policies and Proliferation Resistance, in World Armaments and Disarmament. SIPRI Yearbook 1979. London: Taylor & Francis (305–328).
Lodgaard, Sverre (1978) The Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Nuclear Proliferation, in World Armaments and Disarmament. SIPRI Yearbook 1978. London: Taylor & Francis (16–42).
Lodgaard, Sverre (1978) Truslene mot Norge [The Threats Against Norway], in Gleditsch, Nils Petter; Ingvar Botnen; Sverre Lodgaard; & Owen Wilkes, eds, Norge i atomstrategien : atompolitikk, alliansepolitikk, basepolitikk. Oslo: PAX (174–194).
Lodgaard, Sverre (1977) The Increase in International Nuclear Transactions, in World Armaments and Disarmament. SIPRI Yearbook 1977. Stockholm: SIPRI (29–51).
Lodgaard, Sverre (1970) Norway and the Eastern European Countries, in Galtung, Johan; & Sverre Lodgaard, eds, Cooperation in Europe. Oslo: Norwegian University Press.

Edited Volume

Høivik, Susan; & Sverre Lodgaard, eds, (1972) 6 nye innlegg om EF [6 New Contributions to the EEC Debate]. Oslo: Norwegian University Press.
Galtung, Johan; & Sverre Lodgaard, eds, (1970) Cooperation in Europe. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget.

Non-refereed Journal Article

Lodgaard, Sverre (1989) Modernisering af kjernevåben [Modernizing Nuclear Weapons], International Horisont(1): 10–14.
Lodgaard, Sverre (1979) Kjernekraft og kjernevåpen [Nuclear Power and Nuclear Weapons], Internasjonal Politikk(2): 291–313.
Lodgaard, Sverre (1978) Nedrustning er god sikkerhetspolitikk [Disarmament is Good Security Policy], Kontrast 14(1): 15–22.
Lodgaard, Sverre (1977) Nøytronbomben [The Neutron Bomb], Internasjonal Politikk(3): 495–507.

PRIO Report

Lodgaard, Sverre; & Anders H. af Ornäs, eds, (1992) The Environment and International Security, PRIO Report, 3. Oslo: PRIO.
Lodgaard, Sverre (1991) CSBMs: A Critical Appraisal, PRIO Report, 2. Oslo: PRIO.
Lodgaard, Sverre; Björn Hettne; Jyrki Käkönen; Peter Wallensteen; & Håkan Wiberg (1991) Norden, Europe and the Near Future, PRIO Report, 3. Oslo: PRIO.

Master Thesis

Lodgaard, Sverre (1971) Interaction and Integration in the East-West International System. Some System Characteristics Perspectives. MA thesis, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo, Oslo.