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Astrid Hedin

Senior lecturer, docent

Astrid Hedin is a guest lecturer at Lund University during the academic year 2016/17.

Her current research is on the international organizations of the UN system during the Cold War. Which goals did states pursue within the UN and what were the effects of their deliberations on domestic-level policies? Astrid Hedin has earlier written on the travel regulations for professionals under communist regimes, and the concept of participatory totalitarianism.

Astrid Hedin received her Ph.D. degree from Lund University in 2001, was the post-doc of the Swedish Research Council as a visiting scholar at Stanford University, was awarded a docent title by Uppsala University in 2009, and is since 2011 tenured at the Department of Global Political Studies (GPS) at Malmö University. During spring 2012, she was an Anna Lindh fellow at the Europe Center of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) at Stanford University.


Select publications:

Hedin, Astrid (2016) Cold War isomorphism: communist regimes and the West European model of worker participation, European Journal of Cultural and Political Sociology, 3:2/3, 201-242.

Hedin, Astrid (2016) The Oxford Handbook of Swedish Politics (book review), Axess, 15:3.

Hedin, Astrid (2015) The Origins and Myths of the Swedish Model of Workplace Democracy, Contemporary European History, 24:1, 59-82.

Hedin, Astrid (2015) Putin's Kleptocracy - Who Owns Russia? (Book review), Statsvetenskaplig tidskrift, 117:2, 319-322.

Hedin, Astrid (2015) Universitetsreform! Så kan vi rädda och lyfta den högre utbildningen (book review), Statsvetenskaplig tidskrift, 117:4, 657-662.


Link to Astrid Hedin's publications in the Uppsala University publication database, DIVA.



Photo of Astrid Hedin by Pia Larsson
E-mail: astrid [dot] hedin [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se

Senior lecturer

Department of Political Science

+46 46 222 89 34



Department of Political Science
Lund University
Visiting address: Paradisgatan 5H (House: Eden)
Postal address: Box 52, SE-221 00 LUND
Telephone: +46 46-222 89 52

Faculty of Social Sciences