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Erik Ringmar


Political Science

Main research or teaching areas

  • International history
  • International relations
  • international politics
  • Cultural sociology
  • Social theory

Current research and teaching:

I'm writing three books at the moment:

  1. a book, for Routledge, on the "public mood" which pervades Europe and North America at the time of the First World War;
  2. a book, for Cambridge, on the "political theory of nomads;
  3. a textbook on "international politics from a non-European point of view.


Retrieved from Lund University's publications database

Photo of Erik Ringmar by Emma Lord
E-mail: erik [dot] ringmar [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se

Senior lecturer

Department of Political Science

+46 46 222 89 40



Erik Ringmar, PhD. ​(Yale), Fil.Dr. (Uppsala) and lecturer in political science, taught politics at the LSE in London for 12 years and then for 7 years in China and returned to Sweden only reluctantly "since the pollution in Shanghai was killing me".

Is also a fellow at the Yale Center for Cultural Sociology

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