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The Department’s Higher Research Seminar Series

The Higher Research Seminar is the main collective seminar of the Department. The research staff and invited national and international leading scholars present ongoing research and analyses of a broad range of exciting topics of relevance for Political Science. Across the semester, you are invited to attend the Higher Research Seminar, which is held Wednesday between 13.15-14.30 on Wednesdays between 1.15pm and 2.30pm. Until further notice, all meetings are digital, and a Zoom link will be sent out via email before each seminar.
We hope to go back to hybrid and physical seminars once the infection rate of COVID-19 has decreased.


Karin Aggestam and Johannes Lindvall

Spring Program 2021

20 January

After Asylums and Orphanages (Mid-Term Seminar)
Karen Rogers, Department of Political Science, Lund University
Discussants: Agustín Goenaga and Barbara Magalhães Teixeira

27 January

134 dagar
Hanna Bäck and Jan Teorell, Department of Political Science, Lund University
(the book is in Swedish, available here, but the seminar will be held in English)

3 February

Presentations of new research projects

10 February

Populism, Ontological Insecurity and Gendered Nationalism: Masculinity, Climate Denial and Covid-19
Annika Bergman Rosamond and Catarina Kinnvall, Department of Political Science, Lund University

10 March

Martin Dribe, Department of Economic History, Lund University

17 March

Feminist Foreign Policies (FFPs) as Strategic Narratives: Norm Translation in Sweden, Canada, France, and Mexico
Ekatherina Zhukova, Malena Rosén Sundström, Ole Elgström

24 March

Rebecca Adler Nissen, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen

7 April

The Empire Strikes Back
Jacob Gerner Hariri, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen

21 April

Human and Digital Security in Hostile Environments
Isabell Schierenbeck, School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg

5 May

Loyalty in the Face of Adversity? Exploring Party Loyalty in Sweden and Denmark during the Covid-19 Pandemic
Julie Hassing Nielsen, Department of Political Science, Lund University

19 May

Morten Valbjørn, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University

2 June

Libertarianism in the Nordic Countries
Jenny Andersson, Department of History of Science and Ideas, Uppsala University

Additional mid-term seminars may be added toward the end of the semester (if so, an updated seminar program will be circulated beforehand).