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The Department’s Higher Research Seminar Series

Autumn 2021

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.

When: The Higher Research Seminar is held on Wednesdays between 1.15pm and 2.30pm. 

Where: Due to the Covid-19 situation, we plan to have the seminars in hybrid form. More information about place can be found in each event below. 

Convenors: Anders Uhlin and Ian Manners


The following seminars are open to the public. Welcome to join us.

September 29

Charlotte Epstein, Sydney, will give a talk about "Birth of the State: The Place of the Body in Crafting Modern Politics"

October 6 

PhD Plan Seminar: Mathieu Mignot

October 13

Plan Seminar: Katja Garson and Nicolas Rodriguez Hedenbratt

Please note the time: 13.15- 15.30

October 20

Kristina Jönsson and Magdalena Bexell, Lund University, will give a talk about "The Politics of the Sustainable Development Goals: Legitimacy, Responsibility, and Accountability"

October 27

Plan Seminar: Karl Holmberg and Patrick Nitzschner

Please note the time: 13.15- 15.30

November 3

A seminar with Duncan McCargo, NIAS, Copenhagen. Topic will be announced later.

November 10

Plan Seminar: Esther Calvo

November 15-16

Mid-seminar: Christie Nicoson and Barbara Magalhaes Texeira

November 17

Maja Zehfuss, Copenhagen, will give a talk about "Temporalities of Belonging: Migration and Political Subjectivity"

November 24

Plan Seminar: Evan Drake

December 1

Jon Polk, Lund University, will give a talk about "Voter Responses to Social Democratic Ideological Moderation"

December 8

Mid-seminar: Jana Wrange

December 15

Michele Betsill, Copenhagen, will give a talk about "Philanthropic Foundations as Agents of Environmental Governance: Insights from the field of marine conservation"