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European Union Research Group

Understanding European Union multilevel politics from the local to the state, supranational, and planetary levels

The European Union Research Group brings together researchers on the social, economic, ecological, conflict, political and institutional dimensions of the EU and membership of the EU. The group includes researchers on political theory, public administration, comparative politics, international relations, international political economy, political psychology, and gender politics.

The research group integrates research, teaching, and public engagement to better understand the EU and membership of the EU through its impact in local, regional, state, international, and planetary politics. Its activities include shared research events, projects, and publications, as well as wider public engagement to improve the understanding of the EU in Sweden and the research profession.

Ian Manners
E-mail: ian [dot] manners [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se (ian[dot]manners[at]svet[dot]lu[dot]se)

Maria Strömvik
E-mail: maria [dot] stromvik [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se (maria[dot]stromvik[at]svet[dot]lu[dot]se)

Rikard Bengtsson
E-mail: rikard [dot] bengtsson [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se (rikard[dot]bengtsson[at]svet[dot]lu[dot]se)

  • Rikard Bengtsson, Ian Manners, Hans-Åke Persson, Linda Gröning and Ola Zetterquist, Det europeiska projektet: politik och juridik - historia och framtid (Liber, 2013).
  • Kennet Lynggaard, Ian Manners and Karl Löfgren (eds.) Research Methods in European Union Studies (Palgrave, 2015).
  • Ian Manners and Richard Whitman (eds.) ‘Another Theory is Possible: Dissident Voices in Theorising Europe’, Special Issue of Journal of Common Market Studies, 2016, 54(1).
  • Rikard Bengtsson and Malena Rosén Sundström, The EU and the Emerging Global Order (Lund Political Studies, 2018).
  • Maria Strömvik and Dalia Mukhtar-Landgren (red.) "Kommunen i EU", särskild utgåva av Statsvetenskaplig tidskrift, 2018, 120(5).
  • Julie Hassing Nielsen and Tereza Capelos (eds.) ‘The Political Psychology of European Integration: Brexit and Beyond’, Special Issue of Political Psychology, 2018, 39(6).