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Sara Kalm

Associate Professor | Senior Lecturer 

Political Science 

 

Main research areas 

  • International migration
  • International institutions
  • Social movements

 

Current research

I have long been fascinated by international migration, and have approached that subject from several perspectives in my research. I am particularly interested in how migration challenges existing political practices – both nationally and internationally – as well as our understanding of basic political-theoretical concepts. At the moment I conduct research in this field within two different contexts. One project explores the Right to citizenship, empirically as well as normatively, with particular focus on the consequences of international migration. In the STANCE research programme, I study how migration controls evolved during ”the long 19th century” and how they were debated in various international forums.

 

Another research interest of mine concerns international institutions of different kinds. Over the past few years I have studied the role of social movements in this context, at both European and international levels. Within the research programmes TRANSDEMOS and EUROCIV I have investigated both the strategies of influence that social movements employ, and how relations of cooperation as well as competition and conflict arise when these actors appear at arenas outside of the traditional nation state.

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Sara Kalm
E-mail: sara [dot] kalm [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se

Senior lecturer

Department of Political Science

+46 46 222 01 58

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Associate professor

Department of Political Science

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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