Granted funds for research networks and conferences 2023


The Board of the Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies has on April 18, 2023, made the decision on which research networks that will receive funding in this year’s call. The Foundation has granted SEK 443,000 to three research networks. Funding of the networks covers one year and has a start date on 1 September 2023.

On March 21, 2023, the Foundation granted SEK 818,014 to three applications for conference grants. The funds may be used during one year from the date of the decision.

Approved research networks

Project titleProject managerGrant administratorAmount granted
UniSus: The role of universities in sustainable development. Collaboration, academic freedom and cross-sectoral contributionsPeter DobersSödertörn University, School of Social SciencesSEK 143,000
Mapping key challenges to sustainability on islands in the Baltic Sea and Eastern EuropePaulina RytkönenSödertörn University, School of Social SciencesSEK 150,000
HSUD-DRNI: Practices of Decolonisation and the Rise of New Imperialisms in the Uses of Heritage and Sustainable Urban DevelopmentIrina SeitsSödertörn University, School of Culture and EducationSEK 150,000

Research networks support either creating new networks of researchers or maintaining already established ones. The networks must themselves initiate research and serve the purpose of contributing to future research through academic meetings and contacts where researchers can define, delimit and formulate research ideas that may eventually culminate in applications for research funds. The financial scope is maximum SEK 150,000 per network.

Approved conference grants

Project titleProject managerGrant administratorAmount granted
The Political Representation and Participation of Migrants and Ethnic Minorities: Eastern Europe in a Broader ContextJoakim EkmanSödertörn University, School of Social SciencesSEK 213,030
Decolonisation of Memory in the former Soviet spacesYuliya YurchukSödertörn University, The School of Historical and Contemporary StudiesSEK 277,141
How to Be Prepared? Governance for Societal Resilience in the Baltic Sea Region and Eastern EuropeOleksandra KeudelSödertörn University, School of Social SciencesSEK 327,843

Conference grants aim to promote internationalisation and knowledge exchange among Swedish and foreign researchers and to help disseminate research on the Baltic Sea Region and Eastern Europe.

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