The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies has made the decision on this year’s applications


The Board of the Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies has today made the decision on which research projects that will receive funding in this year’s call for projects and postdoctoral projects. The Foundation has granted SEK 48 million to seven projects and six postdoctoral projects.

The Foundation’s research committee has carried out the assessment based on applications and assessments from external experts.

The Board of the Foundation has followed the recommendations of the research committee and decided to grant funding for a total of thirteen projects. The research projects will start from January 2021.

Notification of the Foundation’s decision is sent to the applicants by e-mail.

Approved projects and postdoctoral projects 2020-10-06

Registration numberProject managerProject titleDepartmentAmount grantedProject type
S2-20-0002Daniel FittanteMultiscalar Ethnic Intermediation in Post-Communist Eastern EuropeSchool of Social SciencesSEK 1,619,000postdoc
S2-20-0007Anne KaunAutomating Welfare in the Baltic Sea Region: Consequences of Automated Decision-Making for Democratic Values (AUTO-WELF)School of Culture and EducationSEK 3,399,000project
S2-20-0008Alexander StagnellPost-Communist Communism in Eastern Europe: A Rhetorical History of The Ljubljana School of PsychoanalysisSchool of Culture and EducationSEK 2,036,000postdoc
S2-20-0010Ann WernerConservatory cultures: Nation and gender in the conservatoire music educations of Estonia, Finland, and HungarySchool of Culture and EducationSEK 5,274,000project
S2-20-0011Christofer BerglundConscription as Political Socialization in Divided Societies? Evidence from post-Soviet Estonia and post-independence FinlandSchool of Social SciencesSEK 5,635,000project
S2-20-0015Jessica GustafssonPost-migrant voices in the Baltic Sea region (Sweden, Germany, Estonia)School of Culture and EducationSEK 7,220,000project
S2-20-0016Gustav StrandbergGlobalisation, Nationalism, and the Question of CommunitySchool of Culture and EducationSEK 2,197,000postdoc
S2-20-0017Mette Ginnerskov-DahlbergStudent mobility at the crossroads of Western and Eastern Europe – aspirations, strategies and assets among Belarusian and Ukrainian studentsSchool of Social SciencesSEK 1,943,000postdoc
S2-20-0019Mats GrahnHealth hazard in the Baltic sea: the effect of fluorinated substances on Baltic sea organismsSchool of Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental StudiesSEK 7,985,000project
S2-20-0020Oliver BlomqvistLanguage Unity and Diversity in the Administrative Writing of the Swedish Baltic EmpireSchool of Culture and EducationSEK 2,157,000postdoc
S2-20-0023Emma Hagström MolinProvenance in 19th-Century Europe: Research Practice and OntologySchool of Historical and Contemporary StudiesSEK 2,161,000project
S2-20-0025Maria LönnSweat, Tears, Shame: Exploiting Vulnerabilities through Chekhov’s Acting Techniques Imaginary Body and AtmosphereSchool of Culture and EducationSEK 2,114,000postdoc
S2-20-0026Jani TurunenLeavers and stayers – Migrant and non-migrant life trajectories in Sweden and FinlandSchool of Social SciencesSEK 4,764,000project

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