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Automating Welfare in the Baltic Sea Region: Consequences of Automated Decision-Making for Democratic Values (AUTO- WELF)

Projektledare: Anne Kaun

The project investigates the implementation of automated decision-making in the welfare sector in the Baltic Sea region being...

Conscription as Political Socialization in Divided Societies? Evidence from post-Soviet Estonia and post-independence Finland

Projektledare: Christofer Berglund

Can conscription help build national communities out of divided societies? Service in the armed forces can be a tool for soci...

Conservatory cultures: Nation and gender in the conservatoire music educations of Estonia, Finland, and Hungary

Projektledare: Ann Werner

The project aims to investigate how conservatoire music education shapes belongings in terms of nation and gender, during tim...

Health hazard in the Baltic sea: the effect of fluorinated substances on Baltic sea organisms

Projektledare: Mats Grahn

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) is a collective name for approx. 5000 synthetic chemicals used in a myriad of prod...

History and Memory of the Holocaust and Romani genocide in a Comparative International Perspective

Projektledare: Andrej Kotljarchuk

The network is novel not only in its theoretical framework, which places the Holocaust and the Romani genocide in a comparati...

Language Unity and Diversity in the Administrative Writing of the Swedish Baltic Empire

Projektledare: Oliver Blomqvist

This project aims to elucidate multilingual administrative writing in the Swedish Baltic empire during the emergence of natio...

Leavers and stayers – Migrant and non-migrant life trajectories in Sweden and Finland

Projektledare: Jani Turunen

One of the main reasons for migrating is the pursuit of better opportunities for oneself and for one’s children than what a...

Multiscalar Ethnic Intermediation in Post-Communist Eastern Europe

Projektledare: Daniel Fittante

Baltic and Eastern European countries offer several important case studies to broaden scholars’ understandings of governments...

PHYTOREV: A coordinated effort to understand genomic changes in revived diatom and phytoplankton populations from Baltic Sea sediments in light of environmental change

Projektledare: Anushree Sanyal

The increase in anthropogenic activities in the last century has made the Baltic Sea polluted and the most hypoxic area in th...

Post-Communist Communism in Eastern Europe: A Rhetorical History of The Ljubljana School of Psychoanalysis

Projektledare: Alexander Stagnell

This project aims at investigating so-called post-communist communism as it is developed by members of the Ljubljana School o...

Post-migrant voices in the Baltic Sea region (Sweden, Germany, Estonia)

Projektledare: Jessica Gustafsson

Today’s European countries are countries of immigration (and emigration). Mainstream news media systematically speak about ...

Researching gender and sexuality in Eastern European history and post-socialist present: Does race matter?

Projektledare: Yulia Gradskova

The network is aimed at analyzing what is occurring with respect to studies of racism, racialization, ethnic discrimination a...

Student mobility at the crossroads of Western and Eastern Europe – aspirations, strategies and assets among Belarusian and Ukrainian students

Projektledare: Mette Ginnerskov-Dahlberg

Although ‘internationalization’ tends to be is associated with positive connotations such as ‘innovation’ and ‘prog...

Sweat, Tears, Shame: Exploiting Vulnerabilities through Chekhov’s Acting Techniques Imaginary Body and Atmosphere

Projektledare: Maria Lönn

In the wake of #metoo and the reports of female actresses being more exposed to sexual harassment than their male co-workers,...


Bacteria-driven Hg methylation in microbiome of lower consumers 

Projektledare: Nisha H. Motwani

Mercury (Hg) remobilized from the earth crust by natural and anthropogenic processes and methylated in natural environments c...

Connecting soldiers: Media ecologies and materialities on the East Ukrainian frontline (a postdoc project)

Projektledare: Roman Horbyk

This postdoc project suggests studying media use at the frontline in Eastern Ukraine (primarily by soldiers but also by civil...

Muted histories and reunited memories: neglected Swedish and Finnish architectural heritage in St. Petersburg.

Projektledare: Irina Seits

The present research aims to bridge the diverse cultures of the Baltic region through reconstruction and analysis of cross-na...

Narratives of Revolutionary Struggle and Construction of PostSoviet Identities in Russia (1991-2018)

Projektledare: Nadezda Petrusenko

The project deals with the place of Russian revolutionary heritage in the memory politics of post-Soviet Russia. It studies t...

Policy Advice in Electoral democracies – Think Tanks in Hungary and Poland

Projektledare: Adrienne Sörbom

ABSTRACT Recent accounts of the state of democracy in the world report an increasing trend of democratic backsliding. The&nbs...

Post-Soviet Harvests; understanding uneven rural recovery in the post-Soviet region 

Projektledare: Susanne Wengle

In the 1990s, post-Soviet rural economies suffered from a staggering decline in production and accelerating outmigration. Sin...

Rethinking sexuality: A geopolitics of digital sexual cultures in Estonia, Sweden and Finland 

Projektledare: Jenny Sundén

The Internet has for decades been imagined as a safe space for sexual exploration. But with the current popularity of social ...

REVIVE – Genomic signatures of diatom evolution on revived diatoms from natural archives 

Projektledare: Anushree Sanyal

The goal of this project is to study genetic changes in sediment revived diatom populations subjected to human and climate in...

Shifting Solidarities. A Comparative Study of the Conceptual History of International Solidarity in German and Swedish Social Democracy, 1968 to 2019

Projektledare: Karin Jonsson

This proposal concerns a study on the concept of solidarity in general and international solidarity in particular and&nb...


Projektledare: Zhanna Kravchenko

Today in Central and Eastern Europe, nationalist rhetoric is increasingly pitted against the concept of liberal democracy, de...

Swedes, emotions and moral diplomacy in the Great Terror. Foreign Office´s rescue operation in the Soviet Union, 1937-38 

Projektledare: Torbjörn Nilsson

The Great Terror in the Soviet Union 1937–38 was to a high degree accomplished on ethnic grounds. Especially citizens of Ge...


Baltic Hospitality: Receiving Strangers / Providing Security on theNorthern European Littoral, ca. 1000–1900.

Projektledare: Leif Runefelt

With the migration crisis of 2015 and onwards, the dilemma of whether to receive orreject migrants has re-entered public deba...

Bear traces

Projektledare: Claudia Lindén

Bear traces: a study of the bear in national romantic literature around the Baltic Sea The bear is the Nordic region’s larg...

Human – environment interactions and the epidemiological periurban landscape of tick – borne diseases.

Projektledare: Patrik Dinnetz

The general aim of this multidisciplinary research project is to increase the knowledge and understanding of how landscape ch...

Individuals’ strategic orientations toward social interdependence in Russia and Sweden.

Projektledare: Ola Sternäng

Better understanding of how individuals in neighboring cultures in the Baltic Sea region approach interdependent decision-mak...

Learning from new regionalism in the era of hybrid geopolitics? Regime change in the Baltic-Nordic Region.

Projektledare: Ylva Waldemarson

Since 1989/1991, the Baltic-Nordic Region (BNR) has evolved into a laboratory for a nongeopolitical form of regionalism, conc...

Meritocracy, democracy or market? Governance of higher education in Finland and Sweden, 1965-2018.

Projektledare: Johanna Ringarp

The project compares reforms of higher education governance in Finland and Sweden from 1965 until today, with a focus on how ...

Political Parties and their Leaders: Power and Selection in Comparative Perspective.

Projektledare: Nicholas Aylott

Today, representative democracy, and thus party democracy, is often said to be in varying stages of crisis. In Europe, electi...

Taking Social Sustainability to the Sea: Strengthening the Social Pillar in Marine Spatial

Projektledare: Fred Saunders

Despite the overall aim of marine spatial planning (MSP) to deliver sustainable seas for the purpose of sustainable societies...

Tell the West: Witness Literature from the Gulag Archipelago 1925-2012

Projektledare: Lovisa Andén

The aim of my investigation is to examine Gulag memoirs in their double role as, on one hand, historical testimony and, on th...

The Relation between Work and Political Emancipation from a Central and Eastern European Perspective: Autocreation, Work and Suffering in Stanislaw Brzozowski

Projektledare: Krystof Kasprzak

The Relation between Work and Political Emancipation from a Central and Eastern European Perspective: Autocreation, Work and ...

Traces of oblivion: Identity, Heritage and Memory in the Wake of a Nationalistic Turn.

Projektledare: Marcia Sá Cavalcante Schuback

This interdisciplinary research project aims to investigate the role of oblivion in the construction of memory, heritage and ...

Transnational pronatalism: collaboration and family policy exchanges in the Baltic Sea area in the 1940s.

Projektledare: My Klockar Linder

This project studies the collaboration and exchanges in population and family policy between population associations in Finla...

What is news? News perceptions and practices among young adults in times of transition.

Projektledare: Sofia Johansson

While news remains a crucial conduit of information about society and the world, its consumption, production and distribution...


A multidisciplinary study of feminist comic art.

Ämne: Engelska
Projektledare: Kristy Beers Fägersten

The focus of this project is feminist comic art and graphic novels from Sweden, Finland, Germany, and Russia. The multidisci...

Continentalism and Geopolitics: The Idea of ‘Big-Space’ Political Formations in Comparative Historical Perspective.

Ämne: Idéhistoria
Projektledare: Mark Bassin

This project examines the history and current relevance of continentalist ideas and their influence in national and internati...

From Mare Germanicum to Mare Anti-Sovieticum: Concepts and Uses of the Baltic Sea Region in German Political-Academic Discourse in the Third Reich and Cold War West Germany.

Ämne: Historia
Projektledare: Marco Nase

The project aims to study the development of concepts of the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) in German academic-political discourse, ...

Labour from the Baltic Sea region: Language, migration and daily working life among Polish and Estonian citizens in Sweden.

Ämne: Svenska
Projektledare: Hedda Söderlundh

In the Swedish political debate, the key to the labour market is commonly considered to be proficiency in Swedish. At the sam...

Livelihood strategies and sense of control/agency among Estonian single mothers.

Ämne: Sociologi
Projektledare: Maarja Saar

The aim of this project is to study the strategies which Estonian single mothers use to manage their social protection (both ...

Mapping the Roma communities in 19th century Romania.

Ämne: Romska studier
Projektledare: David Gaunt

The project aims at mapping the Roma communities in 19th century Romania using historical sources in Romanian and Russian arc...

Memory Politics in Far Right Europe: Celebrating Nazi Collaborationists in Post-1989 Belarus, Romania, Flanders and Denmark.

Ämne: Historia
Projektledare: Andrej Kotljarchuk

This project examines the use of revisionist World War Two narratives within the far right in post-Soviet East and West. The ...

Photographic realism in the digital media age. Photojournalism and visual literacy in Russia and Sweden.

Ämne: Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap
Projektledare: Patrik Åker

With today’s digital technology and online environments the photojournalistic profession is challenged. Even if both amateu...

Projekt Religion in post-Soviet nation-building: Official mediations and grassroots’ accounts in Belarus.

Ämne: Social teori
Projektledare: Nikolay Zakharov

This project analyses the religious component of nation-building in contemporary Belarus and its implications for the develop...

Reproducing (In)Justice: Towards a theory of relational reproductive justice of surrogacy in Baltic, Central and Eastern Europe.

Ämne: Etnologi
Projektledare: Jenny Gunnarsson Payne

This project is the first to comprehensively investigate national and transnational surrogacy in Baltic, Central and Eastern ...

Response and recovery of benthic biodiversity andecosystemfunctions to chemical pollution and eutrophication.

Ämne: Miljövetenskap
Projektledare: Sara Sjöling

Society and ecological health depend on ecological processes and functions, the so-called ecosystem functions. These function...

Russia in Space: Continuity and Change in Russian Space Policy.

Ämne: Statsvetenskap
Projektledare: Johan Eriksson

How is outer space envisioned in Russia? What are the visions of a Russian presence in space? What is the role of space inRus...

Seaside – A multidisciplinary study of maritime environmental history.

Ämne: Geologi, arkeologi
Projektledare: Elinor Andrén

Within the chosen timeframe of this project ranging from the onset of Neolithic (in Sweden some 6000 years ago), it is quite...

The Role of Existential Philosophy in Health Care: The Cases of Germany, Denmark, and Sweden.

Ämne: Praktisk kunskap
Projektledare: Fredrik Svenaeus

The aim of the present research project is to explore how existential issues occur and are dealt with in health care against ...

Transnationalism and belonging in the Baltic Sea region among descendants to Polish migrants in Sweden.

Ämne: Etnologi
Projektledare: Ann Runfors

Even though European mainstream migration studies have for long centred on first generation immigrants, research onmigrant’...


A Contemporary Business History of the Dairy Industry – Processes of Entrepreneurship, Strategy and Internationalization in the Baltic Sea Region, 1989-2018.

Ämne: Företagsekonomi
Projektledare: Mikael Lönnborg

The proposed project studies the dairy industry in the Baltic rim, with particular focus on dairy firms in the Nordic and Ba...

A Sunken War: The Baltic during the Second World War

Ämne: Arkeologi
Projektledare: Anna McWilliams

Atlantic, allies against German forces – portrayed as good against evil. But when you turn your gaze to the Baltic the sit...

Academia in the midst of ethnic controversy. The ‘politics of belonging’ in respect to Latvians and Baltic Germans in interwar Latvia, 1919-1939.

Ämne: Historia
Projektledare: Per Bolin

During the interwar period, 1919-1939, many states in Central and Eastern Europe faced the dilemma of developing new states m...

Anti-racist contentions in the Baltic Sea region – a study of anti-racist activists’ interplay with politicians and civil servants.

Ämne: Sociologi
Projektledare: Magnus Wennerhag

The on-going refugee crisis and recent years’ electoral successes for right-wing parties with anti-migration stances have i...

Co-construction and recontextualisation of migrants’ narratives in the asylum process.

Ämne: Nodiska språk
Projektledare: Hanna Sofia Rhenberg

In this study, we examine narratives the way they are constructed in the interpreter mediated situation of asylum interviews ...

Collective Phronesis. A survey of collectivity, decision making and professional considerations in the welfare professions in Sweden and Germany.

Ämne: Praktisk kunskap
Projektledare: Jonna Lappalainen

The project examines whether, and if so how, Phronesis (Practical Wisdom) could be understood as a collective capability, an...

In the Services of the of the SMEs? The Patent Systems and the SMEs in the Baltic Sea Region.

Ämne: Företagsekonomi
Projektledare: Christina Wainikka

Innovation is pivotal to economic growth and societal transformation. The concern then is to determine the means to uphold a...

Medical boundaries contested: Sweden, Germany and the exchange of medical knowledge 1952-1989

Ämne: Idéhistoria
Projektledare: Maria Björk

The project will explore the exchange of medical knowledge between Sweden and Germany during the post-war period, focusing o...

Politics by Other Means: Policy Professionals in Comparative Perspective.

Ämne: Sociologi
Projektledare: Stefan Svallfors

The project analyses the work and life-worlds of policy professionals – people who are employed to affect politics and polic...

Religion and Politics in Ukraine: The Influence of Churches and Religious Traditions in Formation of Collective Memory

Ämne: Historia
Projektledare: Yulia Yurchuk

Religious and political spheres in Ukraine are tightly connected. One of the fields where such deep connection can be observ...

The (dis)connected refugee: The role of communication technologies in trust-building in Sweden and Germany.

Ämne: Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap
Projektledare: Heike Graf

The general public is currently witnessing large numbers of people fleeing from war and misery in their home countries. For ...

The Baltic economies: Catalysts for the internationalization of Swedish SMEs?.

Ämne: Nationalekonomi
Projektledare: Patrik Tingvall

Decades of globalization have fundamentally reshaped global trade. Deeper economic integration has not only led to increased...

The relocation of transcendence: The sacred of the seculars around the Baltic sea.

Ämne: Religionsvetenskap
Projektledare: David Thurfjell

The peoples of Denmark, Estonia and Sweden stand out when it comes to their views of religion and nature. When asked whether...

Transnational Art and Heritage Transfer and the Formation of Value: Objects, Agents, and Institutions.

Ämne: Cultural Studies
Projektledare: Irina Sandomirskaja

This is a transnational multidisciplinary study of art and cultural heritage in states around the Baltic Sea and transregion...


A New Region of the World?

Ämne: Konstvetenskap
Projektledare: Charlotte Bydler

From company towns to fishing towns, international cities to closed cities, military towns to Sámi settlements, confined b...

Activism, civilizing mission and national project. Sweden and the Finnish Civil war 1918 in a transnational perspective.

Ämne: Historia
Projektledare: Lars Ekdahl

It is often claimed that the Scandinavian countries during the twentieth century were pioneers in democratic development, pea...

Art, culture, conflict: transformations of museums and memory culture in the Baltic Sea region after 1989.

Ämne: Konstvetenskap
Projektledare: Dan Karlholm

This project aims to map, analyze and interpret transformations of exhibitions of culture and art at museum institutions, art...

Between East and West: Ideology, aesthetics and politics in the musical relations between Sweden and the GDR 1949–1989.

Ämne: Etnologi
Projektledare: Petra Garberding

Germany has since the 19th century been an important country of interest for musicians and composers from Sweden, both as a ...

Brands resonating co-authors

Ämne: Företagsekonomi
Projektledare: Karin Winroth

Brands are mediators. It means that brands intercede the demand and supply of products through the organisation, co-ordinati...

Collaboration, Synthesis, Spatiality – On the Ideas and Ideals in some Post-War Artist Groups.

Ämne: Konstvetenskap
Projektledare: Håkan Nilsson

My aim in this research project is to discuss a development that abstract art and modernist architecture took in Europe durin...

Decolonizing Phenomenologies

Ämne: Filosofi
Projektledare: Nicholas Smith

The project combines a decolonial critique of Husserl’s phenomenology (Smith) with an analysis of contemporary forms of sub...

Effects of SSRI exposures early in life on juvenile and adult behavior in three-spine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) and possible effects in the Baltic Sea.

Ämne: Zoologi
Projektledare: Håkan Olsén

Various drugs have been found in effluents from sewage treatment plants (STP). Swedish studies have demonstrated a wide spect...

Firm demography and entrepreneurship in Eastern and Central Europe and in the Baltic region.

Ämne: Företagsekonomi
Projektledare: Marcus Box

The present project proposal focuses on entrepreneurship and firm dynamics in the Nordic-, Central- and East European economi...

Independence in higher education: A comparative study of Sweden and Russia.

Ämne: Svenska
Projektledare: Jenny Magnusson

Since the Bologna Declaration in 1999, independence is a concept that has gained much importance in higher education, especia...

Police, Experts and Race: Handling the ”Gypsy Plague” in Denmark, Sweden and Latvia, 1930-1945.

Ämne: Historia
Projektledare: Madeleine Hurd

In September 2013, Dagens Nyheter ran the headline “The Police Register Thousands of Romanis”. This, of course, horrified...

Propaganda and management of information in the Ukraine-Russia conflict: From nation branding to information war.

Ämne: Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap
Projektledare: Per Ståhlberg

The conflict between Ukraine and Russia has once again reminded the world that wars are not only fought with guns and physic...

Remembering Poland and Eastern Europe: Nostalgia, Memory, and Affect in Diasporic Women’s Writing.

Ämne: Engelsk litteratur
Projektledare: Elizabeth Kella

”Remembering Poland and Eastern Europe” has the aim of examining representations of Eastern Europe in fiction, autobiographi...

Returning to Europe and Turning Away From ”Europe”? Post-Accession Attitudes in Central and Eastern Europe.

Ämne: Statsvetenskap
Projektledare: Joakim Ekman

This project addresses the recent backlash against European values in a post-communist setting, i.e. the manifold instances o...

Terra, patria, urbs. the construction of collective identities in the Swedish Baltic Empire during early-modern times.

Ämne: Retorik
Projektledare: Annika Ström

This project examines, from perspectives of rhetoric and the history of ideas, the construction of collective identities in t...


Abroad-recruited physicians’ education on medical Swedish in Poland

Ämne: Svenska
Projektledare: Ingela Tykesson

Foreign-educated physicians have become increasingly important for the Swedish healthcare sector. Most of the Swedish county ...

Adverse childhood experiences, alcohol use in adulthood and mortality: Examining the associations using retrospective survey data and record linkage in Estonia

Ämne: Sociologi
Projektledare: Andrew Stickley

Longitudinal research suggests that childhood socioeconomic and psychosocial environment impact on health status in adulthood...

Auditing the school sector – a comparative study of systems of school inspection in Sweden, Finland and Poland

Ämne: Företagsekonomi
Projektledare: Anders Ivarsson Westerberg

In recent decades auditing – including activities such as supervision, evaluation, quality assurance, scrutiny, inspection, c...

Challenging the myths of weak civil society in post-socialist settings: ‘Unexpected’ alliances and mobilizations in the field of housing activism in Poland

Ämne: Sociologi
Projektledare: Dominika V. Polanska

There are many gaps in the scientific literature on social movements dealing with housing during state socialism and after th...

Driving forces of democracy. Context and characteristics in the democratization of Finland and Sweden 1890-2020

Ämne: Samtidshistoria
Projektledare: Kjell Östberg

In an international comparison, the democracies of Sweden and Finland appear to be unusually stable political cultures. Howev...

Gender and Political Cultures of Knowledge in Germany, Poland, and Sweden

Ämne: Genusvetenskap, statsvetenskap
Projektledare: Teresa Kulawik

The shift towards a so-called knowledge society has generated a rapidly growing scholarly interest in how knowledge is produc...

Late Pleistocene and Holocene climate forcing on the Baltic Sea

Ämne: Miljövetenskap
Projektledare: Thomas Andrén

During autumn 2013 the first ever scientific drilling expedition in the Baltic Sea was carried out within the International O...

Marine Spatial Planning in the Baltic Sea Region – Integrating Scales, Sectors and Knowledge

Ämne: Miljövetenskap
Projektledare: Michael Gilek

Threats to the Baltic Sea marine environment and natural resources posed by disparate activities such as overfishing, shippin...

New Media and the Dynamics of Civil Society in the New EU Democracies: A Paired Comparison

Ämne: Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap
Projektledare: Maria Bakardjeva

This project is positioned at the intersection of three research traditions with often overlapping objects of inquiry, and ye...

Nuclear legacies: Negotiating radioactivity in France, Russia and Sweden

Ämne: Industrihistoria
Projektledare: Anna Storm

Of about 540 commercial nuclear reactors in the world, 100 have already been taken out of use. In the near future, many more ...

Sustainable Communities through Digital Design

Ämne: Medieteknik
Projektledare: Maria Normark

Urban farming makes a suitable case for investigating how values and ideas are shared, communicated and reproduced through di...

The Gateway to Russia: Memory Politics, Materiality and Collective Identities – St Catherine Swedish Congregation in St Petersburg around the turn of two Centuries

Ämne: Religionsvetenskap
Projektledare: Gunilla Gunner

The Gateway to Russia: Memory Politics, Materiality and Collective Identities – St Catherine Swedish Congregation in St Peter...

The impact of civil society organisations on the educational achievements of young people in marginalised urban areas of Stockholm and St. Petersburg

Ämne: Sociologi
Projektledare: Alireza Behtoui

Young people from lower socioeconomic strata living in marginalized urban areas have substantially more difficulties in schoo...

The Phenomenology of Suffering in Medicine: Explorations in the Baltic Sea Region

Ämne: Filosofi, praktisk kunskap
Projektledare: Fredrik Svenaeus

Human suffering is a phenomenon absolutely central to medicine and medical ethics. To relieve suffering is a basic mission of...

Via Satellite – Transnational Infrastructures in European Television History

Ämne: Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap
Projektledare: Lars Lundgren

With only four days notice, the Soviet Union and its allies in the Eastern Bloc withdrew from the 1967 television broadcast, ...


”Man builds and gets destroyed himself”: Aesthetics of the sublime in Soviet Russian Literature

Ämne: Slaviska språk
Projektledare: Tora Lane

This is a multidisciplinary project at the crossroads of Russian cultural history, post-Soviet studies, literary theory, aest...

Being and Becoming: A phenomenological perspective on formative dimensions of pre-school education in Sweden and Germany

Ämne: Filosofi
Projektledare: Eva Schwarz

This project investigates how participants in contemporary preschool education, teachers and children, understand the meaning...

Can Seed Banks facilitate the Conservation and Restoration of Species and Genetic diversity in Fragmented Semi-Natural Grasslands of the Baltic Sea Region?

Ämne: Miljövetenskap
Projektledare: Jan Plue

The Baltic Sea region is home to the most species rich plant community in the world: semi-natural grasslands. This imposes a ...

Cultural and religious diversity in primary school (CARDIPS)

Ämne: Religionsvetenskap
Projektledare: Jørgen Straarup

Cultural and religious diversity are becoming characteristics of the countries around the Baltic Sea, as well of most of the ...

Hegelian Marxism

Ämne: Idéhistoria
Projektledare: Anders Burman

How have Marxist theorists in the Eastern and Central Europe during the last century used the Hegelian philosophy with purpos...

Horse Cultures in Transition: interaction and ethics between human and horse in Sweden and Poland

Ämne: Idéhistoria, praktisk kunskap
Projektledare: Jonna Bornemark

Current cultural transformations reflects how the human being increasingly questions its traditional position as master of na...

Islamophobia in Germany, Poland and Russia, with Particular Attention to Its Christian Dimension

Ämne: Religionsvetenskap
Projektledare: David Westerlund

Islamophobia is certainly not a new phenomenon in Europe, but in recent decades this problem has increased significantly. The...

Paradox at Road’s End. The Simultaneous Fall of the Baltic German Elite and the Emancipation of its Women, 1905-1939.

Ämne: Historia
Projektledare: Christina Douglas

The aim of this project is to seek knowledge about and understanding of the situation and experience of Baltic German women b...

Queer(y)ing Kinship in the Baltic Region

Ämne: Genusvetenskap
Projektledare: Ulrika Dahl

Queer(y)ing kinship in the Baltic Region is an empirically based and theoretically driven project in interdisciplinary gender...

Spaces of Expectation: Mental Mapping and Historical Imagination in the Baltic Sea and Mediterranean Region

Ämne: Historia
Projektledare: Norbert Götz

The Baltic and the Mediterranean are focal areas of regional imagination that have been affected by the ‘new geography’ a...

Symbiotic leader-media relations? Exploring interaction between prime ministers and the media in Finland, Lithuania, Poland and Sweden

Ämne: Statsvetenskap
Projektledare: Karl Magnus Johansson

This research programme explores leader-media relations – mainly interactions between prime ministers (and their communicat...

The Domestic Paradox: A comparative study of representations of home and family life in art cutting through an east west divide

Ämne: Konstvetenskap
Projektledare: Katarina Wadstein MacLeod

For Walter Benjamin the home at the beginning of the 20th Century was like a universe for the private citizen. To represent t...

Understanding the Long Arc of Financial Crises in the Baltic and Nordic Region. Comparing Causes, Management and Consequences of Financial Crises in a Region.

Ämne: Företagsekonomi
Projektledare: Mikael Lönnborg

Financial crises are phenomena that appear with certain regularity, but unpredictable cause and timing. As economic historian...

UPPBASER – Understanding Past and Present Baltic Sea Ecosystem Response – background for a sustainable future

Ämne: Geografi, lärarutbildningen, miljövetenskap
Projektledare: Elinor Andrén

The Baltic Sea is today one of earth’s most endangered semi enclosed seas as a result of increased anthropogenic pressure man...


Cooperating for sustainable regional marine governance – The case of fisheries and nutrient run-off from agriculture to the Baltic Sea

Ämne: Miljövetenskap, statsvetenskap
Projektledare: Björn Hassler

This project takes it point of departure in the findings of the recently closed BONUS/Baltic Sea Foundation project RISKGOV ...

European Values under Attack? Democracy, Disaffection and Minority Rights in the Baltic states

Ämne: Statsvetenskap
Projektledare: Joakim Ekman

This project addresses the backlash against European values in a post-communist setting, i.e. the manifold instances of popul...

Fish in Water? Surveillance in Post-Communist Societies

Ämne: Statsvetenskap
Projektledare: Ola Svenonius

The aim of the study is to broaden the knowledge-base on regulation and practices of surveillance in post-communist societies...

Nation branding

Ämne: Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap
Projektledare: Göran Bolin

Nation branding – where nation-states in conjunction with international branding consultants execute marketing campaigns fo...

Psychological mechanisms underlying political orientations in an old and a new democracy – A comparative study between Sweden and Latvia

Ämne: Psykologi
Projektledare: Maria Sandgren

The aim of this project is to study the psychological aspects of individual political orientation (i.e., identifying oneself ...

Ships at War – An Archaeological and Historical Study of Early Modern Maritime Battlefields in the Baltic

Ämne: Marinarkeologi
Projektledare: Johan Rönnby

The project is a cooperation between the disciplines of archaeology and history and a part of the aim to formulate joint proj...

Soviet Nordic Minorities and Ethnic Cleansings on the Kola Peninsula

Ämne: Historia
Projektledare: Andrej Kotljarchuk

The project deals with Soviet nationalities politics towards Nordic minorities on the Kola Peninsula. The 1926 Soviet census ...

The Bund in Sweden 1946-1954 : a Jewish workers’ movement at the crossroads

Ämne: Samtidshistoria
Projektledare: Håkan Blomqvist

The purpose of this project, The Bund in Sweden 1946-1954 : a Jewish workers’ movement at the crossroads, is to illuminate ...

The Early Modern Academic Culture in the Baltic Sea Region

Ämne: Idéhistoria, retorik
Projektledare: Erland Sellberg

The Baltic Sea region plays no prominent role in standard works on the history of European universities. This project will th...

The labour movement in the Baltic Sea region: a new world of crises and insecurity (1970-2010)

Ämne: Samtidshistoria
Projektledare: Kjell Östberg

The research project “The Labour Movement in the Baltic Sea Region (Arioso)” has been working as a close-nit research env...

The paradox of the Polish cultural identities

Ämne: Litteraturvetenskap
Projektledare: Janusz Korek

The over-all aim of the project is to study cultural identity discourses in Polish exile literature after 1945 using M. Fouca...

The vision of Eurasia: Eurasianist influences on politics, culture and ideology in Russia today

Ämne: Idéhistoria
Projektledare: Mark Bassin

The aim of this project is to evaluate the degree to which the concepts, arguments, and tropes of Eurasianism have penetrated...

Urban Social Movements in the Post-Soviet Context: Opportunity Structures and Local Activism in Moscow and Vilnius

Ämne: Sociologi
Projektledare: Kerstin Jacobsson

The project proposes to study local activist groups in Moscow and Vilnius, active in the field of housing and local environme...

Yuri Lotman’s Semiotic Theory in the Study of Cognition

Ämne: Litteraturvetenskap, slaviska språk
Projektledare: Aleksei Semenenko

The project aims to update and critically (re-)assess the legacy of the semiotician and literary scholar Yuri Lotman in the c...


‘We are no second-rate quality citizens’. Negotiating ‘biological’ citizenship in social mobilizations around infertility issues and access to in vitro in Poland.

Ämne: Sociologi
Projektledare: Elzbieta Korolczuk

The project focuses on the social mobilizations concerning infertility and in vitro in Poland during the last decade. The mai...

Anarchists in Eastern and Western Europe- a Comparative Study

Ämne: Sociologi
Projektledare: Magnus Wennerhag

During recent years, scholarly attention has been given to civil society in Eastern Europe, and to a certain degree also to t...

Endocrine disruption in fish: Effects on behaviour and reproduction, development of biomarkers and assessment of risk levels in the Baltic Sea

Ämne: Molekylärbiologi, zoologi, ekologi
Projektledare: Inger Porsch Hällström

Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) interfere with the function of the hormone system of all vertebrates and several non-ve...

Fred, nya identitetskonstruktioner och kosmopolitiska, interkulturella lärandeprocesser i det globaliserade samhället. Ungas värderingar i Östersjöregionen: Tjeckien, Polen och Sverige.

Ämne: Internationell pedagogik
Projektledare: Katrin Goldstein-Kyaga

The aim of the project is to investigate if, and in that case, how new identity constructions and cosmopolitan, intercultural...

HUR DIVERSITY MANAGEMENT GÖR SKILLNAD. En jämförande studie om hur frågor om etnisk och nationell mångfald hanteras i massmedieorganisationer i Sverige och Tyskland

Ämne: Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap
Projektledare: Heike Graf

The development towards diversity in the working life is necessary both on the basis of globalization and as a human rights i...

Information, infrastructure in the Baltic Area. Nodes, News and News Agents, c.1650 – 1700

Ämne: Historia
Projektledare: Heiko Droste

Early modern societies experienced a dynamic development, which in many respects can be explained with the formation of an in...

Mediernas diskurser om materiella och etniska klyftor. En jämförande studie i St Petersburg och Stockholm

Ämne: Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap
Projektledare: Stina Bengtsson

Research confirms that the media play a role for our views of reality, especially when we do not have much experience of our ...

Narratives of Europe: Perspectives from its North-East Periphery

Ämne: Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap
Projektledare: Johan Fornäs

This project investigates how Europe is identified in narratives from the greater Baltic region. It focuses on how “Europea...

Perceptions of the other: aesthetics, ethics and prejudice

Ämne: Estetik
Projektledare: Cecilia Sjöholm

Perceptions of the other; aesthetics, ethics and prejudice studies the relation between prejudice, perceptive predisposition ...

Regleringsmyndigheter i Östeuropa: Organisering för effektivitet

Ämne: Nationalekonomi
Projektledare: Mats Bergman

Delegation and organizational design within central government, from the ministries to the authorities, has been little studi...

Rum, makt och ideologi

Ämne: Filosofi
Projektledare: Sven-Olov Wallenstein

Through an investigation relating to the concepts of power, space, and ideology, the project aspires to determine central asp...

The Roma Genocide in Ukraine 1941-44: History, memories and representations

Ämne: Historia
Projektledare: Piotr Wawrzeniuk

The study of the Roma genocide in Ukraine has been fundamentally neglected. There are many unanswered questions concerning th...

What does it mean to be a father? State, civil society and citizen discourses about fatherhood in Russia

Ämne: Statsvetenskap
Projektledare: Johnny Rodin

The project’s aim is to deconstruct fatherhood discourses in Russia. Fatherhood is studied via three subprojects, focusing ...


Conditions for Participatory Environmental Governance in a Regional Context: The Baltic and Adriatic Sea Regions

Ämne: Statsvetenskap
Projektledare: Mai-Brith Schartau

In a more globalized world, with multiple governance levels and sources of authority, participatory
governance, with stron...

Driving Forces for Environmental Policy-Making and Capacity Building in the Baltic Sea Region

Ämne: Samtidshistoria, miljövetenskap
Projektledare: Simo Laakonen

An integrated study on the environmental history of pollution and protection at national level in the
Baltic Sea Region in...

Evolutionary adaptation to environmental disturbance in marine ecosystems: genetic ecotoxicology in the Baltic Sea

Ämne: Miljövetenskap
Projektledare: Mats Grahn

The project will address the question of if and how biodiversity at the genetic level influence
the ability of species and...

Governments in Europe – Bringing in the Baltic and East Central European Democracies

Ämne: Statsvetenskap
Projektledare: Torbjörn Bergman

This project connects ten senior scholars in the Baltic and East Central Europe countries with Södertörn University for the...

Health and Population Developments in Eastern Europe in the Conditions of Economic Crisis

Ämne: Sociologi, medicinsk sociologi
Projektledare: Ilkka Henrik Mäkinen

While average life expectancy in Western EU countries increased by almost five years between 1986
and 2008, in several Eas...

Journalism in change – professional journalistic cultures in Russia, Poland and Sweden

Ämne: Journalistik
Projektledare: Gunnar Nygren

Journalism is a key factor in public sphere, in political communication as well as in formation of
identities in society. ...

Kampen om kulturen. En studie av kulturpolitisk förändring i Litauen och Sverige

Ämne: Företagsekonomi
Projektledare: Jenny Svensson

Cultural policy has traditionally emphasized ideas about education and refinement, equality, and
democracy; and of culture...

Molecular epidemiology, molecular evolution and vaccine development of Tick-borne encephalitis virus within the Baltic Sea region

Ämne: Biokemi, molekylärbiologi, miljövetenskap
Projektledare: Magnus Johansson

Tick-Borne Encephalitis virus (TBEV) cause severe CNS disease. Several factors, including climatechanges, have affected the T...

Parenting and Islam: Somali Mothers in Finland

Ämne: Religionsvetenskap
Projektledare: Rannveig Haga

Although the situation of Muslim immigrant youth is frequently scrutinized in the media and is a topic of great concern for p...

Politisk kultur och retorik i det svenska Östersjöväldet

Ämne: Retorik
Projektledare: Annika Ström

In the light of the present debate on how to define the concept of political culture, the project Rhetoric
and Political C...

Servicesamtal på distans – svenska färdtjänstanvändares interaktion med telefonister i Estland och Moldavien

Ämne: Lingvistik
Projektledare: Ingela Tykesson

In the globalized job market of today, businesses are increasingly turning to call service centers located abroad to provide ...

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie. The Urban Arenas of the Baltic Middle Classes. A ”Long 19th Century” Study.

Ämne: Historia
Projektledare: Martin Wottle

The aim of the project is to study the development of the bourgeoisie in urban centres around the Baltic Sea during ’the lo...

The Structural Funds in the New Europe. A pilot study

Ämne: Sociologi, statsvetenskap
Projektledare: Apostolis Papakostas

The EU Structural Funds belong to the most tangible aspects of Europeanisation and are of vital importance for the new EU mem...


Audiences in the Age of Media Convergence: Media Generations in Estonia and Sweden

Ämne: Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap
Projektledare: Göran Bolin

It is often argued that young people are among the first to adopt new media technologies, and that they are especially keen o...

Britta Stenholm and Stellan Arvidson: Creators of opinion – Swedish networks and concealed powers in the Cold War. A discourse-historical linguistic study

Ämne: Lingvistik, historia, tyska
Projektledare: Birgitta Almgren

The aim of this project is to investigate cultural processes, ideological currents of thoughts in the Swedish society through...

Contemporary (Post) modernity? Canonization Processes of Advanced Art in Germany and Sweden 1977 – 2007

Ämne: Konstvetenskap
Projektledare: Dan Karlholm

This research project serves to enhance our understanding of the evaluation and temporalization of advanced art in Northern E...

Do history and factors in early life contribute to social inequalities in health in the region of former Soviet Union? Evidence from Estonia

Ämne: Sociologi
Projektledare: Mall Leinsalu

Several factors, in particular those related to adult experience and life style, have been suggested as explanations for the ...

East of Cosmopolis: The world citizen and the paradox of the undocumented

Ämne: Idéhistoria
Projektledare: Rebecka Lettevall

The main purpose of this project is to discuss and problematize ideas and understandings of the cosmopolitical. Cosmopolitani...

Immigrant Integration Policy and the EU: Convergence in national integration policies?

Ämne: Statsvetenskap
Projektledare: Hans Andersson

An on-going scientific discussion concerns whether we are presently seeing a policy convergence in integration policy in Euro...

Journalism Education – formation of professional identity in changing media systems

Ämne: Journalistik
Projektledare: Karin Stigbrand

The aim is to investigate journalism education in relation to models of journalism and professional values in Russia (M.V. Lo...

Markets & Regions – A project on region building and the long-term sustainability and potential integrative effects of capital mobility and investment in the Baltic Sea Region

Ämne: Ekonomisk historia
Projektledare: Mikael Olsson

Establishment of markets and creation of regions are acknowledged as slow and incremental processes, but there are also examp...

Media, Communication, and the Social Performance of Environmentalism: Comparing Ecological Collectives on Two Sides of the Baltic Sea

Ämne: Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap, genusvetenskap, historia
Projektledare: Heike Graf

Scholars often treat environmentalism as a hard-science concern. But environmental change necessarily involves human thoughts...

Mourning Becomes Electra. Gender discrimination and human rights

Ämne: Samtidshistoria
Projektledare: Ylva Waldemarson

Mourning Becomes Electra. Gender discrimination and human rights – altered relations among international organs, states...

Polish and Swedish doctors in Swedish health care – A study of occupational cultures

Ämne: Etnologi
Projektledare: Magnus Öhlander, Katarzyna Wolanik Boström

Doctors represent a seemingly universal profession, sharing a set of competences and a partly similar view on their role as d...

Public Discourse and Environmental Risks: Exploring gas pipeline plan and flooding scenarios in the Baltic Sea Region

Ämne: Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap
Projektledare: Anna Maria Jönsson

Environmental risks transcend traditional boundaries and raise a need for new governing and communication strategies. It also...

Rapid Social Change and its Effects on Public Health in St. Petersburg, 1880-1914

Ämne: Sociologi
Projektledare: Andrew Stickley

The value of focusing on health in the past and using this knowledge as a tool to help understand what is happening in the pr...

Teaching religion and thinking education on the Baltic-Barent brim

Ämne: Statsvetenskap
Projektledare: Peter Strandbrink

Across Europe, national educational systems provide forceful links between states and citizens. The mandatory school is a pri...

The crucial importance of Swedish language and Swedish exile in the aesthetic renewal of modernism in the literary works of Peter Weiss

Ämne: Litteraturvetenskap
Projektledare: Ola Holmgren

For more than 10 years Peter Weiss wrote as well in Swedish as in German, and apparently the real importance of the Swedish l...

The development of Russian financial market and its institutional actors: From the fall of the Soviet Union to the financial crisis 2008

Ämne: Ekonomisk historia
Projektledare: Ilja Viktorov

The overall purpose of the project is to investigate the emergence and further development of the Russian financial markets...

The emergence of racism. On beliefs about language use and linguistic discrimination among two professional groups in Sweden and Germany

Ämne: Retorik
Projektledare: Mats Landqvist

Linguistic choices play an important role in how we identify and classify each other and ourselves, i.e. we speak and refer t...

The story of crucian carp in the Baltic Sea region – History and a possible future

Ämne: Zoologi
Projektledare: Håkan Olsén

The overall purpose of this research project is to focus, in an interdisciplinary perspective, on the history and current sta...


Archaeological traces. Past migrations, interaction and spatial patterns in the Baltic Sea area.

Ämne: Arkeologi
Projektledare: Kerstin Cassel

The project departs in the contradiction between the sedentary and place bound character of archaeological thought and data, ...

Becoming an Adult in Eastern and Western Europe: Interrelationships between Policies, Practices and Attitudes

Ämne: Sociolgi
Projektledare: Zhanna Kravchenko

All European countries share concerns about changing structure of the population, decreasing fertility and increasing ageing,...

Chemicals in textiles: managing environmental and health risks from products with complex product chains

Ämne: Miljövetenskap, sociologi
Projektledare: Magnus Boström

The project aims at increased understanding of private and public purchasing organizations’ conditions, difficulties and op...

Construction and normalisation of gender online among young people in Estonia and Sweden

Ämne: Medieteknik
Projektledare: Patrik Hernwall

The aim the project is to study how gender is created, expressed and normalized in online environments among young people (ag...

Cultural feminism! The interaction between culture and activism in the new Women’s liberation movement in Sweden and West Germany

Ämne: Litteraturvetenskap, genusvetenskap
Projektledare: Ebba Witt-Brattström

As a protest movement, the feminist, non-governmental mobilization and separatist organizing of the Women’s liberation move...

Endocrine disruption in fish: Risk identification, development of biomarkers and assessment of risk levels in the Baltic Sea.

Ämne: Miljövetenskap, molekylärbiologi
Projektledare: Inger Porsch Hällström

Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) interfere with the function of hormone systems of vertebrates and several invertebrate ...

Environmental Risk Governance of the Baltic Sea (RISKGOV)

Ämne: Miljövetenskap
Projektledare: Michael Gilek

Despite decades of substantial efforts by multiple actors on local, national, European and international levels to counteract...

Islands of Identity: Identity Building on Bornholm, Gotland, Åland, Saaremaa and Hiiumaa, 1800–2000

Ämne: Historia
Projektledare: Erik Axelsson

The project will study regional identity making on five large Baltic islands – Bornholm, Gotland, Åland, Saaremaa, and Hii...

Making Sense of Aisthesis: The Return of Sensibility

Ämne: Estetik
Projektledare: Cecilia Sjöholm

”Making Sense of Aisthesis: The Return of Sensibility” is a research project involving four scholars, Katarina Elam, Sara Dan...

National mobilization strategies and transnational networking: Social movements in East and West

Ämne: Sociologi
Projektledare: Kerstin Jacobsson

The project aims at studying and comparing the societal conditions of mobilization of civil society and collective action in ...

Private Ownership in Sweden – Swedish Privatisation from an East European Perspective

Ämne: Företagsekonomi
Projektledare: Karl Gratzer

Why was state ownership initiated and how was it so widely extended during the 20th century? Why has state owned property dur...

The Sea of Peace in the Shadow of Threats

Ämne: Samtidshistoria
Projektledare: Fredrik L Eriksson

The purpose of the project is to study the new security situation in the Baltic Sea region during the interwar period. The ma...

The transnational practice of regionalisation: a multidisciplinary study of visions, measurements and sense making in the Baltic Sea Region

Ämne: Statsvetenskap, företagsekonomi, slaviska språk
Projektledare: Margrethe Sövik

The Baltic Sea Region – under transformation since the collapse of the Soviet Union – is clearly a region “in the makin...


”Jag var en främling, vart jag än kom” Peter Weiss – en intellektuell i kalla krigets delade värld

Ämne: Samtidshistoria
Projektledare: Werner Schmidt

Författaren Peter Weiss (PW) kom 1939 som flykting till Sverige där han dog 1982. Engagerad i svenskt/tyskt och västtyskt/...

Anaerobic ammonia oxidation (anammox): a proposed missing piece in the Baltic Sea nitrogen cycle

Ämne: Miljövetenskap
Projektledare: Sara Sjöling

The Baltic Sea has low surface salinity and a steep halocline with anoxic bottom areas. The total reserves of nitrogen in the...

Balancing Integrity and Legal Security: A Comparison of Popular Surveillance in Germany, Sweden and Poland

Ämne: Statsvetenskap
Projektledare: Fredrika Björklund

This project intends to describe the development and use of surveillance technology in three states in the Baltic Sea area, G...

Digitala kreatörers värderingspraktik

Ämne: Medieteknik
Projektledare: Mattias Arvola

Appreciation Practices Among Digital Creatives

Research question: How do...

East Meets West: Charismatic Christianity and Western Missions in Soviet Union, Russia and Ukraine

Ämne: Religionsvetenskap
Projektledare: Gunilla Gunner

Since the fall of the Berlin Wall and the break up of the Soviet Union the peoples around the Baltic Sea have become more int...

Ecosystems as common-pool resources – Implications for building sustainable water management institutions in the Baltic Sea Region

Ämne: Miljövetenskap
Projektledare: Monica Hammer

In this project, we focus on governance of water resources and related ecosystem services in the Baltic Sea Region. The ongoi...

Familjen och den starka staten i ett Östeuropa/Östersjöperspektiv: frigörelse eller tvång?

Ämne: Historia, sociologi
Projektledare: Helene Carlbäck

Detta projekt rör sig i spänningsfältet mellan stat, familj och individ. Familjen betraktas här som en social institution...

Inter-religious Violence in Eastern Borderlands

Ämne: Historia
Projektledare: David Gaunt

Two cases will be deeply analyzed to see the degree to which and the circumstances in which neighbours participated in genoci...

Kroppen som gåva, resurs och vara: organtransplantationer i Östersjöområdet

Ämne: Filosofi, idéhistoria, etnologi
Projektledare: Fredrik Svenaeus

Syftet med projektet är att på flervetenskaplig grund undersöka en medicinsk teknologi stadd i snabbförändring: organtra...

Landscape structure, patterns of biodiversity and conservation strategies in the Baltic Sea region

Ämne: Miljövetenskap, ekologi
Projektledare: Kari Lehtilä

Natural landscapes vary substantially among different parts of the Baltic Sea region. Northern parts are forested, whereas ag...

Myten om ”judebolsjevismen” – antisemitism och antikommunism i östersjöperspektiv

Ämne: Samtidshistoria
Projektledare: Håkan Blomqvist

Myten om ”judebolsjevismen” – d v s föreställningen att revolutionen i Ryssland och kommunismen varuttryck för judisk an...

Östersjöns Sjunkna Skepp. Tolkning och historisk betydelse

Ämne: Marinarkeologi
Projektledare: Johan Rönnby

Östersjön är en av de bästa platserna i världen för skeppsarkeologer. En anledning till detta är att flertalet av de o...

Överhetens odödliga beröm. Rojalistisk hyllningslitteratur som politisk kommunikation i stormaktstidens svenska Östersjövälde ca 1620–1720.

Ämne: Retorik
Projektledare: Nils Ekedahl

Syftet med projektet, som är flerdisciplinärt, är att undersöka hur den omfattande tryckta hyllningslitteratur som riktad...

Religious ambiguities on the urban scene: Strategies of coping with religious diversity around the Baltic Sea

Ämne: Religionsvetenskap
Projektledare: David Thurfjell

Recent quantitative sociological research gives clear evidence that people in the late modern societies around the Baltic Sea...

The influence of political territorial hierarchies on local development and relations in cross-border areas. The role of Szczecin as central place in relation to the divided Pomeranian hinterland.

Ämne: Kulturgeografi, statsvetenskap
Projektledare: Thomas Lundén

The aim of the project is to analyze and evaluate the role of the City of Szczecin in relation to the theoretical hinterland ...

The Textuality of Culture: Jurij Lotman’s semiotic theory in the history of literary criticism

Ämne: Litteraturvetenskap, slaviska språk
Projektledare: Aleksei Semenenko

The aim of this project is the critical conceptualization of Lotman’s idea of culture in the context of the history of lite...


Art (without) spaces: Identities of Internet art in Germany, Lithuania and Sweden

Ämne: Konstvetenskap
Projektledare: Dan Karlholm

Internet art communities in the Baltic region are thriving. A reason for analysing and evaluating the remarkable persistence ...

Artefaktiska minnen. Samtidsarkeologiska perspektiv på ting

Ämne: Arkeologi
Projektledare: Mats Burström

Ting skapade av människor – artefakter – är inte bara källor till kunskap, de har också en förunderlig förmåga att...

Digitala mediekulturer. Publiker, livsstilar och generationer i den digitala kommunikationens tidsålder

Ämne: Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap
Projektledare: Göran Bolin

Under de senaste decennierna har en rad olika nya digitala medieteknologier och nya medieinnehåll i såväl nya som gamla me...

Ecological effects of hydrophobic organic contaminants on coastal Baltic Sea ecosystems

Ämne: Miljövetenskap
Projektledare: Clare Bradshaw

Detta projekt inom temat Samhälle och Ekosystem syftar till att 1) utöka vår förståelse för potentiella ekologiska risk...

Family policies in Post-Communist Europe: Influence from the Swedish or German Model?

Ämne: Statsvetenskap
Projektledare: Paula Blomqvist

This project investigates the re-negotiation of gender relations in post-communist Europe by focusing on family policies, suc...

Förnyelsen av säkerhetsstaten – en jämförelse av sex småstater i Östersjöregionen

Ämne: Statsvetenskap
Projektledare: Michael Karlsson

Syftet med forskningsprojektet är att bidra till förståelsen av hur och under vilka betingelser som reformer av säkerhets...

Global kapitalism och vardagliga motståndsformer i gränssnittet mellan Öst och Väst

Ämne: Etnologi
Projektledare: Mats Lindqvist

Den globala kapitalismens expansion i Östeuropa har skapat nya strukturella villkor, nya sociala relationer och nya kulturel...

Impact of pesticides on Baltic salmon (Salmo salar L.) and brown trout (Salmo trutta L.) reproductive success

Ämne: Zoologi, miljövetenskap
Projektledare: Håkan Olsén

The over all aim of this project is to determine the impact of low levels of frequently occurring pesticides on reproductive ...

Kritiker och ingenjör: den multimediale Ivan Aksenov

Ämne: Litteraturvetenskap, slaviska språk
Projektledare: Lars Kleberg

Projektet leder till en monografi om Ivan Aksenov för att ge en helhetsbild av en av den ryska modernismens dolda nyckelgest...

Kroppens politik och kvinnors medborgarskap. Reproduktionsteknologier i jämförande perspektiv.

Ämne: Genusvetenskap
Projektledare: Teresa Kulawik

Den övergripande frågeställning som projektet söker besvara är: Hur förändras kvinnors medborgarskap med utvecklingen ...

Mångfaldslinjer: Journalistisk produktion ur ett mångkulturellt perspektiv i Stockholm och Berlin

Ämne: Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap
Projektledare: Heike Graf

Transnationell migration och globalisering är en av vår tids viktigaste samhällsomdanande faktor. Den påverkar samhället...

Marknadsekonomins överlevare: Östtyska företag i förändring

Ämne: Företagsekonomi
Projektledare: Erik Borg

Projektets syfte är att studera överlevare bland företagen i forna DDR. Forskningen skall försöka att skapa en större f...

Maskulinitetens estetik: modernitetens medborgare i 1800-talets Östersjöregion

Ämne: Litteraturvetenskap, Genusvetenskap
Projektledare: Claudia Lindén

Projektet är en genusteoretisk och historisk undersökning av maskulinitet som kulturell konstruktion. Genom att fokusera p...

Migration, etnicitet och kulturell identitet i det svenska östersjöväldet under tidigmodern tid

Ämne: Historia
Projektledare: Robert Sandberg

Projektets syfte är att i ett jämförande perspektiv studera urban migration inom det svenska Östersjöväldet under perio...

New Voices, Old Roots. Dilemmas of Populism in Enlarged Europe

Ämne: Statsvetenskap, sociologi, historia
Projektledare: Ann-Cathrine Jungar

This project is dedicated to the study of populism in Europe, with a particular emphasis on the Baltic Sea Area, Eastern and ...

Protecting Natural and Cultural Heritages in the Baltic Sea Region – A cross-country Study of the Designation of the Natura 2000 Network

Ämne: Miljövetenskap
Projektledare: Odd Nygård

Biodiversity has emerged over the last 15 years as a significant global environmental and political issue. Scientific consens...

Sverige och den polska demokratirörelsen 1980-1989

Ämne: Samtidshistoria
Projektledare: Stefan Ekecrantz

Den oberoende polska fackföreningen Solidarnosc legaliserades den 31 augusti 1980 genom ett avtal med den polska regeringen....

Swedish colonies in Ukraine

Ämne: Historia
Projektledare: David Gaunt

The aim of this project is to initiate comprehensive scientific research on the past and present developments of the Swedish ...

Teknik, livsvärld, nihilism – om tekniken som identitetsbildande makt

Ämne: Filosofi
Projektledare: Hans Ruin

Projektet består av en mångdisciplinär kulturteoretisk och filosofiskt orienterad utforskning av tekniken och teknologiser...

Vad krävs för en ”topisk” didaktik? En studie av förutsättningarna för ett reflektivt lärande i retorisk form utifrån utbildningsdiskursen i tre demokratier

Ämne: Utbildningsvetenskap, språkvetenskap
Projektledare: Eva Erson

En studie av förutsättningarna för ett reflektivt lärande i retorisk form utifrån utbildningsdiskursen i tre demokratier...


1600-talets mediarevolution i Östersjöområdet

Ämne: Historia
Projektledare: Kekke Stadin

Projektets syfte är att studera kommunikationsrevolutionsförloppet och effekter i Östersjöområdet ca 1610-1720.