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Jonas Hinnfors

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Professor of Political Science.

2012-14: Member of the Board, Nordic Political Science Association (NOPSA).

2011-13: Chair, Swedish Political Science Association (SWEPSA).

At the University of Stirling, Scotland (Politics Division, School of Arts & Humanities): Honorary Senior Research Fellow.

For telephone contact, please dial 0046 31 7864672 or 0046 709 931976.

Follow me on twitter @JonasHinnfors

Research

Social Democracy, Migration Policy, Parties/Party Behaviour; Ideology, Welfare State.

Recent Publications

G, Bucken-Knapp, J, Hinnfors, J., Spehar, A. & K. Zelano (forthcoming 2017) ’The Multi-Level Governance of Intra-EU Mobility’, Chapter 5 in Scholten, P.W.A. & M. van Ostaijen (eds.) (forthcoming) Between mobility and migration. The urban consequences of intra-EU migration. (Springer Verlag, 2017).

A, Spehar, J, Hinnfors, & G, Bucken-Knapp (forthcoming 2017) ’Passing the buck. The case of failing multi-level governance re vulnerable EU migrants in Sweden’ Nordic Journal of Migration Research.

N, Bolin, J, Hinnfors & J, Strömbäck. Invandringen på ledarsidorna i svensk nationell dagspress 2010–2015 [Immigration as an issue in leader articles in Swedish Press 2010-15], pp 192-211 in Truedson, L, (red) Migrationen i medierna – men det får en väl inte prata om [Migration in the media - off limits surely] Stockholm: Institutet för Mediestudier, 2016.

U Bjereld, U, K, Eriksson, & J Hinnfors. Förhandla eller DÖ. Decemberöverenskommelsen och svensk demokrati i förändring. Stockholm: Bokförlaget Atlas, 2016.

Bjereld, U., Eriksson, K. & J. Hinnfors. Decemberöverenskommelsens fall - en spegel av strategiskt tänkande partisympatisörer? [The Fall of The December Agreement – Mirroring Strategically Acting Party Followers?] pp 299-311 in Ohlsson, Jonas, Oscarsson, Henrik & Solevid, Maria (eds) Ekvilibrium [Equilibrium]. Göteborg: SOM-institutet, 2016.

G Bucken-Knapp, A Spehar, & J Hinnfors, "The Eye of the Beholder: Narrating Crisis in the Ongoing Swedish Labor Migration Policy Debate", in Korkut, U, Mahendran, K, Bucken-Knapp, G and R H Cox (red.), Discursive Governance in Politics, Policy, and The Public Sphere. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

G Bucken-Knapp, J Hinnfors & A Spehar, “Political parties and migration policy puzzles: The European scene” Comparative European Politics, 2014.

G Bucken-Knapp, J Hinnfors & A Spehar, “Political parties and migration policy puzzles: The European scene”, Comparative European Politics, 2014

G Bucken-Knapp, A Spehar, J Hinnfors & P Levin, “No Nordic Model: Understanding Differences in the Labour Migration Policy Preferences of Mainstream Finnish and Swedish Political Parties”, Comparative European Politics, 2014.

U. Korkut, G. Bucken-Knapp, A. McGarry, J. Hinnfors, & H. Drake (red.), The Discourses and Politics of Migration in Europe, New York, PalgraveMacMillan, 2013.

A. Spehar, G. Bucken-Knapp & J. Hinnfors, “Ideology and Entry Policy: Why Non-Socialist Parties in Sweden Support Open Door Migration Policies”, in U. Korkut, G. Bucken-Knapp, A. McGarry, J. Hinnfors, & H. Drake (red.), The Discourses and Politics of Migration in Europe, New York, PalgraveMacMillan, 2013.

Umut Korkut, Jonas Hinnfors & Helen Drake, “Conclusions”, in U. Korkut, G. Bucken-Knapp, A. McGarry, J. Hinnfors, & H. Drake (red.), The Discourses and Politics of Migration in Europe, New York, PalgraveMacMillan, 2013.

J Hinnfors, A Spehar & G Bucken-Knapp. ”The Missing Factor: Why Social Democracy Can Lead to Restrictive Immigration Policy”, Journal of European Public Policy, Vol 19, 2012:4.

A-M Ekengren & J Hinnfors. Uppsatshandbok. Hur du lyckas med din uppsats, Lund: Studentlitteratur, (The Essay Handbbok; How to succeed with your Essay; New Revised Edition), 2012.

J Hinnfors "Social Democracy." International Encyclopedia of Political Science. Ed. Bertrand Badie, Dirk Berg-Schlosser, and Leonardo Morlino. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, 2011.

 

Recent Conference Papers

M Hagevi & J Hinnfors, "Reformism underifrån. Socialdemokraternas partikongresser och ideologisk utveckling." (Reformism from Below: Social Democratic Party Congresses and Ideological Development). Paper presented at the Nordic Social Democracy Workshop, NoPSA, Gothenburg, 12-15 August 2014.

Y Aucante & J Hinnfors, "The Puzzle of Ideological change in contemporary Social democracy: A comparative case-study of Britain, France, and Sweden in the new millennium". Paper presented at the 20e Conference of Europeanists, Amsterdam, 25-27 June, 2013.

A Spehar, J Hinnfors & G Bucken-Knapp, "At the crossroads: Why do certain groups of migrants from Central and Eastern-European (CEE) countries face barriers to integration in Sweden?", Paper presented at the 20e Conference of Europeanists, Amsterdam, 25-27 June, 2013.

G Bucken-KNapp, A Spehar, J Hinnfors & P Levin, “No Nordic Model: Understanding Differences in the Labour Migration Policy Preferences of Mainstream Finnish and Swedish Political Parties”, Paper presented at the “Political Parties and Migration Policy Puzzles. The European Scene”, Workshop, Gothenburg, 14-15 June 2012.

G Bucken-Knapp, J Hinnfors, A Spehar & P Levin, “No Nordic Model: Understanding Differences in the Labour Migration Policy Preferences of Mainstream Finnish and Swedish Political Parties”, Paper presented at the “ECPR, Sixth Pan-European Conference on EU Politics”, Tampere, Finland, 13-15 September 2012.

G Bucken-Knapp, A Spehar, J Hinnfors & P Levin, “No Nordic Model: Understanding Differences in the Labour Migration Policy Preferences of Mainstream Finnish and Swedish Political Parties”, Paper presented at the “International Migration and Integration” Conference, Gothenburg 25-26 Oktober 2012.

G Bucken-Knapp, J Hinnfors & A Spehar, “Swedish exceptionalism? Understanding the Integration Policy Preferences of Mainstream Swedish Political Parties”, Paper presented at the ”PSA Specialist groups, Immigrants in Europe: Between the Eurozone Crisis and the Arab Spring”, University of Westminster, London, 9 November 2012.

A Spehar, G Bucken-Knapp & J Hinnfors. "Ideology and Entry Policy: Why Non-Socialist Parties in Sweden Support Open Door Migration Policies, Paper för konferensen "The Politics of Migration: Citizenship, Inclusion and Discourse in Europe". A Joint Workshop of GCU Institute for Society and Social Justice, PSA Comparative European Politics, and French Politics Specialist Groups, Glasgow 10-12 November, 2011.

Recent External Funding

FORMAS, The Research Project IMAGINATION (aspects on flows, social consequences and governance consequences of intra EU migration; co-operation between Swedish, Dutch, Austrian and Turkich partners; Main Applicant Swedish partner: Jonas Hinnfors, Gothenburg University collaborating staff: Jonas Hinnfors, Andrea Spehar, Gregg Bucken-Knapp, Karin Zelano): 2012 (2013-16); Swedish share: 3.2 million SEK / £300,000.

Vetenskapsrådet (Swedish Research Council), The Research project Mipokforskningsprojektet 'Mipok' (Decreased Ideological Polarisation and Conflict in Western Europe. A Comparative Study of Ten Party Systems), Main Applicant Magnus Hagevi, Linnaeus University; collaborating staff: Magnus Hagevi, Karl Loxbo, Linnaeus University and Marie Demker, Jonas Hinnfors, University of Gothenburg; 2014 (2015-2018). In all 8.4 million SEK; Gothenburg Uni share 4.2 million SEK / £380,000.

Various travel grants (Karls Staffs fond för frisinnade ändamål; Åke Wibers stiftelse), 2011-14 in all 105,000 SEK / £9,500.

Forte, networking funding for the "Party Research Programme" at Gothenburg University, Main Applicant Jonas Hinnfors, 2014 47,000 SEK / £4,000.

Evaluator Assignments

Frequently commissioned as research and education evaluator (Journal Peer Review Assignments; Higher Education Agency Commissions etc; Denmark, Estonia, Sweden)

Educational Experience

Gothenburg: Comparative Politics, Supervision, all educational levels.

Stirling University, Scotland: Party Systems in a Comparative Perspective, Advanced Level.

Doctoral Student Supervision Experience: 14 PhD students in all.

Miscellaneous

I love all sorts of food, including British! 

Contact Information

Jonas.Hinnfors(@)pol.gu.se

Room, A508

Phone:
+46 (0) 31-786 4672

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