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39 million from The Swedish Research Council

News: Nov 06, 2018

The Swedish Research Council has taken decisions on applications in this year's Open Call for proposals within Humanities and Social Sciences and Development Research. Six political scientists at the University of Gothenburg are together granted 39 million kronor.

Infrastructure grant

Daniel Naurin, professor, 15.8 million kronor.
Judicial independence under pressure? Building an infrastructure for multidisciplinary research on the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Project grants

Andrej Kokkonen, senior lecturer, 5.2 million kronor.
Divided democracies: Causes and consequences of political polarization in Europe.

Olof Larsson, post doc, 4 million kronor.
Non-Compliance as a Threat to International Collective Action.

Anna Lührmann, senior lecturer, 4.6 million kronor.
Rule by Recession: The Challenge of Contemporary Autocratization.

Anna Persson, senior lecturer, 4.3 million kronor.
The Power of Ideas: New Perspectives on State Capacity and Public Goods Provision in Emerging Democracies.

Jon Pierre, professor, 5 million kronor.
Governance of collective action: The case of Antimicrobic Policy in Europe.

Other projects within the University of Gothenburg where political scientists are involved

Infrastructure grant

Andrea Spehar, senior lecturer in political science and director of the Centre on Global Migration, 17.6 million kronor.
Refugee Migration and Cities: Social Institutions, Political Governance and Integration in Jordan, Turkey and Sweden (SIPGI).

Project grant

Sebastian Lundmark, researcher, the SOM institute, 3 million kronor.
Exploring new interventions for decreasing survey nonresponse among immigrants, socially impoverished groups, and people living in disadvantaged neighborhoods.

BY: Anna-Karin Lundell

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