Ongoing research projects

Elite communication and the social legitimacy of international organizations​ The Project is financed by the Swedish Research Council. Research manager: Lisa Delmuth

Crisis Sense-Making in International Relations: the case of the European Union. The Project is financed by the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency. Project participants: Mark Rhinard, Elin Jakobsson, Louise Bengtsson.

Economic Growth and Unpaid Household Production in Sweden 1950-2010. The Project is financed by the Swedish Research Council. Research manager: Rodney Edvinsson.

Economic Crises in a historical perspective. The project is financed by Torsten and Ragnar Söderberg Foundations. Project manager: Rodney Edvinsson.

Elite communication and the social legitimacy of international organizations. The project is financed by the Swedish Research Council, 2016-2019. Principal investigator: Lisa Maria Dellmuth.

EU-REACHING OUT: Large Scale Threat and Crisis Management Outside of the European Union (2016-2019). Financed by European Union Horizon 2020 Framework Programme. Participants: Mark Rhinard, Stefan Borg, Sarah Backman.

EU-TRANSCRISIS:  Enhancing the European Union’s Transboundary Crisis Capacities (2014-2017).
Financed by European Union Horizon 2020 Framework Programme.
Participants: Mark Rhinard, Kajsa Hammargård, Sarah Backman.

From Local Champions to Global Players: The Dairy Sector in the Global Market – a comparative study of Denmark, France, New Zealand, Uruguay and Chile. The Project is financed by the Swedish Research Council. Project manager: Ulf Jonsson.

Gendered spaces: Multidimensonal walks in urban history. Funded by the Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences, and The Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities. Project Manager: Rebecca Lennartsson, the Stockholm City Museum. Participants from the Department of Economic History, Stockholm University: Klara Arnberg & Fia Sundevall

Generational Change within Sami Reindeer Herding Enterprises in Sweden from about 1930 to the present. The project is financed by Formas in the form of a two-year post-doc-stipend. Project manager: Eva Lotta Päiviö.

Global nuclear vulnerability. Research project on the Cuban Missiles Crisis interpreted through primary sources, Research project headed by Bristol University. Project manager: Dr. Benoit Pelepides. Project participant: Thomas Jonter with the contribution, Sweden and the Cuban Missiles Crisis, 2014.

Initiating Academic Programs in Nuclear Non-Proliferation in Russia and Ukraine, a cooperation between The Swedish Radiation and Safety Authority, International Atomic Energy Association (IAEA), James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), Monterey, and Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Project manager: Professor Thomas Jonter.

International cooperation and complex security challenges. The project is financed by the Swedish Institute of International Affairs. Project manager: Mark Rhinard. Project participant: Elin Jakobsson.

NordSTEVA Centre of Excellence on Security Technologies and Societal Values (2014-2019). The project is financed by the Nordic Council. Project participants: Mark Rhinard, Thomas Jonter, Jonatan Stiglund and Sarah Backman.

Nuclear International History Project, Research grants from Carnegie Corporation, New York, 2013-. Project manager: Dr. Christian Ostermann, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars. Project participant: Thomas Jonter.

Power Shift East Asia: Soft Power Analysis. The project is financed by the Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation and based at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs and the Swedish Defence University. Participants from the Economic History Department: Stephanie Christine Winkler.

Public Investment and Social Capital. Do European Structural and Cohesion Funds Enhance Social Capital in European Regions? This project is funded by the Regional Studies Association from 2015-2017. Principal investigator: Lisa M. Dellmuth.

Real Property and Movable Goods in Late Medieval Sweden. The Project is financed by the Swedish Research Council. Project manager: Gabriella Bjarne Larsson, the Department of History, Stockholm University. Project participants: Johanna Andersson Raeder, Johan Söderberg, the Department of Economic History, Stockholm University.

Research network - A comparative study of economic integration within the South Asian Association for Regional Integration (SAARC) and European Union (EU). Planning grants from Områdesnämnden för humaniora, juridik och samhällsvetenskap, Stockholm University. Project manager & participant: Per Hilding, the Department of Economic History, Stockholm University, Sideek Seyad, Department of Law, Stockholm University.

Savings in the wardrobe - Changes in the value and life cycle of clothes 1790-1910. Project is funded by Jan Wallander and Tom Hedelius Foundation, Åke Wiberg Foundation. This research project deals with reuse of clothes and the organization of second-hand trade in relation to changes in production, consumption and social dynamics. The purpose is to problematize commodities as storage of values and the life-cycle of goods in a long-term perspective. The research project relates to issues of ecological and economic sustainability. Researchers: Pernilla Jonsson, Kristina Lilja, and Ylva Sjöstrand.

Stockholm and Dublin in the global political economy since 1975: Urban politics and economic restructuring in a changing global context. The Project is financed by the Swedish Research Council. Project manager: Camilla Elmhorn.

Sustainable Development in a Changing Geo-political Era: Challenges and Opportunities for Sweden (MISTRA GEOPOLITICS). The project is financed by Mistra. Project coordinator for Stockholm University: Lisa Dellmuth. Karin Bäckstrand, Lisa Dellmuth, Andreas Duit, and Maria-Therese Gustafsson participate from Stockholm University, and do collaborative research with Joakim Palme from Uppsala University.

The Disenfranchisement of Recipients of Poor Relief in Sweden after ”the Democratic Breakthrough”. Funded by the Torsten Söderberg foundation. Projekt manager: Fia Sundevall