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  • Marie Láníková

    PhD candidate in Sociology at the Department of Sociology, Masaryk University, Brno. Her research focuses on the relationship between women’s organizations and expertise under state socialism in Czechoslovakia.

  • Julia Malitska

    Postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Baltic and East European Studies at Södertörn University. Received her PhD in History in 2017 with the dissertation Negotiating Imperial Rule: Colonists and Marriage in the Nineteenth-Century Black Sea Steppe. 

  • Mikhail Iampolski

    Professor in Comparative Literature at New York University, and a specialist in aesthetics and philosophy, critical theory, art history and theory, film studies, culture theory and Russian cultural history.

  • Ove Bring

    Professor emeritus in International Law at the Swedish Defense College. Previously worked as an expert and international law adviser at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Professor of International Law at Uppsala University and Stockholm University. Member of the Permanent Arbitration Court in The Hague since 1999.

  • Michela Romano

    MA in Interdisciplinary research and studies on Eastern Europe, University of Bologna. Research focus: Russophone identities, Baltic cultures and minority issues.

  • Cagla Demirel

    PhD-Candidate in Political Science at BEEGS, Södertörn University. Graduated in International Relations at Karadeniz Technical University in 2010.

  • Emily Russell

    Assistant researcher on the Consequences of Contention project, at the University of Michigan and has been affiliated at research centers in Reykjavik, Iceland and Delhi, India. A Beinecke Scholar and member of the national Dramatists Guild.

  • Iulia Demidenko

    Historian and Art Historian, Deputy Director for Research of the State Museum of the History of St. Petersburg.

  • Polina Barskova

    Associate Professor of Russian literature, Hampshire College. Scholarly publications include articles on Nabokov, the Bakhtin brothers, early Soviet film, and the aestheticization of historical trauma. Current project: “The Ruin Screams: Poetics of the Spatial Representation During the Siege of Leningrad.”

  • Stefan Ingvarsson

    He was cultural attaché in 2015 at the Swedish Embassy in Moscow. Various previous assignments as a writer, translator, moderator and also director of the Stockholm Literature Festival.

  • Dzmitry Pravatorau

    Postgraduate student of International Relations at the University of Queensland, Australia. Area of interest is Baltic studies: in particular, geographic and geopolitical images of the Baltic States in the popular imagination in Russia.

  • Brendan Humphreys

    PhD in Political Science and a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Aleksanteri Institute – Finnish Centre for Russian and East European Studies and the Helsinki Institute of Urban and Regional Studies (Urbaria).

  • Annika Öhrner

    Assoclate Professor in Art History, and a faculty member of Södertörn University

  • Susanna Rabow-Edling

    Associate Professor in Political Science and Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Russian and Eurasian Studies, IRES.

  • Paulina Rytkönen and Nadir Kinossian

    Paulina Rytkönen is Associate Professor at Södertörn University in Sweden and Nadir Kinossian is Senior Researcher at the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography in Germany.

  • Joakim Ekman

    Professor of Political Science and the Director of Centre for Baltic and East European Studies (CBEES), Södertörn University. Responsible publisher Baltic Worlds.

  • Annemari Andersén

    Project leader of the EU Interreg Central Baltic-financed project Archipelago Business Development. Works at the Department for Research and Development at Yrkeshögskolan Novia in Turku, Finland. MA in business administration and 20 years of experience working as a consultant for industrial companies.

  • Susanna Lidström

    Freelance writer based in Stockholm. Reports for various publications and takes great interest in the environments of the archipelago, where she also enjoys spending time for recreation.

  • Christian Widholm

    Historian and lecturer in Tourism Studies at Södertörn University. Widholm has published several works on Swedish nationalism and the mass media. Some of his recent publications deal with how childhood memories influence heritage entrepreneurs and how nostalgia influences the world of sports.

  • Nadir Kinossian

    Senior Researcher since 2015 at the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography in Leipzig, Germany. He has worked in academia, consultancy, and municipal administration in Norway, Britain, and Russia. Research interests include urban governance, regional development, and cultural landscapes.

  • Paulina Rytkönen et al

    Paulina Rytkönen is senior lecturer in business studies and associate professor in economic history at Södertörn University, Tommy Larsson Segerlind is senior lecturer in business administration and director of the bachelor program Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Market EnterForum, at School of Social Sciences, Södertörn University, Gustaf Onn is a Doctoral Student in Tourism Studies, School of Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies, Södertörn University, Lars Degerstedt is senior lecturer in Media Technology, School of Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies, Södertörn University, Mauri Kaipainen is professor emeritus of media technology at Södertörn University.

  • Håkan Tunón, Marie Kvarnström, Joakim Boström and Anna-Karin Utbult Almkvist

    Håkan Tunón is a senior research officer at the Swedish Biodiversity Centre (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences) with a focus on traditional knowledge and customary use of biological diversity.; Marie Kvarnström is a senior programme officer at the Swedish Biodiversity Centre with a focus on traditional knowledge and customary use of biological diversity.; Joakim Boström is an icebreaker deck officer and fisherman in Kalix Archipelago; Anna-Karin Utbult Almkvist is a farmer in Sankt Anna archipelago and convenor of archipelago farmers in the National Association for the Swedish Archipelago.

  • Peter Handberg

    Peter Handberg is a Swedish author and translator. Among a long lists of books and novels he is the author of two works of literary nonfiction about the Baltic States, and two collection of essays of which the latest, The Disconnected Heaven was published in 2011 to critical acclaim. Handberg has also been widely praised for his translations to Swedish, particularly his interpretation of Thoreau’s Walden, published in 2010.The coming book of Handberg Världens yttersta platser – Judiska spår [The World’s Outermost Places – Jewish Traces] will be published simultaneously with his Döblin translation in the fall of 2019 on the publishing house Faethon förlag.

  • Ayşe Gül Altınay

    Ayşe Gül Altınay is Professor of Anthropology and Director of Sabancı University Gender and Women’s Studies Center of Excellence (SU Gender). She received her PhD in Cultural Anthropology, with a Women’s Studies Certificate, from Duke University in 2001 and has served as Associate Editor of the European Journal of Women’s Studies (since 2009), Marie Jahoda Visiting Chair in International Gender Studies at Ruhr University-Bochum (2012), Visiting Faculty Fellow as part of the “Women Mobilizing Memory” Working Group at Columbia University Center for the Study of Social Difference (2014-2016) and Researcher in the CEU – Sabancı University Joint Academic Initiative on Gendered Memories of War and Political Violence (with Andrea Petö, 2011-2015). At Sabancı University, she has contributed to the development of the Cultural Studies BA and MA Programs, the Gender Studies PhD program, Gender Forum and SU Gender, as well as the Sexual Harassment Policy Statement and Committee. Altınay’s research and writing have focused on militarism, nationalism, violence, memory, gender, and sexuality. Among her books are The Myth of the Military-Nation: Militarism, Gender and Education(Palgrave Macmillan, 2004); Ebru: Reflections on Cultural Diversity in Turkey(Metis, 2007, with Attila Durak); Violence Against Women in Turkey: A Nationwide Survey(Punto, 2008, with Yeşim Arat); The Grandchildren: The Hidden Legacy of Lost Armenians in Turkey(Transaction, 2014, with Fethiye Çetin, trans. Maureen Freely), Gendered Wars, Gendered Memories: Feminist Conversations on War, Genocide and Political Violence (Routledge, 2016, with Andrea Petö), and and the forthcoming volume Women Mobilizing Memory (Columbia University Press, 2019, co-edited with Maria Jose Contreras, Marianne Hirsch, Jean Howard, Banu Karaca and Alisa Solomon). Her co-authored book with Yeşim Arat, Türkiye’de Kadına Yönelik Şiddet(Violence Against Women in Turkey) was awarded the 2008 PEN Duygu Asena Award.

  • Aliaksei Kazharski

    Aliaksei Kazharski is a researcher and lecturer at Comenius University in Bratislava and Charles University in Prague.

  • Réka Geambașu

    Senior lecturer at Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Sociology and Social Work, with a focus on the issues of gender and work, and on gender inequalities.

  • Clas Zilliacus

    Professor emeritus of comparative literature, at Åbo Akademi University, Finland.

  • Piret Ehin

    Piret Ehin is Senior Researcher and Deputy Director for Research at the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, University of Tartu, Estonia. She is also the founding Director of the Centre for EU-Russia Studies at the same institution. She holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Arizona (2002). Her main research interests include democracy, legitimacy and political support, European integration and Europeanization, and international relations in the Baltic Sea region. Her work has appeared in the European Journal of Political Research, Journal of Common Market Studies, Cooperation and Conflict, Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties and the Journal of Baltic Studies. She has led international consortium projects, including a Horizon 2020 Twinning project UPTAKE.

  • Kamil Calus

    Graduate of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan (Eastern Europe and Asia Studies and Journalism and Social Communication). PhD candidate in the Institute of Eastern Studies of Adam Mickiewicz University. Regular contributor to the Nowa Europa Wschodnia bimonthly. Editor of the "Spojrzenie na Wschód" quarterly. Focus on; Domestic, foreign and security policy of Moldova, as well as, Moldovan economic and energy policy, investment climate.

  • Bjarne Lindström

    Independent consultant and former director of Statistics and Research Åland (ÅSUB) and the Nordic Institute of Regional Research (NordREFO). His research focuses on economic and regional development, region building, and regional autonomy.

  • Paul Sherfey

    PhD candidate in ethnology at Södertörn University. His dissertation project Cultivating Revolutionary Subjectivities: Politics, Heritage and Desire explores informal activism, using the case of collective gardens as a transnational political practice.

  • Anna Hedén and Thomas Lundén

    Anne Hedén is historian and journalist, focusing on political and social movements and currently affiliated to Arbetarrörelsens arkiv [Swedish Labour Movement’s Archive and Library] and Stockholm University. Thomas Lundén is Professor emeritus of human geography, CBEES, Södertörn University, with a focus on border studies and minorities.

  • Taras Martynenko

    PhD candidate in history at the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv. His thesis focuses on the social behavior of the population of Lviv during World War II. Focus on genocide studies, local history and public memory.

  • Liudmila Voronova and Emil Edenborg

    Liudmila Voronova, PhD, is a senior lecturer at the Department of Journalism, Södertörn University. Her research interests lie within the intersection of gender media studies, political communication research, and comparative studies of journalism cultures. Emil Edenborg, PhD, is a research fellow at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs. His research interests include questions of gender and sexuality, as well as nationalism, borders and geopolitics.

  • Agnieszka Halemba and Magdalena Radkowska-Walkowicz

    Agnieszka Halemba, Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Warsaw Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology, Polish Academy of Sciences. Magdalena Radkowska-Walkowicz, Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Warsaw.

  • Vello Pettai

    Professor of Comparative Politics at the University of Tartu and Director of the V-Dem Regional Center for Eastern Europe and Russia.

  • Caroline Mezger

    Researcher at the Zentrum für Holocaust-Studien, Institut für Zeitgeschichte - München, and former CEU student.

  • Oleg Antonov and Artem Galushko

    Oleg Antonov is a visiting researcher at the Centre for Baltic and East European Studies (CBEES), Södertörn University. Artem Galushko is a researcher at the Centre for Baltic and East European Studies (CBEES), Södertörn University, funded by a Swedish Institute scholarship.

  • Derya Keskin

    Derya Keskin received her PhD in Development Studies from Marmara University in Istanbul, Turkey, and an MA from the Ohio State University in Columbus, USA. She worked as an assistant professor of Labor Sociology in the Department of Labor Economics and Industrial Relations at Kocaeli University, Turkey from January 2012 to September 2016. She was dismissed from her position through a governmental decree issued under the State of Emergency for signing a petition titled “We will not be a party to this crime,” also known as the Peace Petition which was a call directed to the State to end the civil deaths in the southeastern part of the country and to restart the peace process. Her work has been published in journals related to education, labor and the Middle East. Her research interests include women’s labor, gender and social policy, religion and women, migration, higher educa-tion, academic work and problems in social research. She continues her work within the Kocaeli Acade-my for Solidarity as the founding member with the other Peace Signatories also dismissed from Kocaeli University for the same reason.

  • Yasemin Gülsüm Acar

    Social psychologist whose research interests include political protest and its consequences, political solidarity, politicization and social identity, and intergroup relations/conflict. She received her PhD from Claremont Graduate University in 2015, where she specialized in social identity and identity politicization through collective action. Her current research focuses on group-based perceptions of contemporary political dynamics in Turkey.

  • Radoš Vidaković

    MA-student in political science at the University of Vienna.

  • Hans Gunnar Adén

    Sweden’s ambassador to Georgia 2006 – 2009.

  • Julieta Rotaru

    Senior researcher in Romani Studies at CBEES, Södertörn University. Project researcher (2018–2021) in “Mapping the Roma communities in the 19th century Wallachia”, funded by the Foundation for Baltic And East European Studies. PhD in philology with a focus on Vedic and Sanskrit languages, Romani linguistics and the history of the Roma people.

  • Tomas Sniegon

    Historian and senior lecturer in European Studies at the University of Lund, Sweden. Currently working on a project about Soviet dictatorship, financed by The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences.

  • Marina Henrikson

    PhD in Russian Studies from the University of Manchester, UK. Currently a freelance journalist with a focus on questions concerning human rights and the foreign policies of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine.

  • Kimmo Granqvist

    Professor in Romani Studies at CBEES, Södertörn University, and lecturer in Romani language and Culture at the University of Helsinki. He has twenty years of experience in theoretical and participatory research with Roma communities. Since 2018 he is the editor of the Romani Studies journal.

  • Elena Marushiakova and Vesselin Popov

    Elena Marushiakova is a holder of ERC Advanced Grant 2015, “Roma Civic Emancipation Between the Two World Wars”, and President of the Gypsy Lore Society. She is affiliated to the School of History at the University of St. Andrews. She has published widely on Roma in Bulgaria, Balkans and Central and Eastern Europe. Vesselin Popov works at the School of History at the University of St. Andrews. Conducts research in frames of ERC Advanced Grant 2015, “Roma Civic Emancipation Between the Two World Wars”. Has published widely on Roma in Bulgaria, Balkans and Central and Eastern Europe.

  • Sofiya Zahova

    Postdoctoral researcher at the Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute of Foreign Language, University of Iceland. Focuses on the field of Romani Studies and South Eastern European history.

  • Sławomir Kapralski and Paweł Lechowski

    Slawomir Kapralski is professor of sociology at the Pedagogical University of Kraków and a lecturer at the Centre for Social Studies in Warsaw. Paweł Lechowski is ethnographer with a focus on Roma communities.

  • Lynette Šikić-Mićanović

    Senior research fellow at the Institute of Social Sciences Ivo Pilar in Zagreb, Croatia. PhD in anthropology with a focus on gender and social inequality. She conducts qualitative research work with marginalized groups.

  • Viorel Achim

    Senior researcher at the Nicolae Iorga Institute of History, Romanian Academy, Bucharest. His research fields include the history of the Gypsies (Roma), ethnic minorities in Romania between 1918-1948, population policy in Romania during WW II, and the Holocaust.

  • Maryia Rohava

    Maryia Rohava is a PhD-candidate at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Oslo in Norway. Her PhD-project concerns "Political Rituals under Autocratic Rule in Belarus, 1995-2015: Symbols, Performances and Popular Beliefs". Maryia Rohava has a background in Political Science (B.A.), and completed her research Master’s degree in European Studies at Maastricht University with the financial support of the Open Society Foundations. Before joining University of Oslo, she worked as a research assistant on EU multilevel governance at the European Institute of Public Administration in Barcelona. She gained experience in civil society empowerment and civil rights advocacy at the Eastern Europe Studies Centre in Lithuania and through participation in international election observation missions in Belarus, Georgia and Lithuania.

  • Anders Björklund

    Former professor of ethnology and director of the Museum of Ethnography, Stockholm. Research focus on museum practices and the acquisition, preservation and repatriation of material culture.

  • Johan Hegardt

    Associate professor in archaeology at Uppsala University. Project researcher in “Art, Culture, Conflict: Transformations of Museums and Memory Culture in the Baltic Sea Region after 1989”, at Södertörn University.

  • Mechella Yezernitskaya

    PhD candidate in history of art at Bryn Mawr College, US.

  • Edward Kasinec

    Research associate at the Harriman Institute of Columbia University. Visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University. Has published more than 200 refereed articles and books.

  • Arnoldas Stramskas

    PhD candidate at the Department of Philosophy and Social Critique, Vyautas Magnus University, Lithuania. Focus on contemporary political philosophy with an emphasis on micropolitics and minor spaces.

  • Agneiszka Kozik

    PhD candidate, Institute of Applied Social Sciences, Warsaw University. Main areas of research: social and visual anthropology, ethnography, art critique.

  • Gilda Hoxha

    PhD candidate in political science, University of Tirana. Currently she holds a scholarship from the Swedish Institute for PhD studies at CBEES.

  • Levke Aduda and Stefan Ewert

    Levke Aduda is PhD and research assistant at the University of Greifswald. Research focus: mediation in intrastate conflicts. Training to become a certified mediator. Stefan Ewert is PhD and researcher at the University of Greifswald. Focus on Baltic Sea regional policy and rural development policy. In his PhD, he analyzed higher education policy in the Baltic States and academic networks.

  • Zuzana Maďarová

    PhD, Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences, Comenius University, Bratislava. Focus on political subjectivities of women and gender aspects of political communication. Her thesis analyzed the invisibilization of women and competing narratives of November 1989. Expert at the European Institute for Gender Equality in 2017.

  • Olesya Khromeychuk

    A Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the University of East Anglia. Her current research focuses on the participation of women in military formations during WWII and in the ongoing conflict in the Donbas region.

  • Agnieszka Mrozik

    Assistant professor since 2012 at the Postgraduate Gender Studies Programme at the Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences, where she has lectured on feminist criticism, media discourse, and popular culture analysis.

  • Simo Mannila and Natalia Kharchenko

    Simo Mannila is adjunct professor of sociology, University of Helsinki. Member of the Planning Group for Ukrainian studies, University of Helsinki. Natalia Kharchenko is executive director of the Kyiv International Institute for Sociology. Conducts quantitative social research.

  • Eva Karlberg

    PhD candidate in sociology at Baltic and East European Graduate School, Södertörn University. She studies transnational organizing in the women’s movement, comparing Poland and Sweden.

  • Nadja Douglas

    Is a researcher at the Berlin-based Centre for East European and International Studies (ZOiS). She focuses in her work on the dynamics between civic initiatives and state power structures, regional conflicts and civil-military relations in the post-Soviet region. She holds a Master's degree in International Relations from Sciences Po Paris and a PhD from Humboldt University Berlin. Her thesis deals with public control of armed forces in the Russian Federation and was published in 2017 by Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Aksana Ismailbekova

    Aksana Ismailbekova is a lead researcher for Kyrgyzstan in the project “Informal Governance and Corruption –Transcending the Principal Agent and Collective Action Paradigms”, funded by the British Academy (BA) – DFID Anti-Corruption Evidence Program (ACE) and led by the Basel Institute on Governance (2016-2017). Ismailbekova was research fellow at the Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO) (Center for the Modern Orient) in Berlin (2011-2015), where she was a member of the competence network “Crossroads Asia.” She conducted her doctoral research at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle/Saale, Germany (2006-2012).

  • Tom Junes

    Tom Junes is a historian and holds a Ph.D. from the KU Leuven (Belgium). He is a member of the Human and Social Studies Foundation in Sofia and currently a Visiting Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence. As a postdoctoral researcher he has held fellowships in Warsaw, Vienna, Budapest, Helsinki, Potsdam, Jena and Sofia. His research interests cover Eastern European history, Cold War history, and the history of youth and student movements. He is the author of Student Politics in Communist Poland: Generations of Consent and Dissent.

  • Robert Bird

    Professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and the Department of Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Chicago. Primary area of interest is the aesthetic practice and theory of Russian/Soviet modernism. He has published books on Viacheslav Ivanov and Andrei Tarkovsky, as well as essays on Russian film and video art.

  • Mikhail Evsevyev

    PhD in art history from St. Petersburg State University, where he has lectured for over 40 years at the departments of the History of Fine Arts and the History of Russian Art, docent. His academic interests are connected to the written sources on the art of the first quarter of the 19th century as well as to the history of arts during the era of the 1917 Russian Revolution and the “war communism” period.

  • Rosario Napolitano

    PhD candidate in international studies at University of Naples “l’Orientale” with the project “Soviet in the Baltic States: from Daniel-Sinyavsky’s trial until the dissolution of the USSR”.

  • Jussi Lassila

    Senior research fellow at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs. His core areas of expertise are Russian domestic politics, in particular identity politics, nationalism, populism and political communication.

  • Irina Seits

    PhD candidate in aesthetics at Södertörn University. MAs in history and fine arts. Research interests: history of modernist architecture of the 1920s and formation of the contemporary living space.

  • Sabine Hark

    Professor of gender studies at Technische Universität Berlin. Member of the editorial board of the journal Feministische Studien. Interest in gender research as a critical ontology of the present, gender-sensitive science sociology and university research, feminist knowledge production, and queer theory.

  • Riikka Palonkorpi

    She recieved her PhD in history at the University of Tampere in 2012. Her thesis is entitled ”Science with the Human Face: The Activity of the Czechoslovak Scientists Franticek Corm and Otto Wichterle during the Cold War”. Her publications include: Palonkorpi, Riikka, Věda s lidskou tváří: Činnost československých vědců Františka Šorma a Otty Wichterleho během studené války. Nakladatelstvi Akademia 2017; Palonkorpi, Riikka, Mole holes in the Iron Curtain: the success story of the Krtek animated films. In: Competition in Socialist Society. Miklossy, K. & Ilic, M. (eds.). New York: Routledge 2014;Nisonen-Trnka, Riikka, The Prague Spring of Science: Czechoslovak Natural Scientists Reconsidering the Iron Curtain. In: 1948 and 1968: dramatic milestones in Czech and Slovak history. Cashman, Laura (ed.). Routledge 2009. Palonkorpi is currently working as a senior advisor at the University of Helsinki.

  • Irina Seits and Ekaterina Kalinina

    Irina Seits is PhD-candidate at Södertörn University. MAs in history and fine arts. Research interests: history of modernist architecture of the 1920s and formation of the contemporary living space. Ekaterina Kalinina is Postdoctoral researcher at Department of Art and Cultural Studies at Copenhagen University, Denmark and project manager at the Swedish organization Nordkonst. Research focus: Russian patriotism, biopolitics, nostalgia and national identity.

  • Maxim Grigoriev

    Born in Moscow and raised in Stockholm. He has studied comparative literature at Södertörn University and worked as a translator of Russian literature and as a freelance critic and novelist. His prize-winning collection of short stories Städer [Cities] appeared in 2014.

  • Viktoriya Sukovata

    PhD and doctor habilitata in cultural theory, professor of theory of culture and philosophy in the Science Department, Kharkiv National Karazin University, Ukraine. Focus: visual arts and gender studies, the Cold War, Soviet and post-Soviet cultural studies.

  • Rene Mäe

    Currently completing his PhD in sociology at Tallinn University. Visiting PhD student at the University of Tartu and Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. He has taught courses on cultural sociology and sociological research methods at Tallinn University and the Estonian Academy of Arts.

  • Paromita Chakrabarti

    Associate professor of English and Director of Global Research Initiatives at H R. College, University of Mumbai. Her research areas include diasporas, Marxist cultural studies and postcolonial studies, gender, ethnicity, and race.

  • Per-Arne Bodin

    Professor of Slavic literatures at Stockholm University. His main research interests are Russian poetry, Russian cultural history (especially the importance of the Russian Orthodox tradition) and Polish literature after the Second World War.

  • Tihomir Topuzovski

    Tihomir Topuzovski received his doctoral degree from the University of Birmingham UK and was a guest researcher at the Centre for Baltic and East European Studies, Södertörn University. He is currently collaborating on research looking at the politicization of space and artistic practices displaying a new understanding of temporary urbanism.

  • Rajni Mujral

    Lecturer in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Thapar University, Patiala, India. She has published on Salman Rushdie, Meena Alexander, and in the fields of the carnival, the grotesque, and disability.

  • Vahagn Avedian

    Vahagn Avedian has a Ph.D. in history, specializing in research concerning the fields of genocide, human rights, peace and conflict and democracy.

  • Donnacha Ó Beacháin Abel Polese,

    Donnacha Ó Beacháin is Director of Research at the School of Law and Government, Dublin City University and Abel Polese is a Research Fellow at the School of Law and Government, Dublin City University.

  • Tora Lane

    Project researcher at Centre for Baltic and East European Studies (CBEES) and the Department of Culture and Education at Södertörn University. Currently she is working on the project “Man Builds and Gets Destroyed: Aesthetics of the Sublime in Soviet Russian Literature”.

  • Johannes Heuman

    Researcher at the Hugo Valentin Centre in Uppsala and the Centre Alberto Benveniste in Paris. Currently works on a project on Jewish-Muslim relations during the postwar era in France.

  • Weronika Grzebalska

    Sociologist and feminist. PhD-candidate at the Graduate School for Social Research, Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw. Research interests include militarism, nationalism and memory studies.

  • Charlotte Bydler and Dan Karlholm

    Charlotte Bydler, Lecturer in art history at the School of Culture and Education at Södertörn University. Research interests comprise injustice, violence and political subjects. Project leader of “A New Region of the World? Towards a Poetics of Situatedness”. Dan Karlholm, Professor of art history, Södertörn University, where he co-founded the Art History Department in 2003. Research interests: historiography, including the history and theory of art history in Sweden and Germany.

  • Epp Lankots

    Architectural historian and researcher at the Estonian Academy of Arts, Institute of Art History. Research interests include material culture and architecture in Estonia during the Soviet period.

  • Susanna Witt

    Senior lecturer in Russian literature at the Department of Slavic and Baltic Languages, Finnish, Dutch and German at Stockholm University, and affiliated researcher at Upp-sala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies. Specialist in Boris Pasternak’s poetry and prose.

  • Aleksei Semenenko

    Associate professor at the Slavic Department of Stockholm University. PhD in Russian Literature from Stockholm University. Author of several books and works on translation, literature and semiotics.

  • Karin Grelz

    Researcher at the Institution for Slavic Languages at Stockholm University. Research interests: the Russian poet Marina Tsvetajeva and Lidija Ginzburg.

  • Sven-Olov Wallenstein

    Professor of philosophy at Södertörn University. Translator of works by, among others, Baumgarten, Winckelmann, Lessing, Kant, and Hegel. Author of numerous books.

  • Alexandra Dmitrieva and Zhanna Kravchenko

    Alexandra Dmitrieva, PhD in sociology, currently working as an expert for several grassroots NGOs specializing in groundwork with drug. Previously a researcher at the Department of Sociology, St. Petersburg State University. Zhanna Kravchenko, Associate professor in sociology and senior lecturer in social work at the School of Social Sciences, Södertörn University. Research focus: public policies in Russia and Sweden.

  • Stephan Collishaw

    Author, selected as one of the British Council’s 20 best young British novelists in 2004. Has published the novels The Last Girl (2003), Amber (2014) and The Song of the Stork (2016).

  • Maksym Kyiak

    PhD, worked at various academic and governmental institutions in Ukraine and abroad. After becoming a PhD, became involved in public diplomacy and science. Has represented Ukraine at the CAHROM Committee in the Council of Europe. Is the Co-Founder of the Global Ukraine INGO, a world-wide network of global leaders. He is also working now on postdoctoral research on information society and its influence on religion.

  • Maili Vilson

    PhD fellow in Political Science at the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies and at the Centre for EU-Russia Studies (CEURUS), University of Tartu, Estonia. Her main research interests include the European Neighborhood Policy, EU foreign policy, democratization, and transition studies. She has published on the Europeanization of foreign policy of EU member states and on the Eastern Partnership.

  • Mark Brody

    Mark Brody is an independent researcher, working for various EU-related think tanks. He graduated in International Relations and has worked as a journalist, photographer and researcher.

  • Per Ekman

    Per Ekman is a Ph.D. candidate in political science at Uppsala University. He studies political autonomy in Georgia and Ukraine, and has previously worked in Georgia.

  • Anna Krakus

    Assistant professor at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. She specializes in the fields of Polish cinema and literature, and in the study of Polish secret police files from the socialist period.

  • Antony Kalashnikov

    PhD candidate in History at the University of Oxford. His current project, “Stalinist Self-Representation and the Politics of Future Memory”, explores the self-representations of officials and events in the Stalin era.

  • Marina Khmelnitskaya

    Post-doctoral researcher at the Finnish Centre of Excellence in Russian Studies “Choices of Russian Modernisation”. Her research interests include Russian politics and policy-making, experts, policy ideas, historical institutionalism, and housing policy.

  • Dragana Cvetanovic

    PhD candidate in sociolinguistics at the Department of Finnish, Finno-Ugrian and Scandinavian Studies and the Aleksanteri Institute at the University of Helsinki. Her doctoral thesis concerns language, identity, and performance in Finnish and Serbian rap lyrics.

  • Francisco Martínez

    PhD in Anthropology, currently teaching at the Estonian Academy of Arts. Awarded several scholarships in various countries. He has edited three books, curated three exhibitions, and worked as a correspondent in Russia, Germany, Turkey, and Portugal.

  • Dmitry V. Dubrovskiy

    Assistant Professor, SIPA, and Associate Research Scholar, Harriman Institute, Columbia University. Headed the program of human rights at Smolny College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, St. Petersburg State University. Senior research fellow, Russian Museum of Ethnography.

  • Ausra Padskocimaite

    PhD candidate in Public International Law at the Faculty of Law and the Uppsala Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies (UCRS), at Uppsala University.

  • Ulyana Kaposhka and Sofie Bedford

    Sofie Bedford has a Ph.D. in Political Science from Stockholm University. Currently she is a researcher at Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Uppsala University (UCRS) and affiliated with the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul. Her main ongoing project focuses on the concept of ‘opposition’ in electoral authoritarian states. Sofie is a part of Baltic Worlds Scientific Advisory Council and she is the contact person for the online election coverage. Ulyana Kaposhka holds a Master of Science in International and European Relations from Linköping University, Sweden. Her main research interests include societal and political development in the post-Soviet countries, specifically Belarus and Russia, as well as conflict dynamics in the South Caucasus. Ulyana is currently an intern at Uppsala Centre for Russian and European Studies, Uppsala University, where she works with Dr. Sofie Bedford within the project ‘Building Sustainable Opposition in Electoral Authoritarian Regimes’ (2015-2017).

  • Mark Gamsa

    Associate professor at Tel Aviv University, where he teaches at the Department of East Asian Studies and is also involved in the Cummings Center for Russian and East European Studies.

  • Agnes Gagyi

    A social movement researcher, working on Eastern European movements from a global historical perspective. She is member of the Budapest-based public sociology working group “Helyzet”.

  • Jolanta Aidukaite

    Senior research fellow at the Lithuanian Social Research Centre. She holds a doctoral degree from Stockholm University, and has published extensively on the topics of social policy and urban community mobilization.

  • Tatiana Golova

    PhD in sociology from the University of Magdeburg, Germany. She works on social movements, political radicalism, and cultural sociology. Among her publications is Hate Crime in Russia (2010).

  • Dominika V. Polanska and Grzegorz Piotrowski

    Dominika V. Polanska, associate professor of sociology at Södertörn University and researcher at the Centre for Urban Studies at Uppsala University; Grzegorz Piotrowski, guest researcher at the Centre for Baltic and East European Studies, Södertörn University.

  • Michaela Pixova and Arnost Novak

    Michaela Pixová, PhD, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague and Arnošt Novák, PhD, Faculty of Humanities, Charles University, Prague

  • Mats Lindqvist

    Professor of ethnology, Södertörn University. He studies individual and everyday cultural processes and practices related to fundamental social change. He focuses on working class identity, the culture of market economy, and nationalism.

  • David J. Trimbach

    Currently completing his PhD in Geography at the University of Kansas (USA). His research focuses on citizenship (in theory and practice), migration, borders, and political power.

  • Paul Oliver Stocker

    PhD at Teesside University’s Centre for fascist, anti-fascist, and post-fascist studies. His research relates to the British radical right and fascist conceptions of empire. He also has a focus on the legacy of fascism and the Holocaust in Eastern Europe.

  • Magnus Berencreutz

    Phil. licentiate in human geography at Stockholm University. His main fields of research are early modern landscape history, political geography, economic geography and economic archeology.

  • Jessica Giandomenico

    PhD in political science at Uppsala Institute for Russian and Eurasian Studies. Her research interests focus on the Western Balkans, EU foreign policy, power theory, elections, and social transformation.

  • Lena Lennerhed

    Professor in History of Ideas at Södertörn university. She has written books and articles about the history of sexuality and history of abortion. Her book on illegal abortions in Sweden, Historier om ett brott, was published in 2008. Her ongoing research is about abortion and psychiatry in Sweden 1938-1975.

  • Elzbieta Korolczuk

    Is a sociologist, an activist and commentator, working at Södertörn University, Sweden, and teaching at the Institute for Advanced Study, Political Critique in Warsaw. She has published on social movements, civil society and gender (especially motherhing/fatherhing and assisted reproductive technologies). Between 2001-2014 she was a member of Warsaw based informal feminist group Women’s 8 of March Alliance. She is also engaged in the activities of the Association “For Our Children” fighting for the changes in the Polish child support system and serves as a board member of “Akcja Demokracja” Foundation.

  • Roland Kostić

    PhD in Peace and Conflict Studies from Uppsala University, Sweden. He is currently employed as a Research Director for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the Hugo Valentin Centre, Uppsala University.

  • Faradj Koliev

    Faradj Koliev is a PhD Candidate in political science at Stockholm University. His primary research interests are global governance, international political cooperation, international organizations, and the use of social sanctions in world politics.

  • Patrice Poutrus

    Lise Meitner senior fellow at the Institute for Contemporary History at the University of Vienna. His research focus is on migration and media representation.

  • Deborah Paci

    PhD in history, researcher at the Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies at Ca’ Foscari, University of Venice, with interests in cultural studies and island studies.

  • Irina Korgun

    HK research professor at Asia-Pacific Research Center at Hanyang University in Seoul, Korea.

  • Maria Chernova and Alexander Abramov and Alexander Radygin

    Alexander Radygin, Director at the Institute of Applied Economic Research, the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), Moscow. He is also head of the Research Department and a board member at the Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy, Moscow. Alexander Abramov, Professor at the Institute of Applied Economic Research, RANEPA. His main research interests span over the development of financial markets in Russia, with a special focus on institutional investors including pension and mutual funds. Maria Chernova, Researcher at the Laboratory of Institutions and Financial Markets Analysis at the Institute of Applied Economic Research, RANEPA. Financial markets and financial risk management are her main research filed.

  • Mi Lennhag

    PhD candidate in political science at Lund University. Her PhD project examines corruption in post-Soviet states and includes extensive fieldwork and interviews with ordinary citizens. She is also a journalist and photographer, focusing on Eastern Europe.

  • Susanne Oxenstierna

    Holds a doctorate in economics and works as a deputy research director at the Swedish Defence Research Agency, FOI. She is a specialist on the Russian economy.

  • Olga Golubeva

    PhD, Senior Lecturer, Department of Business Administration, Södertörn University. For 18 years, she has been working in the financial sector including Vostok Nafta, Calyon bank and Swedbank. Dr. Golubeva’s research interests include foreign investment decision-making, valuation of companies, financial and banking systems.

  • Leo Granberg and Ann-Mari Sätre

    Leo Granberg, Scholar at the Finnish Centre of Excellence in Russian Studies, Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki, and visiting researcher in Uppsala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Uppsala University. Ann-Mari Sätre, Associate professor in Economics and senior lecturer/researcher at Uppsala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Uppsala University, and International partner at the Centre of Excellence in Russian Studies, Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki.

  • Anton Oleinik

    Professor of sociology at Memorial University of Newfoundland (St. John's, Canada) and leading research fellow at the Central Economics and Mathematics Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow, Russia).

  • Ildikó Asztalos Morell

    Associate professor in sociology at Mälardalen University and is currently affiliated with the Uppsala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies as senior research fellow. Her current research explores processes of marginalization in rural Hungary from an intersectional perspective.

  • Don Kalb

    Professor of sociology and social anthropology at the Central European University, Budapest, and senior researcher at Utrecht University, the Netherlands. He was a distinguished visiting professor at the Advanced Research Collaborative at CUNY/Graduate Center, New York, in 2014/15.

  • Piotr Piotrowski

    The Polish art historian, critic, and curator Piotr Piotrowski passed away May 2015. He was the chair of the Modern Art History Department at Adam Mickiewicz University, in Poznań, where he was also the director of the Institute of Art History from 1999 to 2008.

  • Renata Ingbrant

    PhD in Slavic languages and literature and associate senior lecturer at the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Stockholm University. Her research interests include feminist, gender and masculinity studies; contemporary Polish literature and women’s literature.

  • Henrik Ohlsson

    Henrik Ohlsson is a Central Asia specialist and co-founder of the Stockholm based think tank Eurasia Forum.

  • Jaakko Turunen

    PhD in Political Science, Södertörn University BEEGS/CBEES and Uppsala University, Dept. of Government.

  • Ann-Judith Rabenschlag

    Senior lecturer and research coordinator at School of Historical and Contemporary Studies, Södertörn University.

  • Andrej Kotljarchuk

    PhD in History, Associate Professor at the Department of History and Contemporary Studies at Södertörn University. Participate in the ongoing international project about the genocide of the Roma in Ukraine during World War II (Foundation for Baltic and East European studies 2012-2014). Coordinating the project "Soviet Nordic Minorities and Ethnic Cleaning's on the Kola Peninsula" (Foundation for Baltic and East European studies 2013-2015) and coordinator of an international network on Stalin's terrors against minorities in the Soviet Union (Swedish Institute).

  • Kateryna Mishchenko

    Writer, editor, and translator of German in Kyiv. Born in Poltava, she studied German and literary studies at the Kyiv Linguistic and Hamburg University. Lecturer in history of literature at Kyiv Linguistic University and translator in human rights and social spheres. Co-founder of the Ukrainian publishing house Medusa.

  • Gustav Strandberg

    PhD student in philosophy at Södertörn University. He is writing a dissertation on the political thought of Jan Patočka with the provisional title “Abyssal Politics – the political thought of Jan Patočka”. His main areas of study are phenomenology and political philosophy.

  • Jean-Luc Nancy

    In 1973, he received his doctorate with a dissertation on Kant. Nancy was then promoted to Maître de conférences at the Université des Sciences Humaines de Strasbourg. In the 1970s and 1980s, Nancy was a guest professor at universities all over the world. In 1987, Nancy received his Docteur d’état which was published 1988 as L’expérience de la liberté.

  • Ewa Majewska

    PhD in philosophy. Since 2003 lecturer at the Institute for Gender Studies at the University of Warsaw. In 2013/14 senior visiting fellow at the Institute of Human Sciences in Vienna. She has published two monographs and some 30 articles. Currently a visiting fellow at the Institute of Cultural Inquiry in Berlin.

  • Leonard Neuger

    Professor of Polish language and literature, and translator. Researcher at the Institute of Polish Literature and Culture at the University of Silesia (1974–1982) in Katowice, where he founded Solidarity. Interned and imprisoned 1981–82. Researcher at the Institute of Slavic Studies, Stockholm University, and its director since 2003. Author of over 200 scientific papers and critical essays.

  • Ludger Hagedorn

    PhD and research leader at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. From 2005 to 2009 he was a Purkyne Fellow at the Czech Academy of Sciences. His main interests include phenomenology, political philosophy, modernity, and secularization. As a lecturer, he has worked at the Gutenberg University of Mainz, at Södertörn University and for several years at Charles University in Prague. Recently, he has also taught for New York University in Berlin.

  • Lars Fredrik Stöcker

    PhD in history and civilization. Currently postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Uppsala University. He focuses on early marketization in the USSR and the role of Western people and organizations in the implementation of market-oriented economic reforms in the Estonian, Lithuanian, and Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republics.

  • Tetyana Bureychak

    Independent researcher and GEXcel International Collegium open position fellow affiliated with the Unit of Gender Studies, Linköping University since June, 2012. Her research interests lie in feminist and gender theories, critical studies of men and masculinities, nationalism, gender politics, and consumer and visual culture.

  • Daria Dmitrieva

    Culture researcher, PhD, with interests in modern culture, popular culture, comics, visual culture, and culture theory. Founder and director of the cultural center “PUNKTUM” ( ). Head of publishing house “IZOTEKA”. Lecturer at the Russian State University of the Humanities, Moscow.

  • Ekaterina Vikulina

    PhD in cultural studies and lecturer at the Russian State University for the Humanities (Moscow). Research areas: visual culture studies, media, photography, gender and the culture of the Soviet “Thaw”. Member of the Art Critics and Art Historians Association.

  • Ilkin Mehrabov

    PhD candidate at Karlstad University’s Department of Geography, Media and Communication. Originally from Azerbaijan, with previous studies in Turkey, obtaining degrees in electrical-electronics engineering and media and cultural studies. His thesis focuses on mediatization and surveillance.

  • Madina Tlostanova

    Professor of postcolonial feminism at the Department of Thematic Studies (Gender studies) at Linköping University. Previously professor of philosophy at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, also previously professor of history of philosophy at the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia. The author of eight scholarly books, over 250 articles and two postcolonial novels, Tlostanova focuses on non-Western gender theory, decolonial and postcolonial theory, and postsocialist studies.

  • Kjetil Duvold

    PhD in political science. Positions at Södertörn, Humboldt, Vytautas Magnus, and Vilnius universities. Among his books is Making Sense of Baltic Democracy: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania between the Soviet Union and the European Union (2010).

  • Mose Apelblat

    Former official at the European Commission. In recent years he worked as policy coordinator for public administration reform and good governance in the candidate countries. Regular commentator on EU affairs as well as other issues.

  • Krister Eduards

    Former counselor at the Swedish Embassy in Moscow.

  • Sara Granath

    Theatre critic and former senior lecturer in comparative literature, Södertörn University.

  • Julia Malitska, Olena Podolian & Yuliya Yurchuk

    Yuliya Yurchuk, PhD in history, CBEES, Södertörn University. She conducts memory studies in Ukraine, and focuses on the representations of the past and their effects on the present and future. Julia Malitska is doctoral student in history at School of Historical and Contemporary Studies, Södertörn University and examines Russia's imperialism and colonization of Azov and Black Sea region in the 19th century. Olena Podolian is a doctoral student in political science at Södertörn University and studies regime change, challenges for democracy and state-building in former Soviet countries with a focus on Ukraine and Estonia.

  • Michal Smrek

    Doctoral candidate in Political Science at Uppsala University. He is currently also pursuing Master studies in Statistics. His research interests lie within the field of political recruitment

  • Ann-Marie Ekengren

    Professor of political science at the University of Gothenburg. Her main research areas are foreign policy decision-making, international relations, and party politics.

  • James Wesley Scott

    Professor of geography at the Karelian Institute at the University of Joensuu and research fellow at the Leibniz Institute for Regional Development and Structural Planning. He focuses on urban and regional development policy, geopolitics, and border studies.

  • Barbara Törnquist-Plewa & Magdalena Góra

    Barbara Törnquist-Plewa is Professor of Eastern and Central European Studies; director for the Centre for European Studies, Lund University, Sweden. Magdalena Góra is Assistant professor at the Institute of European Studies, Jagiellonian University, Cracow. PhD in political science.

  • Oksana Shmulyar Gréen & Andrea Spehar

    Oksana Shmulyar Gréen is PhD in sociology and senior lecturer at the Department of Sociology and Work Science, University of Gothenburg. ANndrea Spehar is PhD in political science and senior lecturer at the University of Gothenburg; researcher at the Centre for European Research (CERGU).

  • Anne Wæhrens

    PhD in history, currently employed at Metropolitan University College in Copenhagen. Her dissertation deals with the role and function of the memory of the Holocaust in the EU and the European Parliament.

  • Ferenc L. Laczó

    PhD in history, researcher at Imre Kertész Kolleg, Jena. His research interests are cultural and intellectual history, modern Europe, and Jewish history.

  • Edward Kanterian

    Senior lecturer at the University of Kent.

  • Sara Feldman

    PhD, currently holds a post-doctoral position at the Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies, University of Michigan.

  • Margaret Tali

    Holds a PhD from the Amsterdam School of Cultural Analysis, University of Amsterdam.

  • Katja Lehtisaari

    Postdoctoral researcher at the Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki.

  • Ilya Kalinin

    Associate professor in the Department of Liberal Arts and Sciences, St. Petersburg State University.

  • Elina Kahla

    She is a fellow at the Center of Excellence in Russian Studies funded by the Academy of Finland (2012–2017), and the director of the Finnish Institute in St. Petersburg.

  • Jenny Björkman & Johan Eellend

    Jenny Björkman and Johan Eellend are both PhD:s in history.

  • Elena Johansson

    PhD and researcher at School of Social Sciences, Södertörn University.

  • Kristiina Silvan

    A recent graduate in the Department of Central and East European Studies of the University of Glasgow, currently a postgraduate student at Central European University in Budapest.

  • Charlotte Bydler

    PhD, is a lecturer at the department of art history and research coordinator in the cultural theory field, Center for Baltic and East European Studies, Södertörn University, Sweden.

  • Ekaterina Tarasova & Karin Edberg

    Karin Edberg is a doctoral student in sociology at BEEGS (Baltic and East European Graduate School), Södertörn University. Her dissertation aims to discuss local responses; resistance, normalization and legitimization, to new energy infrastructures. Ekaterina Tarasova is a doctoral student in political science, also at BEEGS, Södertörn University. Her research is devoted to the study of antinuclear movements and mobilisation in Russia, Poland and Sweden.

  • Linas Eriksonas

    Linas Eriksonas is a founding member of the Demos institute of critical thought. Linas holds a doctorate from the University of Aberdeen and has been involved in a number of academic and public sector-related consultancy projects.

  • Roman Horbyk

    PhD in media and communication. Previously connected to universities in Kyiv, Aarhus, Amsterdam, and Hamburg. Senior lecturer at Södertörn University, and a postdoctoral researcher at Umeå University in Media and Communication Studies. Roman Horbyk was born in Kyiv, Ukraine. He has worked as a journalist.

  • Fredrik Nilsson

    Professor of ethnology and director of Centrum för Danmarksstudier (Center for Denmark Studies), Lund University.

  • Alena Ledeneva

    Professor of politics and society, University College London.

  • Kristian Petrov

    Associate professor of history of ideas, Södertörn University.

  • Johanna Lindbladh

    PhD in Slavic languages, Lund University (2003).

  • Alla Marchenko Sergiy Kurbatov

    Alla Marchenko is associated researcher, Faculty of Sociology, National University of Kyiv. Sergiy Kurbatov is research fellow at Institute of Higher Education, National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine and guest researcher at Uppsala Centre for Russian Studies, Uppsala University.

  • Péter Balogh & Vassilis Petsinis

    Péter Balogh is PhD candidate in Human geography, Stockholm University and connected to CBEES, Södertörn University. Dr Vassilis Petsinis is Visiting Researcher at the Herder Institut (Marburg, Germany). His main specialization is Ethnopolitics and European Politics with a regional focus on Central and Southeast Europe.

  • Daniel Kral

    Postgraduate research student in the School of Slavonic and East European Studies at University College London.

  • Adrià Alcoverro

    PhD student in history at the Baltic and East European Graduate School (BEEGS), Södertörn University.

  • Susanne Nylund Skog

    Associate professor and researcher at the Institute for Language and Folklore in Uppsala.

  • Piotr Wawrzeniuk

    PhD in history and researcher at the Institue of Contemporary History at Södertörn University.

  • Håkan Tunón et al

    Senior research officer at the Swedish Biodiversity Centre. Co-authors: Weronika Axelsson Linkowski, Marie Kvarnström, Ann Norderhaug, Jörgen Wissmans and Bolette Bele.

  • Madeleine Bonow

    PhD in Human Geography and lecturer at Södertörn University.

  • León Poblete & H. Richard Nakamura

    LEÓN POBLETE is PhD candidate at the Department of Business Studies at Uppsala University, Sweden. H. RICHARD NAKAMURA is assistant professor at the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

  • Karolina Zurek

    Senior researcher in law at SIEPS, Swedish Institute for European Policy Research, and postdoctoral researcher at the Faculty of Law at Stockholm University.

  • Dominika Polanska

    PhD in sociology, CBEES, Södertörn University.

  • Lyudmyla Pavlyuk

    Associate Professor in the Department of Journalism at Ivan Franko National University in Lviv, Ukraine.

  • Yuri Andrukhovych

    Yuri Andrukhovych is a Ukrainian prose writer, poet, essayist, and translator.

  • Mykola Riabchuk

    Political and cultural analyst in Kyiv, his last book “Glechschaltung. Authoritarian Consolidation in Ukraine, 2010-2012” was published in both Ukrainian and English.

  • Johnny Rodin & Pelle Åberg

    Johnny Rodin is senior lecturer, School of Social Sciences, Södertörn University. Pelle Åberg is PhD in political science, and senior lecturer at Södertörn University and Ersta Sköndal University College.

  • Aija Lulle

    PhD in human geography at University of Latvia.

  • David Williams

    DAAD postdoctoral fellow at the University of Konstanz. PhD in comparative literature from the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

  • Irina Kotkina

    PhD from Moscow State University for Humanities.

  • Carl Marklund

    PhD in political science and project researcher in “Transnational Art and Heritage Transfer and the Formation of Value: Objects, Agents, and Institutions” at CBEES, Södertörn University.

  • Norbert Götz

    Professor at the Institute of Contemporary History, Södertörn University, Sweden. Conducts research on transnational history, spatial imagination, humanitarian efforts, and global civil society. Leads a project on regionalism in the Baltic Sea and Mediterranean regions.

  • Evelina Kelbecheva

    Professor of history at the American University in Bulgaria.

  • Valters Bolevics, Jan Sjölin & Tatjana Volkova

    Valters Bolevics, PhD, Riga International School of Economics and Business Administration, Jan Sjölin, associate professor, the Baltic International Academy in Riga and Tatjana Volkova professor, BA School of Business and Finance, Latvia.

  • Lina Håkansdotter

    Archealogist, Gothenburg University

  • Johan Rönnby

    Professor of Maritime Archaeology, MARIS, Södertörn University

  • Madeleine Hurd & Steffen Werther

    Madeleine Hurd is assistant professor in history, Södertörn University and Steffen Werther is PhD in history, also at Södertörn University.

  • Mai-Brith Schartau

    Associate professor of political science at Södertörn University. Director for the former German Studies Research Unit.

  • Licia Cianetti

    Licia Cianetti is a PhD student at UCL-SSEES (School of Slavonic and East European Studies) London. Her primary research interests are minorities, democratic representation and power. Her PhD research deals with the political representation of Russian-speaking minorities in Latvia and Estonia and their access to the policy-making process."

  • Arba Murati

    Arba Murati is an election expert. She has worked in election observation missions and electoral assistance projects in Albania, Bulgaria, Kenya, Egypt, Congo DRC and Guinea Conakry.

  • Blagovesta Cholova

    Blagovesta Cholova is Phd /teaching assistant at the Centre d’études de la vie politique (CEVIPOL) at Université libre de Bruxelles ( Free university of Brussels), Belgium. She is a member of the IPSA, ECPR and ABSP associations. Her research focuses on Populism and political parties in Central and Eastern Europe and especially in Bulgaria. Her Phd thesis is on the Right-wing populist parties in Bulgaria.

  • Herta Schmid

    Professor emerita at Potsdam University. Professorships at universities in Bochum, Munich and Potsdam in Slavic literary studies, especially Russian, Polish and Czech.

  • Henriette Cederlöf

    Henriette Cederlöf is a PhD student in Russian literature at BEEGS (Baltic and Eastern European Graduate School). She is currently completing her thesis about the 1970s fiction of the Strugatsky brothers.

  • Robert Chandler

    English translator of Russian Literature and poetry.

  • Sasha Tsenkova

    Professor of planning and international development, University of Calgary, Faculty of Environmental Design, Canada.

  • Natalia Murray

    In 1998 she completed her doctoral thesis at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg. At present Natalia is writing her second PhD thesis, at the Courtauld Institute (where she is also lecturing on twentieth-century Russian Art), on the development of proletarian art in Russia after the 1917 Revolution.

  • Kenneth J. Knoespel

    McEver Professor of Engineering and the Liberal Arts at Georgia Tech. He has a joint appointment with the School of History, Technology and Society and an adjunct appointment in the College of Architecture.

  • Arne Jarrick

    Professor of history at Stockholm University. Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Professor Arne Jarrick is currently conducting a project on cultural dynamics and the global history of law at the Center for the Study of Cultural Evolution, Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies.

  • Axel Kronholm

    Freelance journalist, Stockholm.

  • Anna Kharkina

    PhD in history and philosophy. Previously an archivist at the Swedish Center for Architecture and Design (ArkDes); currently involved in the research project “Transnational Art and Heritage Transfer and the Formation of Value: Objects, Agents, and Institutions” at Södertörn University. Anna Kharkina previously worked in various cultural institutions in Russia and as a freelance curator and writer.

  • Yury Bit-Yunan

    PhD and lecturer on literary criticism at the Russian State University for the Humanities.

  • Bo G. Hellers

    Professor in building engineering, Royal College of Engineering, Stockholm.

  • Andrei Plesu

    A Romanian philosopher, essayist, journalist, literary critic and art critic.

  • Francesco Zavatti

    PhD student in History, CBEES, Södertörn University.

  • Simon Larsson

    Researcher, Department of Science and Ideas History, Uppsala University.

  • Freek van der Vet

    The author is a PhD candidate at the Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki.

  • Nadezda Petrusenko

    Currently a lecturer in history at Örebro University. She received her doctoral degree in 2018 at Södertörn University. Her research interests include gender history, historiography, and the history of terrorism in Russia.

  • Cristian Norocel

    Is affiliated postdoctoral researcher to the Centre for Research on Ethnic Relations and Nationalism (CEREN), in the University of Helsinki (Finland), and adjunct Senior Lecturer at the Department of Political Science, in Stockholm University (Sweden).

  • Arseniy Svynarenko

    Arseniy Svynarenko is Ukrainian born sociologist and youth researcher, lives and works in Finland.

  • Riikka Nisonen

    PhD, is researcher in the Aleksanteri Instititute (The Finnish Centre of East European and Russian Studies) of the University of Helsinki. She recieved her PhD in history at the University of Tampere in 2012.

  • Niklas Nilsson

    Niklas Nilsson is a Doctoral Candidate in Political Science at Södertörn University and Uppsala University. He is currently a Fulbright Visiting Researcher at the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, George Washington University.

  • Per Eklöf

    Freelance journalist and photographer, Stockholm

  • David Gaunt

    Professor emeritus of History, Centre for Baltic and East European Studies, Södertörn University. Member of the Academy of Europe section for history and archeology, the editorial board of Social History and International Genocide Studies and the Workshop for Armenian-Turkish Studies.

  • Inga Aalia & Kjetil Duvold

    Inga Aalia, holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Vilnius and a master’s degree from the University of Oslo. Kjetil Duvold, PhD in political science. Positions at Södertörn, Humboldt, Vytautas Magnus, and Vilnius universities.

  • Sven Rücker

    Received his PhD in philosophy from Freie Universität Berlin in 2010, where he is currently teaching. His dissertation “Das Gesetz der Überschreitung: Eine philosophische Geschichte der Grenzen” will be published by Wilhelm Fink Verlag 2012.

  • Hannah Lutz

    Recently completed an MA in comparative literature and gender studies at Åbo Akademi University in Finland.

  • Jakob Norberg

    Is the Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor of German at Duke University.

  • Eneken Laanes

    A senior research fellow at the Under and Tuglas Literature Centre of the Estonian Academy of Sciences.

  • Vsevolod Bashkuev

    A historian, and research fellow at the Institute of Mongolian, Buddhist and Tibetan studies, Ulan–Ude, Russia.

  • Olaf Haagensen

    PhD student at the University of Agder (Norway), working on a dissertation on Holocaust literature from the period 1990–2010. He is also a literary critic in the Norwegian weekly newspaper Morgenbladet.

  • Per Bolin

    Associate professor of history and research director at CBEES. Specializes in the modern history of the Baltic states, particularly Latvia and Lithuania.

  • Påhl Ruin

    Freelance writer, based in Stockholm. He has previously worked and lived in Vilnius. He has earlier reported for Swedish publications from Tokyo and Vienna and worked for several years in Stockholm. Frequently published in Baltic Worlds.

  • Jan Christensen

    Associate professor of history, Gothenburg University.

  • Håkan Blomqvist

    PhD, director of the Institute of Contemporary History, Södertörn University.

  • Mike Dennis

    Is Professor of Modern German History, School of Law, Social Sciences and Communications, University of Wolverhampton.

  • Lars Johannsen

    Ph.D., Department of Political Science and Government, Faculty of Business and Social Science, Aarhus University.

  • Yuliya Yurchuk

    PhD in history at Centre for Baltic and East European studies, Södertörn University.

  • Nicholas Aylott

    Senior lecturer in political science, research leader, Södertörn University, Stockholm.

  • Kutte Jönsson

    Associate professor of sport philosophy and sport ethics, Department of Sport Sciences at Malmö University.

  • Anders Nordström

    Anders Nordström has a Ph.D. in political science and is post doctoral researcher at CBEES since 2010. His main specialization is European politics, transnational regulation and international organizations monitoring of states with a focus on the Council of Europe and the Eastern Enlargement of this organization.

  • Kevin Deegan-Krause & Tim Haughton

    Kevin Deegan-Krause (to the right) is Associate Professor of Political Science at Wayne State University. Tim Haughton (to the left) is Senior Lecturer in the Politics of Central and Eastern Europe at the University of Birmingham and the 2011-12 Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Fellow at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies.

  • Bo Petersson

    Professor of political science and professor of international migration and ethnic relations (IMER), Culture and Society, Malmö University.

  • Vassilis Petsinis

    Visiting Researcher at the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies (University of Tartu) courtesy of a research stipend from the Swedish Institute.

  • Lars Kleberg

    Professor emeritus of Slavic languages, writer, translator.

  • Ann-Mari Sätre

    Associate professor of economics, senior lecturer/ senior researcher at UCRS , Uppsala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies.

  • Nancy Westman

    A journalist focusing on the arts.

  • Markku Kivinen

    Director Aleksanteri Institute, Professor in Sociology.

  • Jukka Pietiläinen

    PhD, senior research at Aleksanteri Institute at the University of Helsinki. He is currently finishing a book on Russian magazines and starting article on fraud in Russian elections.

  • Iveta Jurkane

    Doctoral student in Sociology, BEEGS.

  • Yulia Gradskova

    Associate professor at the Institute of Contemporary History, Södertörn University. Research interest: decolonial approach, gender studies, particularly “women of the East”, postsocialist culture studies.

  • Sven Hort

    Professor of sociology, Södertörn Universty.

  • Sara Bergfors

    Journalist and AD for Baltic Worlds, Stockholm.

  • Pärtel Piirimäe

    Associate professor of history at the University of Tartu. Has been a research fellow at St. John’s College, University of Cambridge.

  • Kathrin Bernard

    Freelance writer, Berlin.

  • Ekaterina Kalinina

    Postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Art and Cultural Studies at Copenhagen University, Denmark, and project manager at the Swedish organization Nordkonst.

  • Katri Pynnöniemi

    PhD in international relations; researcher at the Finnish Institute of Foreign Affairs, Helsinki.

  • Per Jönsson

    Editor at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI), Stockholm, foreign affairs reporter for the daily Dagens Nyheter 1980—2010.

  • Teresa Kulawik & Renata Ingbrant

    Teresa Kulawik, Professor of Gender Studies, Södertörn University and Renata Ingbrant, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Stockholm University.

  • Maria Janion

    Professor of literature Maria Janion is seen as an archaeologist of Polish culture and national identity, and is recognized as the nestor of gender studies in Poland.

  • Tomaž Deželan

    Assistant Professor of Political Science at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana; researcher at the Centre for Political Science Research at the same faculty.

  • Helmut Müller-Enbergs & Thomas Wegener Friis

    Helmut Müller-Enbergs, adj. professor, University of Southern Denmark; Guestprofessor, University of Gotland; Senior Researcher The agency of the Federal Commissioner for the Stasi records (BStU). Thomas Wegener Friis, associate professor and network coordinator at the Centre for Cold War at the Department for History and Civilization, University of Southern Denmark

  • Jonas Harvard

    Manager for the Nordic Spaces programme, Centre for Baltic and East European Studies, Södertörn University.

  • Johan Öberg

    Research Officer, Faculty Office for Fine and Applied Arts, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

  • Stefanos Katsikas

    PhD, lecturer in history, Department of History, Goldsmiths, University of London.

  • Magnus Ljunggren

    Professor Emeritus of Russian at the University of Gothenburg.

  • Michael Rießler

    PhD in general linguistics.

  • Fredrik Eriksson

    PhD in history, researcher at the Institute of Contemporary History, Södertörn University. Has written on agricultural policy and the Swedish Conservative Party.

  • Gunnar Åselius

    Professor of military history at the Swedish National Defence College in Stockholm.

  • Egle Rindzevičiūtė

    PhD in cultural studies; post-doctoral researcher at the Gothenburg Research Institute of the Stockholm School of Economics, the University of Gothenburg, and Tema Q, Linköping University, Sweden

  • Björn Rombach

    Professor of business administration at the School of Public Administration, University of Gothenburg

  • Josefina Lundblad

    PhD candidate, University of California, Berkeley

  • Karl Schlögel

    Professor of East European History at European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder).

  • Birgit van der Leeden

    German author.

  • Jacob Christensen

    Jacob Christensen is lecturer in social science at the department of Social Work, UC Lillebælt.

  • Ingmar Oldberg

    Research associate at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) since 2009, member of its Russia and Eurasia programme, formerly Deputy Director of Research at the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI).

  • Barbara Lönnqvist

    Professor of Russian at the Åbo Akademi University and associate professor of Slavic languages at Stockholm University.

  • Tilo Schabert

    Professor emeritus of political science at the University of Erlangen.

  • Madeleine Granvik

    Human geographer, PhD in landscape planning and assistant professor in planning for sustainable development and management of urban-rural interactions.

  • Uffe Østergaard

    Professor of European history at the Department of Business and Politics, Copenhagen Business School, and former director of the Danish Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies.

  • Florence Fröhlig

    PhD in ethnology, Södertörn University. Focus on memory and mourning processes. Postdoctoral researcher in the Norface project TRANSWEL, and project researcher in “NuclearLegacies: Negotiating Radioactivity in France, Russia, and Sweden”.

  • Karl Molin

    Professor of history at Stockholm University.

  • Péteris Timofejevs Henriksson

    Senior lecturer in political science at Södertörns University. His research focuses on Europeanization of Central and Eastern European countries.

  • Robert Hislope

    Robert Hislope (Ph.D., Ohio State, 1995) teaches comparative politics at Union College (Schenectady, New York).

  • Adam Michnik

    Editor-in-chief of Gazeta Wyborcza, where he sometimes writes under the pen names Andrzej Zagozda or Andrzej Jagodziński. In 1966–1989, one of the leading organizers of the illegal, democratic opposition in Poland. He is the recipient of many awards, including a Knight of the Legion of Honour.

  • Slavenka Drakulic

    Croatian writer and publicist currently living in Sweden.

  • Mats Bergquist

    PhD in political science. Chancellor of Växjö University and Chairman of the Board of the Swedish Institute of International Affairs.

  • Rikke Petersson

    Former lecturer in Swedish language and literature at the University of Munster, Germany 1982–2004.

  • Ulf Persson

    Professor of mathematics at Chalmers University, Gothenburg.

  • Anja Schnabel

    PhD in German literature (Hanover) on Peter Weiss. Lecturer at the Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense.

  • Natalia Poltavtseva

    Associate Professor. Reader at the Russian Anthropological School, Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow. Senior Researcher at the Russian Institute for Cultural Research, Moscow.

  • Pertti Joenniemi

    Senior Research Fellow, DIIS

  • Anna Storm

    Postdoc at CBEES. Her dissertation Hope and Rust: Reinterpreting the Industrial Place in the Late 20th Century was published in 2008.

  • Matthew Kott

    Holds a PhD in history. Uppsala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Uppsala University.

  • Gunnar Wetterberg

    Head of research at Saco, The Swedish Confederation of Professional Associations. Author of a biography of Axel Oxenstierna. Holds an honorary doctorate from Lund University.

  • David Kirby

    Professor at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London. Among his publications are Finland in the Twentieth Century (1979), Northern Europe in the Early Modern Period (1990) and The Baltic World 1772–1993 (1995).

  • Karin S Lindelöf

    Ethnologist who completed her PhD in 2006 with the thesis If we now are going to be like Europe – the creation of gender and normality among young women in the Poland. Postdoc at Stockholm University.

  • Björn Kumm

    Björn Kumm is a Swedish journalist and author.

  • Kristoffer Morén

    Freelancejournalist with interest for environmental questions.

  • Thomas Borchert


  • Angela Oker-Blom

    Visual artist and freelance journalist.

  • Anaïs Marin

    Anaïs Marin is a French political scientist based in Helsinki.

  • Torgny Hinnemo

    Journalist with a background in Soviet studies. Author of several books.

  • Geir Flikke

    Senior Fellow, Department for International Politics, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)

  • Sofie Bedford

    PhD in Political Science from Stockholm University. Researcher at the Institute for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Uppsala University (IRES) and a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Political Science, Vienna University.

  • Emelie Lilliefeldt

    Emelie Lilliefeldt is a PhD candidate at Stockholm University and in the Baltic and East European Graduate School, Södertörn University. Her research covers party organization and party behavior in Europe.

  • Åsa Bengtsson

    Åsa Bengtsson (Pol.dr, Docent) is an Academy Researcher at Åbo Akademi University in Finland. She specializes in public opinion and electoral research.

  • Ann-Catrin Östman

    Lecturer at Åbo Akademi University (Turku, Finland).

  • Claudia Kraft

    Professor of East and Central European History at Erfurt University.

  • Hanna Söderbaum

    PhD student in economic history, Uppsala University.

  • Péter Balogh

    Péter Balogh’s research focuses on geopolitical narratives in Hungary and Central and Eastern Europe. He is a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Regional Studies, CERS-HAS, where he is critically analysing how and why the notion of ‘Central Europe’ has been changing over the past years.

  • Klaus Misgeld & Karl Molin

    Klaus Misgeld is professor of history and former research director at the Labor Movement Archives and Library (ARAB). Karl Molin is professor in history, Stockholm University.

  • Peter Johnsson

    Peter Johnsson is a foreign correspondent. Working for Nordic media and based in Warsaw he has covered the countries in East-Central Europe since 1980. He is the author of several books on Poland and polish history.

  • Ann-Cathrine Jungar

    Ann-Cathrine Jungar is associate professor at Södertörn university and Director of Studies of BEEGS (Baltic and East European Graduate School).

  • Mikhail Gorbachev

    Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev, former President of the USSR.

  • Archie Brown

    Archie Brown is Emeritus Professor of Politics at Oxford University and an Emeritus Fellow of St Antony’s College, Oxford. He has been a Fellow of the British Academy since 1991 and a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences since 2003. His most recent book is The Rise and Fall of Communism (2009).

  • Irina Sandomirskaja

    Professor of cultural studies at CBEES, Södertörn University.

  • Margareta Tillberg

    Associate professor of history and theory of art and design.

  • Sergey Zhuravlev & Jukka Gronow

    Together Gronow and Zhuralev have written a history of pre-war Soviet fashion.

  • Philip Hanson

    Professor emeritus of the political economy of Russia and Eastern Europe.

  • Gudrun Persson

    PhD in history.

  • Pontus Reimers

    Editorial consultant.

  • Michel Ekman

    PhD, researcher and literary critic.

  • Lena Jonson

    Lena Jonson, an associated research fellow of the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI), is an Associate Professor of Political Science and the former head of the Russia Program at UI. Among her recent books in the field addressed here is Waiting for Reform under Putin and Medvedev (2012), jointly edited with Stephen White (London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan).

  • Sven Eliaeson

    Professor in political science.

  • Oksana Udovyk

    PhD student in the Södertörns högskola, engaged in the project called RISKGOV. This project is dealing with environmental risks management in the Baltic Sea.

  • Johnny Rodin

    PhD in political science, Södertörn University.

  • Ilja Viktorov

    PhD in Economic History, 2007.

  • Maija Runcis

    Associate professor, history, Södertörn University.

  • Hans Wolf

    Freelance writer.

  • Ilkka Henrik Mäkinen & Tanya Jukkala

    Illkka Henrik Mäkinen is professor of sociology at Södertörn University, director of the Stockholm Centre on Health of Societies in Transition (SCOHOST). Tanya Jukkala is doctoral student in sociology at Baltic and East European Graduate School (BGEES) Södertörn University.

  • Michael Gentile

    Professor, Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo, Norway

  • Anders Hammarlund

    Associate professor, cultural historian, and music ethnologist.

  • Irka Cederberg

    Irka Cederberg is a journalist and a Bachelor of Science in Social Work.

  • Michael Bradshaw

    Professor Human Geography, University of Leicester, UK.

  • Markus Huss

    PhD in Literature and member of the Scientific Advisory Council of Baltic Worlds.

  • Helene Carlbäck

    Helene Carlbäck, associate professor of history, Södertörn University.

  • Anders Hellner

    Senior adviser at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (Stockholm)

  • Marielle Vitureau

    Baltic States correspondent, Radio France Internationale and AFP

  • Tove Stenqvist

    Journalist at Sydsvenska Dagbladet, Malmö Sweden.

  • Anna Danielsson

    Journalist, specializing in labor market issues.

  • MarieLouise Samuelsson

    Freelance journalist currently focusing on research policy and research funding.

  • Peter Lodenius

    Former editor-in-chief of the Swedish-language weekly magazine Ny Tid [New Times] (Helsinki).

  • Unn Gustafsson

    Freelance writer.

  • Matti Peltonen

    Professor of social history at the Department of Social Science History, University of Helsinki.

  • AnuMai Kõll

    Is legally responsible for the publication Baltic Worlds. Professor in Baltic History, Culture and Society, and director of CBEES at Södertörn University.

  • Barbara Czarniawska

    Holds a chair in management studies at GRI, School of Business, Economics and Law, at the University of Gothenburg.

  • Kristian Gerner

    Professor of history at Lund University.

  • Steve Sem-Sandberg

    Author and critic. Has published a dozen novels, investigative stories, and collections of essays.

  • Vesa Oittinen

    Professor of Russian philosophy and intellectual history at the Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki.

  • Rebecka Lettevall

    Associate professor of the history of ideas at Södertörn University, Pro-vice chancellor of Södertörn University.

  • Thomas Lundén

    Professor of human geography, CBEES. Editor of the year-book Ymer.

  • Torbjörn Nilsson

    Associate professor of history, works at the Institute of Contemporary History, Södertörn University.

  • Anna Rotkirch

    Associate professor of social policy and women’s studies at the University of Helsinki.

  • Arne Bengtsson

    Foreign correspondent at the Swedish news agency Tidningarnas Telegrambyrå (TT), where he covers the Baltic countries.

  • Ann-Louise Martin

    Worked for 25 years in the Arts and Science Department at the Swedish Radio.

  • Anders Mellbourn

    Visiting professor at CBEES, Södertörn University, editor-in-chief Sändaren.

  • Martin Hårdstedt

    Associate professor of history at Umeå University.

  • Guje Sevón

    Professor of economic psychology at Stockholm School of Economics.

  • Johan Eellend

    Ph.D, works at CBEES, Södertörn University.

  • Torbjörn Eng

    Ph.D. in history, leads the international and multidisciplinary research program ”Nordiska rum” (Nordic Spaces) at CBEES (Centre for Baltic and East European Studies, at Södertörn University.

  • Anna Janowiak

    Graduated in international relations at Adam Mickiewicz University of Pozna´n and is completing a Ph.D. in European Social History at Ca’Foscari University of Venice

  • Thorsten Nybom

    Professor of history at Örebro University and vice rector there.

  • Anders Björnsson

    Editor-in-chief of BW 2008-2012.

  • Per Högselius

    Ph.D in innovation studies, researcher at the Department of History of Science and Technology at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.

  • Laura Kolbe

    Professor of European History at the University of Helsinki.

  • Risto Alapuro

    Research professor at the Academy of Finland.

  • Lennart Samuelson

    Associate professor of economic history at the Stockholm School of Economics.

  • Sune Jungar

    Professor of Nordic history at Åbo (Turku) Academy University.

  • Andrea Petö

    Professor at the Department of Gender Studies at Central European University in Budapest, Hungary, a Doctor of Science of Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Her works have appeared in 16 different languages. In 2005, she was awarded the Officer’s Cross Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary by the President of the Hungarian Republic and the Bolyai Prize by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 2006.

  • Li Bennich-Björkman

    Johan Skytte professor in political science at Uppsala University.

  • Karl Magnus Johansson

    Associate professor of political science at Södertörn University.

  • Beate Feldmann

    Doctorand in ethnology at CBEES, Södertörn University.

  • Antje Wischmann

    Currently visiting professor in Scandinavian studies at the University of Tübingen, lecturer at the Department for Northern European Studies at the Humboldt University Berlin.

  • András Bozóki

    Professor of political science at the Central European University in Budapest.

  • Slava Gerovitch

    Lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

  • Jens E. Olesen

    Professor of Scandinavian and Finnish history at the Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University in Greifswald.

  • Susanne Lundin

    Professor of ethnology at Lund University.

  • Bernd Henningsen

    Professor of Scandivian studies, director of the Department of Northern European Studies at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

  • Max Engman

    Professor of history at Åbo (Turku) Academy University.

  • Ragni Svensson

    Illustrator Baltic Worlds. Board member of the artist collective Detroit since 2007.

  • Brian Manning Delaney

    Translator Brian Manning Delaney has developed a Style Guide for Baltic Worlds, based on a modified version of the Chicago system.

  • Ninna Mörner

    Editor-in chief, Baltic Worlds.

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