WHAT IS MISTRA GEOPOLITICS?

Mistra Geopolitics is a research programme that examines the dynamics of geopolitics, human security and environmental change. The results will be of special relevance for Sweden and Swedish actors.

TWEETS

CALENDAR

22feb7:30 am- 9:30 amBreakfast seminar: Are climate risks in the supply chain the biggest threat to Sweden?7:30 am - 9:30 am Slottsbacken 6, Stockholm Event Organized By: Mistra Geopolitics and the Hagainitiativet

7mar - 8All DayAnnual Conference for Programme researchers(All Day) Linnégatan 87D, 115 23 Stockholm

CALENDER

22feb7:30 am- 9:30 amBreakfast seminar: Are climate risks in the supply chain the biggest threat to Sweden?7:30 am - 9:30 am Slottsbacken 6, Stockholm Event Organized By: Mistra Geopolitics and the Hagainitiativet

7mar - 8All DayAnnual Conference for Programme researchers(All Day) Linnégatan 87D, 115 23 Stockholm

TWEETS

PhD Student Sanna Lundquist:

Sanna Lundquist is a PhD student at Stockholm University as a part of Work Package 3, Governance responses to environmental related security risks. She has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Umeå University and a Master’s degree in political science from Stockholm University.

PhD Student Karin Eliasson:

Karin Eliasson has just started her PhD studies at Linköping University, which is mainly related to Work Package 5: Foresight – Sweden in a changing geopolitical landscape. She has a bachelor’s degree in ecology and environmental management and a master’s degree in sustainable development from Linköping University.

PhD Student Anton Ahlén:

Anton is a PhD student at the the Department of Government at Uppsala University. His research interests mainly concerns Governance and Policy Research, specifically related to international migration and immigrant integration.

PhD Student Jiayi Zhou:

Jiayi Zhou is currently a Researcher at SIPRI beginning her PhD at Linköping University. She has conducted in fieldwork in Central Asia, the Caucasus, Afghanistan, and has research experience in a range of hard and soft security topics.

PhD Student Ece Kural:

Ece is a doctoral student in International Relations at Stockholm University. She holds a masters’ degree in Political Science from Uppsala University and bachelors’ degrees in International Relations and Psychology from Koc University, Istanbul.

PARTNERS

I AM INVOLVED BECAUSE:

”Klimateffekterna påverkar oss globalt och politiskt vad gäller energi, mat, vatten och migration. Det är fråga om gränsöversskrivande utmaningar och för att kunna möta dem behövs gränsöverskridande forskning. Mistra Geopolitics är sammansatt för att klara av detta”

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– Lena EK, fd Miljöminister och EU-parlamentariker, ledamot av Mistra Geopolitics styrgrupp

”This unique research programme will enable us to carry out advanced studies of complex challenges and identify opportunities for Swedish actors to contribute to welfare and global development.”

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– Björn-Ola Linnér, Programme Director Mistra Geopolitics and Professor at the Centre for Climate Science and Policy Research at Linköping University, Sweden.

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“From our earlier work on indicators for cascading and transnational climate impacts, we know that in an international comparison Sweden is more vulnerable to kinds of climate impacts than to direct climate impacts occurring within our borders.”

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– Åsa Persson, senior researcher at SEI and leader of the Mistra Geopolitics Work package 2.

I AM INVOLVED BECAUSE:

”Klimateffekterna påverkar oss globalt och politiskt vad gäller energi, mat, vatten och migration. Det är fråga om gränsöversskrivande utmaningar och för att kunna möta dem behövs gränsöverskridande forskning. Mistra Geopolitics är sammansatt för att klara av detta”

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– Lena EK, fd Miljöminister och EU-parlamentariker, ledamot av Mistra Geopolitics styrgrupp

”This unique research programme will enable us to carry out advanced studies of complex challenges and identify opportunities for Swedish actors to contribute to welfare and global development.”

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– Björn-Ola Linnér, Programme Director Mistra Geopolitics and Professor at the Centre for Climate Science and Policy Research at Linköping University, Sweden.

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From our earlier work on indicators for cascading and transnational climate impacts, we know that in an international comparison Sweden is more vulnerable to different kinds of indirect climate impacts than to direct climate impacts occurring within our borders.” 

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– Åsa Persson, senior researcher at SEI and leader of the Mistra Geopolitics Work package 2.

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