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Nordic cooperation

Professor Norbert Götz, School for Historical and Contemporary Studies, Södertörn University, Sweden

  • history of Nordic cooperation in the international organizations, especially within UN system

Associate professor Ruth Hemstad, History, University of Oslo, Norway

  • Scandinavianism
  • history of Nordic civil society cooperation

Professor Mary Hilson, Department of History and Classical Studies, School for Culture and Society, University of Aarhus, Denmark

  • history of Nordic cooperation
  • history of civil society co-operation, especially co-operative movement, labour movement

Associate professor Johan Strang, Centre for Nordic Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland

  • political and intellectual history of Nordic cooperation
  • Nordic Council and Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Nordic cooperation after the cold war

Professor Peter Stadius, Centre for Nordic Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland

  • civil society cooperation
  • Norden associations
Nordic politics

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

  • public sector organization
  • Nordic health care reforms

Professor Joakim Ekman, Political Science, Södertörn University, Sweden

  • public opinion and political participation

Professor Irma Erlingsdottir, EDDA Research Center, University of Iceland, Iceland

  • gender equality
  • parental leave (Iceland)
  • Iceland’s financial crisis

Professor Norbert Götz, School for Historical and Contemporary Studies, Södertörn University, Sweden

  • civil society - state relations
  • political culture
  • Nordic peace
  • transnational humanitarianism
  • democracy and welfare state

Professor Mary Hilson, Department of History and Classical Studies, School for Culture and Society, University of Aarhus, Denmark

  • History of the Nordic model

Researcher Carl Marklund, Institute of Contemporary History, Södertörn University, Sweden

  • social planning
  • the history of Nordic model

Professor Jon Olafsson, Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies, University of Iceland

  • Icelandic financial crisis and democratic experiments
  • Icelandic politics

Post-doctoral researcher Carolin Schütze, Department of International Economics, Government and Business, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

  • discretion in welfare organizations, especially among street-level bureaucrats
  • welfare worker's attitudes towards migration, racism

Associate professor Johan Strang, Centre for Nordic Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland

  • Nordic political cultures
  • Nordic democracy
  • Nordic neoliberalism
  • human rights
  • intellectual history of the Nordic welfare state model

Professor Caroline de la Porte, Department of International Economics, Government and Business, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

  • welfare reforms in Norden
  • Europeanization of welfare states

Post-doctoral researcher Zhen Im, Department of International Economics, Government and Business, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

  • public and elite opinions 
  • political implications of labour market changes 
  • political conflicts regarding the welfare state 
Nordic countries in the international arena

Professor Norbert Götz, School for Historical and Contemporary Studies, Södertörn University, Sweden

  • Nordic countries in the UN system

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

  • Nordic countires and the United States

Professor Joakim Ekman, Political Science, Södertörn University, Sweden

  • Nordic countries and Baltic and Eastern Countries

Professor Lill-Ann Körber, School of Communication and Culture - Scandinavian Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark

  • Nordic colonial relationships and legacies

Professor Malcolm Langford, Public Law, University of Oslo, Norway

  • branding of the Nordic model

Researcher Carl Marklund, Institute of Contemporary History, Södertörn University, Sweden

  • the global image of the Nordic welfare state
  • Baltic-Nordic regionalism

Professor Mads Mordhorst, Centre for Business History, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

  • branding of Norden

Professor Jon Olafsson, Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies, University of Iceland:

  • Iceland and Soviet Union in the Cold war era

Professor Caroline de la Porte, Department of International Economics, Government and Business, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

  • Nordic countries in the EU

Professor Peter Stadius, Centre for Nordic Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland

  • image of Norden
Nordic societies and culture

Associate professor Ruth Hemstad, History, University of Oslo, Norway

  • Nordic history 1800-1920
  • Nationalism and Scandinavianism
  • freedom of speech and civil society in Norden

Professor Mary Hilson, School for Culture and Society, University of Aarhus, Denmark

  • Nordic history 1870-present
  • co-operatives
  • labour history

Professor Lill-Ann Körber, School of Communication and Culture - Scandinavian Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark

  • Modern Scandinavian literature
  • post-colonial art in Scandinavian colonies

Professor Mads Mordhorst, Centre for Business History, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

  • co-operatives
  • business history

Professor Tore Rem, UiO:Nordic, University of Oslo, Norway

  • Nordic literature, especially Scandinavian nineteenth-century literature

Professor Peter Stadius, Centre for Nordic Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland

  • Nordic modernity
  • minorities in Finland
  • Nordism
  • Nordic and national stereotypes

Associate professor Johan Strang, Centre for Nordic Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland

  • Nordic intellectual history