Staff

Director: Joakim Ekman

Administrative staff: Vit Kysilka

Director of Studies: Florence Fröhlig

Researchers, teaching staff and other employees:

Birgitta Almgren

Birgitta Almgren

Professor

Professor emeritus/emerita

Language and Politics. Infiltration by dictatorships through culture, soft power

Centre for Baltic and East European Studies (CBEES)

MA709

Mattias Alvarsson

Mattias Alvarsson

Doctoral Student

Doctoral student, Sociology

Social Sciences

ME229B

Mark Bassin

Mark Bassin

Professor

Historical and Contemporary Studies

MA717

Hamdija Begovic

Hamdija Begovic

Doctoral student; political sociology

Social Sciences

ME229B

Christofer Berglund

Christofer Berglund

Sofia Beskow

Sofia Beskow

Doctoral Student

Doctoral Student in Sociology. Research focus: Policiary measures against radical nationalist social movements

Social Sciences

ME229B

Fredrik Bjarkö

Fredrik Bjarkö

Doctoral Student

I am a PhD student in History of Ideas since the autumn semester of 2021. In my PhD thesis, I am examining 19th century works on the history of philosophy.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

MA795A

Asiya Bulatova

Asiya Bulatova

PhD

Researcher

I am a researcher working on Russian, European, and Anglo-American literatures in their cultural, scientific, and biomedical contexts.

Culture and Education

MA791

Helene Carlbäck

Helene Carlbäck

Associate Professor

Researcher

I do research on fatherhood, gender and the family in Russia, in a perspective of contemporary history , 1950-1990s,

Centre for Baltic and East European Studies (CBEES)

MA788

Cagla Demirel

Cagla Demirel

Doctoral Student

Research interests: Competitive victimhood, conflict, peace, reconciliation.

Social Sciences

ME611

Katharina Döring

Katharina Döring

I work on competing geopolitical projects in the military and security sector in Africa, studying continentalisms and 'big-space' political formations.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

MA716

Martin Englund

Martin Englund

Doctoral Student

My research is about collecting and analyzing life stories from the refugees who came from Poland to Sweden during the antisemitic campaign 1967-1972.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F931

Vera Ericson von Bahr

Vera Ericson von Bahr

Doctoral Student

Historical and Contemporary Studies

MA795B

Fakhreddin F Rad

Fakhreddin F Rad

Doctoral Student

Hugo Faber

Hugo Faber

Doctoral Student

PhD student. My research concerns politics and discursive practices relating to the phasing out of nuclear and fossil energy.

Social Sciences

ME616

Daniel Fittante

Daniel Fittante

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Research interests: Diaspora studies, ethnic intermediation, international migration, political incorporation, post-communist political transition, and urban sociology.

Social Sciences

Florence Fröhlig

Florence Fröhlig

PhD

Senior Lecturer

I am teaching in migration, ethnicity and ethnographic methods. My research focuses on critical heritage studies as well as on Baltic and East European studies.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

MA721

Mette Ginnerskov-Dahlberg

Mette Ginnerskov-Dahlberg

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Specializing in ethnography with a longitudinal methodology, my research focuses on student migration from Eastern to Western Europe.

Social Sciences

Yulia Gradskova

Yulia Gradskova

Associate Professor

Researcher

I defended my PhD "Soviet People with Female Bodies" (2007). Currently my research is focused on Women's International Democratic Federation, the Cold War and the Third World.

Culture and Education

PC236

Viviane Griesinger

Viviane Griesinger

Doctoral Student

I research contentious forest politics in Europe, by looking specifically at transnational networks linked to the Carpathian Forest.

Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies

MD476

Kristin Halverson

Kristin Halverson

Doctoral Student

Kristin is a PhD candidate in the history of ideas and is interested in the history of STM in the 19th century. Kristin teaches in the history of ideas and teacher education.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F828

Saga Hansén

Saga Hansén

Doctoral Student

Doctoral student in Media and Communication Studies / BEEGS. Writing a dissertation on cultural valuation practices, education media and digitization in Sweden and Estonia.

Culture and Education

MA712

Nathalie Hinders

Nathalie Hinders

Doctoral Student

My research concern stone age pile dwellings around the Baltic Sea and in particular the ceramic craft at these sites.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

MA795B

Ellen Jacobsson

Ellen Jacobsson

Doctoral Student

PhD student in the Theory of Practical Knowledge

Culture and Education

PD211

Emma Kihl

Emma Kihl

Doctoral Student

Emma Kihl is doctoral candidate in comparative literature. The thesis is reading Agneta Enckell’s poetry in company with Isabelle Stengers's philosophy.

Culture and Education

PA242

Kirill Kozhanov

Kirill Kozhanov

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Postdoctoral researcher in Romani studies

Centre for Baltic and East European Studies (CBEES)

MA718

Vit Kysilka

Vit Kysilka

Officer

Centre for Baltic and East European Studies (CBEES)

MA724

Agnes Käll

Agnes Käll

Doctoral Student

My research concerns intergovernmental rule-setting in the Baltics with a focus on measures aiming to prevent Swedish banks from being used for money laundering in Estonia.

Social Sciences

ME551

Tora Lane

Tora Lane

Associate Professor

Researcher

Culture and Education

MA713

Camilla Larsson

Camilla Larsson

PhD

Senior Lecturer

Doctoral Student

Culture and Education

Nicholas Lawrence

Nicholas Lawrence

Doctoral Student

Thomas Lundén

Thomas Lundén

Professor

Researcher

Political geography, particularly sociopolitical analysis of cross-border contacts History of geopolitics Authochtonous minorities The concept of region The history of geographyy

Centre for Baltic and East European Studies (CBEES)

MA709

Ola Luthman

Ola Luthman

Doctoral Student

My research focus is on environmental sustainability and aquaculture. Looking at different governance strategies to achieve sustainability, both private and public actors

Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies

MD458

Helena Löfgren

Helena Löfgren

Lecturer

PhD in Business Administration with a focus on housing policy and issues related to power and urban change.

Social Sciences

ME411

Julia Malitska

Julia Malitska

PhD

Senior Lecturer

Historical and Contemporary Studies

MA711

Ulla Manns

Ulla Manns

Professor

Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Professor of Gender Studies and deputy vice chancellor for research and PhD-training.

Högskoleledningen

MA917

Douglas Mattsson

Douglas Mattsson

Doctoral Student

My main research interests deal with subcultures and religion in contemporary Muslim majority societies. I am currently resaerching the black metal music scene in Turkey.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1032

Francesca Morini

Francesca Morini

Doctoral Student

Culture and Education

PC247

Ninna Mörner

Ninna Mörner

Editor-in-chief for the scholarly journal Baltic Worlds and in charge of its' website www.balticworlds.com.

Centre for Baltic and East European Studies (CBEES)

MA793

Iwo Nord

Iwo Nord

I am a PhD-student as well as teacher in Gender Studies. My doctoral project is an ethnographic study of Belgrade as a local and global place for medical transition.

Culture and Education

Oscar Nygren

Oscar Nygren

Doctoral Student

I am researching the Swedish engagement in the Baltic region within the League of Nations in the interwar period.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

MA795A

Anna Nyquist

Anna Nyquist

Lecturer

Lecturer and PhD student in business administration with a focus on green marketing

Social Sciences

ME517

Sanja Obrenovic

Sanja Obrenovic

Senior Lecturer

Pejvak Oghazi

Pejvak Oghazi

Professor

Head of department

Dr.Pejvak Oghazi is Professor and head of department of Business Studies. He is also head of Logistic Program at Sodertorn University, School of Social Sciences.

Social Sciences

ME547

Lovisa Olsson

Lovisa Olsson

Doctoral Student

I am a PhD student researching trade networks and relations around the Baltic sea in the late medieval and early modern period.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F931

Nikolina Oreskovic

Nikolina Oreskovic

Doctoral Student

Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies

MD458

Jennie Plate Blomberg

Jennie Plate Blomberg

Doctoral Student

Doctoral student in the theory of practical knowledge. I'm writing a thesis on Swedish and Finnish teachers' lived experience of boredom.

Culture and Education

MA712

Olena Podolian

Olena Podolian

Research Assistant

Post-Soviet regime change, stateness, Estonia, Ukraine, European organisations.

Social Sciences

Oleksandr Polianichev

Oleksandr Polianichev

PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

I am a historian of the Russian Empire, with a particular focus on the Caucasus and Ukraine.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

MA711

Kirill Polkov

Kirill Polkov

Doctoral Student

My project in gender studies examines what role homosexuality plays in representations of Russia in the Swedish context

Culture and Education

PC223

Roman Privalov

Roman Privalov

Doctoral Student

Researching space politics within the project "Russia In Space"

Social Sciences

ME611

Emek Rahte

Emek Rahte

Visiting Research Fellow

I am a visiting researcher in Media and Communication Studies Department and CBEES. My research interests are media ethnography, feminist theory and critical cultural studies.

Culture and Education

Aleksandra Reczuch

Aleksandra Reczuch

Doctoral Student

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1026

Jane Ruffino

Jane Ruffino

Doctoral Student

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F824

Paulina Rytkönen

Paulina Rytkönen

Senior Lecturer

I am a lecturer in business studies and associate professor in economic history

Social Sciences

ME429D

Irina Sandomirskaja

Irina Sandomirskaja

Professor

Professor of cultural studies, CBEES

Culture and Education

MA792

Paul Sherfey

Paul Sherfey

Doctoral Student

Interested in activist narratives of time, aesthetics and heritage, as well as sensory experience, and how these orient activists in the futures they see as possible and desirable.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1025

Tatiana Sokolova

Tatiana Sokolova

Doctoral Student

I research the politics of knowledge and action for sustainability, and how multiple sustainabilities are co-produced and compete at the science-policy interface.

Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies

MD266

Patrick Spets

Patrick Spets

Doctoral Student

Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies

MD439

Yuliya Yurchuk

Yuliya Yurchuk

PhD

Senior Lecturer

I am historian and work in the field of memory studies, church history, postcolonial studies, and gender studies.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

Kseniia Zakharova

Kseniia Zakharova

Doctoral Student

I am a Doctoral student in environmental science. My interest is to study the relationships between people's aesthetic perception of landscapes and biodiversity.

Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies

MD266

Oscar von Seth

Oscar von Seth

PhD

Senior Lecturer

My research interests include queer theory and literary representations of masculinity, animality, and race. I teach in Comparative Literature and the Police Training Program.

Culture and Education

PA242