The environment at the department is characterised by global perspectives and internationalisation. The main focus of our research is on global processes and their implications for power, security, justice and development. We provide courses and study programmes in both Swedish and English and our students come from all over the world.
Courses and study programmes at the Department of Global Political Studies are interdisciplinary and several are taught in English. We offer several bachelor’s programmes and master's programmes, as well as a wide range of freestanding courses. Search our courses in the course catalogue.
Global Political Studies is an interdisciplinary department with research on politics, power relations and the construction of identity in local, national, international and global contexts. We focus on organisations, governance, policy instruments and decision-making processes, and also studies of international migration and migration-related social issues.
The Global Politics seminars are typically held Wednesdays at 13.15-15.00 in the seminar room on the 9th floor of Niagara, Nordenskiöldsgatan 1, although some seminars will be done in hybrid form this semester (contact Johan Brännmark, email@example.com, for details).
26 January Communist state administrative structures Astrid Hedin, Associate Professor, Malmö university
2 February Text seminar on Davina Cooper’s Feeling like a State Michael Strange, Associate Professor, Malmö university
2 March Text seminar, Tim Hayward on global justice and natural resources Sophie Jonsson, PhD, Malmö university
9 March Half-term seminar Nick Baigent, PhD student, Malmö University
16 March The politics of crisis, the pandemic and the governance of AI and health Jason Tucker, Associate Senior Lecturer, Malmö University & Michael Strange, Associate Professor, Malmö university
27 April Local Government in Europe: Administrative Cultures and Reform Trajectories from a Comparative Perspective Sabine Kuhlmann, Professor, Universität Potsdam
4 May Half-term seminar, Decolonizing Diplomacy: Negotiating Development Cooperation between African States and the European Union Rahel Weldeab Sebhatu, PhD student, Malmö University
11 May PhD start-up seminar, AI and the everyday political economy of global health Jess Haynie-Lavelle & Dennis Munetsi, PhD students, Malmö university
18 May Thesis seminar Michel Anderlini, PhD student, Malmö University
25 May In search of Peace beyond the Enlightenment, the Spanish Golden Age and the consequences of the Reconquista Ane Kirkegaard, Senior Lecturer, Malmö university