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Hans Abrahamsson

About Hans Abrahamsson

  • Associate professor in Peace and Development Studies at the School of Global Studies, Gothenburg University
  • Guest professor in Global Political Studies at Malmoe University

Areas of interestInternational Political Economy, Swedish Policy for Global Development.Local manifestations of Globalization. The role of cities in the future world order. Conditions for a social sustainable urban development.

  • Political Economy - Global and local interaction and dynamics
  • Power and Conflict - the relation between peace and development
  • Southern Africa in the global village - the role of international development co-operation.

Current researchCitizen participation and dialogue. The interaction between invited participation from above and citizen driven initiativ from below. Malmoe and Gothenburg in the area of tension between on the hand contributing to sustainable societal development as nodes in global networks or the danger on the other hand to torn apart, disintegrate and evolve into battlefields for social conflicts.

TeachingMaster courses in:

  • Global Political Economy
  • International Administration and Global Governance