It’s PhD application season, and we have just announced four PhD positions at the School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg.
I’ve published a book chapter on the democracy-promotion aim in Swedish development aid policy. In the chapter, I analyze how Swedish policymakers have framed the aims and strategies of democracy promotion in ODA from the 1960s to the 2010s.
How can journalist groups and media organisations defend media freedom in an authoritarian context? In this new article, Carl-Magnus Höglund and I analyse how the so-called media fraternity in Uganda uses legal strategies to challenge government repression, harassment and closures, and sometimes manages to expand the institutional framework for media freedom.
One of the most important parts of a research article is the introduction, yet many authors are struggling to write it. Even experienced scholars sometimes seem not really to know what the introduction should do for their paper. In this post, I’ll offer my two cents worth on how to write a persuasive and useful introductory section for an academic journal article.
We’re currently recruiting a total of six PhD students at the School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg.