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New article on the struggle for media freedom in Uganda

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.

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How to write a journal article intro

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.

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We’re hiring! Six PhD positions at SGS

We’re currently recruiting a total of six PhD students at the School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg.

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PhD course: Applied Theorizing

This winter, I’ll be teaching Applied Theorizing again, a PhD course that aims to help PhD students develop their creative theorizing skills and advance the theoretical contributions of their dissertation projects.

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…och sen tog fart igen: Mer om SoL-målen

En socialrättighetsrevolution som kom av sig, kallade jag i ett tidigare inlägg den snabba ökningen och lika snabba minskningen av mål enligt socialtjänstlagen i svenska förvaltningsdomstolar på 1990-talet. Kanske inte en helt rättvisande beskrivning, för efter millennieskiftet ökade antalet mål igen när socialtjänstlagen fick sig en återställare.