Discipline: Political Science

Conflict or Cooperation: Security Challenges in Europe

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 marked a new turning point for the EU. This course seeks to grasp the new security developments in Europe, focusing on the Baltic Sea Region states, and especially on…

Political Extremism and Threats to Democracy

The surge in polarization and populism is the most important political development of the 21st century. What are the major causes of the increase in polarization and populism? What are the likely consequences of these developments?…

DIS Summer, Political Extremism and Threat to Democracy in Stockholm

Understanding Terrorism: Causes, Solutions, and Dilemmas

Terrorism is a contemporary problem that should not be neglected. The discourse on terrorism, however, is often simplified; disregarding important questions such as factors or root causes, potentially increasing political conflicts and generating terrorism. This course…

Social Change and Active Citizenship

Democracy depends on citizens to actively engage in society. In this course, we discuss social change and cohesion, civic responsibility, and the importance of active citizenship. How can we engage responsibly with others? How can we…

DIS Summer, Copenhagen, Active Citizenship