About the programme
The aim of the research programme Nordic Spaces: Formation of States, Societies and Regions, Cultural Encounters, and Idea and Identity Production in Northern Europe after 1800 is to generate new research on Northern Europe and research collaboration within the region.
This international and multidisciplinary research programme includes nine research projects and will run 2007-2012. The final conference is scheduled to take place in the fall of 2012.
One Nordic and seven national funding organisations from three states contribute to the funding of the programme: The Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, who initiated the program, The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies, The Royal Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities, The Estonian Science Foundation, The Finnish Cultural Foundation, The Society of Swedish Literature in Finland, The Foundation for Swedish Culture in Finland and Nordforsk.
The total budget of the programme is approximately 3 M. Euro.
The Centre for Baltic and East European Studies CBEES at Södertörn University College, is responsible for the scientific and administrative management of the programme. PhD Jonas Harvard is acting Programme Manager.
Members of the Steering Committee:
Professor Daniel Tarschys, The Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, Chairperson.
Research Director Marianne Yagoubi, The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies.
Professor Ove Bring, The Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities.
Manager PhD Meelis Serendi, The Estonian Science Foundation.
Professor Henrik Meinander, Professor Clas Zilliacus, Vice-Chairperson, Research Director Associate professor Christer Kuvaja, together representing: The Society of Swedish Literature in Finland, The Foundation for Swedish Culture in Finland, and The Finnish Cultural Foundation.
Annika Sølvará, Director, Nordforsk.
Research Secretary PhD Torbjörn Eng, The Riksbankens Jubileumsfond.
Programme Manager PhD Jonas Harvard, CBEES Södertörn University College, Secretary of the steering committee.