Research in political sciences

Political sciences examine, for example, global biopolitics, religion and politics, Northern politics, and environmental politics.

Political scientists at the University of Lapland study for example the biopolitics of war, security, and development; the politics of aesthetics; the politics of Northern regions and environment; political theology; political theory; the history of political thinking; the politics of emotions; the politics of resistance movements.

Postgraduate students of political sciences study for example the politics of Laestadianism, human security and development, security privatization, climate change, women’s active citizenship, nation branding.