Research project on State of Emergency

The research project concerns State of Emergency

The project has received funding from by the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet) for the period april-june 2020. The project involves colleagues from the political science department at Stockholm University. Papers, published texts and datasets (when completed) will be published on this page.

Articles and papers on State of Emergency
– Magnus Lundgren, Mark Klamberg, Karin Sundström and Julia Dahlqvist, “Emergency Powers in Response to COVID-19: Policy Diffusion, Democracy, and Preparedness“, available at SSRN.
– Mark Klamberg, “Reconstructing the Notion of State of Emergency“, George Washington International Law Review, 2020, vol. 52(1) forthcoming
– Mark Klamberg, “International Human Rights Law and States of Emergency” in Damien Rogers (ed.), International Human Rights. Human Rights in War, Springer, forthcoming
– Mark Klamberg, “Between normalcy and state of emergency: The legal framework for Sweden’s coronavirus strategy“, 9 April 2020 Article, The Local, 2020
– Mark Klamberg, “Challenges to rule of law, democracy and human rights after the outbreak of COVID-19 from a Swedish perspective“, July 2020 Paper, Japan Center for International Exchange, 17 July 2020

Seminar and presentations
–  Stockholm Centre for International Law and Justice (SCILJ) and ESIL, seminar: Covid-19 and international law: science and disinformation, exceptions and emergencies,  10 September 2020
– Institute for European and Comparative Law (IECL), University of Oxford, lunchtime seminar series, 7th May 2019, presentation “The Regulation of Emergency Powers in France, Germany, the UK and Sweden with a Comparative, Historical and Ideological Outlook
– University of Amsterdam, Law and Justice Across Borders lecture, 11th March 2019, lecture “The Widening Use of State of Emergency

Team members:
PhD candidate Julia Dahlqvist, contact and bio
Professor Mark Klamberg, contact and bio
Dr. Magnus Lundgren, contact and presentation
PhD candidate Karin Sundström, contact and bio
Professor Pål Wrange, contact, contact and bio