Ida Scherman

Ida Scherman

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My PhD project examines the development of minority rights and minority protection from the First World War until todaty. The Åland Islands, part of the Swedish-speaking minority in Finland, are my case study. Of particular interest are the shifts between collective and individual rights: When the Ålandic regime was created by the League of Nations in 1921, focus was on the national minority as a group. After the Second World War, a framework for individual human rights has evolved and the minority rights of today are part of this.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

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  • Social Sciences Interdisciplinary
  • Other Humanities not elsewhere specified


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