Rikard Bengtsson

Senior Lecturer


Main research areas

  • Regional cooperation and security
  • Global political order
  • Global political economy

Current research

- Regional cooperation and security, primarily concerning Europe (the dynamics of European integration and security, EU external relations, Baltic Sea cooperation, and the transatlantic link) but increasingly also about the Asia-Pacific.

- Global political order, specifically concerning global power shifts, multilateralism, institutional developments, regionalism and norm evolution.

- Global political economy, specifically development issues, global and regional trade, and strategic flows and dependencies.

Recent research outputs

Rikard Bengtsson (ed.) & Malena Rosén Sundström (ed.), 2018, Department of Political Science, Lund University. (Lund Political Studies ; no. 194)

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology (editor)

Rikard Bengtsson, 2017, Sverige i världen. Brommesson, D. & Ekengren, A-M. (eds.). Gleerups Utbildning AB

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

Rikard Bengtsson, 2015, Government Offices of Sweden.

Research output: Book/ReportReport

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