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Research Centre Lund

About the Research Centre

Research Centre Lund includes the Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies (LUCSUS) and The Department of Political Science at Lund University. LUCSUS is a platform for education, research and cooperation inside and outside academia on questions related to sustainable development. LUCSUS is a faculty-independent centre at Lund University. LUCSUS will take lead in research on the analytical problem of allocation and access under the Earth System Governance Project. Political Science has been studied at Lund University since 1877. Today, Lund University’s Department of Political Science combines old traditions with modern research and education.

The research centre coordinators are Emily Boyd and Fariborz Zelli.

Recent publications

Climate Refugees: Global, Local and Critical Approaches

The last few years have witnessed a flurry of activity in global governance and international lawseeking to address the protection…

The Political Impact of the Sustainable Development Goals: Transforming Governance Through Global Goals?

Written by an international team of over sixty experts and drawing on over three thousand scientific studies, this is the…

The Normative Foundations of International Climate Adaptation Finance

Billions of dollars are annually transferred to poor nations to help them adapt to the effects of climate change. This…

The Emergence of Geoengineering: How Knowledge Networks Form Governance Objects

For many years, suggestions to 'geoengineer' the climate occupied a marginal role in climate change science and politics. Today, visions…