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Erik Amnå

Title: Professor Emeritus School/office: School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences

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About Erik Amnå

Erik Amnå, PhD (Uppsala), Professor in Political Science, is currently active as external lecturer and involved in the research project Obstacles and opportunities for equal participation of citizens with intellectual disabilities: evidence from a world-leading accessibility initiative (VR 2022-2024) at the Department of Government at Uppsala University.

Earlier he was based in the following major research projects:

POLITICAL SOCIALIZATION AND HUMAN AGENCY, funded by The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences, 2009--2016

CONSTRUCTING ACTIVE CITIZENSHIP WITH EUROPEAN YOUTH: POLICIES, PRACTICES, CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS, funded by the European Commission, 2015--2018

YOUTH ILLEGAL POLITICAL INVOLVEMENT IN AN INTERGENERATIONAL PERSPECTIVE, funded by the European Commission, 2016--18

SOCIETAL INTRODUCTION FOR A SUSTAINABLE INTEGRATION, funded by the European Social Fund 2017-21

Erik Amnå worked within the research group The Center for Studies on civic engagement (CIVIC) which is a part of the research research environment Youth & Society (YeS) 

He is a member of:

  • The Project Advisory Committe of IEA:s global evaluation of civic education, ICCS 2022
  • The Swedish Government's Council on Basic Values, 2014--16
  • The Board of Demokratifonden
  • The Board of Transparency International Sweden, 2015--17
  • The project group for societal introduction of newly arrived refugees (European Social Fund) 2017-21

In 2016 he was awarded the large gold medal for civic virtues by The Royal Society Pro Patria

The 2017 Ivan Bolin memorial lecturer by Folkuniversitetet

International Advisor at ”Socialización Politica y Education para la Ciudadania: El rol de la Familia y la Escuela”, Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago de Chile 2018-2022.

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Articles in journals

Articles, reviews/surveys

Books

Chapters in books

Collections (editor)

Conference papers

Conference proceedings (editor)

Data set

Other

Reports