Märta-Lisa Magnusson

Märta-Lisa Magnusson, senior lecturer in Caucasus Studies (Retired 2017).

Areas of research interest

Russia and the Caucasus region; Post-Soviet State- and nationbuilding processes; Center-Periphery/federal relations in post-Soviet Russia; Literature and politics in the late USSR.

Selected publications

Magnusson, Märta-Lisa & K. Vamling. (eds.) 2021. Vi såg sammanbrottet [We witnessed the break-up (in Swedish)]. Caucasus Studies 8, Malmö University. read more

Magnusson, Märta-Lisa. (2010). “Why No Settlement in the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict? – Which are the obstacles to a negotiated solution?”” In: Vamling, K. (ed.) Language, History and Cultural Identities in the Caucasus. Papers from the Conference, June 17-19, 2005 Malmö University. Caucasus Studies 2. Malmö: Department of IMER, Malmö University, pp. 114-143. http://dspace.mah.se/handle/2043/12518

 Magnusson, Märta-Lisa (2006). Prospects for peace in Chechnya. In: Rita Grünenfelder and Heinz Krummenacher (eds.): Searching for peace in Chechnya – Swiss Initiatives and Experiences. Swiss Peace Conference, pp. 4-13.  link

Ib Faurby og Märta-Lisa Magnusson. (Red.) 2003. Korsvej og minefelt. Kultur og konflikt i Kaukasus. Århus: Systime Academic.

Magnusson, Märta-Lisa og Ib Faurby. (2000). ”Hvorfor ville russerne krig? Mediernes rolle under de to russisk-tjetjenske krige”, Nordisk Østforum, nr. 3, pp. 31-46. https://web.archive.org/web/20051219135027/http://kaukasus.dk/publikation20.htm

Faurby, Ib and Märta-Lisa Magnusson. (1999). The Battle(s) of Grozny, Baltic Defence Review, No. 2, pp. 75-87. link

Märta-Lisa Magnusson og Jens-Jörgen Jensen (1995): Rusland – Samling eller sammenbrud? Esbjerg: Sydjysk universitetsforlag.

Selected projects 

2007- 2009. Caucaus studies, a developing research area at IMER. Causes, dynamics and effects of migration within and from the South Caucasus. SIDA. Projektansvarig: Prof. Karina Vamling, IMER, Malmö Högskola. read more      

2001-2004: Internationalization of Internal Conflicts. A multiple case study on sub-state actors’ strategies to obtain international recognition and under what conditions they are likely to succeed”. Statens Samfundsvidenskabelige Forskningsråd. Projektet genomfördes vid Institut for Statskundskab, Københavns Universitet.      

1999-2000: Center-periphery Conflicts at Sub-regional Level. The Struggle for Siberian Gas and Oil- resources. Statens Samfundsvidenskabelige Forskningsråd. Projektet genomfördes vid TKI, Sydjysk Univesitetscenter, Esbjerg, Danmark.

1988-89: Sovjetlitteraturen och moderniseringsprocessen. Statens Humanistiske Forskningsråd. Projektet genomfördes vid TKI, Sydjysk Universitetscenter.

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