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Trending? Social media attention on Russia’s war in Ukraine

20 February 2024
As Russia's invasion of Ukraine unfolds, global interest peaks. This brief, by SITE researchers Maria Perrotta Berlin and Jonathan Lehne, examines X (formerly Twitter) trends in 62 nations, shedding light on public engagement amidst geopolitical upheaval. Insights into when and why the conflict captures international attention are explored, offering nuanced understanding of global consciousness dynamics.

Postdoctoral research position: (Re)Constructing modern Ukraine—People, institutions, and the environment project

15 February 2024
We are looking for a Post Doc to a large international research project entitled (Re)Constructing Modern Ukraine—People, Institutions, and the Environment awarded by the Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies (FBEES).

Call for papers | The political economy of environmental policy

15 February 2024
The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and the Forum for Research on Eastern Europe: Climate and Environment (FREECE) invites paper submissions to a one-day workshop session on the 'Political Economy of Environmental Policy' with a keynote lecture by Michaël Aklin (EPFL, Swiss Federal Institute) on 19th of April 2024 in Stockholm.

Addressing the impact of war on human capital and higher education in Ukraine

09 February 2024
On 6th of February, 2024, the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and Friends of KSE initiative hosted an event in collaboration with the Nordic Ukraine Forum, to explore and support the critical cause of higher education in Ukraine.

Jesper Roine breaks down the impact of sanctions on the Russian economy on Tv4 Morning News

09 February 2024
Have the EU's sanctions against Russia, implemented since the invasion of Ukraine, been deemed ineffective? Jesper Roine, Deputy Director at SITE, offers insights on sanctions and the Russian Economy on TV4's Morning News.

Ukrainian refugees: Who returns and why?

02 February 2024
Following the Russian invasion, 60% of the 17 million Ukrainian refugees have returned home. Family connections, educational prospects, and a commitment to rebuilding are key drivers, according to a recent study by Ilona Sologoub, VoxUkraine editor and FREE Network affiliate.

Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and Nordic Ukraine Forum to host event on higher education in Ukraine

26 January 2024
Welcome to an event hosted by the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) in collaboration with the Nordic Ukraine Forum. Join us on 6th of February, 2024, to explore and support the critical cause of higher education in Ukraine. Don't miss this meaningful discussion and mingle with Ukrainian music and art exhibition!

How to undermine Russia’s war capacity: Insights from SITE 2023 Development Day

19 January 2024
The Stockholm Institute for Transition Economics (SITE) invited researchers and stakeholders to SITE's 2023 Development Day conference to discuss how to undermine Russia’s capacity to wage war. This policy brief shortly summarizes the featured presentations and discussions.

Support the future of Ukraine – Friends of KSE

20 December 2023
Friends of KSE, a Swedish non-profit organization, and the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) sincerely thanks each and every one of you for the donations that have helped Ukraine through education. Your support has been instrumental in assisting Ukrainian academics, faculty, staff, and students at the Kyiv School of Economics (KSE).

SITE's annual Development Day conference showcases strategies to strengthen sanctions on Russia and counter Russian influence

19 December 2023
On 5th of December, 2023, we hosted our annual Development Day conference at the Stockholm School of Economics. This year we focused on how to reduce financing to the Russian war machine and contain the Russian economy while at the same time supporting Ukraine’s reconstruction and winning the information war.
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