Politics of Brothers, Neighbours and Friends – Political Culture and Strategies of Influence in Early Modern Sweden c. 1500-1700

Funded by Academy of Finland.
Period: 2006-2008
Researcher in charge: Marko Lamberg

Description: The project deals with manifestations of the exercise of power in early modern society, especially informal strategies hidden in networks or manipulations. These structures are also approached by means of mapping. The project arranges an international researcher meeting entitled Mapping early modern interaction and relationships in Jyväskylä on 23 and 24 November 2007. Other researchers involved by the project are Piia Einonen (University of Jyväskylä), Janne Haikari (University of Jyväskylä), Marko Hakanen (University of Jyväskylä), Ulla Koskinen (University of Tampere) ja Anu Lahtinen (University of Turku).

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