Olle Törnquist

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Phone +47 22855328
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Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Eilert Sundts hus blokk B 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1097 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic Interests

  • Politics and Development
  • Democratisation in the Global South with special focus on popular movements
  • Research based assessment and promotion of democracy
  • Social Democratic Development in Comparative Perspective
  • Politics in South and Southeast Asia (especially India, Indonesia and the Philippines)


  • RETKOM2103/4123: Politik i Globala Syd: Normer och realiteter i andra och tredje demokrativågen
  • UTV 3091: Demokrati och inkluderande utveckling


  • Fil. Kand. in Political Science and Economic History, Gothenburg University, 1975.
  • Fil. Dr. (PhD) in Political Science, Uppsala University 1983
  • Reader in Political Science at Uppsala University 1990
  • Higher National Researcher of Politics and Development (Sweden) 1991-1997

 Positions held

  • Founding member of the AKUT Research group and Seminar, University of Uppsala (1976-1997)
  • Academic director of the all-Indonesia democracy surveys (2002-2008)
  • Advisory group member, Swedish International Institute for Local Democracy (2010-2012)
  • Co-director of the International education and research programme on Power, Conflict and Democracy (2006-2012)
  • Steering group member, Universitas Gadjah Mada Research Programme on Power Welfare and Democracy Programme (2010-2017)

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Tags: Global South, India, Comparative Politics, Development Research, Democratisation, South and Southeast Asia
Published Sep. 21, 2010 1:14 PM - Last modified Aug. 27, 2021 9:03 AM