Axel Nordenstam is an Analyst at the UI Asia Program, focusing on India within the UI South Asia Initiative. His research encompasses the EU’s and Sweden’s relationship with India, Indian foreign and climate policy, and EU’s external relations.
Following his presidency for the Swedish Association of International Affairs, Nordenstam has interned at Human Rights Watch in New York as well as at the political section at the Embassy of Sweden in New Delhi. Nordenstam holds a MA (with Distinction) in Contemporary European Studies from the University of Bath, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin and Freie Universität Berlin. He also holds a B.Sc in Political Science from the University of Gothenburg.
Henrik Chetan Aspengren, Emil Lidén, and Axel Nordenstam (2021), Circles of EU-India Engagement: How India Cooperates with Member States on Global Issues, UI Paper, No. 1 2021, Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI).
Henrik Chetan Aspengren & Axel Nordenstam, ‘What Strategies can do for Strategic Partnerships: Lessons from the EU’s Strategy on India’ in EU-India Relations: The Strategic Partnership in the Light of the European Union Global Strategy edited by Philipp Gieg et al., Springer.
Henrik Chetan Aspengren & Axel Nordenstam (2019), The Partnership Shift: Analysing the European Union’s Strategic Engagement with India, UI Paper, No. 9 2019, Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI).