Calle Håkansson joined UI in 2018. He conducts research on EU foreign and security policy, principally in relation to new projects such as PESCO and the European Defence Fund.
During his time at UI, Calle has worked with several projects concerning European, Nordic and Swedish foreign and security policy, including work for the Nordic Council of Ministers. Calle has both published texts and commented on European affairs in venues such as Svenska Dagbladet, Dagens Industri and the European Leadership Network.
Prior to joining UI, Calle obtained a master’s degree in political science with a focus on security studies from the Swedish Defence University and a Bachelor's degree in political science from Uppsala University.
Areas of expertise
EU, EU foreign and security policy, PESCO & EDF
Björn Fägersten, August Danielson & Calle Håkansson (2018) ‘’Sweden and European defence cooperation: interests in search of a strategy’’, UI Brief, No. 10 2018, Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI)
Calle Håkansson (2019) What does the EU’s new Civilian CSDP Compact mean for European strategic autonomy?, European Leadership Network, 15 April 2019
Haugevik, K. & Sverdrup, U. (eds) (2019) 10 Years On: Ressessing the Stoltenberg Report on Nordic Cooperation, NUPI, IIAI, DIIS, FIIA & UI
Calle Håkansson (2018) ‘’Demokrati i en tid av desinformation’’, Svenska Dagbladet, 4 November 2018
Björn Fägersten & Calle Håkansson (2019) Aachenfördraget – Ny kraft i tysk-franskt samarbete? Utrikesmagasinet, 24 januari 2019