Military recruitment and conscription in the 21st century
Trend Report 3 / January 2023 by Sanna Strand
Sanna Strand is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the oiip. She is also a postdoctoral researcher and teaching fellow at the Department of Economic History and International Relations, Stockholm University. She defenced her thesis in Peace and Development Research at University of Gothenburg in 2019. Sanna’s research focuses broadly on how young people are recruited to military service as well as how military service, missions and mandates are and has been legitimated to European publics. Her current research project is funded by the Swedish Research Council and explores the role and status of military conscription in contemporary Europe.