The Academic Council on the United Nations System inaugurated the John W. Holmes Memorial Lecture Series in 1989 in honor of a founding member of ACUNS.
About Christer Jönsson
Christer Jönsson is Professor of Political Science at Lund University, Sweden, and a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. In 1995-97 he served as President of the Swedish Political Science Association, and in 1996-99 as President of the Nordic International Studies Association (NISA). He has been Visiting Professor at Stanford University and Kyung Hee University, Seoul, and a Fellow at the Collegium Budapest Institute for Advanced Study. He has served on the editorial boards of International Organization as well as Global Governance. In addition to international organization, his research interests and publications range from negotiation theory and diplomacy to the role of transnational network and NGOs in global governance. He has contributed to the Sage Handbooks of International Relations (2002) and of Conflict Resolution (2009) as well as the Oxford Handbook on the United Nations. His most recent co-authored books are Organizing European Space (2000) and Essence of Diplomacy (2005).
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