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New board members!

During the autumn semester the UPF board has elected three new board members and an auditor.

The position as auditor was put as vacant during the annual meeting. The board has therefore filled the vacancy by electing Oscar Sönnegren to the position as auditor.

The UPF board has expanded and now includes the position "Head of IT". We congratulate Felix Kayers on being elected.

Since our two heads of activity are leaving us to go on exchange this spring semester the board has elected Severine Renard as Head of Activity and Markus Hellström as Deputy Head of Activity starting on the first of January.

  • The Morality of Driverless Cars

    The ‘trolley problem’ is a thought experiment in ethics that can be defined as follows: picture an empty train hurtling down a track. Pan along the track, and there are five people tied to the ground who will be killed if the train continues. You are stood by a lever that can divert the train …

  • The long shadow of Ferdinand Marcos

    “[It is] wrong, denies our history, erases the memory of lives lost and destroyed, mocks the collective action we took to oust the dictator, and denigrates the value of our struggle for freedom.” That was the reaction of Maria Serena Diokno, the Philippines’ top government historian, to President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision allowing Ferdinand Marcos’ burial …

  • Is Africa’s oldest country falling apart?

    Despite Africa being known for political instability post-WW2, there has been almost no change to African countries and borders since independence from colonial rule. Only three new countries have been declared from other African nations in the past 30 years – Namibia, Eritrea and South Sudan. This might change soon however, with the collapse of …

Sunday, February 16th, 2017 at 2:20pm
Season premiere for @RadioUPFlund tonight! Tune in at 5pm at radioaf.se to hear about the the political situation & feminism in Afghanistan

Sunday, February 15th, 2017 at 6:04pm
Graham Turner sharing some memorable moments from his long career within the world of football #UPFlecture https://t.co/QcQ8gOBsqr

Sunday, February 15th, 2017 at 8:27am
Douglas Brommesson and Jakob Gustavsson commenting #utrikesdeklarationen and the following debate in the Swedish Parliament. https://t.co/tQmJkahcW0