Aryo Makko

Pro Futura Scientia Fellow, SCAS.
Associate Professor of History, Stockholm University

Aryo Makko graduated with degrees in History and Political Science from the University
of Gothenburg and received his Ph.D. in History from Stockholm University in 2012. He
has held visiting posts at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
in Geneva, the University of Oxford and Harvard University. He was appointed Associate
Professor (docent) at Stockholm University in 2016.

Makko’s main fields of research include nineteenth- and twentieth-century international
history as well as nationalism, migration and diaspora among Middle Eastern minorities.
His first monograph, Ambassadors of Realpolitik: Sweden, the CSCE, and the Cold War,
was published in 2016. He has also co-edited The Assyrian Heritage: Threads of Continuity
and Influence
(with Önver Cetrez and Sargon Donabed, 2012); I främmande hamn: den
svenska och svensk-norska konsulstjänsten 1700–1985
[In Foreign Ports: The Swedish
and Swedish–Norwegian Consular Service, 1700–1985] (with Leos Müller, 2015); and
Neutrality and Nonalignment in World Politics during the Cold War (with Juhana
Aunesluoma and Thomas Fischer, 2016).  

As a Pro Futura Scientia XI Fellow, Makko will embark on a new research project entitled
‘Neutrality and the Kremlin: A Transnational History’and complete an edited volume on
European neutrality and the Soviet Union for the Harvard Cold War Studies Book Series
(with Mark Kramer and Peter Ruggenthaler, expected in 2019).

This information is accurate as of the academic year 2018-19.