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    RJ supports research in Humanities and Social Sciences. Support is provided in several forms: programmes, projects, infrastructure for research, and also for researc... Read
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    Pro Futura is a post-doctoral programme for leading research providing particularly promising young researchers with an extended period of financing for independent ... Read
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  • Swedish Dictionary of Translators - a bio-bibliographical database
    Published: 2016-11-14 12:20:14
    Around half of all literature in Swedish consists of adaptations from foreign languages. Still, the history of literary translation in Sweden remains an unexplored field. The database "Swedish Dictionary of Translators" - www.oversattarlexikon.se - will for the first time make our individual translators visible with a biography and a list of their works. The Dictionary is a technically innovative database developed at Södertörn University Libr... Read more
  • Sources to Swedish business history in Russia
    Published: 2016-11-14 12:13:41
    Sweden's business history has for generations lacked its eastern dimension. During the latter part of the 19th century and until the revolution 1917, Russia was one of the most important markets for Swedish industry, and one of its most important raw material suppliers. Many Swedish companies had subsidiaries in Russia, and Swedish entrepreneurs started companies there. The activities in Russia were an important part of the Swedish business commu... Read more
  • Why no Third Sector in Swedish Elder Care?
    Published: 2016-09-15 09:03:54
    The creation of new private actors that have occurred in the Swedish elderly care is predominantly comprised of for-profit companies. Non-profit actors such as foundation and voluntary associations have not increased their share since the early 1990s. This means that a desired diversity has been largely absent while the choices available to the elderly is limited, which has come to be seen as a problem of both conservative and social democratic g... Read more
  • Communicative practices in Swedish amateur astronomy: Knowledge in transit, information technologies and love for the stars
    Published: 2016-09-15 08:57:08
    The aim of the this project is to study how the development of various communication practices and of different information technologies continually reshapes the conditions for public engagement in science and simultaneously transform the relationship between experts and lay persons. To elaborate on this theme we will study what might be regarded as an ideal type of the scientifically informed citizen, the amateur scientist. Amateurs are actively... Read more
  • Musikanvändning i de digitala mediernas tidsålder: En kvalitativ studie om internetbaserade musikkulturer bland unga i Moskva och Stockholm
    Published: 2016-09-09 11:41:55
    This research project investigates the role of the Internet in music use in contemporary society. The backdrop to the project is the digitalization of society and culture, where the music industry is transforming rapidly, and where the Internet, for young people in particular, is changing listening modes and, possibly, meanings of music. Changes include the shift from offline to online music listening, from album listening to single song download... Read more
  • Call för papers
    Published: 8/29/2014
    International workshop in Stockholm 23–24 April 2015, organised by Stiftelsen Riksbankens Jubileumsfond’s sector committee ‘Mediatisation of Culture and Everyday Life’ in cooperation with ECREA TWG Mediatization. This workshop prioritises cultural perspectives in both the aesthetic and the anthropological sense, attending to arts and cultural industries as well as cultural practices of making sense in/of their daily lives. Read more
  • Flexit call 2014
    Published: 7/3/2014
    RJ now invites applications for three Flexit jobs: three in-house research positions at three different organisations in Sweden. Flexit seeks new, flexible solutions designed to spread research and researchers outside higher education institutions (HEIs). Read more
  • The Flexit programme Progress report 2013
    Published: 5/20/2014
    The purpose of this progress or monitoring report is to support decisions on how Riksbankens Jubileumsfond’s (RJ) Flexit initiative can be developed. This aim has entailed efforts to make recommendations and proposals in the report concrete and practicable. In the Flexit programme, some projects have been under way for a year and others have ended. It is a small programme with few stakeholders so far. These stakeholders’ experience and perception... Read more
  • Call for applications: Frö program 2014
    Published: 2/7/2014
    The FRÖ program is made to promote the cooperation between French and Swedish researchers by giving the possibility to have a short experience in France (1 to 4 weeks). The program intends to establish new collaboration or strengthen the existing ones between French scientists, universities or research centers. Read more