• Grants
    RJ supports research in Humanities and Social Sciences. Support is provided in several forms: programmes, projects, infrastructure for research, and also for researc... Read
  • Riksbankens Jubileumsfond
    Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (RJ) is an independent foundation with the goal of promoting and supporting research in the Humanities and Social Sciences. In 1962, the Ri... Read
  • Pro Futura
    Pro Futura is a post-doctoral programme for leading research providing particularly promising young researchers with an extended period of financing for independent ... Read

  • Digitization of Hedin and Jarring Collections for online access
    Published: 2015-10-06 07:50:48
    In a joint project between Stockholm University and the Museum of Ethnography, Stockholm, materials from two Central Asia collections once belonging to the Swedish scholars Sven Hedin and Gunnar Jarring will be digitised and documented for the establishment of a database compatible with the International Dunhuang Project, established in 1994 at British Library, London. The aim of the project is to increase the accessibility of the collection... Read more
  • International conference for cross-cultural research collaboration and research development between Sweden and India
    Published: 2015-09-14 08:08:02
    This application is a request for funding for an international multidisciplinary conference. The conference will enable a network, composed of researchers from Sweden and India working under the collective acronym SIGN (Sweden India Gender Network), to meet and discuss common research interests. Building on foundations laid in the SIGN network, a task for the conference is provide time and space for researchers to develop cross-cutting issues rel... Read more
  • Transnational Actors in Global Governance
    Published: 2015-09-14 08:04:28
    Two comprehensive Swedish research programs, Transdemos and Transaccess, were initiated 2008 and are currently in a phase of conclusion. Transdemos involves political scientists at Lund University and Stockholm University, and has been funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond; Transaccess is based at Stockholm University and funded by the European Research Council (ERC). Since the two programs have thematic affinities, they have established close coop... Read more
  • In Search of a Model for the Middle East: A Comparative Study of the Turkish and Nordic Experiences
    Published: 2015-09-14 07:52:19
    The social protests sweeping the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have set in motion processes of transition in the region. Transition from authoritarianism is replete with challenges; decades of authoritarian rule have destroyed societal institutions that could provide solutions at turbulent times, conflict needs to be managed, a national consensus and democratic modus vivendi premised on respect for human rights has to be devised. In this co... Read more
  • Freedom of Speech, the Internet, Privacy and Democracy
    Published: 2015-09-14 07:30:07
    The development of the Internet has created exciting new possibilities for connecting individuals across borders and continents. By permitting the instantaneous dissemination of information, the Internet has revolutionized the landscape of communication. On the other hand, new technical developments has also permitted the creation of large registries and databases, thereby permitting the storage of great amounts of information, and raising signif... 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