• 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

  • New intimate relations in later life - a quantitative survey
    Published: 2015-06-08 12:20:43
    Despite claims in family sociology that in late modern society intimacy has been released from its reproductive function and is no longer restricted to any certain period of life, and despite claims in social gerontology that an increased healthy life-span has created a Third Age of self realisation in which intimate relations may have a significant impact, very little Swedish as well as international research has focused on new intimate relation... Read more
  • Effects of aging on processing of emotional information
    Published: 2015-06-04 07:58:33
    The latter part of the lifespan is often characterized by deterioration in various mental functions. However, current experimental behavioral research and modern functional brain imaging studies show that in the emotional domain there seems to be a qualitative change rather than a quantitative degradation as an effect of aging. These results indicate that younger adults process emotional information in a more “bottom-up” driven reactive fashion,... Read more
  • Thick and thin constitutionalism
    Published: 2015-06-03 13:46:49
    A simple majority is enough to pass ordinary laws. In the case of fundamental laws, however, a good deal more is needed. Laws of this kind cannot be enacted or repealed with less than a supermajority, a referendum, multiple decisions, or the like. This difference between ordinary and fundamental law raises the question of what is constitutionally privileged, and why. As the adherents of thin constitutionalism see it, only a few basic provision... Read more
  • A green industrial transition? The case of the Swedish pulp- and paper industry 1960-1990
    Published: 2015-05-27 13:05:57
    This project explores the interplay between environmental adaptation, technological development and structural change in the Swedish pulp and paper industry in the 1960s to the 90s. During this period, the costs for environmental protection in the pulp and paper industry amounted to about 10-15 percent of total investments. At the same time, significant emission cuts were accomplished. These changes were carried out simultaneously as the Swedish... 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