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  • Shaming in World Politics
    Published: 2017-05-18 10:14:27
    This proposal pertains to the organization of an international workshop on the topic of "Shaming in World Politics," planned to take place at Stockholm University, May 19-20, 2016. In the absence of centralized enforcement in world politics, shaming by states, non-government organizations (NGOs), and international organizations (IOs) has emerged as an increasingly prominent strategy for achieving compliance with international rules and norms. Yet... Read more
  • The art of communicating research results to the public . Research on the forms and rhetorical tasks of science comunication
    Published: 2017-05-18 10:10:29
    The purpose of the planned activity is to initiate research on science communication. Communicating research results to the public, universities statutory "third mission". Forms and channels of this agency are numerous and varied, but there are also a lot of uncertainty about how the individual researchers can best bring out their results. The planned activities intend, by networking prepare a project in the area of "Science of Science Communicat... Read more
  • Interpretational Complexity
    Published: 2017-05-18 10:07:25
    The Principle of Compositionality says: (CP) The meaning of a complex expression is a function of the meanings of its parts and its mode of composition. It is often assumed by philosophers and linguists that (CP) is true of natural languages. The principle is natural, and has deep historical roots. How should it be justified? The standard arguments use the premise that we can work out the meaning of linguistic expressions that we haven't hear... Read more
  • Lexicalization of negation and its role for the development of negation markers
    Published: 2017-05-18 09:16:24
    The term standard negation (SN) refers to the negation markers in simple declarative sentences with an overt verb predicate like (i) Maria does not smoke. The negation markers in sentences such as (ii) Britt is not a teacher (a non-verbal sentence) and (iii) There are no ghosts (an existential sentence) are excluded from large-scale comparative studies on SN. In languages from Western Europe, the negation markers in sentences like (ii) and (iii)... Read more
  • Comala and Nina: Operatic Performance in the Age of Sensibility
    Published: 2017-05-18 08:58:55
    This scholarly symposium, which takes place in Vadstena on 6 August, is organized by the research group Performing Premodernity on the occasion of the Vadstena Academy's double-bill production of two little known Italian operas: Pietro Morandi's Comala (Naples? 1780) and the one-act version of Giovanni Paisiello's Nina, ossia La pazza per amore (Naples 1789). The symposium centres on the developments occurring in the interrelation of sentimental ... 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