• 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

  • "Save our school!": What influence have opposition to the closing of public schools in local Swedish politics ?"
    Published: 2015-05-25 13:04:12
    Citizens’ opposition to closing of public schools is nothing new in Sweden, but recently it has spread from rural areas to suburbs and become more visible. Some of such campaigns succeed in stopping or postponing the closure, while other actions fail and pupils are sent to new school. As the consequences of school closures are shown to be negative for pupils, teachers, and the local community, it is interesting to know how and in what conditions... Read more
  • The Transnational Colony: The Congo Free State and European Culture
    Published: 2015-05-25 12:49:06
    This research network will bring together four experts from a range of disciplinary specializations and institutions in Sweden, Britain, and the Low Countries, who share a common interest in the special nature of the Congo Free State and its implications for current thinking about colonial history and European culture. The programme's focus will be on the Congo Free State and the period immediately following the colony's formal transfer to the Be... Read more
  • Challenging Futures: Embracing Innovation by Criticising Technocracy
    Published: 2015-05-21 13:36:24
    The objective is to initiate research that bridges two approaches within Science and Technology Studies (STS) that seldom meet: i) a critical approach towards science and technology developments that is focused at analysing its technocratic implications and democracy deficits and ii) an approach more inclined to embrace scientific and technological innovation because of the new combinations and forms of engagement it can lead to, and the opening ... Read more
  • Aging and decision-making competence
    Published: 2015-05-21 13:29:27
    Decision-making skills are critical for preserving physical and psychological well-being in older adulthood. Elderly adults continue to take everyday life decisions, but with advanced age, they have to face new, and sometimes even more complex, decision-making problems. The general objective of the research program is to investigate decision-making competence across the adult lifespan in order to increase the existing knowledge and to orient the... 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