• 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
  • 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

  • Legitimacy and Legitimation in Global Governance
    Published: 2017-01-23 14:19:09
    This application pertains to funding for an international workshop in Stockholm, April 15-17, 2015, on the theme of "Legitimacy and Legitimation in Global Governance." The legitimacy of international organizations has become a crucial issue in world politics. While legitimacy is required for global governance to handle major policy problems, international organizations have become increasingly contested over the past two decades. Still, research ... Read more
  • Emotion and Liberation - Sentimental and Melodramatic Elements in Women's Socio-realistic plays of the Modern Breakthrough
    Published: 2017-01-20 14:46:13
    The aim of this project is to reintroduce Swedish drama of the modern breakthrough, by illuminating how elements of a sentimental and melodramatic theatrical tradition are constructed and evaluated in women author's socio-realistic plays about marriage in the 1880's. How does the emphasis on emotion contribute to ideas of liberation? What discourses on gender and modernity do the sentimental and melodramatic features help generate? What role did... Read more
  • Evil: The 21st Conference of the European Society for Philosophy of Religion
    Published: 2017-01-20 13:41:13
    The European Society for Philosophy of Religion (founded in 1976) is Europe s largest society for philosophy of religion, and the biannual conferences gather 75-100 participants from all over Europe and the rest of the world. The twenty-first conference is dedicated to evil, and aims to discuss and initiate new research about evil, its place in human life and its complex relation to religion. The conference is structured around four sessions, one... Read more
  • Communicative democracy. Protecting, promoting and developing free speech in the digital era
    Published: 2017-01-20 13:38:46
    Freedom of expression is a corner stone in communicative democracy. To protect, promote and develop free speech in a digital era is the theme for an international interdisciplinary conference and workshop within a new and relatively understudied area of research; the tension between marketdriven and democracydriven freedom of expression. The theme for the conference is "Communicative democracy. Protecting, promoting and developing free speech in... Read more
  • Brokering, Intermediate & Translation in the Eastern Mediterranean
    Published: 2017-01-20 13:36:10
    In research in recent years the particular form of knowledge that is produced through mediation has attracted an increasing interest among scholars. The project takes its starting point in ongoing research related to the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul (SRII), and with a focus on issues of so-called "intermediaries", i.e. actors / interaction patterns which in turn will help to translate, cross, merge or transform boundaries between cultur... 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