• 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
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    Pro Futura is a post-doctoral programme for leading research providing particularly promising young researchers with an extended period of financing for independent ... Read
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  • JUNG
    Published: 2017-01-12 10:13:37
    "Gamification - the new (game) rules of marketing communications" The research question was to explore the cooperation between university and industry by academic research and work for a guest company, Jung Relations - a communications agency within consumer PR focusing on digital media. The purpose was to contribute with research and applications within gamification - the use of (video)game mechanisms in new "non-game" application and specifica... Read more
  • The Ideological Cohesion of Parliamentary Parties and Its Implications for Decision-Making in Modern Democracies
    Published: 2017-01-10 15:15:19
    Political scientists often treat parties as “unitary actors”. In most cases, however, parties represent divergent interests of various members in different organisational units. This project aims at measuring the degree of intra-party cohesion in political parties in different countries, and at exploring the causes and consequences of intra-party cohesion. We explain varying levels of intra-party cohesion by for example taking the country’s elec... Read more
  • The Future of Women's Artistic Gymnastics
    Published: 2016-12-19 15:41:00
    The report "Blood, sweat and tears: Leadership cultures in Swedish national gymnastics teams" (Stier, 2012) identifies how top-level Swedish women's artistic gymnasts experience a sporting culture that involves abusive coaching and training methods. These findings reflect the existing international body of literature that shows how current practices are prolematic and deeply rooted in tightly bound ideals about the gymnastics body, training and p... Read more
  • Heidegger and Theology - After the Black Notebooks
    Published: 2016-12-19 15:35:45
    During 2014, the first volumes of Martin Heidegger's so called Black Notebooks were published. The material lamentably confirms the philosopher's nationalistic and anti-Semitic penchant. Up to date, a number of conferences have pondered the implications of this enhanced knowledge about Heidegger's anti-Semitism for the philosophical traditions that draw on his thought. The purpose of this symposium is to ponder, in a similar way, the relationship... Read more
  • Modernity in South Asia: Negotiating the Future in Everyday Life in South Asia
    Published: 2016-12-19 15:33:11
    This conference in September 2016 at Lund University aims at exploring what it might mean to be part of a modern society (or not) in a geographical area characterized by unequality and diversity. How is the notion of modernity experienced, contested and negotiated in South Asia within the broader context of the promise and hope of the "Asian century"? We will invite some of the internationally most prominent researchers dealing with Modernity in... 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