• 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

  • 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 Times of Television
    Published: 2014-06-16 09:23:07
    During the last decade, television has become increasingly occupied with the representation of history (Bell 2007). The medium's influence on collective memory is by now well recognized (Volkmer 2006). This development raises urgent questions: how does television represent the past? How may these representations be distinguished from traditional historiography, or the narratives of film and literature? Such questions pose a challenge for media s... Read more
  • Musical Pulse in Human Timing and Coordination
    Published: 2014-06-13 12:30:03
    Humans have the ability to mutually synchronize their behavior with great temporal precision, for example in ensemble music. This ability avails itself of the shared temporal structure created by the so called beat or "tactus". The even subdivision of time into isochronous intervals makes the next beat in the sequence predictable, which enables us to coordinate group activities in music, dance and drill. We still do not know, however, just how th... Read more
  • The SIPRI portal for peace and security
    Published: 2014-06-13 11:59:13
    The idea behind the project is to create an integrated web portal to facilitate access to all of SIPRI's information resources on its core research issues. The Institute currently maintains extensive databases on arms production, the arms trade, military expenditure and multilateral peace operations. In addition, SIPRI has published many books and has a substantial library collection. Today, all of these information sources are accessed independe... Read more
  • Digitalised descriptions of Slavic Cyrillic manuscripts and early printed books in Swedish libraries and archives
    Published: 2014-06-13 11:19:24
    The main goal of this project is a creation of a database and a Union catalogue with descriptions of the Cyrillic manuscripts and Early printed books in Swedish repositories. The standardized and digitalised information in the database and the Catalogue is of primary importance for the studies of medieval Slavic culture, literature and language history. There are relatively large collections of Slavic Cyrillic manuscripts and early printed books... 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