• 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

  • Integration through baptism? Jewish converts in Sweden 1782-1870
    Published: 2014-11-27 15:58:55
    The Swedish Jewry has for over 200 years been a clearly noticeable minority in society, whether the environment have treated them with benevolence, discriminated, marginalized or exerted a pressure of assimilation. Jews have sought strategies for integration and adaptation while they simultaneous have attempted to maintain their Jewish identity. But despite their desire for cultural and religious survival, individuals continually have left the Je... Read more
  • High-Level Proficiency in Second Language Use
    Published: 2014-11-25 15:53:12
    The programme intends to investigate the cognitive/psychological and social conditions that lead to outstanding proficiency levels in a second language, as well as which aspects of the target language's discourse structure, grammar, lexicon and phonology still cause problems at these levels. The primary goal of the programme is to contribute to theory development in the area of second language acquisition, but in many cases the knowledge generate... Read more
  • Native Peoples Right to Selfdetermination: A study of the Swedish Sami Parliament
    Published: 2014-10-20 15:15:14
    In the contemporary political debate the Swedish Sami Parliament (Sametinget) is considered to be the main body to ensure Sami self-determination. Ever since its inauguration, however, the institutional design of the parliament has been severely criticised by the parliament itself, Sami organisations and NGO’s for not meeting the requirements of the right to self-determination in international law. However, there is no extensive research done on ... Read more
  • Economic models for commodity prices
    Published: 2014-10-17 16:03:27
    The aim of this project is to explore the link between prices of various commodities, such as oil and metals, to fundamental economic factors such as reserve uncertainty, investment, storage decisions, productivity and preferences. Modern models for commodity prices that are used in practical work at investment banks, central banks, governments, corporations and other institutions are often able to capture the statistical and dynamic properties ... Read more
  • Bureaucrats as Legislators? The Impact of Europeanisation on the Duty of Obedience and the Principle of Loyal Co-Operation for National Authorities and Regulatory Agencies
    Published: 2014-10-17 15:59:13
    National administrative agencies are under a legal obligation to obey their national governments. Today this obligation is supplemented by the general principle of loyal cooperation under Article 10 EC. Following important case-law the European Court of Justice has more often come to stress the obligations on the side of national authorities and national regulatory agencies to fully implement EC Law and, if necessary, put aside valid national reg... 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