• 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

  • Conceptafrica Workshop
    Published: 2015-01-21 14:39:42
    Conceptafrica Workshop at NAI, Uppsala. 2-4 June 2013. A Cross disciplinary Project on Conceptual Histories of the World and Global Translations: The European-African Semantics of the Social and the Economic. Our superior aim is to contribute to the development of a new kind of world history. However, such a new world history must be something else than just an updated version of the conventional Western narrative with a starting point and a goal... Read more
  • International Relations and Ontological Security
    Published: 2015-01-21 14:37:24
    The main aim of this application is to initiate a research project on international relations and ontological security. For this purpose, we will hold an international workshop at Lund University on the subject 'Ontological Security in World Politics: The Dynamics of Crisis and the Constitution of Community'. In the past decade, IR scholars have increasingly drawn on the concept of 'ontological security' as a productive lens for thinking about th... Read more
  • Fashion Issues: Critical Fashion Studies
    Published: 2015-01-21 11:18:11
    Fashion is indeed big business: it is a global phenomenon that changes and expands quickly due to new production and consumption structures, new gatekeepers, new marketing tools, new markets. The global fashion industry is characterized by a fast production that is exploitative in terms of labour force. This wide category includes underpaid textile workers; retailers (working under brutal competition from the mass-merchandise discounters); young ... Read more
  • Transformations in Journalism
    Published: 2015-01-21 10:51:44
    The aim of the workshop is to identify central research needs concerning journalism's changing roles in a globalizing media culture and to discuss the opportunities as well as the challenges that come with these changes. The workshop is organized around three interrelated themes: - Journalism and the transformation of technology: devices, reach, speed, space, accompanying policies and regulations, etc. - Journalism and the transformation of poli... 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