• 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

  • Mission and Ecstasy: Contemplative women's missionary role in colonial Latin America
    Published: 2014-12-16 15:57:45
    The main aim of this project is to study the missionary roles of Spanish-American contemplative women from ca. 1670 to ca. 1800, including both professed nuns and lay women known as beatas and donadas. With few exceptions, it would take until the 19th century before Catholic women, mainly members of congregations, would assume an active role in the mission fields through education and healthcare. Before that time, female membership of a religious... Read more
  • Gender differences in economic resources, health and mortality - the importance of social comparisons, preferences and relative deprivation
    Published: 2014-12-16 09:29:44
    Economic resources is of great importance for health and mortality, however the relation is different for men and women. Despite a huge focus on the income and health relation during the last decades, the mechanisms behind this gender difference are still largely unknown. The purpose with the following project is to analyse how social comparisons, preferences and relative deprivation influence health and mortality for men and women during differ... Read more
  • Language history in the Western world 1600-1800: the construction of the origi, development and kinship of hte indo-european and semitic languages
    Published: 2014-12-12 15:30:44
    This project aims to map out and analyse the pervasive theories, methods, conceptions and themes that characterize the views on the origin and development of languages in the 17th and 18th centuries. In doing so, I will elucidate the relationship between tradition and renewal and the question of continuity and discontinuity in the change-over from early modern to modern linguistics. The project aims to revise the traditional view that ascribes a... Read more
  • Local Peace Agreements: The Road to Peace and Democracy in KwaZulu Natal?
    Published: 2014-12-05 10:19:52
    The project explores the role of local actors and institutions in mitigating political violence in the South African province KwaZulu Natal. In South Africa, democracy has been introduced successfully, but the transition from apartheid was not at all peaceful. In the run-up to the first democratic elections in 1994, all major parties participated in threats and intimidation and large-scale violence raged throughout the country. After the 1994 ele... Read more
  • Images of Manhood and Transformations of Masculinity in Polish Prose in the Period 1984-1939
    Published: 2014-12-01 10:40:11
    Literature has always had a unique position in Poland and every so often it has played an extremely important role in upholding its national heritage, Christian values and patriotic feelings. During the period 1795-1918, when Poland was erased from the map of Europe, literature's role was to maintain and strengthen Polish identity. Since literature has fulfilled such an important identity-building function, it would be relevant to explore in whi... 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