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  • Ideas on the move. Travelling thoery, translation, and performativity
    Published: 2016-08-24 12:54:38
    The workshop "Ideas on the move" brings together scholars from different countries and different disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. The aim is to explore the methodological and epistemological implications of a "turn" for the understanding of ideas to mobility and translation. From such a new perspective, social and political ideas appear as travelling between locations, times, disciplines, cultures, and languages and subsequently... Read more
  • MENA to 2025: Middle Eastern Security in a Ten-Year Perspective
    Published: 2016-08-24 12:43:18
    SUMMARY The Asia research project at the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI) is planning to host an international conference on security in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The title of the conference is "MENA 2025: Middle Eastern and North African security in a ten-year perspective". The conference will take place in Stockholm on 4-5th of June, 2015. As MENA is in a state of rapid societal change, the conference will seek answers to wh... Read more
  • Beyond the nuclear family: the philosophy of close personal relationships
    Published: 2016-08-24 12:41:44
    This conference will address normative questions concerning close personal relationships and parenting. The form of familial relationships - involving parents and children, co-parents, or children and other family members, has been undergoing significant sociocultural changes. Non-traditional family arrangements have become increasingly widespread and visible, and greater availability of technologies meant to assist procreation allow individuals ... Read more
  • Knowledge Integration and Innovation in the Globalising Economy
    Published: 2016-08-24 12:37:36
    The globalising economy exposes the Swedish economy to a fundamental tension. New markets and knowledge centres are competing for investment and attention. Activities, from manufacturing to software programming, are being decoupled and relocated to offshore locations, resulting in an increasing level of disintegration and dispersal of industrial activities. The dominance of large, international firms in Sweden makes its economy particularly vulne... Read more
  • Who is driving eco cars? The importance of social domains, economic incentives and geographical location
    Published: 2016-08-24 12:34:22
    There is still limited knowledge of how environmental innovations, in this case eco cars, diffuse within and between different groups in the population, which is a crucial process for a sustainable society. The purpose of this project is to expand our knowledge of how eco car ownership is linked to people s different life situations, departing from the assumption that an individual s behaviour is partly conditioned by the behaviour of other indiv... 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