News Welcome Kristina Öhman! <p><img alt="" class="image-right" src="/digitalAssets/1083/c_1083276-l_3-k_k-o-hman-liten.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />We welcome the depratments new postdoc in ethnology, Kristina &Ouml;hman!</p> <p>Kristina finnished her PhD thesis&nbsp;<em>Ett tjejligt rum. Tidningen Starlet 1966-1996 (A room of her own. The Starlet magazine 1966-1996</em>) at the University of Gothenburg this fall. As a postdoc she will run a&nbsp;research project&nbsp;about the abandoned Sandtr&auml;sk sanatorium in northern Sweden, focusing on&nbsp;storytelling, specifically in regards to space, place, and folklore.</p> Wed, 03 Apr 2024 07:56:00 GMT 2024-04-03T07:56:00Z Doctoral student in the field <p><img alt="" class="image-left" src="/digitalAssets/1083/c_1083204-l_3-k_liten-image00007.jpeg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />Bim Kilje is one of our PhD students in cultural anthropology. She is currently halfway through her fieldwork in the rural municipality of Tierp in northern Uppland, known for its ironworks that produce manhole covers. For one year, Bim is living in Tierp to study which social networks become important for people in uncertain times. We look forward to following the development of Bim's thesis work!</p> Thu, 28 Mar 2024 08:38:00 GMT 2024-03-28T08:38:00Z Owe Ronström gave lecture at new research program in Italy <p>Owe Ronstr&ouml;m, professor emeritus of ethnology, gave a well-attended lecture in Siena, Italy last autumn on the topic Sustainability, Cultural Heritage and Tourism. The lecture marked the opening<img alt="" class="image-right" src="/digitalAssets/888/c_888544-l_3-k_ronstrom_bild.jpeg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" /> of a new high-profile research program in Siena, on sustainability, cultural heritage and tourism, which is also a major research area in ethnology at our department. You can listen to Owe's lecture in full on Spotify.</p> Wed, 27 Mar 2024 08:30:00 GMT 2024-03-27T08:30:00Z Seminar on shipbreaking <p>On March 21st, Camelia Dewan holds a seminar att KTH The Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, about her research on shipbreaking in Bangladesh and its impact on the local ecologies and livelihoods.&nbsp;</p> <p></p> Thu, 14 Mar 2024 17:04:00 GMT 2024-03-14T17:04:00Z Open PhD positions! <p>The department is looking for three new <a href="">PhD students</a>, to start in the fall 2024. The application period closes on April 2nd!</p> Wed, 06 Mar 2024 13:57:00 GMT 2024-03-06T13:57:00Z New issue of kritisk etnografi-Swedish Journal of Anthropology is out! <p>Editors in chief, Sten Hagberg and J&ouml;rgen Hellman,&nbsp;have the pleasure to announce the publication of the new issue of <em>kritisk etnografi</em> &ndash; Swedish Journal of Anthropology. The theme &ldquo;The fear among us&rdquo;, coordinated by Guest Editors Anna Gustafsson and Eva-Maria Hardtmann, explores dangers and fears in various ethnographic and cultural contexts. <em>kritisk etnografi </em>is truly open access. Always. Everywhere. And for Everyone.</p> <p></p> Wed, 21 Feb 2024 09:00:00 GMT 2024-02-21T09:00:00Z Susann Baez Ullberg becomes Associate Professor <p>Susann Baez Ullberg, Senior Lecturer at our department, has recently been admitted as Associate Professor in Cultural Anthropology at Uppsala University. Susann's research focuses on human-environment relations, especially how societies deal with risks, crises and disasters, mainly related to water and climate change. She has conducted ethnographic fieldwork in Argentina, Peru, Spain and Sweden. Congratulations, Susann!&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 15 Feb 2024 14:09:00 GMT 2024-02-15T14:09:00Z The Westin Price to Macario Lacbawan! <p>Our former PhD student Macario Lacbawan, who is now a postdoc in Hamburg, visited Uppsala to receive the prestigious Westin price for best dissertation awarded by the Royal Society of Humanities at Uppsala. We warmly congratulate Macario!&nbsp;<br /> <br /> &nbsp;</p> Wed, 14 Feb 2024 13:19:00 GMT 2024-02-14T13:19:00Z Watch Lenore Manderson's Lecture <p>Professor of Medical Anthropology Lenore Manderson is the 2024 Honorary Doctor&nbsp;of the Faculty of History and Philosophy at Uppsala University. Her honorary doctorate lecture &quot;After Covid: Signposts and Moral Imperatives&quot; is now available on the department's website.</p> Wed, 07 Feb 2024 09:06:00 GMT 2024-02-07T09:06:00Z Prof. em Paul Sinclair (1949-2023) <p><img alt="" class="image-right" src="/digitalAssets/1077/c_1077770-l_1-k_paul-sinclair.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px; cursor:default; outline:rgb(170, 204, 238) solid 2px" /></p> <p>The last day of 2023, we received sad news, when we learned about the passing of our colleague and friend Paul Sinclair.&nbsp;​The death of Paul Sinclair, Prof. em in African Archaeology at Uppsala University, is a loss for all of us, and not the least our community at Uppsala University&rsquo;s Forum for Africa Studies. Paul was board-member of Forum in its very beginning, and he played a central role in the early years.&nbsp;Our thoughts go to his wife Amelie, and their three sons.</p> <div></div> <p></p> Wed, 31 Jan 2024 08:02:00 GMT 2024-01-31T08:02:00Z Welcome Camelia Dewan! <p><img alt="" class="image-left" src="/digitalAssets/1077/c_1077334-l_1-k_camelia-bild.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />We welcome our new colleague,&nbsp;Associate senior lecturer in Anthropology Camelia Dewan! Camelia is an environmental anthropologist, researching&nbsp;the socio-environmental effects of shipbreaking in Bangladesh.</p> Wed, 17 Jan 2024 13:05:00 GMT 2024-01-17T13:05:00Z Lenore Manderson Honorary Doctor lecture <p>Lenore Manderson is Distinguished Professor of Public Health and Medical Anthropology, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. She has been appointed Honorary&nbsp;Doctor&nbsp;at the Faculty of Arts at Uppsala University.</p> <p>On January 25th she will give her Honorary Doctor lecture&nbsp;&quot;After Covid: Signposts and Moral Imperatives&quot; at the Humanistiska teatern.&nbsp;No regiostration needed!<img alt="" src="/digitalAssets/1077/c_1077024-l_3-k_manderson-honorary-doctorate-lecture.pdf" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" /></p> <p></p> Thu, 11 Jan 2024 16:53:00 GMT 2024-01-11T16:53:00Z Emy Lindberg defends her thesis on Jan. 19th <p>Right before christmas, Phd candidate in Cultural Anthropology Emy Lindberg nailed her thesis Dream Machine. On January 19th she will defend the thesis in the Geijer Hall. All welcome!</p> Thu, 11 Jan 2024 16:46:00 GMT 2024-01-11T16:46:00Z Sten Hagberg writes about the cuts in Swedish bilateral support <p>Sten Hagberg writes&nbsp;in Global Bar Magazine on the Swedish government&rsquo;s decision to end its bilateral support to Mali and Burkina Faso by the end of 2024. An very unfortunate decision we argue. Click here to read a summary &nbsp;of the article in English.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 11 Jan 2024 16:37:00 GMT 2024-01-11T16:37:00Z Ny bok! Min mormor. Kvinnoliv i en annan tid <p>F&ouml;rfattarna och etnologerna&nbsp;Katarina Ek-Nilsson, Marianne Liliequist, Birgitta Meurling och Annika Nordstr&ouml;m ber&auml;ttar om sina morm&ouml;drar, Anna, Esther, Kajsa och Anna Maria, som var f&ouml;dda &aring;ren runt sekelskiftet 1900.</p> Mon, 18 Dec 2023 15:36:00 GMT 2023-12-18T15:36:00Z Book launch: Facilitating researchers in unsafe zones with Mats Utas <p><img alt="" height="15" src="data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAPABAP///wAAACH5BAEKAAAALAAAAAABAAEAAAICRAEAOw==" width="15" />​Mats Utas talks at Ghent University about how fragile relationships with research brokers risk creating a single narrative of war.</p> Mon, 18 Dec 2023 11:57:00 GMT 2023-12-18T11:57:00Z Susann Baez Ullberg keynote speaker at conference <p>Susann Baez Ullberg held a keynote at the Esther Hermitte annual conference at the Centro de Antropolog&iacute;a Social-IDES in Buenos Aires. The keynote addressed disaster memory and the Anthropocene on the 20<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the disastrous flood in the city of Santa Fe in Argentina.</p> Tue, 12 Dec 2023 12:53:00 GMT 2023-12-12T12:53:00Z Sahel symposium: Public Services and Citizen Perspectives in Times of Crisis <p>The Symposium is jointly organized by Uppsala University&rsquo;s Forum for Africa Studies and Stockholm International Peace Research Institute&rsquo;s Sahel and West Africa Programme; 14-15 December 2023.</p> Tue, 28 Nov 2023 13:50:00 GMT 2023-11-28T13:50:00Z Ulrika Trovalla receives funding from Formas <p>Cultural anthropologist Ulrika Trovalla has previously researched how people interact with infrastructure in the Nigerian city of Jos. Ulrika has now been granted research funding from Formas for a project on Swedish electricity as infrastructure for forecasting. The project is based on the situation when Swedish&nbsp;electricity prices sharply increased in the winter of 2022, and how it affected&nbsp;people's use of and thoughts about electricity.</p> Wed, 15 Nov 2023 11:53:00 GMT 2023-11-15T11:53:00Z Göran Nygren granted research funding <p>FORTE, the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare, has granted research funding for ethnologist G&ouml;ran Nygren's study on the school situation for students with congenital movement disorders. The project will be carried out during the period 2024-2026. G&ouml;ran Nygren recently defended his doctoral thesis at the department with an acclaimed dissertation on parents' influence on their children's school results.</p> Wed, 08 Nov 2023 14:54:00 GMT 2023-11-08T14:54:00Z C-Urge Kick Off Event <p><img alt="Group picture of PhD candidates in the network" class="image-right" src="/digitalAssets/1071/c_1071254-l_3-k_c-urge.sunsetmedia-61--1-.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" /></p> <p>In the beginning of October, the department&rsquo;s two PhD candidates Metztli Sarai Hern&aacute;ndez Garcia and Matias Menalled, together with senior lecture Susann Baez Ullberg, participated in the C-Urge network&rsquo;s kick-off event hosted by KU Leuven in Belgium. C-Urge stands for Anthropology of Global Climate Urgency and is a Marie Skłodowska&ndash;Curie Actions Doctoral Network focusing on how the social sciences can contribute to our understanding of and engagement with climate change by attending to the notion of 'urgency' itself.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 08 Nov 2023 14:44:00 GMT 2023-11-08T14:44:00Z The department has three open postdoctoral positions! <p>One of the open positions is in ethnology, the other two in anthropology within the&nbsp;department's two research environments Engaging Vulnerability and Uppsala University&acute;s&nbsp;Forum for African Studies. Postdoctoral positions are mainly aimed at researchers who received their PhD less than three years ago. We are looking forward to your application by November 30th!</p> Wed, 08 Nov 2023 13:12:00 GMT 2023-11-08T13:12:00Z New funds to project with Katarina Graffman <p>The Swedish Energy Agency has granted new funds to the project Tools as a Service, where Katarina Graffman, UU, is responsible for studying and evaluating the project's user-friendliness. In the coming year, the service will be further developed.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 20 Oct 2023 08:53:00 GMT 2023-10-20T08:53:00Z Cultural Anthropology celebrates 60 Years at Uppsala University <p>After the Ethnologists' successful 75th anniversary, it is now time for the department's other discipline to celebrate: Anthropology turns 60!&nbsp;</p> <p>In addition to a packed anniversary day at the Humanities Theatre on October 20, there will be a full week of events between October 16-23.</p> Thu, 28 Sep 2023 13:07:00 GMT 2023-09-28T13:07:00Z Guest PhD student <p><img alt="" height="204" src="/digitalAssets/1067/c_1067728-l_1-k_sam.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" width="152" /></p> <p>Sam&nbsp;Kniknie&nbsp;will be guest PhD student with us during the autumn. Welcome!</p> Wed, 20 Sep 2023 12:24:00 GMT 2023-09-20T12:24:00Z Three new colleagues in Anthropology <p>This semester we welcome three new antrhopologists to the department!&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" width="50" /><img alt="" src="" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" width="50 " /><img alt="" height="127" src="/digitalAssets/1067/c_1067682-l_1-k_skarmbild-2023-09-20-142056.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" width="575" /></p> <p>They are Associate Senior Lecturer<strong>&nbsp;</strong>Mahmoud Keshavarz, and&nbsp;Metztli Sarai Hern&aacute;ndez Garcia and&nbsp;Matias Menalled who both are PhD students in the network C-Urge: Anthropology of Global Climate Urgency.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 20 Sep 2023 10:35:00 GMT 2023-09-20T10:35:00Z Ethnology 75 years in Uppsala! <p>This year we celebrate 75 years of ethnolgogical research and teaching at Uppsala University! To celebrate, there will be a full day symposium on September 8th at Campus English Park, with our own researchers and invited guests. What a great start of the semester!</p> <p><img alt="Poster about the symposium " src="/digitalAssets/1066/c_1066480-l_1-k_inbjudan-etnologi-75-a-r-v2---nyhet-web-bild.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" /></p> Thu, 31 Aug 2023 12:36:00 GMT 2023-08-31T12:36:00Z Ana Chiritoiu won Best Dissertation Award <p>Ana Chiritoiu, post-doctoral researcher at&nbsp;the department, has won the Best Dissertation Award at her alma mater the Central European University. The university has also published a longer interview with Ana about her research and fieldwork among Roma in Romania, which we highly recommend for interesting reading. Congratulations Ana!</p> Thu, 31 Aug 2023 11:02:00 GMT 2023-08-31T11:02:00Z Professor Gösta Arvastson (1943-2023) <p><img alt="Potrait of Gösta Arvastson" src="/digitalAssets/1065/c_1065202-l_1-k_go-sta-arvastson-foto-privat.jpeg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" /></p> <p>Professor Emeritus of Ethnology G&ouml;sta Arvastson has passed away at the age of 80. G&ouml;sta started teaching at the department in 1989 and was promoted full&nbsp;professor eleven years later. His thoughts on the postition&nbsp;of ethnology in academia and society in the early 2000s contributed to the development of the discipline, both on&nbsp;a local level and in the national research environment. G&ouml;sta was an articulate and innovative researcher, colleague and friend, who leaves a big&nbsp;void behind, writes Professor Birgitta Meurling in the department's obituary.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 09 Aug 2023 11:46:00 GMT 2023-08-09T11:46:00Z Katarina Graffman discussing economic behavior <p>Katarina Graffman, affiliated cultural anthropologist at the department, is frequently participating in media and&nbsp;contributing important anthropological perspectives in public discussions. Recently she was part of the public service radio-show Ekonomiakuten, addressing how to change bad economic habits.&nbsp;</p> <p></p> Wed, 09 Aug 2023 09:28:00 GMT 2023-08-09T09:28:00Z Researchers protest <p>In the middle of the summer, the Swedish government announced that they would cut all funding for development research. Many of the department's researchers have signed a national appeal against the decision.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 02 Aug 2023 12:08:00 GMT 2023-08-02T12:08:00Z Inna Shvorak- guest researcher from Ukraine <p>We are very happy to announce that from August 1st and five months onward, Inna Shvorak will be with us as a guest reseracher at the department! Inna is&nbsp;an ethnomusicologist and a folk singer from Ukraine, and has recieved a scholarship from Uppsala University's vice-chancellor to visit us. Click to open this news and read more about Inna and her research.&nbsp;<img alt="" src="/digitalAssets/1064/c_1064042-l_1-k_i.shvorak_portrait_photo.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" /></p> Thu, 29 Jun 2023 08:31:00 GMT 2023-06-29T08:31:00Z Meet the Coordination-team of Uppsala University’s Forum for Africa Studies <p>The Forum for Africa Studies has recruited new staff for carrying out the important mission of this interdisciplinary centre. Dr. Kajsa Hallberg Adu and Dr. Jecinta Okumu&nbsp;are our newest colleagues who will add energy and power to Forum's mission of engaging higher education and research in, on, and with Africa.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 20 Jun 2023 07:02:00 GMT 2023-06-20T07:02:00Z Katarina Graffman in TV-show <p>Katarina Graffman, anthropologist who is affiliated to the department, is discussing the future&nbsp;and what we can know about it, in the Swedish television show Id&eacute;byr&aring;n.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 14 Jun 2023 13:47:00 GMT 2023-06-14T13:47:00Z Welcome Jecinta! <p><img alt="" src="/digitalAssets/1062/c_1062698-l_1-k_jesse-j.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" /></p> <p>We welcome Jecinta Okumu to the department,&nbsp;one of the new coordinators at Uppsala University's Forum for Africa Studies.</p> Wed, 14 Jun 2023 13:27:00 GMT 2023-06-14T13:27:00Z Ethnological research about school grades impacts the public debate <p>Former PhD student&nbsp;in Ethnology, G&ouml;ran Nygren, concluded in his dissertation that Swedish pupils with good grades usually have well educated parents who help them a lot with schoolwork. His research has gained a lot of attention in media and public debate. A recent example is that the former minister of education, Lina Axelsson&nbsp;Kihlblom, refered to the dissertation in a debate article about the Swedish school grades system.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 14 Jun 2023 09:52:00 GMT 2023-06-14T09:52:00Z Chakad Ojani admitted to SCAS cutting-edge research program <p>The Department's postdoc Chakad Ojani has been selected for the prestigious Pro Futura Scientia program for promising early-career researchers. For five years, he will further develop his research on the relationship between space infrastructure, environment, and climate change.</p> Mon, 05 Jun 2023 06:36:00 GMT 2023-06-05T06:36:00Z New podcast with Adelaida Caballero <p>Adelaida Caballero recently defended her dissertation successfully at the department. Now you can hear her talk about her research&nbsp;about female sexuality and cultural anthropology as a discipline in the Swedish podcast Ett hum om.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 31 May 2023 09:31:00 GMT 2023-05-31T09:31:00Z Uppsala anthropologists attend SANT 2023 <p>Last week, the Swedish Anthropology Association SANT's annual conference is being organized at the Ethnographic Museum in Stockholm, together with Stockholm University. The conference theme this year was Care and the Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology at Uppsala University was represented in many panels and roundtables.</p> <p></p> Tue, 02 May 2023 07:53:00 GMT 2023-05-02T07:53:00Z The New Uppsala University´s Forum for Africa Studies is inaugurated! <figure class="image-captioned"><img alt="The Vice-Chancellor standing at a lectern" src="/digitalAssets/1058/c_1058336-l_1-k_vice-chancellor.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" /> <figcaption>Vice-Chancellor of Uppsala University, Professor Anders Hagfeldt, together with Professor Kajsa Ahlstrand and Professor Sten Hagberg.</figcaption> </figure> <p>In 2023, Forum for Africa Studies received funding from the Vice-Chancellor for a broad university-wide mandate, including all university faculties. The full-day launching event started with Vice-Chancellor Professor Anders Hagfeldt officially inaugurating Uppsala University&rsquo;s Forum for Africa Studies.</p> Fri, 14 Apr 2023 12:31:00 GMT 2023-04-14T12:31:00Z Book talk: Burkina Faso seen from below in 2023 <p>April 18th, Uppsala University&rsquo;s Forum for Africa Studies hosts&nbsp;a seminar with&nbsp;Professor Ludovic O. Kibora, Director of Institut des Sciences Soci&eacute;t&eacute;s in Burkina Faso, and Professor Sten&nbsp;Hagberg. They will talk about the English edition of their new book Security from below in&nbsp;Burkina Faso Citizen perceptions and perspectives&nbsp;2023.</p> Thu, 13 Apr 2023 09:09:00 GMT 2023-04-13T09:09:00Z Official Opening of Art Exhibition in the Department <p>On April 11, we officially open the FAKTURAART exhibition. When you visit, you will find some 85 pieces displayed, and you can pick a personal and very exclusive copy of the beautiful exhibition folder. The show will run to June 16. Open weekdays 10 am to 3 pm.</p> Wed, 05 Apr 2023 07:54:00 GMT 2023-04-05T07:54:00Z The New Uppsala University’s Forum for Africa Studies will be launched on Friday, April 14th. <p>All are welcome to a full-day launching <a href=";id=jLhWZlkwb6M%3D">event </a>of the new Uppsala University&acute;s Forum for Africa&nbsp;Studies. The day offers information about the Forum's new structure, presentations of current research, and round table discussions. Professor Amanda Hammar from the University of Copenhagen will be&nbsp;the keynote speaker.</p> Mon, 03 Apr 2023 12:47:00 GMT 2023-04-03T12:47:00Z New information film about our Bachelor's programme! <p>Admissions to next semester's courses are&nbsp;open until&nbsp;April 17th. The department has produced a new <a href="">information film</a> for the Bachelor's programme Culture, Society and Ethnography. Hear the students themselves describe their experience of the programme and what they have learned!</p> <p>The film and programme are in Swedish.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 03 Apr 2023 07:05:00 GMT 2023-04-03T07:05:00Z Adelaida Caballero defends dissertation April 21st <p>Today, Adelaida Caballero handed over her doctoral thesis in cultural anthropology <em>Shortchanged: Elderly Women Street Vendors in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea</em> to Carolina Rediviva and then walked in the winter sun to the University Hall&nbsp;where she got to nail her thesis</p> <p><img alt="" src="/digitalAssets/1057/c_1057480-l_1-k_adelaida_caballero.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" /></p> <p>Adelaida&rsquo;s public Ph.D. defense will take place on April 21 at 13.00, at the Geijer Hall, Campus English Park, Uppsala University. Click on the News to read more and for information in Spanish.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 30 Mar 2023 13:19:00 GMT 2023-03-30T13:19:00Z Sten Hagberg interviewed about Development Research <p>Professor of Cultural Anthropology and director of the Forum for Africa&nbsp;Studies, Sten Hagberg, is interviewed in the Swedish Research Council's magazine Curie about the future and challenges of development research.</p> Thu, 30 Mar 2023 08:26:00 GMT 2023-03-30T08:26:00Z Art Exhibition <p>Syrian-Swedish artist&nbsp;Khaled Ahmad exhibits his project Fakturaart at the department, in collaboration with the Engaging Vulnerability research program.&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="/digitalAssets/1057/c_1057020-l_1-k_fakturaart1.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="/digitalAssets/1057/c_1057020-l_1-k_fakturaart_engaging_vulnerability2.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" /><img alt="" src="/digitalAssets/1057/c_1057020-l_3-k_fakturaart_engaging_vulnerability_antropologi.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" /></p> Fri, 24 Mar 2023 12:57:00 GMT 2023-03-24T12:57:00Z New column in Antroperspektiv <p>In the Swedish Anthropological Association's online magazine Antroperspektiv, you can now read a new column on the importance of ethnographic methods in medical research, a theme that is both researched and taught here at the department.</p> Wed, 22 Mar 2023 10:26:00 GMT 2023-03-22T10:26:00Z Our new colleague Kajsa Hallberg Adu <p><img alt="" src="/digitalAssets/1054/c_1054652-l_1-k_kajsa-hallberg-adu.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" /></p> <p>My research turns towards the future as I research youth in Ghana and beyond, student migration, integration, knowledge societies, social media in the classroom, social media in African elections, uses of augmented reality, and recent publications have been on the important issue of decolonizing the academy. At the department, I teach African studies, spring 2023 two courses: A2 Africa in the 2000s and A3 African Cultural Expressions.</p> Thu, 02 Mar 2023 11:59:00 GMT 2023-03-02T11:59:00Z Summer course in Digital Ethnography <p>The application period is open for the departments summer course Ethnographic Methods in a Digitized World. The course in in Swedish and you find more inforamtion about it if you switch the webpage&nbsp;language into Swedish.&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="/digitalAssets/1054/c_1054516-l_1-k_socialamedierflyer_etnografiska-metoder_2023_v4.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" /></p> Wed, 01 Mar 2023 13:27:00 GMT 2023-03-01T13:27:00Z Sverker Finnström writes in Antroperspektiv <p><img alt="" src="/digitalAssets/1054/c_1054272-l_1-k_bokhylla.webp" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />A new text by Sverker Finnstr&ouml;m is published today in the Swedish web magazine Antroperspektiv. Sverker writes about going on a kind of book-hunting field trip, the importance of taking the time to read older books of the discipline, and the unexpected stories and parallels that can emerge from a pile of books.</p> Tue, 28 Feb 2023 07:17:00 GMT 2023-02-28T07:17:00Z The department's work against discriminatory treatment and for equal opportunities is not just a matter of procedure <p><strong>Mats Utas, Head of the Department, was interviewed in the magazine Universitetsl&auml;raren, after the department received an injunction from the Swedish Work Environment Authority due to shortcomings in work environment management. Mats expresses frustration that representatives from this agency only are interested in ensuring a processing structure, while they completely ignore all the actual work that the department has done. </strong></p> Mon, 27 Feb 2023 10:14:00 GMT 2023-02-27T10:14:00Z World Anthropology Day! <p>February 16th is World Anthropology Day. The Swedish Anthropological Society (SANT) is launching its new website on the day. SANT's web magazine, Antroperspektiv, also has a new layout&nbsp;and new editors, Haris Agic and Uppsala-affiliated Katarina Graffman.</p> Fri, 17 Feb 2023 08:06:00 GMT 2023-02-17T08:06:00Z About the Swedish Research Aid <p>Today, Sten Hagberg, Professor in&nbsp;Cultural Anthropology and Director for the Forum for Africa Studies,&nbsp;writes about the Swedish research aid together with Sara Gr&auml;slund, Linley Chiwona Karltun and Gunnar K&ouml;hlin. The government has cut more than half of this year's budget. Now a quick recovery is needed.</p> Tue, 14 Feb 2023 08:29:00 GMT 2023-02-14T08:29:00Z Happy Birthday Birgitta Meurling <p><img alt="Birgitta and a friend are smiling to the camera, holding champagne glasses. " src="/digitalAssets/1050/c_1050702-l_1-k_birgitta-2--3-.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" /></p> <p>Birgitta Meurling, Professor of Ethnology, is celebrating her 60th birthday with colleagues and friends at the department with sparkling wine and snacks on Monday afternoon. We wish Birgitta a very happy birthday!</p> Mon, 06 Feb 2023 15:06:00 GMT 2023-02-06T15:06:00Z PhD defense in ethnology <p>Today, February 3rd, we congratualte Rikard Engblom for successfully defending his PhD thesis in Ethnology, called&nbsp;<strong>Time Warps: Refugees and the Experience of Waiting in Rural Sweden.</strong></p> <p><strong><img alt="" src="/digitalAssets/1050/c_1050552-l_1-k_rikard-defence.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" /></strong></p> Fri, 03 Feb 2023 13:50:00 GMT 2023-02-03T13:50:00Z Welcome Marcelo <p><img alt="" height="150" src="/digitalAssets/901/c_901658-l_1-k_marcelo-pacheco.png" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" width="150" /></p> <p>We warmly welcome our new PhD candidate Marcelo Pacheco to the department! Marcelos research will be on migration from the Bolovian Highlands to La Paz, and focus on psychosocial dynamics connected to climate change.&nbsp;</p> <p></p> Mon, 23 Jan 2023 12:43:00 GMT 2023-01-23T12:43:00Z Rikard Engblom defends dissertation Feb. 3rd <p>This Friday, Jan. 13th,&nbsp; PhD candidate in ethnology Rikard Engblom &ldquo;nailed&rdquo; his PhD thesis <em>Time Warps &ndash; Refugees and the Experience of Waiting in Rural Sweden</em>. The dissertation&nbsp;is thereby officially announced and handed over to the university library.</p> <p>The public PhD defense will take place on February 3, in Geijersalen (room 6-1023), campus Engelska Parken, and begins at 9:15 a.m.</p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> Mon, 16 Jan 2023 08:18:00 GMT 2023-01-16T08:18:00Z Study Information Spring 2023 <p>The second selection for the spring semester 2023 was completed on December 20.&nbsp;Remember&nbsp;that you who have been admitted need to&nbsp;<strong>accept course places to keep them</strong>. In order to then be able to start your studies&nbsp;you also need to&nbsp;<strong>register for the courses you want to take.</strong></p> Wed, 04 Jan 2023 12:37:00 GMT 2023-01-04T12:37:00Z Katarina Graffman about consumption and economic recession <p>The Anthropologist Katarina Graffman is affailiated research at the department and is often highlighted in media for her research about consumer habits. After the New Year holiday,&nbsp;she has been interviewed in the Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter, as well as in the public service radiostation P1, about how our consumption&nbsp;behaviors change in economic ressecion.&nbsp;</p> <p></p> Wed, 04 Jan 2023 10:09:00 GMT 2023-01-04T10:09:00Z Next episode about Cairo <p>Part two in the Swedish podcast Staden is released, with anthropologist Carl Rommel focusing on&nbsp;Cairo.</p> Wed, 04 Jan 2023 09:30:00 GMT 2023-01-04T09:30:00Z New book from Professor Emeritus of Ethnology <p>The Staff Portal hihglights the department's ethnologist G&ouml;sta Arvastson and his book about Meteorology.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 02 Jan 2023 15:49:00 GMT 2023-01-02T15:49:00Z Cairo as a project <p>Carl Rommel in collaboration with the podcast&nbsp;Staden about Cairo's land, economy and housing.</p> Fri, 09 Dec 2022 09:47:00 GMT 2022-12-09T09:47:00Z Project grant in the development research category from the Swedish Research Council <figure class="image-captioned"><img alt="Mats Utas, Maria Eriksson Baaz och Swati Parashar" src="/digitalAssets/1035/c_1035670-l_3-k_utas_baaz_parashar_vetenskapsradet-b600.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" /> <figcaption>Mats Utas, Maria Eriksson Baaz och Swati Parashar</figcaption> </figure> <p></p> Fri, 25 Nov 2022 07:35:00 GMT 2022-11-25T07:35:00Z New professor at the department <p>We congratulate Annika Bj&ouml;rnsdotter Teppo who has been hired as professor in cultural anthropology.</p> Mon, 14 Nov 2022 12:30:00 GMT 2022-11-14T12:30:00Z Citizen Perspectives in Mali: A Start-Up Mission to Bamako <p>The programme Citizen Perspectives on Societal Challenges in Mali ((French: Perspectives citoyennes des d&eacute;fis de soci&eacute;t&eacute; au Mali) is a five year project funded by the Embassy of Sweden in Bamako on behalf of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), 2022-2026. Its main objective is to promote citizen perspectives through the implementation of engaged research, the organization of citizen debates and the capacity building of young researchers. Particular attention will be paid to the promotion of women leaders as researchers, teachers and opinion leaders. The programme&nbsp;is led by the Forum for Africa Studies at Uppsala University, and will be implemented in collaboration with Swedish and Malian partners.</p> Mon, 14 Nov 2022 10:26:00 GMT 2022-11-14T10:26:00Z Mats Utas interviewed about gang culture <p>Mats Utas is interviewed on Sveriges Radio. It is a&nbsp;program about the Italian mafia and the murder of the prosecutor Borsellino, known 30 years ago. About 2.40 and 3.50 minutes into the program you can hear Mats talk about gang culture connected to the structures of society.</p> Tue, 09 Aug 2022 10:19:00 GMT 2022-08-09T10:19:00Z Alex Maxia in The Times <p><img alt="" class="image-right" src="/digitalAssets/1020/c_1020256-l_3-k_alex-maxia-karlek-och-anarki-b250.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" />Our former master student Alex Maxia now writes for The Times. In this article he is doing a cultural analysis on the Swedish Netflix series Love and Anarchy.</p> Wed, 29 Jun 2022 13:32:00 GMT 2022-06-29T13:32:00Z Claudia Merli a new Fellow at the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study <p>Claudia Merli joins the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study as one of the Fellows in residence during the academic year 2022-2023. During her time at the collegium she will be writing on political space and the body in Thailand'</p> Thu, 23 Jun 2022 13:33:00 GMT 2022-06-23T13:33:00Z Gurbet Peker: The sheep - a Gotland symbol of sustainability <p>The department's ethnologist Gurbet Peker is a doctoral student at the graduate school in sustainable development on Campus Gotland. She researches the everyday life of sheep farmers in the Gotland countryside.</p> Thu, 23 Jun 2022 06:26:00 GMT 2022-06-23T06:26:00Z ”Megaprojekt” nominated for book award <p>Svenskt projektforum has nominated and awarded the prize to Project Manager's Book of the Year 2022. The jury assesses how current the books are, how easy they are to absorb and if they add something new. Susann Baez Ullbergs et al. book was one of the nominees.</p> Thu, 23 Jun 2022 05:55:00 GMT 2022-06-23T05:55:00Z Per Brandström: Book review of Mhola - The Utopia of Peace <p>Our longtime employee Per Brandstr&ouml;m, now retired, has been reviewed in the Journal of Anthropological research. The review is about his book Mhola - The Utopia of Peace: An Ethnographic Exploration of the Sungusungu Movement in Tanzania, which was published last year in our series Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis.</p> Mon, 13 Jun 2022 07:38:00 GMT 2022-06-13T07:38:00Z Tiago Duarte Dias interviewed on Brazilian TV <p>Our anthropologist and affiliated researchers have been interviewed on Brazilian TV about Swedish NATO membership, Turkey and Swedish-Kurdish relations.</p> Fri, 03 Jun 2022 11:38:00 GMT 2022-06-03T11:38:00Z Emma Fritze: Mission Eurovision <p>Bachelor essay writer Emma Fritze&nbsp;was invited to participate in a conference for this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Turin, Italy and decided to report on her experiences from this year's competition.</p> Mon, 16 May 2022 10:44:00 GMT 2022-05-16T10:44:00Z Gösta Arvastson. Ny bok om moln, molnspanare och meteorologer <p>G&ouml;sta Arvastson har gett ut boken&nbsp;Molnspanare - en meteorologisk historia.&nbsp;Boken handlar om det vetenskapliga arbetet som ledde fram till att molnen fick sina latinska namn och ger ett viktigt bidrag till Uppsala universitets historia ur en etnologs synvinkel.</p> Tue, 10 May 2022 06:21:00 GMT 2022-05-10T06:21:00Z Now: Dr. Jacob Hjortsberg <p><a href="">Jacob Hjortsberg, who taught with us in the spring, defended his dissertation&nbsp;Middleman Minority Nation: Globalization and Social Democracy in Singapore&nbsp;on Friday 6 May at the University of Bergen.</a></p> Mon, 09 May 2022 13:38:00 GMT 2022-05-09T13:38:00Z Mats Utas celebrated 50 years with a lecture in Stavanger <p>Mats Utas was invited&nbsp;speaker as the Department of media and social sciences at the University of Stavanger celebrated its 50 years anniversary. He gave a talk about ethnography and journalism in times of war.</p> <figure class="image-captioned image-left"><img alt="Mats Utas lectures on a large stage in Stavanger, Norway." src="/digitalAssets/1011/c_1011938-l_3-k_mats-utas-inst-for-media-och-samhallsveenkap-i-stavanger-50ar-b600.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" /> <figcaption>Mats Utas share some of his experiences from ethnographic fieldworks.</figcaption> </figure> <p></p> Mon, 02 May 2022 11:26:00 GMT 2022-05-02T11:26:00Z Helgessä från Katarina Graffman <p>V&aring;r antropolog Katarina Graffman har tillsammans&nbsp;med&nbsp;Haris Agic skrivit om kulturchauvinism&nbsp;i&nbsp;en ess&auml; i magasinet&nbsp;Opulens.</p> Fri, 29 Apr 2022 13:24:00 GMT 2022-04-29T13:24:00Z Anthropologists talked about water <p>On Saturday 19 February, the department's <a href="">Susann Baez Ullberg</a> and <a href="">Alexander Sallstedt</a> took part in celebrating World Anthropology Day at the the Museum of Ethnography in Stockholm.</p> Thu, 24 Feb 2022 07:44:00 GMT 2022-02-24T07:44:00Z Camilla Asplund Ingemark: Mining Legends - What does it mean to be human? <p><a href="">Camilla Asplund Ingemark</a> has lectured on mining legends and what it means to be human at <a href="">Gotlands Humanistiska F&ouml;rbunds</a> (eng.&nbsp;&quot;Gotland Humanities Association&quot;)&nbsp;annual meeting on Wednesday 16 February.</p> <figure class="image-captioned"><img alt="" src="/digitalAssets/999/c_999104-l_3-k_camilla-asplund-ingeman-bergtagningssagner-b300.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" /> <figcaption>Annual meeting at Gotlands Humanistiska F&ouml;rbund.<br /> Photo: Carina Johansson</figcaption> </figure> <p></p> <p></p> Mon, 21 Feb 2022 07:21:00 GMT 2022-02-21T07:21:00Z Birgitta Meurling. Behind the mask: The metamorphoses of the mouth masks during the corona pandemic. <p><a href="">Birgitta has contributed with a text </a>that reflects&nbsp;on the pandemic&nbsp;in the journal Kulturella perspektiv. The&nbsp;text&nbsp;takes the reader through the mouth masks being or not being from medical argument to humor.</p> Fri, 18 Feb 2022 07:50:00 GMT 2022-02-18T07:50:00Z Sten Hagberg interviewed about the situation in the Sahel region <p><a href="">Sten Hagberg</a> has made a number of media appearances in connection with the current situation in the Sahel region in January-February 2022.</p> <figure class="image-captioned"><img alt="Sten Hagberg in an interview with France24" src="/digitalAssets/995/c_995690-l_1-k_sten-hagberg-france24-b300.jpg" style="border-style:solid; border-width:0px" /> <figcaption>Sten Hagberg in an interview with France24</figcaption> </figure> <p></p> Mon, 07 Feb 2022 07:22:00 GMT 2022-02-07T07:22:00Z Sten Hagberg in Rektorspodden about African Studies <p>Listen to&nbsp;a conversation between Uppsala University&rsquo;s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Anders Hagfeldt and Forum for Africa Studies&rsquo; Director, Professor Sten Hagberg. The conversation in swedish is about research in different African countries and how Forum for Africa Studies works to strengthen research collaboration with African universities and research institutes.</p> Thu, 03 Feb 2022 10:37:00 GMT 2022-02-03T10:37:00Z Carina Johansson: The women behind the camera on Gotland 1860-2021 <p>A new project will highlight a completely unwritten story about women behind the camera. Carina Johansson with others have opened the door to the photo magazine to write about this&nbsp;new field. The project is called The women behind the camera on Gotland 1860-2021.</p> Tue, 01 Feb 2022 07:18:00 GMT 2022-02-01T07:18:00Z Susann Baez Ullberg: Access to water – also a future issue in Sweden <p>There is enough water on Earth. Just not everywhere &ndash; and for everyone. Now researchers at Uppsala University and the Uppsala University Sustainability Initiatives (UUSI) network want to spotlight injustices surrounding the world&rsquo;s water. And how we in Sweden need to approach this matter. Susann Baez Ullberg is a part of the network UUSI.</p> Thu, 27 Jan 2022 15:12:00 GMT 2022-01-27T15:12:00Z Charlotta Widmark in newly published anthology <p>The book, edited by the departments&nbsp;Charlotta Widmark together with Susanne Carlsson and&nbsp;Henrik Widmark&nbsp;is about urban encounters in Rome and traces&nbsp;both historical and contemporary Rome.&nbsp;The main theme is Heritage and Traces, and is divided into three sub-themes, namely I. Urban identity and Design, II. Space and History, III. Urban Heritage.</p> Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:45:00 GMT 2022-01-21T15:45:00Z Katarina Graffman: Saying and doing are two different things <p><a href=";typ=artikel&amp;lang=en">Katarina Graffman writes in her recently published column under Uppsala University News</a>&nbsp;about her thoughts on people's desire to live more environmentally conscious and sustainable and the opposite of continuing to live unsustainably and consume. &quot;People&nbsp;<em>say</em>&nbsp;one thing, but&nbsp;<em>do</em>&nbsp;something entirely different.&quot;</p> Thu, 20 Jan 2022 07:04:00 GMT 2022-01-20T07:04:00Z Göran Nygrens dissertation is published as an article by the Swedish National Agency for Education <p>The Swedish National Agency for Education compiles and disseminates knowledge about the results of research in the field of education. G&ouml;ran Nygren's dissertation&nbsp;<em>I want good grades: An ethnological study of lower-secondary schools results and lower-secondary school pupils practices</em> has been published as an article by the Swedish National Agency for Education (in swedish):&nbsp;<a href="">Hemmilj&ouml;n viktig f&ouml;r elevers studiestrategier</a></p> Tue, 04 Jan 2022 15:31:00 GMT 2022-01-04T15:31:00Z Elisa Maria Lopez on national TV about her dissertation on the Kiruna move <p>Elisa Maria Lopez defended her dissertation in December&nbsp;<em>Transforming Kiruna &ndash; producing space society and legacies of inequality in the swedish ore fields</em>. <a href="">Her&nbsp;work&nbsp;is being noticed in SVT Nyheter S&aacute;mpi (in swedish/english/sami).</a></p> Tue, 04 Jan 2022 08:33:00 GMT 2022-01-04T08:33:00Z Susann Baez Ullberg in podcast about crises and collective memories <p>Susann Baez Ullberg participated recently in the podcast of the Swedish civil association Folk och F&ouml;rsvar [Society and Defence] to talk about social crises and social memory.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="">You are welcome to&nbsp;listen to the podcast episode (in Swedish).</a></p> Mon, 03 Jan 2022 10:03:00 GMT 2022-01-03T10:03:00Z Katarina Graffman develops the supply of skills in the metal industry <p>The research group KOMPET has received research funding from Vinnova to implement initiatives that strengthen the Swedish metal industry's social sustainability. The department's successful Katarina Graffman is part of the group.</p> Tue, 07 Dec 2021 07:50:00 GMT 2021-12-07T07:50:00Z Susann Baez Ullberg in hearing about Covid-19 and the future <p><a href="">Susann Baez Ullberg</a> participated on November 18 in the hearing <em>The future and Covid-19 - How do we live with and handle the virus in 12-24 months?</em></p> Mon, 22 Nov 2021 07:43:00 GMT 2021-11-22T07:43:00Z Katarina Graffman participates in P3 Dystopia <p>Wherever we turn, we see different advertising messages and the exposure areas increase in line with accuracy. How does advertising affect society - today and in the future?</p> Mon, 01 Nov 2021 15:01:00 GMT 2021-11-01T15:01:00Z Susann Baez Ullberg and Framtidsakademin - an open lecture on when the worst has happened <p>Welcome to <a href="">an open lecture (in swedish) &ldquo;When the worst has happened. Memory, oblivion and morality after disasters&rdquo; with Susann Baez Ullberg</a>,&nbsp;Associate senior lecturer, Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, Uppsala University!</p> Wed, 27 Oct 2021 07:32:00 GMT 2021-10-27T07:32:00Z Göran Nygrens omtalade forskning <p>Since his dissertation in June, Nygren and his research have been mentioned in the media frequently.</p> Tue, 26 Oct 2021 07:55:00 GMT 2021-10-26T07:55:00Z Katarina Graffman and others: "The climate is not saved with consumer information" (in Swedish) <p>Despite the lack of scientific support for changing private consumption by informing consumers about the sustainable properties of products, such methods dominate, write Cecilia Sol&eacute;r, Robin Bankel, Katarina Graffman and Jacob &Ouml;stberg (editorial translation).</p> Mon, 27 Sep 2021 11:08:00 GMT 2021-09-27T11:08:00Z Summer School: Anthropology of Development & Social Dynamics <p>Between Wednesday 15 Sept. and Friday 17 Sept. 2021, the 13th European Summer School for the Anthropology of Development and Social Dynamics will be hosted by the Dept. of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, and the Forum for Africa Studies at Uppsala University.</p> Mon, 13 Sep 2021 11:55:00 GMT 2021-09-13T11:55:00Z Parental support crucial for better school performance <p><a href=";typ=artikel&amp;lang=en">G&ouml;ran Nygren&rsquo;s dissertation, shows how privileged pupils with a large array of resources at hand benefit from today&rsquo;s school system and how others are disadvantaged.&nbsp;</a>Nygren has examined&nbsp;how lower-secondary school pupils achieve high grades at schools that also have above average performance.</p> Thu, 09 Sep 2021 10:58:00 GMT 2021-09-09T10:58:00Z Seminar: The office of the future - bubbles and people <p>How can working life put people at the center? How can we avoid polarization? How can we create social sustainability?</p> <p>Within Almedalen Week, the Stockholm School of Economics is organizing a seminar in swedish where you will meet two researchers who have looked at this.</p> Fri, 02 Jul 2021 14:21:00 GMT 2021-07-02T14:21:00Z Inauguration of an international conference <p>On Wednesday 16 June 2021, Vice-Chancellor of Uppsala University, Professor Anders Hagfeldt, inaugurated the International Conference Beyond Crisis and Insecurity: Cultural Creativity, Popular Struggle and Social Change in West Africa.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 17 Jun 2021 06:48:00 GMT 2021-06-17T06:48:00Z Mats Utas participates at the Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development conference <p>He is on a research panel with Sweden&rsquo;s permanent representative to the UN, Anna Karin Engstr&ouml;m, and Liberia&rsquo;s Minister of Finance, Samuel Tweah, among others.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 05 May 2021 12:21:00 GMT 2021-05-05T12:21:00Z Interview with Susann Baez Ullberg on the Argentinian National Radio <p>On the occasion of the 18th anniversary of the catastrophic flood that hit the city of Santa Fe in Argentina on April 29, 2003, Susann Baez Ullberg was interviewed in live broadcast on the Argentinian National Radio about her research on memory and oblivion after this disaster.</p> Fri, 30 Apr 2021 09:21:00 GMT 2021-04-30T09:21:00Z NEW BOOK (in Swedish): Megaprojects: Critical perspectives on large-scale infrastructures <p>The Swedish Society for Anthropology and Geography (SSAG)&nbsp;publishes a yearbook in Swedish called Ymer. Gabriella K&ouml;rling (Stockholm University) and Susann Baez Ullberg at this department are the editor of this year's edition, which deals with megaprojects.</p> Fri, 30 Apr 2021 08:25:00 GMT 2021-04-30T08:25:00Z Kritisk etnografi 2020 vol 3 is now released Mon, 12 Apr 2021 06:42:00 GMT 2021-04-12T06:42:00Z Susann Baez Ullberg talks in webinar about disaster myths Mon, 29 Mar 2021 10:11:00 GMT 2021-03-29T10:11:00Z Symposium with Claudia Merli: Evidence in Virulent Times Wed, 24 Mar 2021 15:39:00 GMT 2021-03-24T15:39:00Z Mats Utas talks about the school kidnappings in Nigeria <p><a href="">Plan International Sweden</a> fights for a fair world that strengthens children's rights and girls' equal opportunities. Despite the worldwide involvement of &#35;BringBackOurGirls, armed groups continue to abduct children in Nigeria and its neighbors.</p> <p></p> Fri, 19 Mar 2021 07:28:00 GMT 2021-03-19T07:28:00Z JUST PUBLISHED: Mhola – The Utopia of Peace Thu, 18 Mar 2021 13:37:00 GMT 2021-03-18T13:37:00Z Mats Utas om kidnappningarna i Nigeria i SVT Nyheter <p></p> <p></p> Mon, 15 Mar 2021 09:00:00 GMT 2021-03-15T09:00:00Z How does migration sound? Owe Ronström och Dan Lundberg <p>New book! How does migration sound? What significance does music have for migrants - and for those who already live in the country? How does music affect integration and community building?</p> <p>Such issues are discussed by a group of Nordic music ethnologists in the book Sounds of Migration. Out now!</p> Wed, 10 Feb 2021 15:20:00 GMT 2021-02-10T15:20:00Z New publication by the Forum for Africa Studies <p><strong>Uppsala Papers in Africa Studies 6</strong></p> Tue, 09 Feb 2021 14:27:00 GMT 2021-02-09T14:27:00Z Ella Johansson about sharing the bill <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> Fri, 11 Dec 2020 14:28:00 GMT 2020-12-11T14:28:00Z Time for late applications in African Studies <p>Courses in African Studies in Spring 2021 will open for late application on 15 December 2020.</p> Wed, 09 Dec 2020 14:01:00 GMT 2020-12-09T14:01:00Z Susann Baez Ullberg leads the way to a new research area <p><a href="">CIRCUS has granted funding to start a new interdisciplinary research network called Aquifers in the Anthropocene.</a></p> Fri, 04 Dec 2020 09:57:00 GMT 2020-12-04T09:57:00Z Burkina Faso: A well-conducted election <p>Sten Hagberg writes about the presidential and parliamentary elections in Burkina Faso that were held on Sunday, November 22, 2020.</p> Tue, 01 Dec 2020 08:32:00 GMT 2020-12-01T08:32:00Z Premiär för podcasten Graffman & Nordström! <p><a href="">Katarina Graffman</a> startar&nbsp;en samh&auml;llspodd tillsammans med <a href="">Daniel Nordstr&ouml;m</a>.</p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> Tue, 24 Nov 2020 14:30:00 GMT 2020-11-24T14:30:00Z Professor Sten Hagberg on developments in Burkina Faso <p>Professor Sten Hagberg was interviewed in <a href="">Global Podd &#35;38</a> about developments in Burkina Faso. Now he is publishing <a href="">an analysis about Burkina Faso that might be a democratic model in West Africa</a>.</p> <p>About 20 minutes into the podcast&nbsp;you can hear Sten.</p> <p></p> Thu, 19 Nov 2020 11:45:00 GMT 2020-11-19T11:45:00Z African studies in English in the spring 2021 Mon, 05 Oct 2020 07:22:00 GMT 2020-10-05T07:22:00Z Claudia Merli in Anthropology Today Fri, 02 Oct 2020 09:00:00 GMT 2020-10-02T09:00:00Z Claudia Merli on ”Gender and Culture in Southern Thailand”, 26 Sept. Fri, 25 Sep 2020 06:38:00 GMT 2020-09-25T06:38:00Z Birgitta Meurling in student radio Tue, 15 Sep 2020 05:47:00 GMT 2020-09-15T05:47:00Z Sten Hagberg: Rätt avsätta en president? Wed, 26 Aug 2020 07:55:00 GMT 2020-08-26T07:55:00Z More about Mali Mon, 24 Aug 2020 20:05:00 GMT 2020-08-24T20:05:00Z Sten Hagberg on the coup in Mali Mon, 24 Aug 2020 07:51:00 GMT 2020-08-24T07:51:00Z Mats Utas on the situation in Mali Mon, 24 Aug 2020 07:25:00 GMT 2020-08-24T07:25:00Z Annika Teppo in Finnish radio Wed, 29 Jul 2020 09:25:00 GMT 2020-07-29T09:25:00Z Katarina Graffman in TV4 Tue, 28 Jul 2020 06:23:00 GMT 2020-07-28T06:23:00Z Heidi Moksnes have passed away Tue, 28 Jul 2020 03:59:00 GMT 2020-07-28T03:59:00Z Sten Hagberg in Slovenian radio Wed, 22 Jul 2020 17:37:00 GMT 2020-07-22T17:37:00Z Sten Hagberg interviewed by ICLD Thu, 02 Jul 2020 13:44:00 GMT 2020-07-02T13:44:00Z kritisk etnografi now as hard copy Mon, 15 Jun 2020 15:01:00 GMT 2020-06-15T15:01:00Z Graffman & Kurkiala discuss the crisis Sun, 14 Jun 2020 11:31:00 GMT 2020-06-14T11:31:00Z Sanatoriums as a sociocultural arena Wed, 10 Jun 2020 17:09:00 GMT 2020-06-10T17:09:00Z Annika Teppo on Sweden's COVID-19-response Thu, 04 Jun 2020 18:39:00 GMT 2020-06-04T18:39:00Z New issue of Kritisk Etnografi Sun, 17 May 2020 12:15:00 GMT 2020-05-17T12:15:00Z Female leadership in Burkina Faso Tue, 12 May 2020 07:53:00 GMT 2020-05-12T07:53:00Z New book: Katarina Graffman co-author Sat, 09 May 2020 11:47:00 GMT 2020-05-09T11:47:00Z Mats Utas in Swedish Public Radio Tue, 05 May 2020 07:35:00 GMT 2020-05-05T07:35:00Z High school anthropology <p>High school students in Uppsala can study anthropology during their final year. By 2019/20, it was offered for the first time for one class. But due to the subject&rsquo;s popularity, it is being expanded to two classes for the next academic year.</p> Fri, 10 Apr 2020 03:24:00 GMT 2020-04-10T03:24:00Z Human-centered urban development Wed, 08 Apr 2020 11:40:00 GMT 2020-04-08T11:40:00Z Anthropology against epidemics Mon, 06 Apr 2020 10:02:00 GMT 2020-04-06T10:02:00Z Coronavirus: Testing and trust differs Thu, 02 Apr 2020 04:47:00 GMT 2020-04-02T04:47:00Z Ebola knowledge important in Corona times Wed, 01 Apr 2020 06:41:00 GMT 2020-04-01T06:41:00Z Reactions to the Coronavirus Fri, 27 Mar 2020 10:24:00 GMT 2020-03-27T10:24:00Z Elisa Maria López media curator for the exhibition Kiruna Forever Wed, 11 Mar 2020 10:14:00 GMT 2020-03-11T10:14:00Z The book Post-Truth, Fake News wins PESA Book Award. Mats Hyvönen co-editor. Tue, 11 Feb 2020 08:56:00 GMT 2020-02-11T08:56:00Z Owe Ronström in seminar at the cultural-political convention Folk och Kultur Mon, 10 Feb 2020 09:35:00 GMT 2020-02-10T09:35:00Z Debate article by Mats Utas, Sten Hagberg, and Patrick Konde in Upsala Nya Tidning Thu, 06 Feb 2020 10:10:00 GMT 2020-02-06T10:10:00Z Molly Sundberg awarded project grant by the Swedish Research Council Mon, 27 Jan 2020 10:00:00 GMT 2020-01-27T10:00:00Z Debate article response from Don Kulick in Swedish newspaper DN Fri, 17 Jan 2020 13:06:00 GMT 2020-01-17T13:06:00Z Katarina Graffman holds TEDx Tallk Wed, 08 Jan 2020 15:34:00 GMT 2020-01-08T15:34:00Z The Swedish Research Council makes film on Sten Hagberg's research in Burkina Faso Mon, 16 Dec 2019 09:51:00 GMT 2019-12-16T09:51:00Z Katarina Graffman in Swedish Public Radio Thu, 12 Dec 2019 07:12:00 GMT 2019-12-12T07:12:00Z Kristina Helgesson Kjellin appointed docent Thu, 05 Dec 2019 10:38:00 GMT 2019-12-05T10:38:00Z Anna Baral awarded the Westin Prize 2019 Thu, 28 Nov 2019 09:36:00 GMT 2019-11-28T09:36:00Z Sverker Finnström in Swedish newspaper UNT Wed, 27 Nov 2019 09:41:00 GMT 2019-11-27T09:41:00Z Claudia Merli awarded the Lutteman Scolarship Mon, 11 Nov 2019 09:46:00 GMT 2019-11-11T09:46:00Z Large audience at Author Talk Mon, 11 Nov 2019 08:43:00 GMT 2019-11-11T08:43:00Z Don Kulick at Uppsala English Bookshop on November 14 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 13:43:00 GMT 2019-10-17T13:43:00Z Mats Utas in Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet Mon, 30 Sep 2019 07:57:00 GMT 2019-09-30T07:57:00Z Mats Utas guest editor for the journal Civil Wars Mon, 30 Sep 2019 07:26:00 GMT 2019-09-30T07:26:00Z The department present at Almedalsveckan Thu, 20 Jun 2019 11:41:00 GMT 2019-06-20T11:41:00Z Carl Lindahl Visiting Professor at the department for a year Wed, 04 Sep 2019 12:05:00 GMT 2019-09-04T12:05:00Z Carina Johansson in Swedish Public Radio Wed, 14 Aug 2019 08:23:00 GMT 2019-08-14T08:23:00Z CfP for the conference "Clashing Vulnerabilities 2020". Deadline for abstracts October 15, 2019. Mon, 12 Aug 2019 13:25:00 GMT 2019-08-12T13:25:00Z Sten Hagberg demands release of Iranian colleague in Swedish newspaper Wed, 31 Jul 2019 16:44:00 GMT 2019-07-31T16:44:00Z Don Kulick in Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter Wed, 31 Jul 2019 16:19:00 GMT 2019-07-31T16:19:00Z Annie Woube and Alex Maxia interviewed by BBC Travel Thu, 20 Jun 2019 08:46:00 GMT 2019-06-20T08:46:00Z Don Kulick's A Death in the Rainforest on Time Magazine's recommended summer book list Mon, 03 Jun 2019 08:16:00 GMT 2019-06-03T08:16:00Z Festschrift to Owe Ronström published: Former som formar Tue, 14 May 2019 08:59:00 GMT 2019-05-14T08:59:00Z Sten Hagberg in French international radio and television on the violence in Burkina Faso Thu, 02 May 2019 14:24:00 GMT 2019-05-02T14:24:00Z I tjejers spår – Book Release and Article in Swedish News Paper Dagens Nyheter Tue, 30 Apr 2019 08:41:00 GMT 2019-04-30T08:41:00Z The conference "Keeping it Honest: Engaging Writing" issues a CfP. Deadline for abstracts May 10. Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:33:00 GMT 2019-03-25T12:33:00Z Sten Hagberg in Swedish media about the elections in Mali <p>Uppsala anthropologist <a href="" target="_blank">Sten Hagberg</a> is interviewed in Swedish media about the Malian presidential elections. According to preliminary results President Ke&iuml;ta was re-elected. The opposition contested the results.</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:07:00 GMT 2018-08-17T11:07:00Z Sten Hagberg in Swedish Public Radio about #MeToo in African film industry Wed, 06 Mar 2019 14:25:00 GMT 2019-03-06T14:25:00Z Karin Eriksson-Aras interviewed by Swedish newspaper Upsala Nya Tidning Wed, 20 Feb 2019 09:56:00 GMT 2019-02-20T09:56:00Z New book: Démocratie par le bas et politique municipale au Sahel. Sten Hagberg co-editor. Tue, 05 Feb 2019 13:18:00 GMT 2019-02-05T13:18:00Z CfP – The Conference Needs 2019. Deadline February 22. Wed, 28 Nov 2018 09:40:00 GMT 2018-11-28T09:40:00Z Book Release: The Design Politics of the Passport Wed, 24 Oct 2018 09:43:00 GMT 2018-10-24T09:43:00Z A Death in the Rainforest – New book by Don Kulick Wed, 10 Oct 2018 09:29:00 GMT 2018-10-10T09:29:00Z Mats Utas promoted to Professor Thu, 03 Jan 2019 09:43:00 GMT 2019-01-03T09:43:00Z Varför tillåts rasistiska organisationer i Sverige? <p><strong>Varf&ouml;r till&aring;ts rasistiska organisationer i Sverige? Det &auml;r fr&aring;gan som ska diskuteras i Universitetsaulan p&aring; m&aring;ndag kv&auml;ll &ndash; och som v&auml;ntas dra storpublik. Professor Sten Hagberg, som leder paneldebatten tillsammans med UNT:s ledarskribent Maria Ripenberg, ger h&auml;r sin bild av varf&ouml;r fr&aring;gan &auml;r viktig.</strong></p> Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:50:00 GMT 2018-11-12T08:50:00Z Kvinnoliv i världskrigens skugga <p>Den 11 oktober 2018 h&ouml;ll vi, d.v.s. Katarina Ek-Nilsson och Birgitta Meurling, seminarium p&aring; Svenska institutet i Rom p&aring; temat &rdquo;Anna och Esther. Tv&aring; kvinnors livshistorier i de stora krigens skugga&rdquo;. Detta genushistoriska projekt bedrivs tillsammans med etnologerna Annika Nordstr&ouml;m&nbsp;i G&ouml;teborg och&nbsp;Marianne Liliequist&nbsp;i Ume&aring; och handlar om fyra kvinnors levnads&ouml;den under 1900-talet.</p> Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:39:00 GMT 2018-10-23T13:39:00Z Sten Hagberg i UNT: "Demokratin måste försvaras" Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:28:00 GMT 2018-07-17T08:28:00Z Evaluation of social anthropology in Norway Mon, 25 Jun 2018 19:59:00 GMT 2018-06-25T19:59:00Z 34e Nordiska Etnolog- och Folkloristkongressen Thu, 14 Jun 2018 09:38:00 GMT 2018-06-14T09:38:00Z A visit to the Ethnographic museum in Stockholm Wed, 13 Jun 2018 12:17:00 GMT 2018-06-13T12:17:00Z The department receives a new Linnaeus-Palme partnership grant <p>The department has received a Linnaeus-Palme partnership grant together with the Department of Anthropology at the Vietnam National University in Hanoi. The grant includes both student&nbsp; and lecturer exchange.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 28 May 2018 07:23:00 GMT 2018-05-28T07:23:00Z Author Talk with Sten Hagberg on Tuesday 29 May <p>Author Talk on Tuesday 29 May, 19.00, The English Book Shop, Svartb&auml;cksgatan 19. Professor Sten Hagberg will talk about a changing Burkina Faso, as the country makes a break with its authoritarian past.</p> Mon, 21 May 2018 07:20:00 GMT 2018-05-21T07:20:00Z Gangs, Gangsters, and Ganglands <p>Mats Utas is part of a&nbsp;project hat just received an ERC advanced grant.</p> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 05:20:00 GMT 2018-04-23T05:20:00Z Owe Ronström medverkar i SRs "Konflikt" <p>I l&ouml;rdagens (7/4)&nbsp;upplaga av &quot;Konflikt&quot; i Sveriges Radio P1, &quot;Fika, b&ouml;neutrop och skolavslutningar<abbr>:</abbr><abbr>&nbsp;</abbr>Om den politiska dragkampen kring traditionerna och om kulturarv som enar - och splittrar. Vad &auml;r egentligen 'svenskt'&nbsp;och vem best&auml;mmer det?&quot;,&nbsp;medverkade&nbsp;professor Owe Ronstr&ouml;m.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 08 Apr 2018 08:37:00 GMT 2018-04-08T08:37:00Z "Burkina Fasos sak är vår" <p>Sten Hagberg, professor&nbsp;i kulturantropologi,&nbsp;skriver i UNT om det&nbsp;som h&auml;nder i burkinska Sahel.</p> Tue, 03 Apr 2018 07:32:00 GMT 2018-04-03T07:32:00Z New book chapter by Nathan Light: "An oral history by Shertai Suvanov, a survivor of the Kolyma Gulag" <p><a href="">Nathan Light</a>, researcher in Cultural Anthropology, has published a book chapter in&nbsp;the volume&nbsp;<em>Pertenencias m&uacute;ltiples, identidades cruzadas. Nuevas &nbsp;perspectivas sobre Asia central</em>, Soledad Jim&eacute;nez Tovar, ed. and trans. Mexico City: El Colegio de Mexico, 2017. The chapter&nbsp;discusses the political, academic and social context in which victims of Stalin&rsquo;s repressions in the 1930s have been able to publish narratives about their experiences.</p> Tue, 06 Mar 2018 09:27:00 GMT 2018-03-06T09:27:00Z Mats Utas receives a 3 year research grant <p><a href="">Mats Utas</a> has together with Maria Eriksson Baaz, Professor at the Department of Government at Uppsala University and Swati Parashar, senior lecturer at School of Global Studies University of Gothenburg, received a three year development research grant from the Swedish Research Council for a methods project focusing on the roles of research assistants in conflict research. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:31:00 GMT 2017-12-15T08:31:00Z Emy Lindberg visits Ghanaian football club Inter Allies <p>Emy indberg's visit to&nbsp;the training grounds of Ghanaian football club&nbsp;Inter Allies vas noted in the press. Click&nbsp;in the links below to read the articles.</p> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:21:00 GMT 2017-10-18T17:21:00Z Valet i Liberia <p>Den 10 oktober var Mats Utas inbjuden till Sveriges Radios Studio 1 f&ouml;r att diskutera valet i Liberia.</p> Wed, 11 Oct 2017 11:43:00 GMT 2017-10-11T11:43:00Z Hur ska vi klara de nya epidemierna? <p class="ingress">I dagens Svenska Dagbladet skriver nio forskare, d&auml;ribland <a href="">Eren Zink</a>, att risken f&ouml;r v&auml;rldsomfattande infektionsutbrott &auml;r mycket stor. Utan b&auml;ttre nationell och internationell samordning kan l&auml;get snabbt bli mycket allvarligt och sv&aring;rt att kontrollera.</p> Wed, 11 Oct 2017 11:17:00 GMT 2017-10-11T11:17:00Z Positive review of the book Private Security in Africa <p>Positive review of the book Private Security in Africa (eds. Mats Utas and Paul Higate) in the Norwegian magazine Ny Tid<br /> <a href=""></a></p> Thu, 28 Sep 2017 15:36:00 GMT 2017-09-28T15:36:00Z Tjejloppens blandband <p style="margin-left:0px">S&aring; kallade tjejlopp kan fungera som ett andningsh&aring;l fr&aring;n vardagen, ett tillf&auml;lle att umg&aring;s med v&auml;ninnor och ha kul. Samtidigt st&aring;r sj&auml;lva idrottsprestationen i fokus f&ouml;r m&aring;nga kvinnor&nbsp;&ndash; hur g&aring;r det ihop och vad &auml;r utmaningen f&ouml;r framtidens tjejlopp?</p> Sun, 27 Aug 2017 07:26:00 GMT 2017-08-27T07:26:00Z Mats Utas interviewed about Boko Haram and suicide bombers in Northern Nigeria <p>On August 17 Mats Utas was interviewed on National Radio&nbsp;about Boko Haram and suicide bombers in Northern Nigeria.</p> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:17:00 GMT 2017-08-21T08:17:00Z Slopa ordet ”jihadist” - Artikel i UNT av Sten Hagberg <p>Terrord&aring;det i Ouagadougou st&auml;ller v&aring;ra f&ouml;rest&auml;llningar p&aring; &auml;nda. M&aring;let f&ouml;r terrorn &auml;r inte &rdquo;v&auml;sterl&auml;nningar&rdquo; utan det &ouml;ppna samh&auml;llet, skriver Sten Hagberg i UNT den 18 augusti.</p> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:10:00 GMT 2017-08-21T08:10:00Z Professor Sten Hagberg på plats i Ouagadougou <p>Runt halv tio p&aring; s&ouml;ndagskv&auml;llen &ouml;ppnade flera g&auml;rningsm&auml;n eld utanf&ouml;r restaurangen Aziz Istanbul i huvudstaden Ouagadougou i Burkina Faso. Sten Hagberg, professor i antropologi vid Uppsala universitet, var bara n&aring;gra hundra meter ifr&aring;n h&auml;ndelsen.</p> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 06:47:00 GMT 2017-08-15T06:47:00Z Girls’ Periods, Political Disillusionment and Activist Anthropology <p>In her article, &quot;Girls&rsquo; Periods, Political Disillusionment and Activist Anthropology: What is happening to research in Uganda?&quot;,&nbsp;<a href="">Anna Baral</a>&nbsp;writes about Uganda, about anthropologist Stella Nyanzi, and&nbsp;what happens&nbsp;when anthropology, as the analysis of the functioning and malfunctioning of a society, becomes fervent political critique.</p> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:03:00 GMT 2017-06-22T12:03:00Z Sten Hagberg interviewed by Radio France Internationale <p>On June 10 Sten Hagberg was interviewed by&nbsp;<em>Radio France Internationale</em> about the recently published study&nbsp;&quot;Vers une s&eacute;curit&eacute; par le bas&quot;.</p> Mon, 12 Jun 2017 12:29:00 GMT 2017-06-12T12:29:00Z Radicalized youth <p>Mats Utas has together with Henrik Vigh written an article on &quot;Radicalized youth&quot; published in the book &quot;African Insurgents: navigating an evolving landscape&quot;.</p> Mon, 22 May 2017 07:33:00 GMT 2017-05-22T07:33:00Z Antirasistiska rum <p>I fortbildningsserien om normer, makt och f&ouml;r&auml;ndring presenterar likavillkorsgruppen f&ouml;redraget &quot;Antirasistiska rum?&quot; med forskarna Fanny P&eacute;rez Aronsson&nbsp;&amp; Richard Jonsson.</p> Tue, 09 May 2017 13:32:00 GMT 2017-05-09T13:32:00Z Meeting the World: An Anthropology of International PhD Students in Sweden Mon, 27 Mar 2017 07:01:00 GMT 2017-03-27T07:01:00Z Anthropology of Christianity Mon, 27 Mar 2017 06:57:00 GMT 2017-03-27T06:57:00Z African Futures -Horizon 2025/African Security: Between Fragility and Resilience <p>Mats Utas visited the European Union Institute for Security Studies in Paris on March 22.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:39:00 GMT 2017-03-24T08:39:00Z Youth Uprising. The Legacy of the 1976 Soweto Riots – A roundtable <p>A Roundtable with H.E. Ms Faith Doreen Radebe (Ambassador of&nbsp;South Africa), Thabo Rametsi (Principal Actor in the new film Kalushi),&nbsp;and Ashleigh Harris (Associate Professor, Dept. of English). Kalushi is&nbsp;the story of Solomon Mahlangu, an icon of South Africa’s liberation.</p> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:32:00 GMT 2017-02-16T10:32:00Z Book chapter by Jan Ovesen and Ing-Britt Trankell <p>Uppsala anthropologists&nbsp;<a href="">Jan Ovesen&nbsp;</a>and Ing-Britt Trankell authored a chapter entitled...</p> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:32:00 GMT 2017-02-15T17:32:00Z Lectures on Conceptualizations of Nature <p>Eren Zink will give an invited lecture on Thursday at the Swedish Biodiversity Center on his climate change research in Vietnam. This is the first of five lectures on “Conceptualizations of Nature” to be held at CBM.</p> Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:32:00 GMT 2017-02-14T14:32:00Z Om boken Öar och öighet <p>I SR P1:s <em>OBS</em>, under rubriken "Ön är himmelen och helvetet",&nbsp;reflekterar författaren och reseredaktören Per J Andersson kring&nbsp;vårt förhållande till öar. Han har bland annat läst Owe Ronströms bok <em>Öar och öighet </em>(Carlssons, 2016).</p> Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:20:00 GMT 2017-02-14T14:20:00Z Research training, international collaboration, and the agencies of Ugandan scientists in Uganda <p>Uppsala anthropologist Eren Zink recently published findings from his ongoing research in Uganda in the new book entitled&nbsp;<em>North–South Knowledge Networks</em>.</p> Tue, 07 Feb 2017 07:58:00 GMT 2017-02-07T07:58:00Z Vem kallar sig styvmamma? <p>Ella Johansson intervjuas i UNT:s artikel om olika familjeformer i nutiden och i det förflutna.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 07 Feb 2017 07:18:00 GMT 2017-02-07T07:18:00Z Institutionens köttfria policy uppmärksammad <p>"Personalfesterna på Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi är inte som andra fester. De har nämligen infört köttfri intern representation."&nbsp;</p> Tue, 20 Dec 2016 14:13:00 GMT 2016-12-20T14:13:00Z Vetenskapsradion Forum tipsar om Ronströms bok <p>I årets traditionsenliga julklappsprogram tipsar Vetenskapsradion Forum&nbsp;om böcker att lägga under granen. Ett av årets tips är&nbsp;Owe Ronströms <em>Öar och öighet&nbsp;</em>(Carlsson, 2016).</p> Tue, 20 Dec 2016 14:08:00 GMT 2016-12-20T14:08:00Z "Dra fram trollen" – om rasism på arbetpslatsen. <p>I en intervju i senaste numret av Chefstidningen&nbsp;talar etnologen Oscar Pripp om den backlash&nbsp;som vi upplever i samhället och i organisationer&nbsp;när&nbsp;det gäller det ökade utrymmet för rasistiska handlingar och åsikter.</p> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 07:09:00 GMT 2016-12-07T07:09:00Z Post-war elections in Sierra Leone <p>Mats Utas has together with Maya Christensen published an article on post-war elections in Sierra Leone. In particular it has a focus on debt negotiations between political elites and ex-combatants.</p> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:39:00 GMT 2016-12-06T08:39:00Z Pris till Jan-Åke Alvarsson <p>Smålands Akademi tilldelar 2016 års Wallquist-pris om 25.000 kronor till professor <a href="">Jan-Åke Alvarsson</a>&nbsp;vid institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi.</p> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 04:14:00 GMT 2016-11-30T04:14:00Z Lecture at the University of Liberia Tue, 15 Nov 2016 13:11:00 GMT 2016-11-15T13:11:00Z New article: Music, Memory, and Affect Attunement <p>Ulrik Volgsten&nbsp;and Oscar Pripp have&nbsp;published a new article titled&nbsp;Music, Memory, and Affect Attunement: Connecting Kurdish Diaspora in Stockholm in the latest issue of&nbsp;<em>Culture Unbound. </em>Below you will find the abstract and a link to the article.</p> Tue, 15 Nov 2016 06:38:00 GMT 2016-11-15T06:38:00Z Connecting anthropology with science leaders and policy-makers in Uganda <p>Most research carried out by African scientists in Africa is funded by foreign donors and carried out in collaboration with foreign research partners. An important research question for the anthropology of science is how do such economic and institutional arrangements influence the kinds of scientific knowledge that are produced on the continent, and what interests does such knowledge production serve?</p> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 08:34:00 GMT 2016-10-28T08:34:00Z Eren Zink – Visiting Scientist at the MRC/Uganda Virus Research Institute <p><a href="">Eren Zink</a>, Researcher at the Dept. of Cultural Anthropology and Coordinator of Forum for Africa studies is currently spending one week at the MRC/Uganda Virus Research Institute in Entebbe, Uganda as a Visiting Scientist.</p> Thu, 13 Oct 2016 11:33:00 GMT 2016-10-13T11:33:00Z Engaging Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in Africa <p>Welcome to a Forum for Africa Studies symposium and workshop organized together with ReAct and the International Foundation for Science.</p> Fri, 07 Oct 2016 08:41:00 GMT 2016-10-07T08:41:00Z Mats Utas i Donnerska institutets stiftelse <p>Mats Utas har blivit invald i Donnerska institutets nya styrelse.</p> Thu, 06 Oct 2016 10:12:00 GMT 2016-10-06T10:12:00Z New article: Governance through brokerage <p>Mats Utas and Anders Themnér has published an article in the Journal&nbsp;<em>Civil Wars:&nbsp;</em><a href=""></a></p> Thu, 15 Sep 2016 15:26:00 GMT 2016-09-15T15:26:00Z Burkina Faso in focus <p>The upcoming week will focus on Burkina Faso and the recent socio-political transformations that the country has undergone since ex-President Compaoré was ousted from power in a popular revolution in October 2014.</p> Mon, 12 Sep 2016 07:40:00 GMT 2016-09-12T07:40:00Z New article: Urban land contestations and political mobilisation <p><a href="">Sten Hagberg</a>&nbsp;and Gabriella Körling have published an article titled&nbsp;"Urban land contestations and political mobilisation: (re)sources of authority and protest in West African municipalities" in&nbsp;<em>Social Anthropology.</em></p> Fri, 09 Sep 2016 06:49:00 GMT 2016-09-09T06:49:00Z Mats Utas medverkar i podd om utveckling i sviktande stater Mon, 18 Apr 2016 07:18:00 GMT 2016-04-18T07:18:00Z Utlysning: biträdande universitetslektor i kulturantropologi Fri, 15 Apr 2016 10:01:00 GMT 2016-04-15T10:01:00Z Universitetslektor i kulturantropologi (vikariat, 75%) <p>Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi utlyser ett vikariat under perioden 2016-07-01—2016-12-31 med en omfattning på 75%.</p> Wed, 06 Apr 2016 14:04:00 GMT 2016-04-06T14:04:00Z Research and conference grant for master students in cultural anthropology and ethnology at Uppsala University Tue, 05 Apr 2016 08:06:00 GMT 2016-04-05T08:06:00Z Senior lecturer in Cultural Anthropology <p>The Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology is&nbsp;now hiring a lecturer in Cultural Anthropology.</p> Mon, 28 Mar 2016 11:48:00 GMT 2016-03-28T11:48:00Z Three fully-funded graduate student positions Thu, 17 Mar 2016 22:49:00 GMT 2016-03-17T22:49:00Z Platser kvar på kurser (Campus Gotland) Thu, 17 Mar 2016 21:01:00 GMT 2016-03-17T21:01:00Z