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  • Signe Svallfors. Foto: Leila Zoubir Why Sweden was ready for Metoo 2018-01-19 No matter what long-term consequences will follow, it is clear that Metoo has had a huge impact in Sweden. There are some trends that are specific to the Swedish context that I believe have contributed to why Metoo has evolved into a mass movement in Sweden, our PhD student in sociological demography Signe Svallfors writes in a new blog post.
  • Connecting Swedish and Japanese universities through research, education and innovation 2018-01-19 MIRAI is a collaboration project between seven Swedish universities and eight Japanese universities which aims to strengthen academic collaboration between Sweden and Japan.
  • Professor Anna Roosvall Foto: Svante Emanuelli © 2017 Inaugural Lecture: Media and Transnationalism 2018-01-18 The Department of Media Studies is delighted to announce the appointment of Anna Roosvall to the position of Professor of Media and Communication Studies. Welcome to her inaugural lecture on February 9.
  • The president of Iceland gives an open lecture today 2018-01-18 The president of Iceland, Mr Gudni Th. Jóhannesson, today gives an open lecture at 15.30 in the DeGeer hall in Geohuset.
  • Turkish student Ilayda Onbilgin at Orientation Day Photo: Karin Persson Expectations of high quality studies and new friends 2018-01-16 Excited international newcomers gathered in Aula Magna for Orientation Day on 15 January. The students were given practical information as well as tips and advice for how to make the most of their stay in Sweden.
  • Tehran, Iran. Photo: Markus Hallberg/Mostphotos Iranians react to uncertainty and social injustice 2018-01-15 Inequality is rising in Iran. The rural poor are angry and living increasingly precarious lives. Shahram Khosravi writes in The New York Times about the most recent protests in the country, led by the poor.
  • Workshop with Angela Ndalianis 2018-01-15 ​​​​​​​​​​​Towards an Alternative (Trans-)cultural History: ​Popular Culture, Subculture, Entertainment Culture, Media Culture... ​In March 2018, Angela Ndalianis, professor in Media and Entertainment Studies, the Department of Media and Communication, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, will visit the Department of Culture and Aesthetics at Stockholm University.
  • Stranded encyclopedia. Photo: Magnus Hjalmarsson, Uppsala University Library CFP: Stranded encyclopedias: encyclopedic dreams and practices c. 1600–2000 2018-01-12 International symposium at Stockholm University 13–14 September, 2018. Abstracts due 1 March, 2018. Language: English.

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