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Transnational practices: Diversities in a globalized world

Diversity is one of the significant features of the transnational and translocational ties and practices. The multiple and intersecting axes of diversities in regards to economy, politic, culture, subjectivities, psychic and different empirical contexts construct and condition people’s experiences of displacements.

Information for admitted students Spring 2021

Congratulations! You have been admitted at Stockholm University and we hope that you will enjoy your studies with us.

In order to ensure that your studies begin as smoothly as possible we have compiled a short checklist for the beginning of the semester.

Follow the instructions on wether you have to reply to your offer or not.


Checklist for admitted students

  1. Activate your university account

    The first step in being able to register and gain access to all the university's IT services.

  2. Register at your department

    Registration can be done in different ways. Read the instructions from your department below.

  3. Read all the information on this page

    Here you will find what you need to know before your course or programme starts.


Your seat may be withdrawn if you do not register according to the instructions provided by your department.

Information from the department- courses

If you have been admitted to a course at our department you need to do the following to claim your place.

1) Activate your university account. The university account gives you access to IT services at Stockholm University and to information necessary for your studies. Here you find information about how to activate your account.

NB, there can be a time laps between your account activation until you will be able to do the course registration.

2) Register for the course. To claim your place in the course you need to register. Registration is online (login with your university account). If you are uncertain about whether your registration has been successful, just try to print out a certificate of registration and check if this course is mentioned.

Registration on the web is open from January 4th to January 10th 2020. Thereafter we take in students from the list of reserves. N.B. you will lose your place if you fail to register during the abovementioned period. If you encounter problems, contact me by e-mail not later than December 10th.

Course information such as syllabus, schedule, list of required readings, is available further down on this page.

Once you have registered you will have access to the course’s site in Athena, where you find more detailed course information. Log in with your university account.

Due to the covid-19 pandemic our department has decided that during the first half of the spring semester all courses will be taught online. That means that you need to have access to a computer with broadband internet connection, web-camera and preferably a head-set. Here you can read about the software we use for online teaching.

Welcome activities

Stockholm University organises a series of welcome activities that stretch over a few weeks at the beginning of each semester. The programme is voluntary (attendance is optional) and includes Arrival Service at the airport and an Orientation Day, see more details about these events below.
Your department may also organise activities for welcoming international students. More information will be provided by your specific department. 

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Stockholm University's main campus is in the Frescati area, north of the city centre. While most of our departments and offices are located here, there are also campus areas in other parts of the city.

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By focusing on conditions of “leaving”, “arrival”, and “living”, in regards to class, gender, race, religion, and generation this course aims to shed light on interrelated concepts that are relevant to understand an increasingly globalized world and contemporary diverse societies.

The main objective of this course is to examine transnational and translocational positionality and will introduce gendered, generational, and classed accounts of 'home' as well as migratory experiences.

This course will offer analytical tools to problematize, historicize, and understand the diverse intersectional othering process as well as addressing the ways in which people (dis)identify with different positions through variety of transnational practices.

Sample topics include the following: gender; nation; migration, white migration, transnationality; translocationality; intersectionality; diaspora and diasporic space; border and border crossings, (re)membering home; longing and belonging; family and generation; and positionality.