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  • A Post Exchange office, i.e. an allied gift shop, for US Army forces based in Livorno, Tuscany, ITALY. Photo: US army © 1945 Study finds new evidence of 5 more Allied gift shops in Italy 2019-06-25 Historians know that the Allied forces ran gift shops exclusively for foreign military personnel in different European cities during World War II. But a new study by Dr. Chiara Faggella, Stockholm University, reveals that there were another 5 Allied gift shops in Italy, run by a civilian; the businessmann and commissionaire Giovanni Battista Giorgini.
  • En presentbutik för piloter i den amerikanska armén i syditalienska staden Bari, 1945. Foto: US Army © 1945 Nuovo studio scopre 5 negozi in Italia che vendevano artigianato di lusso ai soldati alleati 2019-06-25 Gli storici sanno che, durante la seconda guerra mondiale, gli Alleati gestivano negozi di articoli da regalo per le proprie forze armate in diverse città europee. Ma un nuovo studio della dottoressa Chiara Faggella, dell’università di Stoccolma, svela che 5 speciali Allied Gift Shop in Italia erano gestiti da un civile: l’uomo d’affari Giovanni Battista Giorgini.
  • Ewa Machotka to the Young Academy of Sweden 2019-06-04 On May 25, eight new members were welcomed to the Young Academy of Sweden. Ewa Machotka, Associate Professor of Japanese Language and Culture at the Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies is one of them.
  • Karolinska Institutet, KTH and Stockholm University form the university alliance Stockholm trio 2019-05-28 The aim with the university alliance is to strengthen the development of the Stockholm region and to highlight the internationally distinguished research and education environment that the three universities constitute together.
  • Vulnerability in Microsoft Remote Desktop 2019-05-16 A serious vulnerability has been discovered in Microsofts’s Remote Desktop. The vulnerability is serious and IT Services has therefore decided to immediately block access to Remote Desktop while waiting for necessary security patches.
  • Lärarutbildningarna behöver arbetsro 2019-05-17 Krönika av prorektor Clas Hättestrand.
  • Political Discourses at the Extremes: Expressions of Populism in Romance-Speaking Countries 2019-04-26 The authors of this edited volume focus on the emergence of populist discourses, coming from movements or parties from Romance-speaking countries in Europe and in Latin America. Political Discourses at the Extremes: Expressions of Populism in Romance-Speaking Countries is an edited volume in English, French and Spanish.
  • Three researchers receive EU-funding from MSCA 2019-04-12 Three researchers at Stockholm University have been awarded funding within Marie Skłodowska Curie Individual Fellowships (MSCA-IF), which is the EU’s Research Mobility Program. The projects are in the fields of environmental science, astronomy and medieval history.
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Members of IAWRT delivered a report showing the poor working conditions female employees of a public service broadcaster in India's capital New Delhi were facing - revealing among other things that there were no toilets for women. Photo: SavvaPanf Photo © 2018 Mostphotos. Researcher: No toilets for women in Indian public service broadcaster 2019-06-28 Last year IAWRT, an international association for women working in the media sector, finalized a 4-year gender equality project that was conducted in India, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya and South Africa. In a new handbook on gender equality in media, Greta Gober, Stockholm University, describes the IAWRT members' experiences of the project.
  • Video: See the entire Plan S seminar 2019-04-10 The EU initiative Plan S was launched in September 2018, and to enable an open dialogue on such a complex issue, Stockholm University organized an open seminar where President Astrid Söderbergh Widding, amongst others, participated.
  • Seven new Honorary Doctorates at Stockholm University 2019 2019-04-11 Stockholm University has chosen this year’s honorary doctors, all of whom have contributed in distinctive ways to the University’s activities in research and education. The new honorary doctors are Johan Eriksson, Eva Dahlman, Kajsa Öberg Lindsten, Axel van den Berg, Elizabeth Churchill, Nora Underwood and Frances Westley.
  • Initiative in environmental human sciences 2019-04-04 Climate refugees, climate change in fiction and protest movements. These are topics that will be studied in environmental human sciences.
  • Publish open access free of charge in Oxford University Press Journals 2019-03-28 Researchers at Stockholm University can publish open access free of charge in Oxford University Press journals. The APC:s are covered by a new agreement.
  • New solution-oriented course for counteracting climate change 2019-03-27 With the new, interdisciplinary course “Climate Change Solutions” that starts this autumn, Stockholm University wants to contribute to solutions to the climate crisis.
  • University strategies – printouts and print-on-demand 2019-03-21 Through knowledge, enlightenment and truth-seeking, Stockholm University contributes to a sustainable democratic society. “Strategies for Stockholm University 2019-2022” set out the overall direction and priorities for research, education, collaboration and operational support. The strategies are the foundation for all operational planning.
  • Students at Skinnarviksberget in central Stockholm Photo: Niklas Björling Sweden is ranked the fifth most popular study destination in Europe 2019-03-13 Sweden has been named 'the #5 study abroad country in Europe', according to new rankings released by higher education search portal educations.com.
  • New book: Gendering Military Sacrifice 2019-03-11 This book offers a feminist analysis of military sacrifice and reveals the importance of a gender perspective in understanding the idea of honourable death. Editors are Cecilia Åse and Maria Wendt.
  • "The Future of Work" - open lecture with Daron Acemoglu, MIT 2019-06-17 There is growing concern that new technologies, especially robots and artificial intelligence, will spell the end of work as we know it. Should we be concerned? Or can we hope that new technologies will increase both productivity and opportunities for labor like they have done many times in the past?
  • Call for proposals: funding for collaborations within the profile areas 2019-02-27 The Board of Human Science invites applications for funding for collaborations in research and education within the profile areas. The deadline is June 1.
  • Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon Online – trial access 2019-02-07 Trial access to Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon Online is available until the 6th of April.

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