Department of Social Anthropology

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Universitetsvägen 10 B, plan 6-7
106 91 Stockholm

Department projects

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Waiting for the Railway: Infrastructure, Mobility and Trade at a West African Crossroads
01/01/2015 - 31/12/2018
Det här antropologiska forskningsprojektet undersöker relationerna mellan infrastruktur, mobilitet och handel i landet Niger i Västafrika. Niger, som är ett av världens fattigaste länder, ligger mittemellan området Sahel och Sahara öknen o...

Reducing Early School Leaving in the EU
01/02/2013 - 31/01/2018
Where the available research data on ESL only explains isolated aspects of the evolution towards ESL, the projectanalyses ESL from a holistic perspective. By framing the complex and often subtle interplay of factors influencing ESL onmacro/meso/micro level; and by deconst...

Civil Societies Organisations and Educational Achievements of Young People in Marginalised Urban Areas
01/01/2015 - 31/12/2017
Utbildning är centralt för ungdomars framtida välgång. Till skillnad från hur det var för trettio år sedan, så är även en fullgången gymnasieutbildning en nödvändighet, om överången från skola ...

Farming Data, Forming the Cloud: The Environmental Impact and Cultural Production of Information Technology
01/01/2014 - 31/12/2016
Facebook currently builds its first European data center in Luleå, in order to provide server cooling and storage facilities for user data from Europe, Africa, and the Near East. Based on empirical research at Facebook's Luleå location, this project addresses the envi...

Objects and Images: Anthropological Perspectives on Materiality and Visuality
01/06/2016 - 30/06/2016

The proposed conference "Objects and Images: Anthropological
Perspectives on Materialty and Visuality" at Stockholm University, 6-7
October 2016, will bring together anthropologists from Europe and the
United States. While material culture studies and visual anthropology...

The Indian Underbelly: Marginalisation, Migration and State Intervention in the Periphery
01/01/2013 - 31/12/2015

This project focuses on emerging forms of poverty and related processes of marginalization and migration in India. In particular, it wishes to understand the problems and prospects associated with the expansion of developmental activities by the state in areas that were tradit...

Transgenerationell överföring av krigserfarenheter bland Bosnier i Sverige - en studie i psykologisk antropologi
01/01/2013 - 31/12/2015

Projektet kommer att undersöka hur erfarenheter av krigsvåld förs över från Bosnier som kom till Sverige under 90-talet, till deras barn som idag är unga vuxna. En av de mindre uppenbara och därför också mindre förståd...

Diasporic Constructions of Home and Belonging
01/11/2011 - 31/12/2015
All over the world, stable concepts of home and belonging have, for a variety of reasons, become the exception rather thanthe rule. This has led to dramatic cultural, social and political changes and challenges. The study of diaspora and migrationhas therefore evolved into a burg...

Brokers of Globalization: Labor Recruitment and Transnational Migration from Indonesia
01/01/2012 - 31/12/2014
This project focuses on the brokerage systems that are shaping contemporary transnational migrant mobility from Indonesia to countries across Asia and the Middle East. Since the 1997 Asian economic crisis there has been a dramatic increase in documented migration from Indonesia, ...

Future citizens in pedagogic texts and in education policies. Examples from Norway, Sweden, Syria and Turkey
01/01/2011 - 31/12/2013
The aim of this project is to grasp processes of globalization in education policies and in selected pedagogic texts in Norway, Sweden, Syria and Turkey through a focus on the education of the ´right´ kind of future citizen. People increasingly move across national bo...


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