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Research project concludes with a book release: Europe Faces Europe: Narratives from its Eastern Half
The “Narratives of Europe” research project is now concluding with a very timely book, 'Europe Faces Europe: Narratives from its Eastern Half', published by a UK publisher, Intellect. The project started in 2012 with funding from the Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies, for the purpose of examining how Europe is identified in narratives from its eastern half.
11 May is Cycling Day on Campus Flemingsberg. It will be filled with lectures, competitions and special offers. You can even get a free spring service for your bicycle!
The 2017 Södertörn Lecture will be “They Can Live in the Desert and Nowhere Else. Explaining the Armenian Genocide 100 Years Later" by Professor Ron Grigor Suny.
Michal Salamonik has spent four and a half years searching through archives and libraries around Europe, building up a picture of Francesco De Gratta, a royal postmaster, trader, and careerist in early-modern Europe.
If you need someone to talk to or help dealing with what happened in Stockholm City on Friday in some other way, help is available at the university. More information is available below.
The Prime Minister has announced a national minute of silence on Monday 10 April at 12 noon, to honour the victims of the tragic attack in Stockholm on Friday.
Due to yesterday’s tragic events in central Stockholm, Södertörn University is flying its flags at half-mast today, as are the Government Offices of Sweden, Riksdagen, the City of Stockholm and the Royal Court. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families.
“As a member university of the Sweden Section of Scholars at Risk, we fully support the below statement on the situation for Central European University and the threat to academic freedom entailed by legislative changes in Hungary,” says Gustav Amberg, Vice-Chancellor, Södertörn University.
The Vice-Chancellor on the new recruitment campaign: “The UN has helped us define the major issues of our time”
Södertörn University launched its new recruitment campaign, jagvillnågotannat.se on Monday 20 March. It builds upon young people’s concerns about where the world is headed and their concern over making the wrong choices in higher education. At the same time, they have strong motivations and are politically interested, not least those considering applying to Södertörn University. The campaign has a strong message, one linked to the university’s ethos; we joined Gustav Amberg, Vice-Chancellor, and Peter Dobers, Chair of the Faculty Board, to discuss the campaign.
Public defence of doctoral thesis: how public discourse about nuclear energy influences the actions taken by anti-nuclear movements
Ekaterina Tarasova will defend her doctoral thesis, titled Anti-nuclear movements in discursive and political contexts: Between expert voices and local protests on 10 March at Södertörn University.