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  • 2017-06-13

    A philosophical night at Moderna Museet

    On Saturday 17 June, Moderna Museet is hosting a Night of Philosophy. More than 50 Swedish, French and German philosophers, thinkers and artists will fill the museum with conversation and presentations. Fifteen of the participants are from Södertörn University.

  • 2017-06-09

    Summer opening hours 2017

    The university’s regular opening hours will change over the summer.

  • 2017-06-02

    Human rights activist Rosa Taikon has died

    Yesterday we received the sad news that one of Södertörn University’s honorary doctors had passed away. Rosa Taikon was a figurehead in the struggle for Romani civil rights and a role model who advocated higher education for Romani. She also had a successful career as a silversmith. Rosa Taikon was 90 years old.

  • 2017-05-29

    Public defence of thesis: a register of life

    Imagine spending 36 years documenting every dream you have, taking a photograph of every object you hold in your right hand and filming every public place you sit in. This is the focus of Alberto Frigo’s project, on which he has already spent 13 years. The public defence of his thesis, “Life-Stowing from a Digital Media Perspective: Past, Present and Future” will take place on 2 June.

  • 2017-05-24

    Public defence of doctoral thesis: Colonists and Marriage in the Nineteenth-century Black Sea Steppe

    Over 200 years ago, the Russian Empire began to colonise the vast steppes north of the Black Sea. Julia Malitska’s doctoral thesis, “Negotiating Imperial Rule: Colonists and Marriage in the Nineteenth-century Black Sea Steppe”, follows the colonists’ footsteps and investigates their marriages and family life.

  • 2017-05-23

    Public defence of doctoral thesis: Riskier behaviour and poorer appetites – fish are also affected by antidepressant medication

    Hundreds of thousands of Swedes take medication for depression – but these pharmaceuticals often go straight through the body and are flushed into lakes and other watercourses via wastewater systems. In his doctoral thesis, “Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitors in the Environment – Effects of Citalopram on Fish Behaviour” Martin Kellner sees clear behavioural changes in fish living in water with traces of antidepressant medications.

  • 2017-05-03

    Public defence of doctoral thesis: People, Parks and Policies. Nature Conservation Governance in Post-Socialist EU Countries

    National parks on the border of Poland and Slovakia – and how work with them has changed over twenty-five politically, economically and societally transformative years. This is the theme of Natalya Yakusheva’s doctoral thesis, “People, Parks and Policies. Nature Conservation Governance in Post-Socialist EU Countries”.

  • 2017-04-28

    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.

  • 2017-04-27

    Cycling Day 2017 – for a greener and healthier campus!

    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!

  • 2017-04-27

    Södertörn Lectures - Professor Ron Grigor Suny

    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.

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