Research in humanities and social sciences
Our research addresses the formation of people’s ideas and knowledge in specific times and places, together with the economic, political, social and cultural aspects of the development of society. It explains the causes and consequences of people’s interaction and the organisation of society. We conduct research within:
Black Lives Matter brings sharper focus to the situation in Sweden
The Black Lives Matter demonstrations in Sweden are partly a question of showing solidarity and supp ...
Fallen in battle, these Swedish Vikings are part of a larger genetic puzzle
In a recently published article in the journal Nature, 90 researchers from various countries have co ...
At the Language Workshop, students hone their texts
The experienced student looking to fine-tune their texts, those who have been out of education for a ...
Meet our researchers
Anna Jonsson Cornell: Legal education entails a social responsibility
At a time when illiberal forces are challenging the rule of law and more and more people have no one ...
Mattias Lundberg: With an ear for music and an eye for the historical
In “Swedish Music History”, a radio programme with 106 episodes, Professor of Musicology Mattias Lun ...
Ulf Holm: Eyeing multinationals
How is a large multinational corporation, with subsidiaries, customers and suppliers all over the wo ...
Centre for Integrated Research on Culture and Society
Centre for Integrated Research on Culture and Society, CIRCUS, är en plattform för tvärgående kultur- och samhällsforskning vid Uppsala universitet. CIRCUS stödjer och utvecklar nya forskningsinitiativ och nätverk, ordnar workshops och seminarier, och erbjuder en miljö för mångvetenskapliga och problemdrivna samarbeten.