24 May 2023
Sleuthing Online - a bumpy path for the net detective
David Wästerfors, Veronika Burcar Alm and Erik Hannerz have published an article in New Media & Society dealing with crime case discussions on the Swedish platform Flashback. The a...
11 May 2023
Lars Crusefalk ends PhD student journey and transitions to Doctor of Sociology
On 11 May, Lars Crusefalk finished his PhD studies with a successful defence of his thesis "Financial journeys: Reasoning about debt and money among young adults in Sweden". He is ...
5 May 2023
Elton Chan, our new doctor of sociology, has defended his thesis on public space in Hong kong
Friday 5 May Elton Chan defended his thesis which explores the production and transformation of public spaces in Hong Kong, a city that is steeped in neoliberal ideals and has seen...
24 Apr 2023
Who was Swedish day-care meant for?
The history of Swedish day-care is examined in a new study that provides insight into Sweden's day-care system during the early 20th century. Together with Luciana Quaranta, Annika...
26 Jan 2023
Unanimous examination committee approves Imad Rasan's dissertation
On Thursday, 26 January, Imad Rasan successfully defended his doctoral thesis, "Women in the Public Sphere in Egypt 2011–2014".
26 Jan 2023
The pandemic, the climate and digitalisation: three major adaptations of working life right now
The future of working life in Europe is analysed in a new anthology which, with the help of multiple researchers, looks primarily at three major changes taking place in working lif...
18 Jan 2023
Migration Transformed into Crisis
Since the 1980:s border policies in both Mexico and the United States have transformed the outflow of migrants from Central America. By the turn of the 21st century the outflow of ...
22 Nov 2022
Capturing the evasive concept of job quality
The Department of Sociology's Christopher Mathieu is one of the editors of a new and heavy tome clarifying the complex and much-debated issue of the quality of jobs.
11 Nov 2022
Creating spaces for radical social change
Dr Colm Flaherty noticed that despite generally declining membership in Swedish political parties, political engagement is very much alive. He says it is observable in the mundane ...
28 Oct 2022
David Wästerfors can't stop thinking about violence
Physical violence is rarely something people think about or act out. Even violence specialists - people with a propensity for violence and a capacity to cause devastating damage - ...
24 Oct 2022
Oriana Quaglietta Bernal successfully defends her doctoral thesis
On Friday, 21 October, Oriana Quaglietta Bernal successfully defended her doctoral thesis, "In Her Words: Women's Accounts of Managing Drug-related Risk, Pleasure, and Stigma in Sw...
13 Oct 2022
Aggressively patriarchal worldviews attracted Swedish women to the Islamic State
Contrary to popular belief, women played a prominent role in IS recruitment - especially in bringing in other women. A new study from Lund University shows that Swedish women joine...
11 Oct 2022
Collective intoxication can give religious experience and more solidarity
Why do people across cultures gather in groups to get intoxicated? Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology in Lund Sébastien Tutenges has been researching nightclubs and...
14 Sep 2022
Sociology Conference ARTS IN MOVEMENT Opens Today in our House
Today the volume in our building will rise with the chatter of about 70 visiting sociologists of the arts from Japan to Colombia and all over Europe.
12 Sep 2022
Immigrant organizations in Sweden can play a more important role in aid and development
How do immigrant organizations in Sweden work with aid and development in their home countries? Other European countries work more actively than Sweden to use the knowledge about h...
20 Jun 2022
The other side of the story – how children of immigrants experience life
How does migration and globalisation shape the lives of individuals in various countries and how does it affect the children of immigrants in terms of integration, identity, and cu...
16 Jun 2022
Welcome to doctorhood, Colm Flaherty
On Thursday, June 16, Colm Flaherty successfully defended his thesis A Politics of Community: Identity, Stigma, and Meaning in the Extra-Parliamentary Left, and is from here on out...
7 Jun 2022
Turning refugees into politics impedes their social integration
Associate Professor Dalia Abdelhady has studied how a Turkish newspaper's attempts to write inclusive portrayals of Syrian refugees still contributed to politicising and "othering"...
26 May 2022
Sociologist one of six new, prominent researchers selected for the Young Academy of Sweden
On 21 May the Young Academy of Sweden elected six new, prominent researchers representing fields ranging from brain surgery, analytical sociologoy and energy transformation. One of...
16 Feb 2022
New editors of the Nordic Journal of Criminology
Associate Professor Sébastien Tutenges and Researcher Susanne Boethius of the Department of Sociology at Lund University are Editor-in-Chief and Co-Editor of the Nordic Journal of ...