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Newsflash No.25, December 15, 2016

Important information sent out to students on a biweekly basis, including information, reminders, opportunities and news from the Faculty and elsewhere.

A collection of events, seminars, information and opportunities for master’s students in English that are being held primarily at the Faculty of Social Science.

 

Contents:

 

News from Graduate School & Faculty of Social Sciences

 

External News & Events

 

Other News, Events & Opportunities

 

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News from Graduate School & Faculty of Social Sciences in Details

Graduate School cares about your opinion and your opinion makes us better! As requested by students, we now have a coffee and snack vending machine at the Student Lounge. Everyone can enjoy a nice cup of coffee and a wide range of snacks in our student lounge.

Note: The vending machine accepts card payments only.

 

The DPS is a biweekly seminar hosted by three development studies programmes at Lund University during the spring semester. Development practitioners are invited to share their expertise and experiences with our motivated and ambitious students, who are the next generation of development practitioners

If you have any suggestions or input for the DPS programme 2017, please contact our Programme Coordinator Shoshana Iten via shoshana.iten [at] sam.lu.se

For more information: http://graduateschool.sam.lu.se/about/regular-events/development-practit...

 

Christer Lindberg presenterar: ”Bilderna som Man Ray kunde ha tagit” - ett projekt om ”afrikansk konst” i samarbete med Nationalmuseum i Köpenhamn.

Seminarieserien Forskning på gång, där institutionens forskare presenterar pågående forskning under enkla former, griper över institutionens samtliga forskningsmiljöer, ämnen och inriktningar.

Analytiska, metodologiska och teoretiska problem och möjligheter, nya och framtida publikationer, projektidéer och forskningsfrågor, överraskande eller tankeväckande fynd, spännande material, begrepp, perspektiv eller teorier – det finns en uppsjö tänkbara teman!

Varje seminarium startar prick klockan 12 i Konferensrum 1, varar endast en timme och deltagarna får gärna ta med sig egen lunchmat. Presentatören håller i seminariet som avrundas med en liten diskussionsstund.

Tanken är att inspirera och uppmuntra fortsatt forskning samt stimulera det allmänna forskningsintresset på institutionen. Alla är hjärtligt välkomna!

Date: December 20th, 2016

Time: 12:00-13:00

Venue: Konferensrum 1, Sociologiska institutionen, Paradisgatan 5, Hus G, Lund

For more information, contact lisa.eklund [at] soc.lu.se

 

How can one apply norm-critical perspectives in issues regarding funcionality and sexuality?

Activists from the Crip project (Funkisprojektet), organised by RFSL and RFSL-Stockholm, will talk about how to apply norm-critical perspectives in order to change attitudes and norms in both the LGBTQ community and the disability movement. They will talk about the different studies that have led to the project, what they do in the project and what it has meant, as well as various kinds of resistance that they have encountered.

Johanna Nyberg is Master in Gender Studies and has done interviews in living arrangements and day centres for disabled people, studying norms around love and relationships. They is also responsible for “HBTQ-hänget” – a meeting place for LGBTQ people with disabilities. Lisa Ericson, also Master in Gender Studies, has done interview studies on norms around sexuality, functionality and resistance. She is also project manager of the Crip Project.

Date: January 11st, 2017

Time: 15:15- 17:00

Location: Room R:240, “Gamla Kirurgen", second floor, Sandgatan 3, Lund

Contact: jens.rydstrom [at] genus.lu.se

 

The seminar is about whether we can process the negative experiences during sleep, or rather so that sleep consolidates and generalizes memories of negative experiences.

Presented by Edward Pace-Schott, Assistant Professor in Psychiatry, Dpt of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Date: January 19th, 2017

Time: 15:00 - 17:00 Tid:

Venue: Department of Psychology, House P, room P206

For more information, contact ingegerd.carlsson [at] psy.lu.se

 

The PhD programme in political science consists of 240 credits (equivalent to four years of full-time studies) and is concluded with the public defence of a doctoral thesis. The appointed doctoral students will receive a salary from the University during four years, and their primary obligation is to complete their PhD studies. The position may involve departmental duties, mainly in the form of teaching, up to 20 per cent of full time working hours, in which case the appointment will be extended by the equivalent number of hours. The doctoral student will have access to a work space at the Department of Political Science. The terms of employment for doctoral students are regulated in the Swedish Higher Education Ordinance (HF), Chapter 5, Sections 1– 7.

The doctoral student shall be present and actively participate in the research and teaching environment at the department. The main language of the PhD programme is English. However, non-Swedish speaking students are expected to acquire basic skills in Swedish during the period of employment. There are opportunities to participate in language courses taught at the University. The doctoral studentship will commence on 1 September 2017. The general syllabus and other information about the PhD programme in political science is available at: http://www.svet.lu.se/en/education/phd-studies

Last application date: February 7th, 2017
For more information: https://lu.mynetworkglobal.com/en/what:job/jobID:116116/

 

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External News & Events in Details

Traditionsenlig julkonsert i Maria Magdalena kyrka. Lunds universitets brassband ger sin traditionsenliga julkonsert i Maria Magdalena Kyrka.  Mässingsklingande julstämning från universitetets 30 musiker starka brassband! Bandet bjuder på stora julklassiker och mäktiga brassbandspärlor under ledning av Roger Andersson. Solist: Johan Odin, soprankornett. Fri entré

 

Date: December 16th, 2016

Time: 19:00

Venue: Maria Magdalena kyrka

For more information, contact sofia.rydberg [at] odeum.lu.se

 

Upplev spännande och interaktiva experiment i Vattenhallen. HelgXtra -  Julklappspyssel med teknik (lö-sö)Visningar i planetariet, lördag-söndag kl 13,45 & 14,45. Biljetter till planetarievisni​ng köps i receptionen. Rekommenderad ålder från 5 år. Se vilka visningar som ges: http://www.vattenhallen.lth.se/planetariet/

Date & Time: December 17th, 2016, 12:00 to December 18th, 2016, 17:00

Venue: Vattenhallen Science Center, John Ericssons väg 1, Lund

 

Lunds akademiska kör sjunger in julen med traditionella julvisor och nya bekantskaper. I pausen bjuder vi på glögg och pepparkakor. Kom in i värmen och fira julen med oss!

 

Biljetter kan hämtas ut i förhand på Biljettbyrån för 20 kr. Vi delar ut resterande fribiljetter med start en timme innan konsertstart. Biljettsläpp: 23/11

 

OBS: I en del program står det fel tid, konserten börjar 16.00!

 

Date: December 17th, 2016

Time: 16:00

Venue: Aulan, Universitetshuset

For more information, contact sofia.rydberg [at] odeum.lu.se (sofia.rydber)gsofia.rydberg [at] odeum.lu.se (@odeum.lu.se)

  

On 19 December, we will inaugurate our jubilee with a ceremony and other festivities!

Lund University is celebrating its 350th anniversary for 13 months – from 19 December 2016 until 28 January 2018. With an extensive jubilee programme, we will highlight our education, research and role in society over the years, and discuss important issues for the future.

For more information: http://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/lund-university-celebrating-350-years/ju...

 

Höstterminen 2016 pågår från och med måndagen den 29 augusti 2016 till och med söndagen
den 15 januari 2017. Följande kursperioder, anpassade efter kurser eller delkurser om 7,5 poäng,
bör användas:

Period 1: 2016-08-29 – 2016-09-27, 22 teaching days
Period 2: 2016-09-28 – 2016-10-28, 23 teaching days
Period 3: 2016-10-31 – 2016-11-29, 21 teaching days
Period 4: 2016-11-30 – 2017-01-15 (winter break 2016-12-22 – 2017-01-06), 21 teaching days

For more information: http://www.lu.se/studera/valja-studier/studera-pa-universitetet/studiear...

 

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 Other News, Events & Opportunities in Details

We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the Twelfth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, held 26–28 July 2017 at the International Conference Center in Hiroshima, Japan.

 

Founded in 2006, the conference examines the nature of disciplinary practices in the study of society and the interdisciplinary practices that arise in the context of "real world" applications of social research and theory. The conference also investigates what constitutes "science" in a social context and the connections between the social and other sciences. The focus of papers ranges from the finely grained and empirical (research practices and results exemplifying one or more disciplines) to wide-ranging multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary perspectives on knowledge and method.

 

We invite proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, colloquia, virtual posters, or virtual lightning talks. The conference features research addressing the annual themes and the 2017 Special Focus: "Cross-Cultural and Global Research as Interdisciplinary Practice."

 

Deadline: Submit your proposal by December 26th, 2016
For more information: http://content.commongroundpublishing.com/vo/?FileID=457baf03-8349-4b21-...

 

Located in a geographic area with one of the largest concentrations of scholars dedicated to feminist scholarship and teaching in the world, the Five College Women’s Studies Research Center encourages engaged, critical feminist scholarship from diverse perspectives. To support this work, the Center established its Associates Program 25 years ago. Scholars come to the Center from around the world, seeking a supportive environment to carry out their research. Given an office with access to extensive consortium resources, associates gather regularly to discuss their research with each other and interested local faculty in a variety of settings.

 

Applicants should complete our online application that includes a project proposal (up to three pages in length), curriculum vitae and contact information for two professional references. Project proposals should include 1) a statement about the contribution to and significance of the project or dissertation for research and teaching in women and gender studies, 2) a detailed description of the project or dissertation and timeline, and 3) how a stay in the Five Colleges will advance the project or dissertation.

 

Travel, housing and living expenses are the responsibility of the associate in this unpaid residency. It is important that associates remain in residence for the duration; beyond this requirement for the facilitation of community, associates define the scope of their research program for the semester or year. The Center’s director will help identify conversation partners and resources as requested.

 

Deadline: February 15th, 2017

To apply, visit: apply.interfolio.com/38611

For further information, visit https://www.fivecolleges.edu/fcwsrc/applying_to_the_center or contact the Center at fcwsrc [at] fivecolleges.edu

 

 

The International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE) invites excellent candidates to apply for its doctoral program. The graduate school features a unique curriculum of core courses, research methods, electives, and summer school sessions. The positions begin on October 1, 2017. They will be awarded for 15 months with an option for an additional 27 months.

 

The deadline for applications: February 28th, 2017.

How to apply: http://imprs.mpifg.de/imprs_how_to_apply.asp

For more information, visit http://www.mpifg.de/jobs/2016-11_IMPRS.pdf

 

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