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5 Research Items
January 2018 - present
Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies on Racism
- Senior Researcher
January 2011 - December 2018
Centre for Gender Research, Uppsala University
- Senior Researcher
- Researcher funded by external grants from Swedish Research Councils
December 2008 - December 2010
Centre for Gender Studies
- PostDoc Position
- Externally funded postdoc position, Swedish Research Council
The article is a feminist postcolonial reading of the early phase of Swedish post-war development assistance. Departing from the fact that Swedish export interests was a major reason when initialising Swedish development aid in the 1950s, I analyse the rhetoric used in pictures and in text documents. Analysing mainly the two national fund raising c...
Hur hänger ett foto av en lule- och skogssamisk kvinna taget 1868 ihop med ett samtal mellan mor och dotter i ett kök över hundra år senare? I denna artikel tar jag utgångspunkt i en bild på min morfars farmors syster, skogs- och lulesamiska kvinnan Brita Stina Larsdotter Rim från 1868, som jag mötte 2008 för första gången i en webbutställning, och...
I had reached the age of 42 when I was told that I am Sámi, of the indigenous people of Fenno-Scandia. This article draws on my personal experiences and insights since the day I learned about my hidden family history and started understanding the silences and shame as part of an aggressive colonization by the Swedish state towards my people, my cul...
Challenging the modern ideal of human bodies as being in control both of bodies of nature and of the bodies of technology made to control nature, this chapter considers the vulnerability of large-scale hydropower dams and the intimate interdependencies between dam bodies, water bodies, and human bodies. It proposes a water-centered, rather than hum...
This historical analysis examines the forces that shaped the collection and use of geographical data in Tanzania’s Rufiji Basin. Hoping to develop irrigated agriculture, colonial engineers surveyed the basin’s social and environmental landscapes and weighed the costs of damming. Following World War II, international experts interested in hydropower...
FORMAS Dnr 2017-01923, led by Dr May-Britt Öhman, Uppsala University, within the Swedish National research programme on climate. The project forms part of ongoing efforts by Indigenous and allied scholars, knowledge keepers, scientists, change-makers, and leaders to create a field to support Indigenous peoples’ capacities to analyze and address the consequences as well as mitigate the impacts of anthropogenic climate change – thereby contributing to the establishment of the field Indigenous Climate Change Studies.