Gender and Work

A Research and Digitization Project at the Department of History

GaW3 has started

The third phase of the Gender and Work project (GaW3) is now in full swing. On the GaW blog, research assistant Linnea Henningsson has written a post on the kickoff meeting in January.

Read Linnea Henningsson's blog post here.

Bob Pierik receives dissertation prize

We congratulate Bob Pierik, former guest researcher in GaW, who is awarded the Dissertation Prize of the Amsterdam School of Historical Studies (ASH) for his dissertation Urban Life on the Move: Gender and Mobility in Early Modern Amsterdam!

Read more about the ASH prize and Bob Pierik's disseration here.

The cover page of Bob Pierik's dissertation

Jonas Lindström awarded by the Royal Gustavus Adolphus Academy

Portrait photo of Jonas Lindström

Jonas Lindström, research leader of the Gender and Work project, receives a prize from the Royal Gustavus Adolphus Academy for his “significant contributions in the intersection between history, especially history of work, and digital humanities.”

Podcast episode on Gender and Work

Project leader Maria Ågren speaks about Gender and Work in a podcast episode from Swedish Collegium for Advanced Studies.

Listen to the podcast here.

Picture of SCAS webpage

The GaW database is being updated!

System developers at Umeå University are currently constructing a new version of the GaW database. Read more

Maria Ågren gets new funding

A picture of Maria Ågren

The Swedish Research Council has appointed professor Maria Ågren to Rådsprofessor. She gets  50 milions over a period of ten years.

Read more about this news in Swedish

Photo: Mikael Wallerstedt


Micke Carlsson shows how to register data in GaW

On Some of the sources in the GaW database (in Swedish)

  • Logga - Stiftelsen Marcus och Amalia Wallenbergs minnesfond
  • Riksbankens Jubileumsfond
  • Logga - Vetenskapsrådet
  • Logga - Knut och Alice Wallenbergs stiftelse
Last modified: 2023-06-01