Gender and Work

A Research and Digitization Project at the Department of History

Beta version of the new GaW database released

We have released a beta version of the GaW database, and at the same time, made it possible for anyone interested to search among a lot of new data from 1720 to 1880. Now, you can search among 40,000 registered sustenance activities carried out between 1550 and 1880 and free text search among just over 7,000 source texts from court records, diaries, petitions, and other sources.

Go directly to the beta version of the database (in Swedish)

The beta version of the GaW database is still under development, and we welcome your feedback on what can be improved. Please email us at

Screen picture of the new database, illustration of a women braking flax, and the text "New extended version of the GaW database!"

2024 started with a kickoff

Some of GaW's researchers around a seminar table. Sigrid Ejemar hold a presentation with a Powerpoint.

Seminars and presentations were on the GaW team’s schedule on January 25. The topics were our coming books and journal articles, including our new PhD student Sigrid Ejemar’s dissertation plan. The forthcoming version of the GaW database was also demonstrated. We have a lot to look forward to!


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: 2024-02-13