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SCAS News - 18 October, 2019

Three Former SCAS Fellows Receive Major Research Grants from Riksbankens Jubileumsfond

Yesterday, it was announced that three former SCAS Fellows - Jenny Andersson, Jenny
Larsson and Ingela Nilsson - have been awarded major research grants from Riksbankens
Jubileumsfond (RJ), the Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences.

In total, approx. SEK 335 000 000 were allocated to over 60 proposals in RJ's large 2019
regular funding call for projects, programmes and infrastructure projects. The research
initiatives by Andersson, Larsson and Nilsson are classified as "programmes", to be carried
out over a period of six to eight years. Together, they receive funding amounting to almost
30% of the total grant awarded by RJ this time.

Jenny Andersson
Research project: Nyliberalism i Norden. Ett nytt historiskt fält (SEK 33 100 000)

Jenny Andersson is Visiting Professor at the Department of Economic History and
Researcher at the Department of History of Science and Ideas, Uppsala University. She
is also a CNRS Research Professor at Sciences Po, Paris. Andersson was Guest of the
Principal at the Swedish Collegium in the spring of 2019.

Jenny Larsson
Research project: LAMP: Ett fönster till det förflutna - indoeuropeiska språk och myter
(SEK 25 000 000)

Jenny Larsson is Professor of Baltic Linguistics at Stockholm University. She was a
Fellow in residence at SCAS in the autumn of 2018.

Ingela Nilsson
Research project: Att spåra förbindelser: den bysantinska berättarvärlden på grekiska, arabiska,
georgiska och fornkyrkoslaviska (ca 950 - ca 1100)
. (SEK 39 000 000)

Ingela Nilsson is Professor of Greek, specializing in Byzantine literature and narratology, at Upp-
sala University. Currently she is Director of the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul. Nilsson is
a former SCAS Pro Futura Fellow and was in residence at the Collegium in the academic years
2007-08 and 2010-11.

(in Swedish)