Åsa Karlsson Sjögren

Contact Information

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Position:

Professor

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Works at:

Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies

Department:

Historia

Roles:

Assistant Head of Department

Address:

Umeå Universitet
SE-901 87 Umeå
Sverige

Visiting Address:

YA, Norra Beteendevetarhuset, 3020

Tel:

+46 90 786 62 48

Email:

asa.karlsson.sjogren@umu.seEmail 1

asa.karlsson.sjogren@historia.umu.seEmail 2

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Web Page:

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Profile

Ever since professor Åsa Karlsson Sjögren defended her thesis in 1998 about women’s judicial status in a 17th century Swedish town, she has been doing research on women and gender history, from 17th to 20th century. She has received grants from research councils and has been a member of different research programs, research groups and networks. She teaches general early modern and modern history, as well as special courses on gender history, methodology and theory.

Doctor of Philosophy: 1998
Associate Professor (Docent): 2005
Professor of History: 2012

Financed research projects

Medborgarrätt och Äganderätt. Männen, kvinnorna och rösträtten 1686-1887, (Citizenship and Ownership: Gender and Local Franchise in Sweden 1686-1887) Financed by the Swedish Research Council 2000-2004.

Staden och idéerna. Det urbana i sjuttonhundratalet och sjutton- hundratalet i nutiden, (Cities and ideas- urban life in the 18th century, and 18th century concepts today), research programme: Interactions across the Gulf of Bothnia, financed by the Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation 2000-2003.

Äktenskapet, ägande-rätten och kvinnans emancipation ca.1870-1920 (Marriage, Property and Citizenship. Sweden 1870-1920). Financed by the Swedish Research Council 2006-2009.

Umeå university Young Researcher Award: The Politics of Gender in Swedish towns 1770-1830, Within Umeå university’s: Distinguished Young Researchers 2009-2012.

Partner Investigator of Gender Studies as “Strong Environment”, Umeå university 2011-2015.

‘Challenging Democracy and Social Justice’ (2007-2011), part of the interdisciplinary project ”Challenging Gender: A research programme at Umeå Advanced Gender Studies” recognized as a ”Centre of gender excellence” since 2007 headed by Prof. Britta Lundgren (financed by the Swedish Research Council).

‘Feminist studies on Taxation and Budgeting’, headed by Prof. Åsa Gunnarsson (financed by the Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation, 2011-2013)

Board of GENETON – Gender in the European Town, (financed by the Danish Research Council, headed by Deborah Simonton, University of Southern Denmark) 2010-2012.

Segregation och integration. Genus, klass och medborgarskap i svenskt undervisningsväsende, ca. 1800-1850 (Segregation and integration. Gender, class and citizenship in the Swedish education system, ca. 1800-1850) Financed by the Swedish Research Council 2014-2016.

Member of networks and groups

GENETON (Gender in the European Town)
UGPS (Umeå Group for Premodern Studies)

Research interests:
Gender history
Urban history
Legal history
History of Education
Early modern and modern history

Publications

Author

Title

Year sorteringsordning

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Karlsson Sjögren, Åsa

Voting as an Act of Estate or Voting as an Act of Class?: Voting Women in Swedish Towns, c. 1720-1920

2017

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Karlsson Sjögren, Åsa
Lindström, Peter
Sandvik, Hilde

Gender, politics and voting in early modern Scandinavia

2016

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Karlsson Sjögren, Åsa

Sunt förnuft och skattebetalarens kön: Skattebetalarnas förening i 1960-talets sambeskattningsdebatt
Scandia, 82(2): 70-90

2016

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Karlsson Sjögren, Åsa

Negotiating charity: emotions, gender, and poor relief in Sweden at the turn of the 19th century
Scandinavian Journal of History, 41(3): 332-349

2016

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Cowman, Krista
Koefoed, Nina Javette
Karlsson Sjögren, Åsa

Introduction to Section III

2014

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Cowman, Krista
Javette Koefoed, Nina
Karlsson Sjögren, Åsa

Introduction

2014

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Cowman, Krista
Javette Koefoed, Nina
Karlsson Sjögren, Åsa

Introduction to Section II

2014

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Cowman, Krista
Javette Koefoed, Nina
Karlsson Sjögren, Åsa

Gender in urban Europe: sites of political activity and citizenship

2014

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Karlsson Sjögren, Åsa

Citizenship, poor relief and the politics of gender in Swedish cities and towns at the turn of the nineteenth century

2014

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Cowman, Krista
Javette Koefoed, Nina
Karlsson Sjögren, Åsa

Introduction to Section I

2014

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