Dissertation in cultural anthropology: Transforming Kiruna: Producing Space, Society, and Legacies of Inequality in the Swedish Ore Fields

  • Date: –12:00
  • Location: Zoom: https://uu-se.zoom.us/j/67389757803 Geijsalen, Engelska parken, Thunbergsvägen 3H, 751 20, Uppsala
  • Doctoral student: in Cultural Anthropology: Elisa Maria López. Opponent: Toivanen, Reetta, professor.
  • Organiser: Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi
  • Contact person: Sverker Finnstöm
  • Disputation

Mining is irreversibly transforming nature and society around the world, and Sweden is no exception. In her dissertation Elisa López analyzes mining-based social change in and around the city of Kiruna, or Giron in North Sámi, the “capital city” of the Swedish Ore Fields.

The defense will take place the Geijer Hall, Campus English Park, Uppsala University, and over zoom.

For more information about Elisa’s PhD defense, please contact Sverker Finnström, Director of Studies, PhD programme.

You can download and read Elisa’s dissertation in the DiVA-portal.