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Welcome to Gender, Social Change and Modernity in Sweden/ Scandinavia!

Course code: SASA16
Study period: January 15 - March 19 2024

The course explores key Scandinavian political, social, feminist and literary texts in relation to gender, and analyses early movements for women’s rights in relation to the development within the labour movement. Overall, you will gain knowledge about gender, social change and modernity in Sweden/Scandinavia, covering the period from late 1800 up to the 1950s, and reflect on gender relations from an intersectional perspective.

Mandatory course introduction

The course starts with a course introduction. The introduction is mandatory, if you are unable to attend the introduction, please contact the course coordinator on the email address further down this page.

Web registration period: 8 - 15 January 

Before the start of the semester, you need to register to the course. You register for the course in Ladok for students. Please use your student ID to log in. The registration is open from 8 - 15 of January, after this you will have to contact the administration to register. 

In our checklist for new students you will find information on student account, how to register and related subjects.

Learning platform, schedule and more

At Lund University we use the digital learning platform Canvas. During the course, teachers will use Canvas to publish assignments, lecture notes etc. To access Canvas please log in with your student account. Information on how to activate your student account.

On Canvas you can find your schedule, literature list and syllabus. The schedule is also available on TimeEdit.

Please visit our page for newly admitted students for more information before the start of the semester.

Student support at Lund University

Disability Support Services - Learning support for students with long-term disabilities.

Academic Support Centre - Develop your acamedic writing, reading and learning skills. 

Student Health Centre - Offers support to students with problems related to student life, such as stress, adjustment difficulties, sleep disorders, anxiety, etc. 


Course introduction

The course starts with a mandatory introductory meeting.

Time: January 15, 09:00 - 10:00

Place: G:a Polikliniken 124 (Hus M 124), Allhelgona kyrkogata 18 C, Lund. 
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Andrés Brink Pinto

Andrés Brink Pinto

Teacher and course coordinator

andres [dot] brink_pinto [at] genus [dot] lu [dot] se


Maria Persson

Maria Persson

Study Advisor

maria [dot] persson [at] genus [dot] lu [dot] se

Birke Friedländer Jessing


birke [dot] friedlander [at] genus [dot] lu [dot] se