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Welcome to Scandinavian Model of Equality: Gender, Class Ethncity and the Social Welfare State!

Course code: SASA27
Study period: March 21 - June 2 2024

This course focuses on debates about the Scandinavian welfare states and critical perspectives on the models of gender equality. Issues such as citizenship and representation in political institutions will be discussed, changes in women´s participation in the labour force, sexuality and social welfare, masculinity studies as well as gender and social change. Overall, you will gain knowledge about Swedish/Scandinavian societies from a gender perspective and to critically analyse how models of gender equality are affected by social relations such as race/ethnicity, sexual identity and class.

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: 13 - 20 March 

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 13 - 20 March, 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: 21 March, 10:00 - 12:00

Place: G:a Polikliniken 221 (Hus M 221), Allhelgona kyrkogata 18 C
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irina Schmitt

Irina Schmitt

Teacher and course coordinator

irina [dot] schmitt [at] genus [dot] lu [dot] se

Maria Persson

Maria Persson

Study Advisor

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