Owe Ronström

Professor at Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, Ethnology; Employees

+4618-471 8383+46-498 108383
Visiting address:
Campus Gotland, Cramérgatan 3
621 57 Visby
Postal address:
Uppsala universitet, Campus Gotland
Cramérgatan 3
SE-621 67 Visby

Short presentation

I am a professor in ethnology. I have written a whole lot, on music, dance, ethnicity, multiculture, age, heritage, and islands. I have also produced several hundred radio broadcasts for the Swedish Broadcasting Coorporation, on music from around the world. I am also active as a musician, in the bands Orientexpressen, Gunnfjauns kapell, and as director of Gotlands Balalajkaorkester. In June 2013 I produced BelleSounds, the world’s largest concert.

Keywords: sustainable developement ethnomusicology island studies heritage politics ritual

On my homepage, I have collected most of my publications during up to recent years. You are welcome to share, download, order, look, read and listen, for your own personal use. You may spread the texts and you may cite or briefly quote them, if you, in line with the usual academic conventions, observe the practices of academic citation. You may not in any way change or for commercial purposes or gain use my texts, pictures or music without my explicit permission.

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Jag arbetar för närvarande (2019) med följande forskningsprojekt och forskningsprogram:

Hållbara besök - ett program för att utforska och skapa hållbara besök, ur regionala, nationella och globala perspektiv, samt bidra till utveckling och etablering av hållbara perspektiv inom besöksindustrin.

Future urbanisms - a long-term multidisciplinary research programme that will critically explore and study daily practices of sustainability and resilience in urban communities and groups in European and Asian cities.

Folkliga föreställningar på Gotland - en undersökning om senmodern folktro.

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Owe Ronström