Tobias Olofsson

doctoral/PhD student at Department of Sociology, Doctoral students

Email:
tobias.olofsson[AT-sign]soc.uu.se
Telephone:
+4618-471 5112
Visiting address:
Engelska parken
Thunbergsvägen 3H

Postal address:
Box 624
751 26 UPPSALA

Short presentation

Tobias Olofsson is a PhD candidate at the Department of Sociology since September 2015 and a member of the Uppsala Laboratory of Economic Sociology. Tobias's research focuses on how (e)valuations, worth, forecasts, risks and justifications come together in long-term socio-economic processes.

In 2018, Tobias held a pre-doctoral fellowship at Northwestern University, Evanston, Il. USA.

Keywords: ekonomisk sociologi economic sociology phenomenology pragmatism natural resources (e)valuations forecast sociology of prediction

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Biography

Tobias Olofsson is a PhD candidate at the Department of Sociology since September 2015. He is a member of the Uppsala Laboratory of Economic Sociology. He holds a bachelor and master degree (both in sociology) from Stockholm University. Tobias teaches theory, qualitative methods, and supervises student theses.

Services to the doctoral candidate community

Chairperson, HSDU (PhD Candidate Committee for The Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Science), 2016-2017

PhD Candidate representative to the board of The Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Science, 2016-2017

Secretary, SDR (PhD Candidate Council for The School of Social Science), 2016-2017

Other sites

<a href="https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Tobias_Olofsson2">Tobias Olofsson on ResearchGate</a>

Research

Olofsson's research approaches the production of predictive accounts in mineral exploration and maps the processes through which mineral deposits are assessed and defined in the exploration process. Studying the process of exploration, Tobias asks how of predictions, (e)valuations, justifications and risk-reduction come together in, and help predict the outcome, of complex processes.

Publications

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