Jonas Söderqvist

doctoral/PhD student at Department of Economic History

+4618-471 1481
Visiting address:
Kyrkogårdsgatan 10

Postal address:
Box 513
751 20 UPPSALA

My courses


Masters degree in history from Södertörn University in 2010, with the thesis The Nordic Passport Union - Nordism as Ideology and Politics.

After my degree, I worked in a lot of different projects, among them as a technician making the migration of the National Radio Archives from tape to digital format.

Deputy Coordinator of Research at the Labour Movement Archives and Library 2014-2015. I worked as editor of the journal Arbetarhistoria, with the seminar series Global Labour History, and organized Researching the History of the Informal Sector, an international workshop on research methods. Funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond/The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences

As a PhD student, I am connected to the project A question of inheritance: Human capital and fortune as a prerequisite for social mobility, Sweden 1880-1950. Project manager: Kristina Lilja. Funding from Jan Wallanders and Tom Hedelius Stiftelse, Tore Browaldhs Stiftelse

The working title of my dissertation is Arise from Naught Through Studies – On Education and Social Mobility, 1880-1950


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