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Jonas Ålander

Title: Project Manager School/office: School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences


Phone: +46 19 303385

Room: A1105

Jonas Ålander

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About Jonas Ålander

Jonas Ålander is a PhD candidate in musicology with a focus on music and migration. His doctoral dissertation "Articulations of Culturally Diverse Music Spaces in Sweden" is about how culturally diverse music practices in Sweden develops and persists. In short, a music practice is understood as a music context, for example, concerts, music festivals or band rehearsal sessions. In the dissertation, music practices are studied from organizers, artists and mainstream media perspectives. (A more detailed description of the dissertation project can be found under the tab "Research Project".)

Jonas supervises students’ essays and teaches musicology and music education.



Articles in journals |  Conference papers | 

Articles in journals

Ålander, J. & Volgsten, U. (2021). Migrants, Swedes and the unchanging practice of music: discursive representations in Swedish newspapers. Svensk tidskrift för musikforskning, 103, 21-38.
Ålander, J. (2020). "It´s about togetherness": The creation of culturally diverse music venues in Sweden. Nätverket Kulturforskning i Uppsala, 22, 51-62.

Conference papers

Ålander, J. (2019). Musik, migration och det politiska. Paper presented at Musik och migration i Norden, Stockholm, Sweden, April 4-5, 2019.
Ålander, J. (2018). On the Meaning of Music: Organizers Perspectives of Constructing Culturally Diverse Music Venues. Paper presented at 34th Nordic Ethnology and Folklore Conference, Uppsala, Sweden, June 12-15, 2018.
Ålander, J. & Georgii-Hemming, E. (2016). “The public foreigner” : Conceptualising migrant music research. In: BSA Annual Conference 2016. Paper presented at British Sociological Association 2016 Annual conference, Aston University, Birmingham, UK, April 6–8, 2016. BSA Publications Ltd.