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Réka Andersson


2010 PhD. student at the Department of Thematic Studies – Technology and Social Change, Linköping University

2010 Master in Social Anthropology, Linköping University

Research interests

  • Diagnoses
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Medical Sociology
  • Science and Technology Studies (STS)


Research project

My dissertation is about psychiatric diagnoses and it's practices within different contexts.


Andersson, Réka (2009). Breastfeeding on demand: Negotiating between contradictory ideals. Master thesis at the Department of Culture and Communication, Social anthropology: Linköping University.

Seminar groups

  • Antroforum
  • Technology, Identity, Practice
  • Values


Deputy member of Saco-s Board

PhD respresentative at the Doctorals Studies Committee at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Seminar coordinator för Antroforum

 Phd. student

Telephone: 013-28 56 52
Fax: 013-28 44 61

E-mail: reka.andersson@liu.se

Department of Thematic Studies -
Technology and Social Change
Linköping university
SE-581 83 Linköping

Project activities


Technology and Social Change is an interdisciplinary research unit focusing on how social actors create and use technology, and how technical change is woven together with cultural patterns, daily life, politics, energy systems, learning, and the economy in history and society.

About Tema

The objective for Tema - The Department of Thematic Studies is to pursue excellent research and education at undergraduate and advanced levels relevant to society.

Child Studies
Gender Studies
Technology and social change
Environmental Change

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