Josefin Persdotter

Doctoral Student

Department of Sociology and Work
Visiting address
Skanstorget 18
41122 Göteborg
Room number
Postal address
Box 720
40530 Göteborg

About Josefin Persdotter

Josefin Persdotter is a PhD Candidate in Sociology and Science and Technology Studies. In her dissertation she explores everyday menstrual practices that relates to cleanliness and dirtiness. Her dissertation is entitled Menstrual dirt - An exploration of contemporary menstrual hygiene practices in Sweden and will be defended on June 17th 2022.

Persdotter has worked with menstruation as a theme through social media, art, education, and academia since 2006. She is the co-founder of the organisation MENSEN - forum för menstruation, and a member of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research.

Persdotter is also involverad in a project that explores critical menstruation research in the arctic region: Arctic Periods: Transnational Knowledge about Menstrual History and Wellbeing.