Senior LecturerDepartment of Sociology and Work
About Josefin Persdotter
Josefin Persdotter is a PhD in Sociology and Science and Technology Studies. Her research has circled everyday menstrual practices and technologies that relates to cleanliness and dirtiness. Her dissertation is entitled Menstrual dirt - An exploration of contemporary menstrual hygiene practices in Sweden.
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 currently focusing on educational assignments at the university, but is also working on studies regarding menstrual odor and activist-scholarship respectively. She is also involved in a project that explores critical menstruation research in the arctic region: Arctic Periods: Transnational Knowledge about Menstrual History and Wellbeing.
Menstrual dirt - An exploration of contemporary menstrual hygiene practices in
Introducing Menstrunormativity: Toward a Complex Understanding of ‘Menstrual
The Palgrave Handbook of Critical Menstruation Studies - 2020-01-01
Bryt tabut runt mens – stärk kvinnors
Josefin Persdotter, Maria Andersson, Cecilia Chatterjee-Martinsen, Rebecka Hallencreutz
Aftonbladet - 2014-01-01
Sweden’s Year of Menstruation – Is it the Menstrual Decade? Maybe the Menstrual
Menstruation Matters - 2014-01-01