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Josefin Persdotter

Doctoral Student

Department of Sociology and Work
Science
Telephone
Visiting address
Skanstorget 18
41122 Göteborg
Room number
F316
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.