Linda Lane

Senior Lecturer

Department of Social
Visiting address
Sprängkullsgatan 23
41123 Göteborg
Room number
Postal address
Box 720
40530 Göteborg

About Linda Lane

Post-doc: (Labour Studies) Working Lives Research Institute, London Metropolitan University, UK. PhD (Economic History): University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden. BA (Economic History): University of Gothenburg. AD (ADB and Information Sciences, University of Gothenburg.

I am a Senior Lecturer at the School of Social Work, University of Gothenburg. Other academic assignments include a Linnaeus Palme Fellowship at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) in Mumbai and Guest Researcher at Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) in New Delhi. Prior to my academic career I worked as a civil servant for the city of Gothenburg.

My research and teaching interests include labour studies, gender, livelihoods and development, feminist and postcolonial international relations. I welcome collaborative research opportunities and supervision in these areas.

At present I am engaged in two projects:

1. Organisational Actions against sexual harassment in the workplace. A project to study sexual harassment prevention, together with Professor Ulla-Carin Hedin and colleagues in research group Gender-based Violence [Könsrelaterat våld (KRV)],

2. Gender Empowerment and Self-Help Groups in Odisha. A collaborative project to study gender empowerment and livelihoods with Professor Nilima Srivastava and Asst. Professor Sunita Dahl, School of Gender Development, IGNOU, New Delhi.

Originally from USA, I am fluent in English and Swedish. During the COVID pandemic I have begun learning Hindi at the Institution for Linguistics and Philology, Uppsala University, Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi.