About us

Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies on Racism (CEMFOR) coordinates broad-ranging, methodologically inclusive, and multidisciplinary research on racism at Uppsala university.

CEMFOR was inaugurated in January 2017. CEMFOR is the result of a collaboration between six faculties within the Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences. CEMFOR offers scholars and doctoral students interested in issues of racism a dynamic academic environment with funding and research positions, thus contributing to project coordination, theoretical and methodological development, and the training of a future generation of racism scholars.

Director of Reserach - Professor Mattias Gardell.
Director of Research - Professor Irene Molina.

Our Researchers

Ylva Habel 
Mehek Muftee 
Patricia Lorenzoni
Shahram Khosravi
Daniel Strand
Anne Kubai
Maj-Britt Öhman
Jan Therese Mendes
Anna-Sara Lind
Tomas Poletti Lundström

Administrative staff

Director - Per-Erik Nilsson.
Communications - Jeannette Escanilla.


Professor Irene Molina, chairman (Faculty of Social Sciences).
Senior lecturer Önver Cetrez (Faculty of Theology).
Senior lecturer Sandra Friberg (Faculty of Law).
Senior lecturer Oscar Pripp (Faculty of Arts).
Researcher Christina Kullberg (Faculty of Languages).
Professor Anna Carita Evaldsson (Faculty of Educational Sciences).
Doctoral student Maissa Al Adhami (doctoral student delegate).

International Board of Advisors

Jobs and vacancies at CEMFOR!                                                                                      Vacancies (right now we have no vacancies). 

We also welcome researchers with external funding in relevant research areas.                Please contact us if you have any questions.
Contact: Per-Erik Nilsson, Director.