Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies on Racism

About us

Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies on Racism (CEMFOR) coordinates broad-ranging, methodologically inclusive, and multidisciplinary research on racism at Uppsala university.
Uppsala University has initiated the Centre. Through collaboration between six faculties within the Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, the centre builds on competence available at the university. CEMFOR offers all of the university’s accomplished scholars and doctoral students interested in issues of racism a dynamic academic environment with funding and research positions, thus benefiting project coordination,  theoretical and methodological development, and the training of a future generation of racism scholars.


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 Madelene Persson (doctoral student delegate)

Scientific board

Head of research


In June 2017 CEMFOR moved in to a new premises at Campus Engelska parken