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Cecilia Björck

Senior lecturer

Cecilia Björck
Senior lecturer , Deputy Head
cecilia.bjorck@gu.se
+46 31 786 2181
0766-182181

Room number: 274 Åsikten
Postal Address: Box 300, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Läroverksgatan 15 , 41120 Göteborg


Department of Education, Communication and Learning (More Information)
Box 300
405 30 Göteborg
Fax: +46 31 786 2391

Visiting Address: Läroverksgatan 15 , 405 30 Göteborg

About Cecilia Björck

I work as a senior lecturer with focus on youth research at the Department of Education, Communication and Learning (IPKL). Here, I teach and supervise students at undergraduate and postgraduate level. I also serve as the department's equal treatment representative.

I have a background as music teacher in school at primary, secondary, college and university level. In 2011, I defended my PhD compilation thesis in music education with the title Claiming space: Discourses on gender, popular music, and social change. The study shows that the expression "to claim space" ("ta plats") is central in discussions about gender equality work in music. But what does it mean to "claim space"? Are there different ways of claiming space? And what might happen if you claim space? These issues are discussed in the thesis.

My reserach interest is focused on meaning-making in relation to young people's engagement with popular culture, especiallt concerning aspects of gender, equality, norms and normalization. At present, I am involved in a number of research projects, among other things exploring young Swedes' interest in Eastern Asian popular culture, music organizations' equality work, and young people’s aesthetical social media practices.

Latest publications

Dockor, bebisar och rosa rosetter - när barn och unga gör ålder som motmakt.
Anette Hellman, Cecilia Björck
Introduktion till kritiska åldersstudier, Lund, Studentlitteratur, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Music and meaning-making at conventions for Eastern Asian popular culture in Sweden
Cecilia Björck
19th Biennial IASPM Conference: Popular Music Studies Today, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Explorativ design för lärande i doktorandseminarier
Monica Lindgren, Cecilia Björck
Högskolepedagogisk konferens i Göteborg (HKG 2017), Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Critical perspective in researching music education and equality – what, why and how?
Monica Lindgren, Åsa Bergman, Cecilia Björck, Carina Borgström Källén, Cecilia Wallerstedt
The 22nd Annual Conference of the Nordic Network for Research in Music Education, March 14-16 , Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Music Organizations’ Equality Work
Åsa Bergman, Cecilia Björck
Gender and Music: Practices, Performances, Politics (GeMus),16th-18th March 2016, School of Music, Theatre and Art Örebro University, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution

Challenging existing policies of education, arts and culture: the transformative and artistic ambitions of the Biophilia Educational Project
Cecilia Björck
Paper for ISPME (International Society for Philosophy of Music Education) X International Symposium, 3–6 June 2015, Frankfurt, Germany, as part of the panel symposium Cultural Policy and Philosophical Thinking: Actualizing Social and Conceptual Visions., Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

Making growing up into an individual choice: Meanings of the concept kawaii among Swedish youth
Anette Hellman, Cecilia Björck
Nera2015 - Programme and Abstract book, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

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2017

Dockor, bebisar och rosa rosetter - när barn och unga gör ålder som motmakt.
Anette Hellman, Cecilia Björck
Introduktion till kritiska åldersstudier, Lund, Studentlitteratur, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Music and meaning-making at conventions for Eastern Asian popular culture in Sweden
Cecilia Björck
19th Biennial IASPM Conference: Popular Music Studies Today, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Explorativ design för lärande i doktorandseminarier
Monica Lindgren, Cecilia Björck
Högskolepedagogisk konferens i Göteborg (HKG 2017), Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Critical perspective in researching music education and equality – what, why and how?
Monica Lindgren, Åsa Bergman, Cecilia Björck, Carina Borgström Källén, Cecilia Wallerstedt
The 22nd Annual Conference of the Nordic Network for Research in Music Education, March 14-16 , Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

2016

Music Organizations’ Equality Work
Åsa Bergman, Cecilia Björck
Gender and Music: Practices, Performances, Politics (GeMus),16th-18th March 2016, School of Music, Theatre and Art Örebro University, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution

2015

Challenging existing policies of education, arts and culture: the transformative and artistic ambitions of the Biophilia Educational Project
Cecilia Björck
Paper for ISPME (International Society for Philosophy of Music Education) X International Symposium, 3–6 June 2015, Frankfurt, Germany, as part of the panel symposium Cultural Policy and Philosophical Thinking: Actualizing Social and Conceptual Visions., Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

Making growing up into an individual choice: Meanings of the concept kawaii among Swedish youth
Anette Hellman, Cecilia Björck
Nera2015 - Programme and Abstract book, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

2013

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