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Information for students and staff about the coronavirus

Information on the coronavirus in relation to Stockholm University's activities is updated continuously.

Geovetenskapens hus

All education is conducted remotely

Due to the spread of the coronavirus in Stockholm, the operations of the Department of Human Geography happens online from March 18. Courses are continuing as well as other activities. Information for students are available at the Athena learning platform. The Department students’ office and academic counselling are open via e-mail and telephone. The Department of Human Geography premises are open for booked visits and card holders only.

 Louisa Vogiazides, doktor i kulturgeografi vid Stockholms universitet.

Many migrants remain in the same type of neighbourhood as they first settled in

The kind of neighbourhood or region that refugees and migrants first settle in is often where they remain – even when they settled in relatively poor neighbourhoods. This is a result from a new dissertation in Human Geography, which contradicts a common theory about migrants’ residential mobility.