Johan Junkka

Centre for Demographic and
Ageing Reserch
Umeå University
SE-901 87 Umeå, Sweden

+46 90 786 53 73

johanjunkka.com

Born: October 5, 1981, Malmberget, Sweden
Nationality: Swedish

Current position

Postdoctor, Centre for Demographic and Ageing Reserch, Umeå University, Sweden

Research intersts

Historical demography; Social networks; Digital history; R programming

Appointments

2012 - 2018

PhD student in History, Umeå University, Sweden

Education

2018

PhD in History Umeå university Sweden

2011

Master in History Umeå university Sweden

Publications

Books and articles

Vikström, L., Häggström Lundevaller, E., Junkka, J., Haage, H. (2019) "Ett annorlunda liv? Följder av funktionsnedsättningar i 1800-talets Sverige". Funktionsnedsättning i arbetsliv och välfärd, Försäkringskassan, Analys och prognos. https://www.forsakringskassan.se/wps/wcm/connect/fac0708f-cade-48e1-9a03-df7e59d0407a/socialforsakringsrapport-2019-1.pdf?MOD=AJPERES&CVID=

Junkka, J. (2018) "Membership in and Presence of Voluntary Organisations during the Swedish Fertility Transition, 1880-1949". Historical Life Course Studies, 5 . http://hdl.handle.net/10622/23526343-2018-00012?locatt=view%3Amaster

Junkka, J. (2018) Shared practices. Social networks and fertility decline during the Swedish demographic transition, 1850-1950. Umeå University: Umeå http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-147281

Junkka, J. (2018) "Voluntary associations and net fertility during the Swedish demographic transition". European Journal of Population, 34 (5). doi:10.1007/s10680-018-9465-5

Junkka, J., Edvinsson, S. (2016) "Gender and fertility within the free churches in the Sundsvall region, Sweden, 1860-1921". The History of the Family, 21 (2). doi:10.1080/1081602X.2015.1043929 http://umu.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:823430/FULLTEXT01.pdf

Working papers

Junkka, J. (2018) Topic and trends in fertility transition research, 1950-2014: A LDA analysis of 5 927 scientific documents.

Junkka, J. (2018) Spatial diffusion of fertility decline in northern Sweden, 1850-1950. http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-147280

Software

Junkka, J. (2017) "voluntary-associations - Reproducible analysis of voluntary associations and fertility decline in Sweden 1890 and 1900.". https://github.com/junkka/voluntary-associations

Junkka, J. (2017) "movement - Popular movement data for Sweden 1881-1950.". https://github.com/junkka/movement

Junkka, J. (2015) "histmaps - A R data package of Swedish historical administrative boundaries for parishes and counties 1634-1990". https://github.com/junkka/histmaps

Junkka, J. (2015) "freechurchfertility - R scripts for replicating analysis in “Gender and fertility within the free churches in the Sundsvall region, Sweden, 1860-1921”". https://github.com/junkka/freechurchfertility

Junkka, J. (2015) "hisco - A R package for classification of HISCO codes to HISCLASS, SOCPO and HISCAM social class systems". https://github.com/cedarfoundation/hisco

Junkka, J. (2014) "ehahleper - A R helper package for event history analysis". https://github.com/junkka/ehahelper

Conferences & Invited presentations

May 2019

"Mental Disabilities and Institutionalisation in the Early Swedish Welfare State" Svenska historikermötet 2019 Växjö, Sweden.

January 2019

"Healthy migrant perspectives on disability and mobility" CEDAR seminars Center for Demographic and Ageing Research, Umeå university, Sweden.

December 2017

"Topic and trends in fertility transitions research, 1950-2014: A LDA analysis of a 5,927 scientific documents" FADC Annual Conference 2017 HUMLabX, Umeå university, Sweden.

November 2016

"Topics and trends in 50 years of fertility transition research. A LDA analysis of a large collection of abstracts" Historisk demografi - dåtid, nutid och framtid Center for Demographic and Ageing Research, Umeå university, Sweden.

September 2016

"Shared practices: Class, Community, and Fertility in Skellefteå Region, 1850-1950" European Society of Historical Demography Conference Leuven, Belgium.

May 2016

"Shared practices: Class, Community, and Fertility in Skellefteå Region, 1850-1950" Population Dynamics and Public Policy workshop Brussels, Belgium.

May 2016

"Shared Practices" Higher Seminar in History Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, Umeå university, Sweden. http://www.idesam.umu.se/om/kalendarium/visa-evenemang/?eventId=12379

May 2016

"Shared Practices: The Influence of Social Networks on Fertility during the Demographic Transition" Family Research at Umeå University Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, Umeå university, Sweden. http://www.idesam.umu.se/om/kalendarium/visa-evenemang/?eventId=13003

April 2016

"Shared practices: Class, Community, and Fertility in Skellefteå Region, 1850-1950" CEDAR seminars Center for Demographic and Ageing Research, Umeå university, Sweden. http://www.umu.se/om-universitetet/aktuellt/kalendarium/visningssida/?eventVersionId=17421

April 2016

"Voluntary associations and fertility during the Swedish demographic transition" European Social Science History Conference Valencia, Spain.

October 2015

"Popular movements and net fertility during the Swedish fertility transition, 1890-1900" Higher Seminar in Economic history Department of Geography and Economic History, Umeå University, Sweden.

May 2015

"The popular movements and reproductive practices during the Swedish fertility decline 1890-1930" Higher Seminar in History Department of Historical, Philospical and Religious Studies, Umeå University, Sweden. http://www.idesam.umu.se/english/about/calendar-of-events/show-event/?eventId=10303

April 2015

"Starting with Git" CEDAR Fertility Group Meeting Centre for Demographic and Ageing Research, Umeå University, Sweden. http://johanjunkka.com/git-pres

Februari 2015

"Sekularisering, genus och fertilitetsnedgång i Sverige 1890-1930" Demografiska Databasens Webinarium Demographic database, Umeå University, Sweden.

September 2014

"Freedom to Control? Gender and Fertility within the Free-Churches in Sundsvall, 1860-1921" Conference of the European Society of Historical Demography Alghero, Italy.

May 2014

"Freedom to Control? Gender and Fertility within the Free-Churches in Northern Sweden, 1860-1921" Population Dynamics and Public Policy workshop Evian, France.

November 2013

"Gender and Fertility Within the Free-Churches in Northern Sweden 1860-1920" 38th Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association Chicago, USA.

November 2012

"Secularization, gender and fertility change in northern Sweden 1870-1950, a research proposal" Centre for Population Studies Seminar Series Umeå University, Sweden.

Workshops & Post-graduate courses

October-November 2013

"Variations in demographic outcome: The importance of gender, family and regions" University of Gothenburg

July-August 2013

"Longitudinal Analysis of Historical Demographic Data" ICPSR, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI, USA

Service to the profession

Peer-reviewer for, Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, Historical Life Course Studies, Continuity and Change, History of the Family

2016 - 2017

Board member of the Swedish Demographic Association (Svensk Demografisk Förening) http://demografi.se/

2012 - 2017

Member of the Arcum board, Umeå university, Sweden http://www.arcum.umu.se/

2015

Chair of the Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies Doctoral council, Umeå university, Sweden

Teaching

2018

Lecturer and examiner on “Population studies and societal challenges”, master level course., Umeå University, Sweden. https://www.umu.se/en/education/courses/population-studies-and-societal-challenges/

2017

Advisor for undergraduate theses in History, Umeå University, Sweden

2015

Lecturer on “Using R at cedaR”, internal course at the Centre for Demographic and Ageing Research, Umeå University, Sweden. https://github.com/cedarfoundation/cedar_dplyr

2015

Lecturer on “Demography and Event History Analysis using R”, PhD course, EHPS-Net program, Umeå University, Sweden

2013

Teachers assistant on “Demokrati, individ och samhälle”, teachers program, Teachers education, Umeå University, Sweden

Affiliations

2016 - present

Association of Young Historical Demographers, International

2012 - present

Centre for Demographic and Ageing Reserch (CEDAR), Umeå university, Sweden

2012 - present

Arctic Research Centre at Umeå University (Arcum), Umeå university, Sweden

Grants

2019

Wallenberg Foundation, Travel grant. 12,000 SEK

2019

Stiftelsen J C Kempes Minnes Akademiska fonder, Travel grant. 5,000 SEK

2013

Svensk Nationel Datatjänst, Travel grant. 15,000 SEK

Language skills

Languages

Swedish (native)

English (fluent)

Meänkieli (basic)

Programming

R (experienced)

SQL (experienced)

PHP (basic)

JavaScript (basic)

Python (basic)