Staff

Director of studies: Helena Bergman

Chair of the steering committee: Martin Wottle

Researchers, doctoral students and other staff:

Aleksandra Reczuch

Aleksandra Reczuch

Doctoral Student

PhD candidate in ethnology

Historical and Contemporary Studies

Andreas Åkerlund

Andreas Åkerlund

Associate Professor

Subject Coordinator

Senior Lecturer

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F923

Andrej Kotljarchuk

Andrej Kotljarchuk

Associate Professor

Researcher

Senior Researcher at the Institute of Contemporary History, School of Historical and Contemporary Studies

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F804

David Thurfjell

David Thurfjell

Professor

My research is ethnographic and historical and focuses on three empirical areas: Shiite Islamism, Pentecostal Christianity among Romani people and Scandinavian secularity.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1033

Douglas Mattsson

Douglas Mattsson

Doctoral Student

My main research interests deal with subcultures and religion in contemporary Muslim majority societies. I am currently resaerching the black metal music scene in Turkey.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

MA795

Florence Fröhlig

Florence Fröhlig

PhD

Senior Lecturer

I am teaching in migration, ethnicity and ethnographic methods. My research focuses on critical heritage studies as well as on Baltic and East European studies.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

MA721

Helena Bergman

Helena Bergman

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F918

Henrik Ohlsson

Henrik Ohlsson

Doctoral Student

I'm working on my PhD thesis on nature contact and spiritual/existential health. In my teaching assignments, I maintain another specialty, Islam and Islamic cultures.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

Jan Selling

Jan Selling

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

Associate Professor in History. Senior Lecturer in Pedagogy, School of Culture and Education Antiziganism research, Romani Studies and teacher education in Romani

Culture and Education

PD236

Jane Ruffino

Jane Ruffino

Doctoral Student

Historical and Contemporary Studies

MA715

Jenny Gunnarsson Payne

Jenny Gunnarsson Payne

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

Professor

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1018

Jenny Gustafsson

Jenny Gustafsson

Doctoral Student

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F828

Julia Malitska

Julia Malitska

PhD

Senior Lecturer

Historical and Contemporary Studies

MA711

Liza Jakobsson

Liza Jakobsson

Doctoral Student

I study how political ideas of the home has changed during the later decades of the 20th century.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

Lovisa Olsson

Lovisa Olsson

Doctoral Student

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F935

Maria Vallström

Maria Vallström

Associate Professor

Subject Coordinator

Senior Lecturer

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1021

Marie Jonsson

Marie Jonsson

Doctoral Student

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F827

Martin Englund

Martin Englund

Doctoral Student

Historical and Contemporary Studies

MA795

Martin Lindqvist

Martin Lindqvist

Adjunct teacher

Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies

MD356

Martin Wottle

Martin Wottle

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F933

Mattias Engzell

Mattias Engzell

Academic Secretary

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1028

Monica Einarsson

Monica Einarsson

Lecturer

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F917

Paul Sherfey

Paul Sherfey

Doctoral Student

Interested in activist narratives of time, aesthetics and heritage, as well as sensory experience, and how these orient activists in the futures they see as possible and desirable.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1025

Per Bolin

Per Bolin

Professor

Head of School

As Head of School I have an overriding responsibility for the School's teaching, research, economy and work environment. My research focusses on the Baltic states, 1918-1939.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F935

Per Faxneld

Per Faxneld

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

Teaches at all levels. Research interests include secularisation, new religions, "alternative spirituality", and Western esotericism (the latter also in relation to art/literature)

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1029

Roberto Del Valle Alcalá

Roberto Del Valle Alcalá

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

Associate Professor (Docent) in English. My research focuses on representations of class conflict and capitalist crisis in modern and contemporary literature.

Culture and Education

PB207