Staff

Director of studies: Helena Bergman

Chair of the steering committee: Martin Wottle

Researchers, doctoral students and other staff:

Helena Bergman

Helena Bergman

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F918

Eva Blomberg

Eva Blomberg

Professor

Professor emeritus/emerita

Gender equality, liberal feminism, garden history, and planning of towns and social movements

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F835

Håkan Blomqvist

Håkan Blomqvist

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

My research concerns Labour history, nationalism and antisemitism.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F832

Henrik Bohlin

Henrik Bohlin

Professor

Professor of intellectual history

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F813

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

Jonna Bornemark

Jonna Bornemark

Professor

Culture and Education

PD224

Kerstin Cassel

Kerstin Cassel

Associate Professor

Subject Coordinator

Kerstin Cassel is Associate Professor of Archaeology at Södertörn University.

Högskoleledningen

F816

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

Monica Einarsson

Monica Einarsson

Lecturer

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F917

Martin Englund

Martin Englund

Doctoral Student

Historical and Contemporary Studies

Mattias Engzell

Mattias Engzell

Academic Secretary

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1028

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

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

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

Norbert Götz

Norbert Götz

Professor

Civil society, humanitarianism, international relations, social transformations, populism, and moral economy in Norden, the Baltic Sea region, and worldwide.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F833

Josefin Hägglund

Josefin Hägglund

Doctoral Student

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F916

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

Marie Jonsson

Marie Jonsson

Doctoral Student

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F827

Maria Josephson

Maria Josephson

PhD

Senior Lecturer

Currectly writing a book about Swedish veterinarien Elis Sandberg, and his anti-cancer drug THX. History of medicine, history of science and history of the Swedish welfare state.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F822

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

Susan Lindholm

Susan Lindholm

PhD

Senior Lecturer

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F922

Maria Lindqvist

Maria Lindqvist

Doctoral student

Historical and Contemporary Studies

Martin Lindqvist

Martin Lindqvist

Adjunct teacher

Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies

MD356

Julia Malitska

Julia Malitska

PhD

Senior Lecturer

Historical and Contemporary Studies

MA711

Carl Marklund

Carl Marklund

PhD

Researcher

Carl Marklund is a researcher at the Institute of Contemporary History. His research examines social planning, geopolitics and images of Sweden, e.g. in the Global South.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F831

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

Torbjörn Nilsson

Torbjörn Nilsson

Professor

History and politics. Democratic breakthrough 1918-1921. Nordic perspectives. Conservatism in Northern Europe.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F802

Staffan Nilsson

Staffan Nilsson

ThD

Deputy Head of School

Senior Lecturer

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1002

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

F1030

Lovisa Olsson

Lovisa Olsson

Doctoral Student

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F931

Oleksandr Polianichev

Oleksandr Polianichev

PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Historical and Contemporary Studies

MA711

Aleksandra Reczuch

Aleksandra Reczuch

Doctoral Student

PhD candidate in ethnology

Historical and Contemporary Studies

MA714

Johanna Ringarp

Johanna Ringarp

Associate Professor

Researcher

Phil. Dr Johanna Ringarp research specialties include educational policy, teacher profession and post-Second world war German history.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F803

Lena Roos

Lena Roos

Professor

My main research areas are: Judaism, religion and sexuality, teaching religion, religion and gardening.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1035

Per Anders Rudling

Per Anders Rudling

PhD

Research Leader

Historian.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

MA718

Jane Ruffino

Jane Ruffino

Doctoral Student

Historical and Contemporary Studies

MA715

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

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

Kekke Stadin

Kekke Stadin

Professor

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F913

Jörgen Straarup

Jörgen Straarup

Professor

Professor emeritus/emerita

Research, teaching and education analysis, mainly about "Religion and migration".

Historical and Contemporary Studies

David Thurfjell

David Thurfjell

Professor

My research is ethnographic and historical and focuses on Scandinavian secularity. I have also studied Shiite Islamism and Pentecostal Christianity among Romani people.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1033

Maria Vallström

Maria Vallström

Associate Professor

Subject Coordinator

Senior Lecturer

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1021

Martin Wottle

Martin Wottle

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F933

Francesco Zavatti

Francesco Zavatti

PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F831

Kateryna Zorya

Kateryna Zorya

Doctoral Student

My main research interests are the history of magic (with all of the difficulties the term entails), occultism and esotericism, as well as the general theory of religion and method

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1032

Andreas Åkerlund

Andreas Åkerlund

Associate Professor

Subject Coordinator

Senior Lecturer

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F923

Kjell Östberg

Kjell Östberg

Professor

Professor emeritus/emerita

I am studying processes of democratization in Sweden during "the long 20th century

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F835