Director of studies: Helena Bergman
Chair of the steering committee: Martin Wottle
Researchers, doctoral students and other staff:
Historical and Contemporary Studies
Gender equality, liberal feminism, garden history, and planning of towns and social movements
My research concerns Labour history, nationalism and antisemitism.
Kerstin Cassel is Associate Professor of Archaeology at Södertörn University.
Head of Department
Associate Professor (Docent) in English. My research focuses on representations of class conflict and capitalist crisis in modern and contemporary literature.
Culture and Education
My research is about collecting and analyzing life stories from the refugees who came from Poland to Sweden during the antisemitic campaign 1967-1972.
Teaches at all levels. Research interests include secularisation, new religions, "alternative spirituality", and Western esotericism (the latter also in relation to art/literature)
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.
Director of Studies
Also director of studies at the Pre-school teacher programmes. My research concerns migration, social participation, religion and gender.
Civil society, humanitarianism, international relations, social transformations, populism, and moral economy in Norden, the Baltic Sea region, and worldwide.
My research involves nineteenth century medical devices in Sweden and Denmark, their use and relationships with knowledge and science.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
I am a media researcher whose work is mainly on fake news, media and war, history of media and culture, primarily in Eastern Europe
I'm a PhD i the Study of religions. March 26th I will defend my thesis: "The Altar of Tolerance and Deference through Avoidance" about how pupils in school talks about religion.
As a history PhD Student, I investigate images of Norden within media narratives of 20th century Winter Olympics. My project is a part of the Nordic research hub ReNEW.
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.
Conducts research on how preschool children and educators explore the local community and its buildings and natural environments and how the activities "shape" them into citizens.
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.
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.
Deputy Head of School
I am lecturer and researcher in religious education and ethics. My man intressed is in virtue ethics.
History and politics. Democratic breakthrough 1918-1921. Nordic perspectives. Conservatism in Northern Europe.
PhD student in Ethnology
PhD candidate in ethnology
Phil. Dr Johanna Ringarp research specialties include educational policy, teacher profession and post-Second world war German history.
Jewish studies, teaching religion, Yiddish literature, interreligious encounters (esp. the Middle Ages), religion and gardening, religion and sexuality, religion and food
Professor in the History of Ideas
My current research concerns off-spring of polish migrants in Sweden. I also coordinate the advance level education at HSS.
Associate Professor in History. Senior Lecturer in Pedagogy, School of Culture and Education Antiziganism research, Romani Studies and teacher education in Romani
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.
My research have mainly been devoted to Islam and Sufism, historical and recent, in Sweden and globally. Several of my projects also concerns religion and migration.
Research, teaching and education analysis, mainly about "Religion and migration".
Doctoral student in ethnology and teacher in the teacher education. My focus is on school-age educare, both in my research and teaching.
Senior lecturer in Ethnology. Research interests: cultural perspectives on place, urban/rural divide, sustainable development.
I am historian and work in the field of memory studies, church history, postcolonial studies, and gender studies.
Director of research Department of Teacher Education. Research fields: Higher education in Sweden and Russia. Civic and religious engagement among youth in e.g. social movements.
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
I am studying processes of democratization in Sweden during "the long 20th century
I am Associate Professor in History of Ideas, also teaching within several programs, e.g. teacher education, where I am the coordinator of our programs for extended education.