Subject coordinator: Andreas Åkerlund
Head of Department: Christopher Collstedt
Administrative staff: Kaisa Vallas
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.
Head of Department
My research is about collecting and analyzing life stories from the refugees who came from Poland to Sweden during the antisemitic campaign 1967-1972.
As a PhD student in history since 2018, my work focuses on media stories of Nordic neighbours at Olympic Winter Games between 1936 and 1998.
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.
History and politics. Democratic breakthrough 1918-1921. Nordic perspectives. Conservatism in Northern Europe.
I am a PhD student researching trade networks and relations around the Baltic sea in the late medieval and early modern period.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
I am a historian of the Russian Empire, with a particular focus on the Caucasus and Ukraine.
I am a historian who work primarily on Ukraine, Belarus, and Poland.
I teach history as a Senior lecturer since 2017. My research addresses uses of history and politics of memory, with a particular focus on contemporary Greece.
Department secretary School of Historical and Contemporary Studies
I am historian and work in the field of memory studies, church history, postcolonial studies, and gender studies.
Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor for internationalization and coordinator for practice-based courses for subject teachers
I am studying processes of democratization in Sweden during "the long 20th century