Staff

Subject coordinator: Göran Ståhle

Head of Department: Linda Vikdahl

Administration: Mattias Engzell

Researchers, techers and other staff:

Renat Bekkin

Renat Bekkin

Doctoral Student

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1034

Charlotta Carlström

Charlotta Carlström

PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1026

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

Gunilla Gunner

Gunilla Gunner

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

Research and education

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1036

Fredrik Jahnke

Fredrik Jahnke

Doctoral Student

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1034

Maria Lindqvist

Maria Lindqvist

Doctoral student

Historical and Contemporary Studies

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

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

Lena Roos

Lena Roos

Professor

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

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1035

Åsa Schumann

Åsa Schumann

Senior Lecturer

I am teaching in development theories, religiosity and existential questions. My research area is children, existential questions in relation to mental health.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1004

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

Linda Vikdahl

Linda Vikdahl

PhD

Head of Department

Senior Lecturer

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1001

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