Staff

Subject coordinator: Göran Ståhle

Head of Department: Linda Vikdahl

Administration: Mattias Engzell

Researchers, techers and other staff:

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

Manon Hedenborg White

Manon Hedenborg White

PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

I am a historian of religion, researching esotericism, occultism, contemporary spirituality, and new religious movements, focusing especially on issues of gender and sexuality.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1032

Fredrik Jahnke

Fredrik Jahnke

Doctoral Student

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.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F803

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

F1032

Staffan Nilsson

Staffan Nilsson

ThD

Deputy Head of School

Senior Lecturer

I am lecturer and researcher in religious education and ethics. My man intressed is in virtue ethics.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1002

Lena Roos

Lena Roos

Professor

Jewish studies, teaching religion, Yiddish literature, interreligious encounters (esp. the Middle Ages), religion and gardening, religion and sexuality, religion and food

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

Regina Skarp

Regina Skarp

Academic Secretary

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1012

Simon Sorgenfrei

Simon Sorgenfrei

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

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.

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1003

Göran Ståhle

Göran Ståhle

ThD

Subject Coordinator

Senior Lecturer

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1027

David Thurfjell

David Thurfjell

Professor

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1033

Linda Vikdahl

Linda Vikdahl

Associate Professor

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

Ann af Burén

Ann af Burén

PhD

Senior Lecturer

Assistant professor, study of religion. Researcher

Historical and Contemporary Studies

F1031