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Department of Historical Studies

at The Faculty of Arts

Department of Historical Studies
PO Box 200
SE405 30 Göteborg
Delivery address: Eklandagatan 86, 412 61 Göteborg
Visiting address: Eklandagatan 86, 412 61 Göteborg

Fax: +46 31 7864456
Web Page: www.historiskastudier.gu.se
Email: historia@gu.se

Head of Department: Helene Whittaker

About the unit

Our department is a meeting place for students, staff, teachers and researchers with an interest in Classical History, Archaeology and History.

Research in the department mainly focuses on social and political processes throughout history, and we offer a wide range of courses and expertise covering, e.g., the European Bronze Age, Ancient Greece and Rome, the Scandinavian medieval period, pre-industrial societies, and modern history.

Research and teaching are equally important to us, and we strive to provide our students with opportunities to learn and develop their skills through a variety of teaching methods, ranging from lectures and seminars to study groups and tutorials given by senior lecturers.

Facts and figures (2014)

  • Students (first and second cycle): 1,406
  • Doctoral students: 43
  • Staff: 60
  • Turnover: €11.2 million of which €1.65 million is external funding

 

Gothenburg is Sweden’s second largest city with a population of half a million. Trade and shipping have been important since the founding of the city in the 17th century. Even today, Gothenburg is still the largest port in the Nordic region. It combines the friendly atmosphere of a small town with the opportunities of a big city. Here you will easily find cozy cafés, restaurants offering local seafood, and a wide variety of shops, as well as museums and beautiful parks within the city centre.The university, department and our departmental Museum of Antiquities are all within walking distance from most of the city’s attractions and cultural venues, such as the Concert Hall and the Museum of Art. Liseberg, Scandinavia’s largest amusement park, is also located nearby, as are the trade fair and exhibition centres.

Latest publications

När staten blev till. Muntligt och skriftligt i politisk kultur
Sari Nauman
Svenska historikermötet. Sundsvall, 10–12 maj 2017 , Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

The Social Impacts of War: Agency and Everyday Life in the Borderlands during the Early Seventeenth Century
Martina Hjertman, Sari Nauman, Maria Vretemark, Gwilym Williams, Anders Kjellin
International Journal of Historical Archaeology, Magazine article 2017
Magazine article

The Maritime Heritage Crisis and the Crisis of Archaeology
Håkan Karlsson
Norwegian Archaeological Review, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Witchcraft and the Power of Anger. Testimonies from a Swedish Witch Trial in the Seventeenth Century.
Göran Malmstedt
Annual Conference of the International Society for Cultural History (ISCH), 26–29 juni 2017, Umeå., Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

PROTEAN TARPEIA
Lewis Webb
Classical Review, Book review 2017
Book review

Bonde och diplomat. Etablerande av tillit före den moderna statens födelse
Sari Nauman
Svenska historikermötet, 10–12 maj 2017, Sundsvall, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Conclusion
Thomas Lindkvist, Katharina Vajta
Mats Andrén, Thomas Lindkvist, Ingmar Söhrman & Katharina Vajta (eds.) Cultural Borders of Europe. Narratives, Concepts and Practices in the Present and the Past, New York , Berghahn Books, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Ordens kraft. Politiska eder i Sverige 1520-1718
Sari Nauman
Lund, Nordic Academic Press, Doctoral thesis 2017
Doctoral thesis

People

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Name Title Phone Email
Persson, Lennart K +46 31 7864577
Palmsköld, Hugo Administrative manager, Administrativ chef, inst +46 31 7865346 hugo.palmskold@gu.se
Karlsson, Johnny Administrator +46 31 7865516 johnny.karlsson@history.gu.se
Bertilsson, Catarina Associate researcher +46 31 7866767 catarina.bertilsson@archaeology.gu.se
Gulzar, Sidra Associate researcher sidra.gulzar@gu.se
Köljing, Cecilia Communications officer +46 701-412164 cecilia.koljing@gu.se
Alexandersson, Henrik Doctoral student, archaeology +46 31 7865988 henrik.alexandersson@archaeology.gu.se
Andersson, Ann-Sofie Doctoral student +46 31 7866764 ann-sofie.andersson@gu.se
Andreeff, Alexander Doctoral student, archaeology +46 31 7864610 alexander.andreeff@archaeology.gu.se
Blank, Malou Doctoral student +46 31 7861867 malou.blank.backlund@gu.se
Borenberg, Paul Doctoral student paul.borenberg@gu.se
Boye, Sveinung Doctoral student sveinung.boye@gu.se
Gustavsson, Anna Doctoral student anna.gustavsson@gu.se
Hansson, Lars Doctoral student lars.hansson@gu.se
Harmel, Mirko Doctoral student mirko.harmel@gu.se
Hjertman, Martina Doctoral student +46 31 7866764 martina.hjertman@gu.se
Jakubec, Pavol Doctoral student pavol.jakubec@gu.se
Jernkrok, Magnus Doctoral student magnus.jernkrok@gu.se
Johansson, Linnéa Doctoral student
Locke, Anna Doctoral student +46 31 7865291 anna.r.locke@gu.se
Lövkvist, Linda Doctoral student, archaeology linda.lovkvist@gu.se
Macane, Aija Doctoral student aija.macane@gu.se
Malmer, Mari Doctoral student mari.malmer@gu.se
Nilsen, Eva Andrine Doctoral student andrine.nilsen@gu.se
Nilsson Schönborg, Göte Doctoral student, archaeology gote.nilsson.schonborg@history.gu.se
Nitenberg, Annelie Doctoral student annelie.nitenberg@gu.se
Nordström, Emma Doctoral student emma.nordstrom@gu.se
Norstein, Frida Espolin Doctoral student frida.espolin.norstein@gu.se
Nykvist Thorsson, Anna Doctoral student anna.nykvist.thorsson@gu.se
Rotbain, Avigail Doctoral student avigail.rotbain@gu.se
Rönnlund, Robin Doctoral student robin.ronnlund@gu.se
Sandström, Cecilia Doctoral student +46 31 7864615 cecilia.sandstrom@gu.se
Selsvold, Irene Doctoral student irene.selsvold@gu.se
Solemsli, Fredrik Doctoral student fredrik.solemsli@gu.se
Sukhino-Khomenko, Denis Doctoral student denis.sukhino-khomenko@gu.se
Thorelli, Johanna Doctoral student johanna.thorelli@gu.se
Tolmacheva, Sophia Doctoral student sophia.tolmacheva@gu.se
von Arbin, Staffan Doctoral student staffan.arbin@gu.se
Webb, Lewis Doctoral student lewis.webb@gu.se
Wessman, Anna Doctoral student anna.wessman@gu.se
Wikström, Frida Doctoral student frida.wikstrom@gu.se
Yuan, Yuan Doctoral student, Archaeology yuan.yuan@gu.se
Zachrisson, Terese Doctoral student +46 31 7866764 terese.zachrisson@gu.se
Zackrisson, Daniel Doctoral student daniel.zackrisson@gu.se
Fälth, Jennie Economist +46 31 7864983 jennie.falth@gu.se
Potter, Richard Editor/​revisor richard.potter@gu.se
Johansson, Linda Education administrator +46 31 7864407 linda.johansson@history.gu.se
Öberg, Viktoria Education administrator +46 31 7864510 viktoria.oberg@gu.se
Lunden, Helene Finance administrator +46 31 7864385 helene.lunden@history.gu.se
Wiberg Fogelberg, Mattias Human resources officer +46 31 7864614 mattias.wiberg@gu.se

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2017

När staten blev till. Muntligt och skriftligt i politisk kultur
Sari Nauman
Svenska historikermötet. Sundsvall, 10–12 maj 2017 , Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

The Social Impacts of War: Agency and Everyday Life in the Borderlands during the Early Seventeenth Century
Martina Hjertman, Sari Nauman, Maria Vretemark, Gwilym Williams, Anders Kjellin
International Journal of Historical Archaeology, Magazine article 2017
Magazine article

The Maritime Heritage Crisis and the Crisis of Archaeology
Håkan Karlsson
Norwegian Archaeological Review, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Witchcraft and the Power of Anger. Testimonies from a Swedish Witch Trial in the Seventeenth Century.
Göran Malmstedt
Annual Conference of the International Society for Cultural History (ISCH), 26–29 juni 2017, Umeå., Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

PROTEAN TARPEIA
Lewis Webb
Classical Review, Book review 2017
Book review

Bonde och diplomat. Etablerande av tillit före den moderna statens födelse
Sari Nauman
Svenska historikermötet, 10–12 maj 2017, Sundsvall, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Conclusion
Thomas Lindkvist, Katharina Vajta
Mats Andrén, Thomas Lindkvist, Ingmar Söhrman & Katharina Vajta (eds.) Cultural Borders of Europe. Narratives, Concepts and Practices in the Present and the Past, New York , Berghahn Books, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Ordens kraft. Politiska eder i Sverige 1520-1718
Sari Nauman
Lund, Nordic Academic Press, Doctoral thesis 2017
Doctoral thesis

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