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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

Ostprogramm und Archivraub
Cordelia Heß
Handbuch der völkischen Wissenschaften. Bd. 2 / Michael Fahlbusch, Ingo Haar, Alexander Pinwinkler (Herausgeber), Berlin/Boston, Walter de Gruyter, Encyclopedia entry 2017
Encyclopedia entry

People

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Name Title Phone Email
Ahlberger, Christer Professor +46 31 7864504 christer.ahlberger@history.gu.se
Al Khabour, Anas Researcher anas.al.khabour.2@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
Andersson, Eva Lecturer +46 31 7864171 eva.andersson@history.gu.se
Andreeff, Alexander Doctoral student, archaeology +46 31 7864610 alexander.andreeff@archaeology.gu.se
Aslaksen, Ole Christian Researcher +46 31 7864459 ole.christian.aslaksen@gu.se
Axelsson, Tony Senior lecturer +46 31 7861880 tony.axelsson@gu.se
Axelsson, Tony Researcher +46 31 7861880 tony.axelsson@gu.se
Bergerbrant, Sophie Researcher +46 31 7864501 sophie.bergerbrant@gu.se
Bertilsson, Catarina Associate researcher +46 31 7866767 catarina.bertilsson@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
Cavallin Aijmer, Maria Programme coordinator +46 31 7865132 maria.cavallin@history.gu.se
Cavallin Aijmer, Maria Programme coordinator, Director of Studies +46 31 7865132 maria.cavallin@history.gu.se
Christensen, Jan Senior lecturer +46 31 7864518 jan.christensen@history.gu.se
Cornell, Per Professor +46 31 7865987 per.cornell@archaeology.gu.se
Dackling, Martin Researcher martin.dackling@history.gu.se
Fischer, Peter Professor, archaeologi peter@fischerarchaeology.se
Fälth, Jennie Economist +46 31 7864983 jennie.falth@gu.se
Gulzar, Sidra Associate researcher sidra.gulzar@gu.se
Gustafsson, Anders Senior lecturer, archeology +46 31 7864905 anders.gustafsson@archaeology.gu.se
Gustavsson, Anna Doctoral student anna.gustavsson@gu.se
Hallberg, Erik Researcher +46 31 7862827 erik.hallberg@history.gu.se
Hansen, Christine Researcher +46 31 7862827 christine.hansen@gu.se
Hansson, Lars Doctoral student lars.hansson@gu.se
Hansson, Ulf R. Senior lecturer, archeology ulf.hansson@gu.se
Harmel, Mirko Doctoral student mirko.harmel@gu.se
Hermanson, Lars Professor, Deputy Head +46 31 7864512 lars.hermanson@history.gu.se
Hess, Cordelia Senior lecturer cordelia.hess@gu.se
Hjertman, Martina Doctoral student +46 31 7866764 martina.hjertman@gu.se
Hjørungdal, Tove Professor +46 31 7865266 tove.hjorungdal@archaeology.gu.se
Holm, Poul Professor, gäst poul.holm@gu.se
Holmberg, Carl Senior lecturer +46 31 7864513 carl.holmberg@history.gu.se
Horn, Christian Senior lecturer christian.horn@gu.se
Högström Berntson, Jenny Research administrator +46 31 7864409 jenny.hogstrom@gu.se
Isendahl, Christian Senior lecturer, archeology +46 31 7864656 christian.isendahl@gu.se
Jakubec, Pavol Doctoral student pavol.jakubec@gu.se
Janson, Henrik Senior lecturer, Deputy Head +46 31 7865287 henrik.janson@history.gu.se
Jernkrok, Magnus Doctoral student magnus.jernkrok@gu.se
Jezierski, Wojtek Researcher +46 31 7866774 wojtek.jezierski@gu.se
Johansson, Linda Education administrator +46 31 7864407 linda.johansson@history.gu.se
Johansson, Linnéa Doctoral student
Karlsson, Håkan Professor +46 31 7865256 hakan.karlsson@archaeology.gu.se
Karlsson, Johnny Administrator +46 31 7865516 johnny.karlsson@history.gu.se
Karlsson, Linus Researcher +46 31 7865132 linus.karlsson@history.gu.se
Kristiansen, Kristian Professor, Director +46 31 7864613 kristian.kristiansen@archaeology.gu.se
Köljing, Cecilia Communications officer +46 701-412164 cecilia.koljing@gu.se
Lagerlöf Nilsson, Ulrika Researcher +46 31 7865262 ulrika.lagerlof.nilsson@history.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

Ostprogramm und Archivraub
Cordelia Heß
Handbuch der völkischen Wissenschaften. Bd. 2 / Michael Fahlbusch, Ingo Haar, Alexander Pinwinkler (Herausgeber), Berlin/Boston, Walter de Gruyter, Encyclopedia entry 2017
Encyclopedia entry

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