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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

El Estado Islámico y el Patrimonio Mesopotámico
Anas Al Khabour
Hesperia, Culturas del Mediterráneo, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Tombs and offering pits at the late bronze age metropolis of Hala Sultan Tekke, Cyprus
Peter M. Fischer, T. Bürge
Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Introduction: Early Modern Urban Periphery in Europe, the New Lödöse Project
Per Cornell, Christina Rosén
International Journal of Historical Archaeology, Journal article 2017
Journal article

A Scandinavian Town and Its Hinterland: The Case of Nya Lödöse
Per Cornell, Anna Nilsson, Lennart Andersson Palm , Christina Rosén
International Journal of Historical Archaeology, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Utopia and Built Environment
Per Cornell, Anna Nilsson
Ennen ja Nyt : Historian Tietosanomat, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Physical Planning, the Region, Democracy and the Questions of Time. Preliminary reflections
Per Cornell
Architecture, Archaeology and Contemporary City Planning: Issues of Scale, London 2016 Proceedings, Firenze, Lulu, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Bronze Economy and Mode of Production. The role of Comparative Advantages in Temperate Europe During the Bronze Age
Johan Ling, Per Cornell, Kristian Kristiansen
Modes of Production in Archaeology, Gainesville, University Press of Florida, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

How Prehistory Becomes Crucial for Bordermaking
Per Cornell
Cultural Borders of Europe. Narratives, Concepts and Practices in the Present and the Past, New York & Oxford, Berghahn, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Forstreuter, Kurt
Cordelia Heß
Handbuch der völkischen Wissenschaften Bd. 1, Berlin, DeGruyter, Encyclopedia entry 2017
Encyclopedia entry

Ostprogramm und Archivraub
Cordelia Heß
Handbuch der völkischen Wissenschaften Bd. 2, Berlin, DeGruyter, 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
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
Castenbrandt, Helene Researcher +46 31 7862883 helene.castenbrandt@history.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.2@gu.se
Hermanson, Lars Professor, Deputy Head +46 31 7864512 lars.hermanson@history.gu.se
Hess, Cordelia Senior lecturer, Deputy Head +46 31 7865084 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
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 +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
Larsson, Daniel Researcher +46 31 7865948 daniel.larsson@history.gu.se

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2017

El Estado Islámico y el Patrimonio Mesopotámico
Anas Al Khabour
Hesperia, Culturas del Mediterráneo, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Tombs and offering pits at the late bronze age metropolis of Hala Sultan Tekke, Cyprus
Peter M. Fischer, T. Bürge
Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Introduction: Early Modern Urban Periphery in Europe, the New Lödöse Project
Per Cornell, Christina Rosén
International Journal of Historical Archaeology, Journal article 2017
Journal article

A Scandinavian Town and Its Hinterland: The Case of Nya Lödöse
Per Cornell, Anna Nilsson, Lennart Andersson Palm , Christina Rosén
International Journal of Historical Archaeology, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Utopia and Built Environment
Per Cornell, Anna Nilsson
Ennen ja Nyt : Historian Tietosanomat, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Physical Planning, the Region, Democracy and the Questions of Time. Preliminary reflections
Per Cornell
Architecture, Archaeology and Contemporary City Planning: Issues of Scale, London 2016 Proceedings, Firenze, Lulu, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Bronze Economy and Mode of Production. The role of Comparative Advantages in Temperate Europe During the Bronze Age
Johan Ling, Per Cornell, Kristian Kristiansen
Modes of Production in Archaeology, Gainesville, University Press of Florida, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

How Prehistory Becomes Crucial for Bordermaking
Per Cornell
Cultural Borders of Europe. Narratives, Concepts and Practices in the Present and the Past, New York & Oxford, Berghahn, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Forstreuter, Kurt
Cordelia Heß
Handbuch der völkischen Wissenschaften Bd. 1, Berlin, DeGruyter, Encyclopedia entry 2017
Encyclopedia entry

Ostprogramm und Archivraub
Cordelia Heß
Handbuch der völkischen Wissenschaften Bd. 2, Berlin, DeGruyter, Encyclopedia entry 2017
Encyclopedia entry

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