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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: Lundgrensgatan 5, 412 56 Göteborg
Visiting address: Eklandagatan 86, 412 61 Göteborg

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

Conclusion: Anthropocentric Historical Ecology, Applied Archaeology, and the Future of a Usable Past
Christian Isendahl, Daryl Stump
The Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology / edited by Christian Isendahl and Daryl Stump , New York, Oxford University Press, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Introduction: Reviving Past Technologies
Daryl Stump, Christian Isendahl
The Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology / edited by Christian Isendahl and Daryl Stump , New York, Oxford University Press, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Beyond Rhetoric: Towards a Framework for an Applied Historical Ecology of Urban Planning
Paul Sinclair, Christian Isendahl, Stephan Barthel
The Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology / edited by Christian Isendahl and Daryl Stump , New York, Oxford University Press, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Hydrosocial becomings: Evolutionary perspectives on water assemblages and Maya kingship
Johan Normark
Deleuze and Evolutionary Theory / edited by Michael James Bennett, Tano S. Posteraro, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

The Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology
Christian Isendahl, Daryl Stump
New York, N.Y., Oxford University Press, Edited book 2019
Edited book

Introduction: Approaches and Applications
Daryl Stump, Christian Isendahl
The Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology, Oxford, Oxford University Press, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Introduction: The Construction of the Present through the Reconstruction of the Past
Daryl Stump, Christian Isendahl
The Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology, Oxford, Oxford University Press, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Introduction: Bridging the Past and Present
Christian Isendahl, Daryl Stump
The Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology, Oxford, Oxford University Press, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Growing the Precolumbian Maya Social-Ecological System from the Bottom Up
Scott Heckbert, Christian Isendahl, Joel D. Gunn, Simon Brewer, Vernon L. Scarborough et al.
The Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology, Oxford, Oxford University Press, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Applied Perspectives on Precolumbian Maya Water Management Systems: What are the Insights for Water Security?
Christian Isendahl, Vernon L. Scarborough, Joel D. Gunn, Nicholas P. Dunning, Scott L. Fedick et al.
The Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology, Oxford, Oxford University Press, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

People

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Name Title Phone Email
Adams, Jonathan Researcher jonathan.adams@gu.se
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
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
Boman, Henrik Senior lecturer henrik.boman@gu.se
Borenberg, Paul Doctoral student paul.borenberg@gu.se
Cavallin Aijmer, Maria Programme coordinator +46 31 7865132 maria.cavallin@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 +46 31 7864354 peter@fischerarchaeology.se
Fälth, Jennie Economist +46 31 7864983 jennie.falth@gu.se
Gulzar, Sidra Associate researcher +46 31 7864912 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
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
Högström Berntson, Jenny Project coordinator +46 31 7864409 jenny.hogstrom@gu.se
Isendahl, Christian Senior lecturer, Deputy Head +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
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 , Director +46 31 7864613 kristian.kristiansen@archaeology.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
Larsson Lovén, Lena Senior lecturer +46 31 7864659 lena.larsson@class.gu.se
Leijonhufvud, Charlotte Researcher, history charlotte.leijonhufvud@gu.se
Linde, Martin Senior lecturer +46 31 7864502 martin.linde@history.gu.se
Ling, Johan Professor +46 31 7862974 johan.ling@archaeology.gu.se
Locke, Anna Doctoral student +46 31 7865291 anna.r.locke@gu.se
Lunden, Helene Finance administrator +46 31 7864385 helene.lunden@history.gu.se

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2019

Conclusion: Anthropocentric Historical Ecology, Applied Archaeology, and the Future of a Usable Past
Christian Isendahl, Daryl Stump
The Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology / edited by Christian Isendahl and Daryl Stump , New York, Oxford University Press, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Introduction: Reviving Past Technologies
Daryl Stump, Christian Isendahl
The Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology / edited by Christian Isendahl and Daryl Stump , New York, Oxford University Press, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Beyond Rhetoric: Towards a Framework for an Applied Historical Ecology of Urban Planning
Paul Sinclair, Christian Isendahl, Stephan Barthel
The Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology / edited by Christian Isendahl and Daryl Stump , New York, Oxford University Press, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Hydrosocial becomings: Evolutionary perspectives on water assemblages and Maya kingship
Johan Normark
Deleuze and Evolutionary Theory / edited by Michael James Bennett, Tano S. Posteraro, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

The Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology
Christian Isendahl, Daryl Stump
New York, N.Y., Oxford University Press, Edited book 2019
Edited book

Introduction: Approaches and Applications
Daryl Stump, Christian Isendahl
The Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology, Oxford, Oxford University Press, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Introduction: The Construction of the Present through the Reconstruction of the Past
Daryl Stump, Christian Isendahl
The Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology, Oxford, Oxford University Press, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Introduction: Bridging the Past and Present
Christian Isendahl, Daryl Stump
The Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology, Oxford, Oxford University Press, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Growing the Precolumbian Maya Social-Ecological System from the Bottom Up
Scott Heckbert, Christian Isendahl, Joel D. Gunn, Simon Brewer, Vernon L. Scarborough et al.
The Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology, Oxford, Oxford University Press, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Applied Perspectives on Precolumbian Maya Water Management Systems: What are the Insights for Water Security?
Christian Isendahl, Vernon L. Scarborough, Joel D. Gunn, Nicholas P. Dunning, Scott L. Fedick et al.
The Oxford Handbook of Historical Ecology and Applied Archaeology, Oxford, Oxford University Press, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

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