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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

Santa Cruz de los Pinos. Una guía a la Crisis de Octubre de 1962 y a la antigua base de misiles nucleares
Håkan Karlsson, Tomás Diez Acosta
Falköping, Göteborg, Bricoleur Press, Institutionen för Historiska studier, Book 2018
Book

Burials and funerary practices along the Euphrates Valley during the Early Bronze Age
Anas Al Khabour
ISIMU. Revista sobre Oriente Próximo y Egipto en la antigüedad, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Centro Superior de Estudios de Oriente Próximo y Egipto Departamento de Historia Antigua, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

"'What's love got to do with it?' Lars Ivar and his passion for property studies, with a special focus on inheritance and marriage."
Audur Magnusdottir, Agnes S. Arnórsdóttir
'It's all about inheritance' – on gender, Sámi, Bourdieu and other important categories in Lars Ivar Hansen's research, Tromsø, Department of Archaeology, History, Religious Studies and Theology, University of Tromsø: Speculum Boreale nr. 17, Other 2017
Other

Transforming the Rocks - Time and Rock Art in Bohuslän, Sweden
Christian Horn, Potter Rich
European Journal of Archaeology, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Fears, Sights and Slaughter. Expressions of Fright and Disgust in the Baltic Missionary Historiography (11th-13th centuries)
Wojtek Jezierski
Tears, Sighs and Laughter. Expressions of Emotions in the Middle Ages, ed. by Per Förnegård, Erika Kihlman, Mia Åkestam, Gunnel Engwall, Stockholm, Kungl. Vitterhets historie och antikvitets akademien, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

On priests, priestesses and clothing in Roman cult practices.
Lena Larsson Lovén
Textiles and cult in the Ancient Mediterranean, eds. Cecilie Bröns & Marie-Louise Nosch. , Oxford, Oxbow books, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Textiles in Roman daily life
Lena Larsson Lovén
19th International Congress of Classical Archaeology Cologne/Bonn 22-26 May 2018, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Textiles in Roman daily life
Lena Larsson Lovén
Program för Classical Association, University of Kent, Canterbury, 26-29 april 2017., Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

4000 years at Sirusgatan!
Anita Synnestvedt
Konferens bidrag i konferensen GPS 400-GOTHENBURG CULTURES ON THE TOWN 1621–2021 1st International Conference on Collaborative Research in the Humanities, 8–9 November 2017, Department of Cultural Sciences, GU, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

People

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Name Title Phone Email
Östenberg, Ida Researcher ida.ostenberg@class.gu.se
Nyström, Lars Senior lecturer lars.nystrom@history.gu.se
Wessman, Anna Doctoral student anna.wessman@gu.se
Potter, Richard Editor/​revisor richard.potter@gu.se
Nordström, Emma Doctoral student emma.nordstrom@gu.se
Zackrisson, Daniel Doctoral student daniel.zackrisson@gu.se
Tolmacheva, Sophia Doctoral student sophia.tolmacheva@gu.se
Malmer, Mari Doctoral student mari.malmer@gu.se
Selsvold, Irene Doctoral student irene.selsvold@gu.se
Macane, Aija Doctoral student aija.macane@gu.se
Fischer, Peter Professor, archaeologi peter@fischerarchaeology.se
Gulzar, Sidra Associate researcher sidra.gulzar@gu.se
Thorelli, Johanna Doctoral student johanna.thorelli@gu.se
Borenberg, Paul Doctoral student paul.borenberg@gu.se
Jakubec, Pavol Doctoral student pavol.jakubec@gu.se
Solemsli, Fredrik Doctoral student fredrik.solemsli@gu.se
Norstein, Frida Espolin Doctoral student frida.espolin.norstein@gu.se
Dackling, Martin Researcher martin.dackling@history.gu.se
Wiberg Fogelberg, Mattias Human resources officer mattias.wiberg@gu.se
Jernkrok, Magnus Doctoral student magnus.jernkrok@gu.se
Nilsen, Eva Andrine Doctoral student andrine.nilsen@gu.se
Gustavsson, Anna Doctoral student anna.gustavsson@gu.se
Rönnlund, Robin Doctoral student robin.ronnlund@gu.se
Rotbain, Avigail Doctoral student avigail.rotbain@gu.se
Reimann, Christina Postdoctor, history christina.reimann@gu.se
Palm, Lennart Professor lennart.palm@history.gu.se
Leijonhufvud, Charlotte Researcher, history charlotte.leijonhufvud@gu.se
Simeone, Gian Giuseppe Projektkoord gian.giuseppe.simeone@gu.se
Hansson, Ulf R. Senior lecturer, archeology ulf.hansson@gu.se
Åshede, Linnea Project administrator linnea.ashede@gu.se
Sjöberg, Birgitta Senior lecturer birgitta.sjoberg.2@gu.se
Horn, Christian Senior lecturer christian.horn@gu.se
Webb, Lewis Doctoral student lewis.webb@gu.se
von Arbin, Staffan Doctoral student staffan.arbin@gu.se
Harmel, Mirko Doctoral student mirko.harmel@gu.se
Sukhino-Khomenko, Denis Doctoral student denis.sukhino-khomenko@gu.se
Holm, Poul Professor, gäst poul.holm@gu.se
Hess, Cordelia Senior lecturer cordelia.hess@gu.se
Price, Douglas Researcher douglas.price@gu.se
Adams, Jonathan Researcher jonathan.adams@gu.se
Nilsson Schönborg, Göte Doctoral student, archaeology gote.nilsson.schonborg@history.gu.se
Nitenberg, Annelie Doctoral student annelie.nitenberg@gu.se
Nykvist Thorsson, Anna Doctoral student anna.nykvist.thorsson@gu.se
Hansson, Lars Doctoral student lars.hansson@gu.se
Lövkvist, Linda Doctoral student, archaeology linda.lovkvist@gu.se
Johansson, Linnéa Doctoral student
Wikström, Frida Doctoral student frida.wikstrom@gu.se
Yuan, Yuan Doctoral student, Archaeology yuan.yuan@gu.se
Nordbladh, Elisabeth Professor emerita, Archaeology elisabeth.nordbladh@archaeology.gu.se
Köljing, Cecilia Communications officer +46 701-412164 cecilia.koljing@gu.se

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2018

Santa Cruz de los Pinos. Una guía a la Crisis de Octubre de 1962 y a la antigua base de misiles nucleares
Håkan Karlsson, Tomás Diez Acosta
Falköping, Göteborg, Bricoleur Press, Institutionen för Historiska studier, Book 2018
Book

Burials and funerary practices along the Euphrates Valley during the Early Bronze Age
Anas Al Khabour
ISIMU. Revista sobre Oriente Próximo y Egipto en la antigüedad, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Centro Superior de Estudios de Oriente Próximo y Egipto Departamento de Historia Antigua, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

2017

"'What's love got to do with it?' Lars Ivar and his passion for property studies, with a special focus on inheritance and marriage."
Audur Magnusdottir, Agnes S. Arnórsdóttir
'It's all about inheritance' – on gender, Sámi, Bourdieu and other important categories in Lars Ivar Hansen's research, Tromsø, Department of Archaeology, History, Religious Studies and Theology, University of Tromsø: Speculum Boreale nr. 17, Other 2017
Other

Transforming the Rocks - Time and Rock Art in Bohuslän, Sweden
Christian Horn, Potter Rich
European Journal of Archaeology, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Fears, Sights and Slaughter. Expressions of Fright and Disgust in the Baltic Missionary Historiography (11th-13th centuries)
Wojtek Jezierski
Tears, Sighs and Laughter. Expressions of Emotions in the Middle Ages, ed. by Per Förnegård, Erika Kihlman, Mia Åkestam, Gunnel Engwall, Stockholm, Kungl. Vitterhets historie och antikvitets akademien, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

On priests, priestesses and clothing in Roman cult practices.
Lena Larsson Lovén
Textiles and cult in the Ancient Mediterranean, eds. Cecilie Bröns & Marie-Louise Nosch. , Oxford, Oxbow books, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Textiles in Roman daily life
Lena Larsson Lovén
19th International Congress of Classical Archaeology Cologne/Bonn 22-26 May 2018, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Textiles in Roman daily life
Lena Larsson Lovén
Program för Classical Association, University of Kent, Canterbury, 26-29 april 2017., Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

4000 years at Sirusgatan!
Anita Synnestvedt
Konferens bidrag i konferensen GPS 400-GOTHENBURG CULTURES ON THE TOWN 1621–2021 1st International Conference on Collaborative Research in the Humanities, 8–9 November 2017, Department of Cultural Sciences, GU, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

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