Research Areas

Etnologi tumnagel

Ethnology - Cultural Analysis

Ethnology is the study of culture in the widest possible sense. As a student of Ethnology you can for example focus on cultural history, heritage studies, multiculturalism and contemporary urban studies.

Man tumnagel

History of Religions

In the history of religions, we study past and present religions from all over the world from a historical, cultural, social, and psychological perspective.

Genusvetenskap tumnagel

Gender Studies

Gender Studies is the study of how gender influences human life on an individual as well as on a societal level, and how gender interacts with race/ethnicity, sexuality, class, disability, age, nationality, religion etc.

Södra husen

The Gender Academy

The Gender Academy is a network at Stockholm University open for all departments that want to collaborate around gender research and courses in gender studies for Ph D students.


Head of department
Lisa Käll, +46 (0) 8 - 674 79 26

Deputy Head
Magnus Öhlander
+46 (0) 8 - 16 28 30

Ethnology: Sarah Holst Kjaer
+46 (0) 8 - 674 74 97

History of Religions: Susanne Olsson
+46 (0) 8 - 674 79 16

Gender Studies: Fanny Ambjörnsson
+46 (0) 8 - 674 73 02


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