Short CV/Education and training

Appointments, posts, grants, and projects

  • 2017
    Researcher, Lund University, funding Swedish Research council. Projectleader of “Helleno-Nordica. The Humanist Greek Heritage of the Swedish Empire” and “Classics Refashioned. Swedish Translations of Ancient Literature.”

  • 2010 – 2016
    Research fellow of the KVHAA, Knut och Alice Wallenbergs stiftelse, Lund University. Project: “Translated into Swedish. Ancient literature and its Swedish translators.”

  • 2013
    Associate professor in Greek (locum tenens), Oslo University

  • 2008 – 2010
    Post-doc from Einar Hansens Allhemsstiftelse, Lund University, Project: “Translated into Swedish. Dedications, prefaces, introductions…”

  • 2007
    Researcher at Lund University Library, funding RJ. Project: “Scandinavian translations of classical and mediaeval literature.”

  • 2007 – 2008
    Visiting researcher at Corpus Christ College, Oxford University (+ 2006)


  • 2012
    Associate professor (docent) of Greek, Lund University

  • 2005
    PhD, Lund University

  • 1998
    MA, Lund University

Selected publications

  • “Xenophon and Aisopos for the Swedish youth. On the earliest printed translations of ancient literature in Sweden,” forthcoming Humanist Greek in Early Modern Europe, ed. J. Päll.

  • “A male privilege? Women and the history of Swedish translations of ancient literature before 1900,” forthcoming in Vita Traductiva.

  • “Suethice. On 19th century Swedish university translations of ancient literature’, forthcoming Proceedings of Colloquium Balticum conferences, ed. A. Jönson & G. Vogt Spira. Georg Olms Verlag.

  • “Hyenden under håglösa lärjungars lätja. Om drillar, mojor, lunsar till latinska och grekiska skoltexter fram till 1900,” in: ”Gracerna talte som du.” Om Esaias Tegnér och bildningens betydelse för undervisningen, ed. K. Blomqvist. Lund 2016: 37–63.

  • “An epic battle. Aesthetic and poetical struggles over the Swedish Iliads,” in: The Trojan Wars and the Making of the Modern World, ed. Adam Goldwyn. Uppsala 2015: 161–183.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

Two most recent

  • Leader for the international project ”Helleno-Nordica. Den svenska stormaktstidens humanistgrekiska arv / Helleno-Nordica. The Humanist Greek Heritage of the Swedish Empire”. January 2017–. Funding from the Swedish research council.

  • Leader for the national project ”Antikens förvandlingar. Svenska översättningar av antik litteratur / Classics Refashioned. Swedish translations of Ancient Literature”. January 2017–. Funding from the Swedish research council


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