Short CV/Education and training

Current appointment

    Senior lecurer, Department of History, Uppsala University

Previous appointments and fellowships (selected)

    Research fellow at Swedish Collegium of Advanced Studies, Uppsala

    Associate professor, Department of gender, culture and history, Södertörn University College

    Research fellow and associate professor, Department of History, Uppsala university

    Associate professor, Mid Sweden University, Härnösand

    Visiting professor/teacher at Stockholm University, Åbo Akademi University and Calcutta University

Selected publications

  • "Constitutive Tasks: Performances of Hierarchy and Identity", in Making a Living, Making a Difference: gender and work in early modern society, Maria Ågren (ed.) New York: Oxford University Press 2017. (with Rosemarie Fiebranz and Ann-Catrin Östman)

  • "Marriage and Work: Intertwined Sources of Agency and Authority", Making a Living, Making a Difference: gender and work in early modern society, Maria Ågren (ed.) New York: Oxford University Press 2017. (with Sofia Ling, Christopher Pihl, Marie Lennersand and Maria Ågren)


  • "Mistress or maid: The structure of women’s work in Sweden, 1550–1800", in Continuity and Change, 32(2): 225-252 (2017). (with J Lindström, R. Fiebranz, B. Jacobsson, M. Ågren.

  • Kvinnofrid: Synen på våldtäkt och konstruktionen av kön i Sverige 1600–1800 (Conceptualizing rape: gendered notions of violence in Sweden 1600-1800), (diss.), Studia Historica Upsaliensia nr. 205, Uppsala 2002.

  • "When Sweden harboured idlers – gender and luxury in public debates, ca 1760–1830”, Provincial Cosmopolitanism: Sweden in the Eighteenth-Century World, (ed.) Göran Rydén, Ashgate 2013.

  • “Marriage, Family and Gender in Swedish Political Language, 1750–1820”, in Scandinavia in the Age of Revolutions: Nordic Political Cultures, 1740-1820, (eds) Pasi Ihalainen, Michael Bregnsbo, Karin Sennefelt and Patrik Winton, Ashgate 2011.

  • "Haus und Haushalt im frühneuzeitlichen Schweden: Geschichtswissenschaftliche Trends und neue Zugänge", in Das Haus in der Geschichte Europas, (eds.) Joachim Eibach und Inken Schmidt-Voges (eds.), Oldenbourg: De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2015.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Violence, Masculinity and State Building in Early Modern Sweden

  • From Patriarchy to Brotherhood: Changing Conceptions of Gender in Swedish Politics 1720–1840

  • Work, Gender and Identity in Early Modern Sweden

  • Household as Culture: Authority and Agency in Early Modern Sweden

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Swedish Research Council


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