The Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies combines researchers, teachers and students from many research areas within the humanities under one roof. This mix of creative people and ideas creates a dynamic atmosphere that facilitates strong research environments and a wide variety of courses and programs.
Research within archaeology, history, history of ideas, philosophy, religious studies and theology.
We conduct research within archaeology, history, history of ideas, philosophy, religious studies and theology.
External contacts are of great importance to us, as is an on-going dialogue with media and society.
Associate Professor Jacqueline van Gent, Australia, is visiting Umeå Group for Premodern Studies during May.
Professor Mette Buchardt, Aalborg University, is a guest at the Department from 15 October to 9 November.
Thirteen researchers study the history of field research institutions, from the 17th century and onward.