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Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious studies

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

Our research
Our research

Research within archaeology, history, history of ideas, philosophy, religious studies and theology.

Our research subjects
Our research subjects

We conduct research within archaeology, history, history of ideas, philosophy, religious studies and theology.

Collaborate with us
Collaborate with us

External contacts are of great importance to us, as is an on-going dialogue with media and society.

Education

Our programmes
Our programmes

See our degree programmes.

Our courses
Our courses

We offer courses within a number of subjects in the Humanities. See our range of courses.

Doctoral studies
Doctoral studies

We have about 20 active doctoral students and provide doctoral studies in many subjects within the Humanities.

News

New Scientist: Wealth gap in Europe already 6600 years ago
Published: 04 Aug, 2020

Archaeologists reveal that socioeconomic inequality developed in Europe earlier than previously believed.

A viral History of the World
Published: 04 Jun, 2020

International talk about pandemics in the past and now, including historians Janet McCalman and Per Axelsson.

School journeys and the future citizen
Published: 18 May, 2020

A new dissertation examines how school journeys in Portugal were used to shape citizens and the nation.