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Cecilia Hortlund

Gender/military historian with a focus on identity, masculinity, and nationalism. My thesis concerns Swedish speaking Civil Guards in the Civil Guard Districts of Vaasa and Turunmaa 1918-1939.

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Affiliation
Postgraduate student at Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies Units: History
Location
A, Humanisthuset, HF120 Umeå universitet, 901 87 Umeå

In my thesis I study the Swedish speaking Civil Guards in Ostrobothnia (Vaasa Civil Guard District) and Turunmaa (Turunmaa Civil Guard District) during the time period 1918 to 1939. More specifically, I use an intersectional perspective to examine how these Civil Guards constructed their own Swedish identity in relation to different expressions of masculinities, minority nationalism and social differences.

2018
Militärhistorisk Tidskrift, Stockholm: Försvarshögskolan (FHS) 2018 : 67-102
Hortlund, Cecilia