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Elena Dahlberg

post doctoral at Department of Linguistics and Philology

+4618-471 7679
Visiting address:
Engelska parken, Thunbergsv. 3 H
Postal address:
Box 635
751 26 UPPSALA

Short presentation

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My research concerns Neo-Latin literature from the Baltic region. Currently, I am working on a monograph with the following title: Latin Poetry in the Service of the Swedish State-Building Programme, c. 1550-1650. The project is funded by (1) The Swedish Research Council, (2) the Department of Linguistics and Philology, Uppsala University, and (3) The Sweden-America Foundation.

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  • 2015: Ph.D. (Latin), Uppsala University
  • 2010: Licentiate Degree (Latin), Uppsala University
  • 2002: B.A. (Latin), Stockholm University
  • 1999: B.A. (Classical philology & Russian studies), St. Petersburg State University, Russia


  • 2015-2019: Postdoctoral researcher at Uppsala University & Visiting research fellow at the University of Calgary (2017-18)
  • 2012-2016: Researcher at Södertörn University Library, cataloguing of early modern dissertations (funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond)


My research interests include Neo-Latin literature, the ideological uses and applications of poetry, the history of early modern academia, early modern dissertations, early modern state-building, the Reformation, the reception of antiquity in Sweden, the reception of Jean-Jacques Rousseau in Sweden.


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