Per-Erik Nilsson

researcher at Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies on Racism

+4618-471 2167
Visiting address:
Engelska parken
Thunbergsvägen 3C, vån 3 hus 22

Postal address:
Box 511
751 20 Uppsala

Short presentation

I work as director and senior researcher at the Center for Multidisciplinary Studies on Racism (CEMFOR). I am an Associate Professor/Reader.

In my research I explore intersections between secularism, religion, and politics with a special fokus on nationalism, alterity, and violence. I mainly employ discourse analytical and ethnographic methodologies.

Keywords: politics sweden germany religion gender political communication secularism discourse analysis sociology antisemitism usa france nationhood popular culture islamophobia conspiracy theory racism studies ideology critical terrorism studies

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