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Göran Larsson

Professor

Göran Larsson
Professor
Religious studies/History of Religions
goran.larsson@lir.gu.se
+46 31 786 5315

Room number: E314a
Postal Address: Box 200, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Renströmsgatan 6 , 41255 Göteborg


Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion (More Information)
Box 200
405 30 Göteborg
www.lir.gu.se
lir@lir.gu.se
Visiting Address: Renströmsgatan 6 , 412 55 Göteborg

About Göran Larsson

I am a professor in Religious Studies and deputy dean for the Faculty of Arts. While my research is focused primarily on Islam and Muslims in Europe, I have also written about Islamic theology, Quranic studies and issues related to religion and the media. 

Although I did my PhD in Religious Studies at the University of Gothenburg, I have also held positions at Uppsala University and Södertörn University, and have been a guest researcher at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands (spring 2004). Between 2011 and 2014 I was affiliated with the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages at the University of Oslo, Norway.

I am conducting research into Muslims in Europe (especially in Sweden). I am contracted to write the volume for Brill’s Islamic legal document (Sweden); this project is done together with Dr Mosa Sayed at the university of Uppsala, Sweden

I am responsible for one externally funded research project on apostasy and Islam, i.e. people leaving Islam and Muslim debates about apostasy in both history and contemporary times. This project is funded by the Swedish Research foundation (VR). I am also part of a second reserach project on how the current conflicts in the Middle East have an impact on Swedish schools (VR). Besides these projects I am also part of a large reserach project on the display of Islam in European Museums. 

 

Latest publications

Building Blocks of Religion. Critical Applications and Future Prospects
Göran Larsson, Andreas Nordin, Jonas Svensson
Sheffield & Bristol, Equinox, Edited book 2020
Edited book

“By way of Introduction”
Göran Larsson, Andreas Nordin, Jonas Svensson
Building Blocks of Religion. Critical Applications and Future Prospects / Edited by Göran Larsson, Jonas Svensson, Andreas Nordin , Sheffield & Bristol , Equinox, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

“Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Anlysing the Reception of and Debate over the Building Block Approach”
Göran Larsson
Building Blocks of Religion. Critical Applications and Future Prospects. Sheffield: Equinox (eds. Göran Larsson, Jonas Svensson & Andreas Nordin), Sheffield & Bristol, Equinox, Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

Sweden
Göran Larsson, Simon Sorgenfrei
Yearbook of Muslims in Europe, Leiden & Brill , Brill , Chapter in book 2020
Chapter in book

Hugo Mercier & Dan Sperber, Förnuft och fördom – Varför vi tänker som vi gör
Göran Larsson
Respons : recensionstidskrift för humaniora & samhällsvetenskap, Book review 2019
Book review

It’s all about magic”: a fatwa on Harry Potter
Göran Larsson
Religionskunskapsämnet i fokus – utmaningar och möjligheter / [ed] Franck, Olof, Hall, Emma & Lilljefors Persson, Bodil, Malmö, Föreningen lärare i religionskunskap, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Religion
Göran Larsson, Simon Sorgenfrei
Stockholm , Liber, Book 2019
Book

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2017

Islam and Popular Music
Göran Larsson, Jonas Otterbeck
Christopher Partridge & Marcus Moberg (eds.), The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music, London , Bloomsbury Academic, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Europe with or without Muslims: Creating and Maintaining Cultural Boundaries
Göran Larsson, Riem Spielhaus
Mats Andrén, Thomas Lindkvist, Ingmar Söhrman och Katharina Vajta (eds), Cultural Borders of Europe: Narratives, Concepts and Practices in the Present and the Past. , New York , Berghahn Books, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Religiösa minoriteter från Mellanöstern
Simon Sorgenfrei, Max Stockman, Göran Larsson
Stockholm, Myndigheten för stöd till trossamfund, Book 2017
Book

Röster om hajj
Klas Grinell, Göran Larsson, Maria Löfdahl, Fredrik Skott, Lena Wenner
Göteborg, Institutet för språk och folkminnen i samverkan med Göteborgs universitet och Världskulturmuseet, Edited book 2017
Edited book

"Muslims in Christian Lands" i David Thomas (Ed.) Routledge Handbook on Christian-Muslim Relations
Göran Larsson
David Thomas (Ed.) Routledge Handbook on Christian-Muslim Relations, London & New York , Routledge, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

"Perspektiv på hajj"
Göran Larsson
Röster om hajj (red.) Klas Grinell, Göran Larsson, Maria Löfdahl, Fredrik Skott & Lena Wenner, Göteborg, Institutet för språk och folkminnen, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

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