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Hanne Sanders

Hanne Sanders is a historian from Copenhagen who has a doctorate from Stockholm university (1995). Sanders has worked in Lund since 1993, now as a professor of history and director of the graduate school in history. Sanders is a cultural historian with an interest in religion, nationalism, secularization and state borders, and their cultural meanings in people's everyday lives. In regards to time, Sanders has researhed periods from the 12th century to the present day, and focus on historical change and a non-national perspective. Sanders has in particular researched the 19th century revival movements in Denmark-Sweden and the Oresund region from Skåne's transition to Sweden until today.

Up to and including 2011, Hanne Sanders was head of the Centre for Oresund Region Studies (which was then called the Centre for Danish Studies) and created the book series that CORS is still publishing. In this book series Sander has written or been editor of: Skandinavism: En rörelse och en idé under 1800-talet (ed. Magdalena Hillström & Hanne Sanders, 2014); Det politiska äktenskapet: 400 års historia om familj och reproduktion (ed. Bente Rosenbeck & Hanne Sanders, 2010); Flytande gränser: Dansk-svenska förbindelser efter 1658 (ed. Anders Palm & Hanne Sanders, 2010); Efter Roskildefreden 1658: Skånelandskapen och Sverige i krig och fred (Hanne Sanders, 2008); Öresundsgränser: Rörelser, möten och visioner i tid och rum (ed. Fredrik Nilsson, Hanne Sanders & Ylva Stubbergaard, 2007); Nyfiken på Danmark – klokare på Sverige (Hanne Sanders, 2006); Vid gränsen: Integration och identiteter i det förnationella Norden (ed. Harald Gustafsson & Hanne Sanders, 2006); Ett annat 1100-tal: Individ, kollektiv och kulturella mönster i medeltidens Danmark (ed. Peter Carelli, Lars Hermanson & Hanne Sanders, 2004) and Grundtvig – nyckeln till det danska? (ed. Hanne Sanders & Ole Vind, 2003).

You can find more information about Sanders research projects and publications on Sanders' page in Lund University's research portal.



Photograph of Hanne Sanders.

Hanne Sanders

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