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Sverker Finnström

Dept. of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology | Uppsala University
Presentation: "Narrative Agency and to Trouble Peace with War Stories"

I am associate professor of cultural anthropology (2009) and, since 2012, senior lecturer at Uppsala University. As of 2014, I am the director of studies, advanced studies. I am also the chair of the Swedish Anthropological Association.

After studies and a PhD in cultural anthropology (2003, Uppsala University), and besides teaching at Uppsala University, I have worked at Gulu University (in periods, 2005-2007, teaching and research) and Stockholm University (2007-2009, mainly teaching and student supervision). More recently I have worked in the Hugo Valentin Centre, a multi-disciplinary centre of Uppsala University, as a researcher in political violence and genocide studies (2009-2012).