Tobias Harding

Senior Lecturer
University of Jyväskylä
Participates in 1 Session

Tobias Harding holds a Ph.D. in culture studies from Linköping University, Sweden, and is a University Lecturer at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. His research has focused on Swedish cultural policy, in terms of its relation to national identity, as well as on organization and government relations in Swedish civil society. He teaches at the International Master’s Program on Cultural Policy at the University of Jyväskylä. He is also participating in the research project How the Church of Sweden was transformed into a national cultural heritage.

Selected English publications on Swedish heritage and religion policy:

Harding, Tobias 2007. Nationalising Culture: The Reorganization of Swedish Cultural Policy 1970-2002. Linköping: Linköping University Press.

Harding, Tobias 2013. “Faith-Based Organizations and the Secular State: The Establishment of a Muslim Study Association in Sweden”, Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, v.33, no.3, 341-355.

Harding Tobias 2015. ”The Dawn of the Secular State: Heritage and Identity in Swedish Church and State Debates 1920-1939”. International Journal of Cultural Policy. Pre-published on the Internet, March 2015.

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