Staff – University of Copenhagen

Catharina Raudvere

Catharina Raudvere

Professor

 

1993 Ph.D. in the History of Religions at Lund University, Sweden

2005 professor in the History of Religions, University of Copenhagen

 

2005 fellow of the Royal Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities, Stockholm

2010 fellow of the Royal Gustavus Adolphus Academy, Uppsala

2011 fellow of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen

 

Employment and research visits

1993–98 teaching at Lund University and Linköping University, Sweden

1994–95 post-doc at Department of Scandinavian, University of California, Berkeley

1995–97visiting researcher at Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul

1997–2004 associate professor (docent) in the history of religions at Lund University

 

 

Research

1995-98 “Female Dervishes in Contemporary Istanbul”, individual project funded by the Swedish Council for Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences

1999–2004 PI (together with professor Anders Andrén, Stockholm) of  “Roads to Midgard. Long-term Perspectives on Old Norse Religion” a collaborative project funded by The Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation

1999 Northern Scholars Scheme, University of Edinburgh

2005–2007 PI of the collaborative project “Exile and Tradition. Transnational Contemporary Sufism”, funded by The Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation

2006–2011 member of the steering committee for the international network “Islam and Nation Formation in the Middle East” (ISNAT)

2008–10 PI of the collaborative project “Between Conservative Reaction and Religious Innovation. Religious Intellectuals in Central and South-Eastern Europe on Community, Authenticity and Origin”, funded by the Danish Research Council

2008–2014 manager of the inter-disciplinary project group “The Many Roads to Modernity. The Regional, National and Transnational Dynamics of Europe” at The Centre for Modern European Studies (CEMES), Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen

2009–12 Danish member of The Nordic Network for Memory Studies, funded by NordForsk

2010–13 member of the research group “Muslim Devotion”, University of Bergen, funded by the Norwegian Research Council

2012– PI of the research centre “The Many Roads in Modernity. The Transformation of South East Europe and Its Ottoman Legacy from the 1870s to the 21st Century”, funded by the Carlsberg Foundation 2012-2018; modernity.ku.dk

 

 

Internal and external duties, learned societies etc.

1996 fellow of The New Society of Letters at Lund University

1997 fellow of the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul

1999–2004 member of the board of trustees of The New Society of Letters at Lund University (honorary secretary 2000-2004)

2000–2009 member of the board of trustees of the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul (deputy chairman 2006-2009)

2004–2006 member of evaluation panel for religious studies, theology, non-European languages and ancient history at the Swedish Research Council

2004 fellow of the Royal Society of Humanities at Lund University

2005 fellow of the Royal Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities, Stockholm

2007–2009 member of the evaluation panel for humanities at The Swedish Aid Agency’s research committee (SIDA)

2008 member of the evaluation panel for religious studies and theology at the Norwegian Research Council

2008 member of the evaluation panel for prioritization (humanities and social sciences) at the Swedish Research Council

2009–14 member of the evaluation panel for history, religion and ethnology at The Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation (chair 2011-14)

2009–2014 member of the board of the Centre for Modern European Studies (CEMES) at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen

2010– coordinator of the Ph.D programme “Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies” at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen

2010–13 member of the board directors of the Centre for Middle East Studies (CMS), Lund University

2010 fellow of the Royal Gustavus Adolphus Academy, Uppsala

2011–14 member of the board of The Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation

2011 fellow of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen

2013–17 member of the administrative board of the Royal Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities, Stockholm

2014– Named Person at The Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen

2017– editor in chief for the book series Modernity, Memory and Identity in South-East Europe, Palgrave Macmillan

 

Prices and awards

2002 receiver of the Einar Hansen legacy for humanistic research, The Einar Hansen Research Foundation

2005 receiver of the Dag Strömbeck price from The Royal Gustavus Adolphus Academy, Uppsala

2018 receiver of King Gustav VI Adolf’s Gold Medal for Merit, Royal Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities, Stockholm

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