Steering Committee

Jenny Berglund

Associate Professor
Department for the Study of Religions
Södertörn University
141 89 Huddinge, Stockholm
Sweden


E-mail

Jenny.berglund@sh.se

 

Website

http://webappo.web.sh.se/p3/ext/content.nsf/aget?openagent&key=sh_personal_profil_en_718549

https://sh.academia.edu/JennyBerglund


Areas of Specialization

  • Islamic education in Europe
  • Religious education in Europe
  • Islam in Sweden

 

Areas of Interest

  • Islam in Europe
  • Minority religious education

 

Major Relevant Publications

  • Berglund, Jenny (2014) "Teaching Orthodox Religious Education on the Border" in British Journal of Religious Education. Online 06 May 2014.
  • Berglund, Jenny (2014) "An Ethnographic Eye on religion in Everyday life" in British Journal of Religious Education, Vol 36 (1), 39-52.
  • Berglund, Jenny (2014) "Singing and Music A Multifaceted and Controversial Aspect of Islamic Religious Education in Sweden" in Reforms in Islamic Education: International Perspectives, ed. Charlene Tan. London: Bloomsbury.
  • Berglund, Jenny (2013/2014) "Islamic Religious Education in state funded Muslim schools in Sweden: A sign of secularization of not?"in Public Islam and the Nordic Welfare State: Changing Realities, Studies in Contemporary Islam, Vol 15-16 (1-2). Ulrika Mårtensson (ed.)
  • Berglund, Jenny (2013) "Swedish religion education - Objective but Marinated in Lutheran Protestantism?" in Temenos, 49:2, 165-184.
  • Berglund, Jenny (2013) "An Ethnographic Eye on religion in Everyday Life" in British Journal of Religious Education, 36:1, 39-52.
  • Berglund, Jenny (2013) "Islamic education in Sweden" in Islamic Education in Secular Societies, Aslan, Ednan & Rausch, Margaret, (eds.) Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.
  • Berglund, Jenny (2013) "Islamic Identity and its Role in the Lives of Young Swedish Muslims" in Contemporary Islam: Dynamics of Muslim Life, 7:2, 207-227. Springer.
  • Berglund, Jenny (2012) "Young Muslims' Confidence in Teachers Suggests the Importance of Relational Skill" in Journal of Believes and Values, 33:3 Taylor & Francis.
  • Berglund, Jenny (2012) "Islamic Identity and its Role in the Lives of Young Swedish Muslims" in Contemporary Islam: Dynamics of Muslim Life, Springer. 7:2, 207-227.
  • Berglund, Jenny (2011) "Global questions in the classroom –The formulation of Islamic religious education at Muslim schools in Sweden" in Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education. 32:4, 497-512.
  • Berglund, Jenny (2010) Teaching Islam, Islamic Religious Education in Sweden. Munster: Waxmann (published thesis).

 

Other Information of Interest

  • Co-chair of American Academy of Religion's Religion and Public Education: International Perspectives Group.
  • Member of EASRs working group on teaching religion (European Association for the Study of Religions).
  • Member of committee for European Association for the Study of Religions (EASR).
  • Secretary of The Swedish Association for the History of Religions