Human Rights Studies

Department of History | The Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology


Björn Lundberg holds a Ph.D. in history from Lund University. His research interests concern modern political and cultural history with emphasis on the history of childhood and youth. Other research topics include environmental history, nationalism and internationalism. His doctoral thesis (2018) examined outdoor recreation and education for children and youth in Sweden during the 20th century, with emphasis on the relationship between friluftsliv (outdoor life) and citizenship.

Lundberg has a background in journalism and has written articles for several popular history magazines in Sweden. As a doctoral student, he co-founded and operated the podcast "Lite Passé". He is currently junior editor of the academic journal Scandia.


Present projects


Books (3)
Articles (1)
Book chapters (3)
Conference contributions (3)
Articles in specialist publications and popular press (25)

Research portal (Lund University)


Teaching spring 2020

Björn Lundberg

Department of History

Visiting Research Fellow
Human Rights Studies
Department of History

Contact information

E-mail bjorn.lundberghist.luse

Visiting address Helgonavägen 3, Lund

Postal address Box 192, 221 00 Lund

Internal post code 30