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Jenny Högström Berntson

Project Coordinator

Department of Historical
Visiting address
Renströmsgatan 6
41255 Göteborg
Room number
Postal address
Box 200
405 30 Göteborg

About Jenny Högström Berntson


Jenny Högström Berntson (f. 1974) is project coordinator for the Centre for Critical Heritage Studies (CCHS). CCHS is one of six centres within the UGOT Challenge research initiative. Read more about CCHS here: Contact Jenny at CCHS: Jenny is also a PhD student in history of religions. During her PhD studies she has taught courser in history of religions and held several assignements as representative for the PhD students at the university. She has been chairman of the doctoral committee at the University of Gothenburg (GUDK), represented GUDK in the Swedish doctoral committee (SDok), been chairman of the doctoral committee at the Faculty of Arts (HDR), been a representative for the students in the faculty board at the Faculty of Arts (HFN) and more.

Thesis The thesis deals with the symbolic implications of votive gifts from sanctuaries in the ancient city of Paestum.

Research interests ◾Greek and Roman religion ◾Votive gifts ◾Gender aspects on ancient culture, religion and society ◾Childhood studies ◾Critical heritage studies

For latest publications se Swedish page.