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The Archives of Antisemitism in Scandinavia: Knowledge production and stereotyping in a long-term historical perspective.

Research project
Active research
Project size
6.14 million SEK
Project period
2020 - ongoing
Project owner
Department of Historical Studies

Financier
The Swedish Research Council
Topic
History

Short description

Antisemitism in Scandinavia is often understood as a relatively new phenomenon and there has been little research to trace its roots back to before the modern era. In this project, we aim to identify antisemitic themes that can be found in medieval texts and art and follow them through to the modern era to see how they develop through time until today.