Beverly Tjerngren

PhD student at Department of History

+4618-471 2085
Visiting address:
Engelska parken, Thunbergsvägen 3 A

Postal address:
Box 628
751 26 UPPSALA

Short presentation

From an early age I have been fascinated by history and religion, a fascination that has led me to a professional focus on early modern Europe, a field in which it is all but impossible to overstate the importance of religious belief in every facet of life.

2015--present: Ph.D. student, Department of History, Uppsala University

2012--2014: M.A., Early Modern Studies, Department of History, Uppsala University

Master thesis: God's Little Acre: Status and Power Manifestation on an 18th-century Swedish Vicarage

1991--1995: B.A., History with Religion minor, College of Idaho, Caldwell, Idaho USA

Bachelor thesis: The Wiccan Revival and the Foundations of Neo-Paganism

My doctoral work is part of the research project Herrgårdarnas hushållning. Ekonomi, hushållning och materiell kultur på herrgårdar 17001900, led by Gudrun Andersson (Department of History) and Göran Ulväng (Department of Economic History). My dissertation, preliminarily titled Up, Down, and All Around: Social Identity, Social Reproduction, and Social Mobility among Swedish Parish Rectors, 17001800, investigates clergy families in Trögds Contract in Uppsala Diocese, with a focus on their actions and interactions in wider society.

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Beverly Tjerngren