The Swedish Research Council funds research on secularism in France


Per-Erik Nilsson leaves CRS for three years in France.

The Swedish Research Council has granted CRS-researcher Per-Erik Nilsson an international postdoc, three years funding, for his project “Burkas and Baguettes: Secularism, Nationalism, and Islam in Contemporary France.”

Per-Erik Nilsson will spend his postdoc period as a visiting researcher at CHERPA, l’Insitut d’Etudes Politiques (IEP) in Aix-en-Provence.

Nilsson has also been awarded Nils-Eric Svensson’s travel grant, 100 000 SEK, and 50 000 SEK by Åke Wiberg’s Foundation.


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