Social Relations in Monastic Life – The Monastery as a Total Institution and brotherly love

  • Date: –12:00
  • Location: Zoom
  • Lecturer: Mikaela Sundberg
  • Organiser: Centrum för mångvetenskaplig forskning om religion och samhälle (CRS)
  • Contact person: Martha Middlemis Lé Mon
  • Seminarium

At this seminar CRS is pleased to welcome Prof. Mikaela Sundberg. Professor of Sociology at Stockholm university and research leader at SCORE. Mikaela will present her recent research project which has focused on social relations within cloistered monasteries, as examples of a type of voluntary total institutions.

The seminar will focus in particular on a chapter of her upcoming monograph on the subject which discusses fraternal relations and brotherly love.

Comments from Prof. Magnus Lundberg, Professor of Church and Mission history, dept of theology, Uppsala university.

The seminar is open to all researchers and Phd candidates with an interest in the subject. Email: for the link to the seminar and text to be discussed

The language of the seminar will be English.