Anders Ackfeldt


Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • History of Religions



Anders' Ph.D. project aims to investigate Islamic themes in hip-hop music and religo-political aspects of the hip-hop culture. The project is supported by the strategic research area The Middle East in the Contemporary World (MECW).

Anders academic interest areas are mainly current Muslim debates on Islam and music, with a focus on popular culture and African-American Islam. He has done field work among Muslim hip-hop youth in Istanbul, and among the Nation of Gods and Earths in New York. He has taught several courses in Middle Eastern Studies, Human Rights Studies, Islamology and European Studies.

In 2006 he received Stora forskningsstipendiet at the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul and in 2010 he received the Erasmus Mundus External Cooperation Window staff scholarship for Yemen.

Recent research outputs

Anders Ackfeldt, 2019, Lund: MediaTryck Lund. 214 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis (monograph)

Robertsson, K., Anders Ackfeldt & Dan-Erik Andersson, 2017 Dec 1, Lund University : Lund University. 20 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Anders Ackfeldt & Dan-Erik Andersson, 2017 Apr 12, Sydsvenkan.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publication or newspaperNewspaper article

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