Emil Bjørn Hilton Saggau

Researcher, Research fellowKnown as name: Emil Hilton Saggau

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Humanities

Keywords

  • Eastern Orthodoxy, Eastern Europe, South Eastern Europe, Nationalism

Research

Emil Hilton Saggau (1988), Ph.d. og researcher (postdoc) with primary research in the Eastern Orthodox Churches of South Eastern Europe. Saggau holds a Ph.D. from University of Copenhagen from 2020 with the title "Only Unity Will Save the Serbs - Eastern Orthodox Notion of History, Memory and Politic in former Yugoslavia" (2020). He has worked from 2010-2012 at the Center for Euorpean Islamic Thought.

Saggau do also look into byzantine-slavic church history, law and religion, cults and the Bektashi-Islam in South Eastern Europe - and in addition the popcultural use of religion. He has published a numer of papers on these issues. A particular interest is in the Nordic Orthodox Churches, which he has published on - in a Danish context - in the book "De moderne ortodokse kirker" (2021).

Saggau is currently (2021-23) working on a book on the Slavic cults of Jovan Vladimir and these cults role in the formation of nation and churches on South Eastern Europe.

Recent research outputs

Emil Saggau, 2021 Jan 29, (Accepted/In press) Moderne ortodokse kirker. Hilton Saggau, E. (ed.). Samfundslitteratur, 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

Emil Saggau, 2021 Jan 29, (Accepted/In press) De moderne ortodokse kirker. Hilton Saggau, E. (ed.). Samfundslitteratur, 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

Emil Saggau, Annika Hvithamar & Marie Vejrup Nielsen, 2021 Jan 29, (Accepted/In press) Moderne ortodokse kirker. Hilton Saggau, E. (ed.). Samfundslitteratur, 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

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