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Jimmy Engren

Position: Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences

Email: amltbXkuZW5ncmVuO29ydS5zZQ==

Phone: +46 19 302194

Room: F3160

Jimmy Engren

About Jimmy Engren

 Jimmy Engren is senior lecturer in history with a special interest in North American and European migration and labor history during the 19th and 20th centuries. He has been active at Växjö University / Linnaeus University where he defended his dissertation in 2007 and at Luleå University of Technology where he was employed as a senior lecturer in history. In addition to employment as a researcher and teacher, he has been responsible for exhibitions at the Emigrants' House in Växjö.
Jimmy Engren's research has mainly dealt with migration, cultural encounters and labor history during the 19th and 20th centuries based on questions of class, gender and ethnicity. Engren’s dissertation dealt with the Americanization of Swedish urban migrants and Swedish migrants' relations to other ethnic groups in the United States in the early 20th century. After the dissertation, he has published articles on migration history with a focus on North America and New Zealand, the historical biography as a genre, history didactics and images of rural Sweden in Swedish film.
He teaches chronological courses in history, essay courses, courses in history didactics and thematic courses with a focus on, among other things, migration.
Engren is currently the university's representative on the board of Arkivcentrum, Örebro and board member of the local historical society for Örebro län.

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Articles in journals |  Articles, book reviews |  Chapters in books |  Licentiate theses, monographs |  Reports | 

Articles in journals

Articles, book reviews

Chapters in books

Licentiate theses, monographs