Anders Ackfeldt

PhD Candidate, Lecturer

Anders Ackfeldt (M.A. in Islamology) has been employed at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies in Lund since 2007. Since the fall of 2011 he pursues a Ph.D. in Islamology at the Center for Theology and Religious Studies at Lund University. Anders academic interest areas are mainly current Muslim debates on Islam and music, with a focus on popular culture and African-American Isla

Current Teaching

(Course co-ordinator) CMEN03: Introduction to Middle Eastern Debates (Autumn 2018)

Previous Teaching

Introduction to Middle Eastern Debates, MOSN14 (7.5 HP).
Middle Eastern Studies: Islam from a Religious, Cultural and Political Perspective, MOSN10 (7.5 HP).
Islamiska staten och Mellanösterns framtid, MOSNXX (7.5 HP).
Våldsbejakande extremism i Sverige – individ, samhälle, ideologi och praktik MOSC01 (7.5 HP).


Books (1)
Editorships (2)
Articles (2)
Book chapters (2)
Encyclopaedia entries (1)
Conference contributions (3)
Reports (2)
Articles in specialist publications and popular press (2)
Newspaper articles (4)
Miscellaneous (2)

Foto: Håkan Röjder


+46 46 222 92 67

LU Research Portal

Anders Ackfeldt

Visiting address

Finngatan 16
223 62 Lund

Visiting hours

By appointment


Theories in Islamic Studies, Music, Popular Culture, African American Islam, and Islam in Sweden.

Research Area

Religion, Processes of Interpretation, and Identity Formation in the Middle East