Associate Professor

Pål Berg Svenungsen

Field of work

Associate Professor in History at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (Campus Sogndal)

Local unionleader at Forskerforbundet ("The Norwegian Association of Researchers"), Faculty of Business Administration and Social Sciences.

 

Education:

2016 Ph.d. History (University of Bergen)

2010 Master History (University of Bergen)

 

Research interests:

The Middle Ages, Medieval Scandinavia, The Crusade Movement, Viking age Scandinavia, Political Culture in the Middle Ages, Historiography, Microhistory, Digital history teaching

 

Research blog (in Norwegian)

Middelalderbloggen (visit site)

 

Published books:

En kort introduksjon til korstogene (2020), visit site

Courses taught
  • GLU 1-7 Samfunnsfag
  • SA603 Historia i samfunnet
  • SA600 Historie før 1700
  • SA572 Barndommens og ungdommens historie
  • SA606 Historievitskapleg metode
  • SA523 Bacheloroppgåve i historie, mentor
Research areas
  • Medieval Scandinavia
  • Medieval Europe
  • The Crusades
  • The Papacy
  • Historiography
  • Political Culture
  • Digital history teaching
Research groups

Selected publications

  • The Saint and the Wry-Neck: Norse Crusaders and the Second Crusade

    (2021)
  • Den falske Margareta - En mikrohistorisk studie av en prinsesse, pretendent og helgen

    (2020)
  • En kort introduksjon til korstogene

    (2020)
  • Norway and the Fifth Crusade: The Crusade Movement on the Outskirts of Europe

    (2017)
  • Norge og korstogene. En studie av forbindelsene mellom det norske riket og den europeiske korstogsbevegelsen, ca.1050-1380

    Svenungsen, Pål Berg, Melve, Leidulf (2016)