Ericson, Maria 1965–

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Ericson, Maria 1965–

PERSONAL: Born November 27, 1965, in Västerås, Sweden; daughter of Gösta (an engineer) and Bergliot (a church deaconess; maiden name, Sahlin) Ericson. Ethnicity: "Swedish." Education: Earned undergraduate degree from Lund University; Trinity College, Dublin, M.Phil., 1992; Lund University, M.Div., 1993, Ph.D., 2001. Religion: Christian. Hobbies and other interests: "Travel, literature, arts and crafts (especially painting)."

ADDRESSES: Office—Center for Theology and Religious Studies, Lund University, Allhelgona Kyrkogata 8, SE-223 62 Lund, Sweden; fax: 46-46-222-4426. E-mail[email protected].

CAREER: University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa, research assistant, 1999, research fellow in religion and theology, 2001; Lund University, Lund, currently research fellow at Center for Theology and Religious Studies. Annetorpshemmet (home for elderly handicapped people), Lund, Sweden, formerly worked as a nursing assistant.


Reconciliation and the Search for a Shared Moral Landscape: An Exploration Based upon a Study of Northern Ireland and South Africa (doctoral dissertation), Peter Lang Publishing (Frankfurt am Main, Germany), 2001.

Contributor to books published in Swedish. Contributor to periodicals, including Journal of Theology for Southern Africa.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Continuing research on religion, reconciliation, and human rights, especially in South and Southern Africa and with a gender perspective.



Maria Ericson Home Page, (July 21, 2004).

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