Ola Sigurdson

Dr Ola Sigurdson is Professor of Systematic Theology at the Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He finished his doctorate in 1996 at Lund University and is the author of more than twenty books in Swedish and English. His interests lie in theology and contemporary continental philosophy, theology of culture and arts, political theology and medical humanities. His most recent books in English are Theology and Marxism in Eagleton and Žižek: A Conspiracy of Hope (2012), and Heavenly Bodies: Incarnation, the Gaze and Embodiment in Christian Theology (2016). He has been a Research Fellow at Uppsala, Cambridge, and Princeton universities, as well as Guest Researcher in Nagoya, Stellenbosch, Rome and Oxford. He is also active as a culture journalist in the Swedish media.