Dr Gabriella Elgenius | University of Oxford

Dr Gabriella Elgenius

Associate Member, Department of Sociology; Fellow of Nuffield College


Dr Elgenius researches nationalism and identity. 


  • Nationalism (national symbols, national days, nation building)
  • Diaspora communities in Britain (ethnicity, religion and community building)
  • Recession and communities: the recent recession, volunteering, 'community' and ethnic relations
  • National Museums: nationalism, repatriation of cultural heritage and human remains (Europe and Nordic countries)
  • British identity, English, Scottish and Welsh identities

Media experience

Dr Elgenius has media experience, including working with BBC radio and The Guardian.


English, Swedish