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Guðmundur Hálfdánarson

Professor of History and Dean of the School of Humanities at the University of Iceland

Guðmundur Hálfdanarson is Professor of History and Dean of the School of Humanities at the University of Iceland. He holds a Ph.D. degree in history from Cornell University, and has taught at the University of Iceland since 1990. His main fields of research are European social and political history, with special emphasis on the history of nationalism. In 2005– 2010, he co-coordinated the research network of excellence, CLIOHRES.net, which was funded by the 6th Framework Programme.