The Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History in Turku has awarded Dr Per Faxneld from Stockholm University the 2015 prize for outstanding research into religion. Dr Faxneld is awarded for his dissertation Satanic Feminism: Lucifer as the Liberator of Woman in Nineteenth-Century Culture (2014).
The Donner Institute Prize is awarded annually for outstanding research into religion conducted at a Nordic university. It is intended for researchers in the field of religious studies for a significant and relatively newly published monograph or article in print or digital form. The prize sum is 5,000 Euros.
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