Dr Elgenius is currently working on four major research projects:
- Identities and social action: Are Traditional identities in Decline? (Summary of Findings)
- To what extent does 'homeland' matter for Diaspora communities in Britain?
- The politics of recognition: National symbols and ceremonies and celebrations of Nationhood
- EuNaMus: Identity Politics, the Uses of the Past and the European Citizen: European National Museums.
Recent / Selected Publications:
Elgenius, Gabriella. (2011) Symbols of Nations and Nationalism: Celebrating Nationhood. (monograph) Palgrave Macmillan
Elgenius, Gabriella. (2011) The Politics of Recognition: Symbols, Nation-building and Rival Nationalism. Journal of Nations & Nationalism. Issue 17.2. April. Wiley-Blackwell
Aronsson, Peter and Elgenius, Gabriella (eds) (2011) Building National Museums in Europe 1750 - 2010: Conference proceedings from EuNaMus, European National Museums: Identity Politics, the Uses of the Past and the European Citizen, Bologna 28 - 30 April 2011. EuNaMus Report No 1. Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings, No 64. Linköping University Press. ISSN: 1650-3686.
Aronsson, Peter and Elgenius, Gabriella (2011). Making National Museums in Europe - A Comparative Approach, pp 5 - 20. In Building National Museums in Europe 1750-2010. Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings, No 64. Linköping University Press. ISSN: 1650 - 3686.
Elgenius, Gabriella. (2009) Successful Nation-Building and Ceremonial Triumph: Constitution Day in Norway. David McCrone (ed.) on National Days. Palgrave Macmillan
Heath, Anthony, Curtice, John & Elgenius, Gabriella. (2009) Individualisation and the Decline of Class Identity. In Margeth Wetherell (ed.) Identity in the 21st century: New Trends in Changing Times. Palgrave Macmillan
Heath, Anthony, Martin, Jean and Elgenius, Gabriella (2007) "Who do we think we are? The decline of traditional social identities". In Park, A., Curtice, J., Thomson, K., Phillips, M. and Johnson, M. (eds.), British Social Attitudes: the 23rd Report - Perspectives on a changing society. London: Sage
Elgenius, Gabriella (2007) "The Origin of European National Flags". In Thomas Hylland Eriksen & Richard P. Jenkins (eds.), Flag, Nation and Symbolism in Europe and America: 'To Stir the Soul..' Oxford: Routledge.
Elgenius, Gabriella (2007) "National Expressions and Diversity in Europe". International Journal for Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations . Vol. 6. Also available at [http:/www.Diversity-Journal.com]
Elgenius, Gabriella (2007) "The Appeal of Nationhood: Celebrating and Commemorating the Nation". In Sturm & Young (eds.) Nationalism in a Global Era: The Persistence of Nations. Foreword by Anthony D. Smith. Oxford: Routledge.
Elgenius, Gabriella (2005) "National Days & Nation-building: a contemporary survey". In Eriksonas & Müller (eds), Statehood Beyond Ethnicity: A Comparative Study of Smaller States in Northern and Eastern Europe. Peter Lang.