Historian and Senior Academic Librarian



History (MA, PhD)
English Studies

Other Publications

Peer reviewed articles and chapters:

·      Fisher-Høyrem, Stefan. Rethinking Secular Time in Victorian England. London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2022.

·      Herbert, David and Fisher-Høyrem, Stefan. “1 Introduction: How Do Social Media Change Social Order? The Deep Datafication of Society from Global to Local Scales (and Back Again)” In Social Media and Social Order edited by David Herbert and Stefan Fisher-Høyrem, 1-9. Warsaw, Poland: De Gruyter Open Poland, 2022. https://doi.org/10.2478/9788366675612-002

·      Fisher-Høyrem, Stefan and Herbert, David. “4 Clusters of Prestige: Social Media and Social Order in the Norwegian Bible Belt”. Social Media and Social Order, edited by David Herbert and Stefan Fisher-Høyrem, Warsaw, Poland: De Gruyter Open Poland, 2022, pp. 33-51. https://doi.org/10.2478/9788366675612-005

·      ‘”When You Live Here, That’s What You Get”: Other-, Ex-, and Non-Religious Outsiders in the Norwegian Bible Belt’, Religions, (2019), 10, 611.

·      ‘”If It Teaches, It Teaches Imperceptibly”: Recasting the Secularity of the Victorian Public Sphere’, Journal of Religious History, (2017) 41/4, 457-475

·      ‘“Alle har et livssyn”: Et kritisk blikk på livssynsbegrepets historie og anvendelse’, i Hva er nå et menneske?, Balsnes, A. et al (red.). (2017) Oslo: Cappelen Damm Akademisk, s. 229-253

·      ‘Sekulariteter og postsekulariteter: Notater til en femdelt typologi’, DIN – tidsskrift for religion og kultur, (2016) 2: 48-78.

·      ‘Charles Taylor and Political Religion: Overlapping Concerns and Points of Tension’. Religion Compass, (2013) 7: 326–337. doi: 10.1111/rec3.12055


Edited volumes:

·      Herbert, David and Fisher-Høyrem, Stefan. Social Media and Social Order. Warsaw, Poland: De Gruyter Open Poland, 2022. https://doi.org/10.2478/9788366675612


Book reviews:

·      Timothy J. LeCain, The Matter of History: How Things Create the Past Cambridge University Press, 2017, in Historisk tidsskrift, 1/2018.

·      Michael Rectenwald, Nineteenth-Century British Secularism, Palgrave MacMillan, 2016, i Secularism and Nonreligion, 2018.


Research reports:

·      ‘Hvorfor akkurat Jesus? En rapport fra et trosopplæringsprosjekt’, in Theophilos, (2014) vol. 6, no. 3.


Conference presentations:

·      (Forthcoming) ‘Rethinking Secular Time: Temporality, Technology, and the Angels of Modernity’ at ‘Inventing the Secular: Literature and Religion from Medieval to Modern’, University of Edinburgh, 20-22 April 2022

·      “A Dialectic on Display: Civilisational Time and the 1851 Great Exhibition” at International Network for the Theory of History Conference, Stockholm (August 2018).

·      “Ex- and Non-Religious Outsiders in the Norwegian ‘Bible Belt’” at Nonreligion and Secularity Research Network Conference “Worldviews in World View: Particularizing Secularism, Secularity and Nonreligion, King’s College, London (July 2018).

·      “The ‘Reformation’ in Current Histories of British Secularisation ved Cultural Reformations-seminaret, Roma (invited) (April 2018).

·      Social Order and Social Media in the Norwegian Bible Belt at conference “Social Media and Social Order”, Oslo (December 2017).

·      Social Order and Public Rituals in Kristiansand, Norway CC2 Symposium, UiA (May 2017).

·      Elias and Big Data: Instagram and the Established in a Medium-sized Norwegian Town CC2 Symposium, University of Amsterdam (December 2016).

·      Historieteori og teologi: Tre berøringspunkter etter nymaterialismen, ved NLA-symposiet, NLA Bergen. (November 2016)

·      Secularities and Postsecularities: Notes Towards a New Typology, at conference ‘A Postsecular Age? New Narratives of Religion, Science, and Society’, Ian Ramsey Center, Oxford (juli, 2016).

·      Sekulariteter og postsekulariteter: notater til en femdelt typologi, ved NLA-symposiet, NLA Bergen (november, 2015).



·      2015: (Swedish-Norwegian) Stefan Gustavsson, Skeptikerens guide til Jesus del 2: Om evangelienes troverdighet. For Luther/Damaris.

·      2014: (English-Norwegian) Nabeel Qureshi, Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus: A Devout Muslim Encounters Christianity, for Lunde Forlag

·      2013: (English-Norwegian), Ellis Potter, 3 Theories of Everything/Tre teorier om alt. Lunde Forlag.

·      2014: (Swedish-Norwegian) Ewa Christina Johansson’s book series Axels Monsterjakt for Egmont Kids Media Nordic AS (7 books)

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