Anders Jonsson has
lectured different courses in sociology and social psychology at Orebro
University since 1976. His interest in India and hence eventually the
concepts involved in Trans-cultural encounters be it academic research,
personal experiences, or mundane and everyday life started as early as
1984. He has an ongoing project (”From Biography via Ethnography to the World of Trans-cultural Sociology...”) built on the research he has been doing, apart from lecturing and publishing many articles in
newspapers and magazines over the years. He
has also lectured at Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi, at S.N.D.T
Women's University in Mumbai, at Tata Institute of Social Sciences in
Mumbai, and at S.N.D.T. Women's University in Pune.
Earlioer, he was the Swedish
coordinator for the Sweden-India Project, based at Örebro University’s
Socionomprogrammet/Social Work; Department of Behavioural, Social and
Legal Sciences. This project was established as an Indian-Swedish educational
project in 1994, and is still running. More
information about the Sweden-India Project.
Currently (2008), Mr. Jonsson is working as a consultant. He is involved in two new projects:
1. He is responsible for a course in the Sociology of Religion, specialising in Hinduism as well as Islam, at Örebro University.
2. He is writing a text-book about general Hinduism in India and general Islam in Bangladesh.