Seminar: Exploring Knowledge in the History of Education: New Perspectives

11 May, 13.15–15.00 . For a zoom link, contact johan.ostling@hist.lu.se Chelsea Rodriguez (Groningen) & Moa Lindqvist (Uppsala) (Time zone: CET/CEST) The history of education is a burgeoning field of historical inquiry. Since knowledge lies at the heart of institutional and non-institutional education, we believe that historians of knowledge and education have much to learn from each…

Writing Beyond Academia

Many researchers want to write for more than just their colleagues. But what does it take to write essays and columns for newspapers, take part in podcasts, and publish books at major publishing houses? What is required? What challenges do you face? And how do you switch between different modes of writing and thinking? And what…

5th Digital History in Sweden Conference: Abundance in a Digital Age

Lund 14–15 November 2022 Submission deadline: 1 September 2022 Historians in the digital age need to navigate between multiple forms of abundance. Most evident is the abundance of sources as libraries, museums, and archives continue to digitize and open their collections while the amount of born-digital sources grows exponentially. However, to be a (digital) historian…

2 Project Application Positions in the History of Knowledge

We are now seeking 2 researchers to write research applications with the aim to strengthen the Lund Centre for the History of Knowledge, connected to the Wallenberg Academy Fellow (WAF) project “Knowledge in Motion” led by Johan Östling.The WAF project are funded by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation and located within the Subject of History…

Workshop: Actors of Knowledge

On 23–24 March, the Lund Centre for the History of Knowledge (LUCK) organized the digital workshop “Actors of Knowledge”. The aim is to produce a third volume in our history of knowledge series which started with Circulation of Knowledge (2018) and continued with Forms of Knowledge (2020). The new book is due to be published in the autumn of 2023….

CfP: “Histories of Knowledge” – conference in Venice

The International Society for Intellectual History is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for its 2022 conference to be held in Venice, “Histories of Knowledge: Political, Historical and Cultural Epistemologies in Intellectual History”. The conference addresses the knowledge-power entanglement in intellectual history, including at the level of historiography. For more information, see https://isih.history.ox.ac.uk/?page_id=6723 Photo by Héctor…

Seminar: Steven Shapin on “Moderation and Modernity: A Dietary History”

All are invited to join the upcoming meeting of the History of Knowledge Seminar Series. > prof. Steven Shapin (Harvard University)  ‘Moderation and Modernity: A Dietary History’ Date: Thursday 17 March 2022 Time: 15:30-17:00 (CET/Amsterdam-time)Place: Online (Microsoft Teams) * No registration needed. Please click here to attend the meeting * > AbstractModeration belongs to both the instrumental/scientific and the prescriptive/moral. It figures in the domains of…