First Master Thesis in History of Knowledge@Lund

In June 2019, Måns Ahlstedt Åberg graduated from the master’s programme in history at Lund. His thesis, “The Circulating Race Knowledge: The Interaction between the State’s Institue for Race Biology and the Swedish General Public 1922—1935 from a history of knowledge perspective”, is the first one in Lund to adopt—and develop—history of knowledge perspectives. In…

Cfp: History of Knowledge in Slagmark

History of knowledge is establishing itself in the Scandinavian countries, and is in many ways doing so through cooperation between Swedish, Danish and Norwegian researchers. For instance, one published and one forthcoming edited volume produced in Lund include researchers from all three countries. A further step is now taken in that the Danish History of…

Elaine Leong gives lecture on “Books, Medicine and the Household” on 29th May

On the 29th May we are very happy to welcome Elaine Leong from Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte who will visit our seminar and give a lecture titled “Books, Medicine and the Household: Tracing Knowledge Itineraries in Early Modern England”. Elaine Leong has a doctorate from the University of Oxford and is currently working at the Max…

New project on the circulation of financial knowledge receives funding

David Larsson Heidenblad has received two years of funding for his new project A Nation of Everyman Investors: Stock Saving and the Circulation of Financial Knowledge in Sweden 1978–2018 from Jan Wallanders och Tom Hedelius stiftelse samt Tore Browaldhs stiftelse (1 000 000 SEK). The purpose of the project is to study the profound transformation of the…