Seminar series spring 2021

All seminars will be conducted via Zoom. Please contact johan.ostling@hist.lu.se for a link. Poster photo by Andrew Ridley on Unsplash 4/2, kl. 13.15–15.00: ”Den gröna vändningen”David Larsson Heidenblad presenterar sin nya bok om miljöfrågans genombrott(tillsammans med högre seminariet i historia) 18/2, kl. 13.15–15.00: ”Från religiös kultur till konfessionell kunskap”Anna Nilsson Hammar & Kajsa Weber (Lund) (tillsammans med högre…

Media History Webinar Series, spring 2021

Entangled Media Histories (EMHIS) is a meeting-place for European media historians since 2013. The network is co-ordinated by Media History at Lund University, also a node within the framework of LUCK. EMHIS was financed for six years by STINT Institutional Grant, and guiding ideas have been internationalization and the support of early career researchers. In…

The Humanities and the Politics of Knowledge

In the doctoral thesis Folkhemmets styvbarn. Humanioras legitimitet i svensk kunskapspolitik 1935–1980 (Daidalos, 2020), Hampus Östh Gustafsson (Uppsala University) investigates the renegotiated role of the humanities in the context of Swedish politics of knowledge, a period that saw the establishment of a new regime of legitimacy based on rational planning. While higher education and research…

Histories of Bureaucratic Knowledge

The first special issue of the Journal for the History of Knowledge is here: “Histories of Bureaucratic Knowledge”, with guest editors Sebastian Felten and Christine von Oertzen.  In the introduction the editors explain the overall approach taken in this special issue.  ‘It is the collective result of a working group of historians who focus on very different…

“History and Theory” on the History of Knowledge

The journal History and Theory is devoting a new theme issue to the History of Knowledge. It is edited by Helge Jordheim and David Gary Shaw. The issue includes articles by Federico Marcon, Jeremy A. Greene, Lisa Gitelman, Vera Keller, Johan Östling, Shadi Bartsch, Suzanne Marchand and Clifford Siskin. The editors introduce the theme in a jointly…

Motions of Knowledge – Knowledge in Motion

CfA: “Motions of Knowledge – Knowledge in Motion: Conceptualizing ‘Knowledge Circulation’ for Historical Research” – The 15th Annual Graduate Conference in European History (GRACEH) to be held at the University of Vienna, April 7–9 2021.  This conference will be centered around the four following analytical aspects of “knowledge circulation”, which are themselves intrinsically entangled: (1)…

Online seminar: Jim Secord, “Against Revolutions” @Utrecht University

All are invited to join the third (online) meeting of the History of Knowledge Seminar Series @ Utrecht University, with a lecture by prof. Jim Secord (University of Cambridge) on Thursday 26 November 2020.    Bringing together leading scholars of both older and younger generations with different backgrounds and approaches, this bimonthly seminar series explores the past, present and future of the promising new scholarly field of the history of knowledge. More than…

History of Knowledge meets History of Education: Lund–Sydney joint seminar

We are looking forward to co-hosting the seminar “History of Knowledge Meets History of Education” with the Australian Centre Public History, University of Technology Sydney. This seminar will explore the connections between the history of knowledge and the history of education. The online event will take place 8–10am (Central European Time) on 18 November 2020. Program: Tamson…