Confessional knowledge

The contribution introduces the concept confessional knowledge to capture knowledge production, circulation and practices within the specific variants of Christianity that occurred in the confessionally divided Europe, after the Reformation. In the later sixteenth century, three major confessions…

Summer school in the history of knowledge

On 24–27 August 2020, the Lund Centre for the History of Knowledge (LUCK) will for the first time offer a summer school in the history of knowledge. The course will be held in Swedish/Scandinavian languages, and we welcome PhD students and early postdocs to apply. More information (in Swedish) can be found here: Kunskapshistorisk sommarskola…

Phronesis as therapy and cure

In my essay, I explore the concept of knowledge in early Swedish psychotherapy. When it comes to describing mental illness and its treatment there has never been much consensus, but the early twentieth century was particularly marked by heated debates and conflicting…