Book release seminar: Gender, Embodiment, and the History of the Scholarly Persona

Welcome to join Book release seminar for

Gender, Embodiment, and the History of the Scholarly Persona: Incarnations and Contestations

June 10, at 15-17 CEST

The book investigates the historical construction of scholarly personae by integrating a spectrum of recent perspectives from the history and cultural studies of knowledge and institutions. Focusing on gender and embodiment, the contributors analyse the situated performance of scholarly identity and its social and intellectual contexts and consequences.

Introduction and presentation of the volume
Kirsti Niskanen, Stockholm University and Michael Barany, University of Edinburgh

A Woman in a ‘Man Made World’: Erzsebet Kol (1897-1980)
Anna Cabanel, University of Amsterdam

Immortal Beloved – virtue, death and making of the Swedish 19th century pedagogical scholar
Isak Hammar, Stockholm University

Cut Out For Medicine: Anatomical Studies and Medical Personae (Fin-De-Siècle Finland)
Heini Hakosalo, University of Oulu

Discussant: Per Wisselgren, Umeå University

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