Extended deadline: History of Intellectual Culture

History of Intellectual Culture (HIC) is seeking new contributions for publication in Volume 2 (2023). We are inviting proposals for (1) individual articles for sections I & III as well as (2) guest editors for the thematic section II. HIC focuses on the modern period (from the long 19th century onward) and takes on a decidedly transatlantic and/or…

Histories of Digital Concepts

4 March, 13.15–15.00 CET (Zoom) Participants: Gabriele Balbi (Lugano), Nelson Ribeiro (Lisbon), Valérie Schafer (Luxembourg) & Christian Schwarzenegger (Augsburg) Presentation and discussion of the new edited volume Digital Roots: Historicizing Media and Communication Concepts of the Digital Age (De Gruyter 2021) with Gabriele Balbi (Lugano), Nelson Ribeiro (Lisbon), Valérie Schafer (Luxembourg) and Christian Schwarzenegger (Augsburg)….

Summer school @Lund 2022

On 22–25 August 2022, the Lund Centre for the History of Knowledge (LUCK) will host the third annual 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. Invitation (in Swedish) below. Welcome!

4 Ph.D. Positions in Oslo

The Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History at the University of Oslo is announcing four PhD Research Fellowships, related to the department’s research groups:  Modern Norwegian and International History (https://www.hf.uio.no/iakh/english/research/groups/modern-norwegian-and-international-history/index.html)  Democracy, Freedom and Boundaries (https://www.hf.uio.no/iakh/english/research/groups/democracy-freedom-and-boundaries/index.html)  Critical Historiography (https://www.hf.uio.no/iakh/english/research/groups/critical-historiography/index.html) Materialities – past and present (https://www.hf.uio.no/iakh/english/research/groups/materialities/index.html) For more information, and for applying for the positions, visit: Modern…

DigitalHistory@Lund: Seminars and workshops Spring 2022 

Forskningsplattformen DigitalHistory@Lund syftar till att initiera och stödja digitalhistorisk forskning på Lunds universitet och är ett samarbete mellan Mediehistoria och Centrum för kunskapshistoria. Plattformen finansieras av HT-fakulteterna 2021–2022.DigitalHistory@Lund erbjuder flera workshops och seminarier under våren 2022. Seminarierna ägnas åt forskningsdiskussioner medan workshops riktar sig till den som vill lära sig mer om olika digitala verktyg.Vid…

Farewell, Zurich!

In early 2022, the “Center History of Knowledge” (ZGW) in Zurich will close its (virtual) doors. In a statement on its website, the ZGW writes: “After seventeen years of highly productive and creative work with countless events, publications and collaborations, the members of the ZGW have decided to close the center at the beginning of…

Welcome, Rasmus!

Rasmus Törnblom has been a doctoral student at the Department of History at Lund University since the autumn of 2021. In his thesis, he examines how experiences and expectations of “consensus” (samförstånd) in Swedish society during the 20th century have contributed to shaping a great narrative about a Swedish “spirit of consensus” (samförståndsanda). His purpose…