Book alert!

Måns Ahlstedt Åberg, PhD-student at the University of Hong Kong, debut book “Frivilliga rasbiologer: Interaktion och kunskapscirkulation mellan rasbiologiska institutet och allmänheten under 1920- och 30-talet” has just been released by Gidlunds förlag. The origin of the book goes back his master studies at Lund University, were he was among the first student group to read…

Welcome, Bruno Hamnell!

Bruno Hamnell is a postdoctoral researcher with a PhD in History of Ideas and Science from Lund University. His research interests lies in the intersection between modern intellectual history, philosophy of history, and cultural criticism. During the autumn of 2022, Bruno will be working at LUCK with a new postdoc project, “All is One: Holistic Knowledge Ideals and Conflicts…

Visiting Fellowship Programme in the History of Knowledge 2023

In 2019, we launched the Visiting Fellowship Programme in the History of Knowledge. The intention was to invite international scholars to join us in Lund, but unfortunately the global pandemic made it impossible for several years. We are therefore very happy to relaunch our Visiting Programme at the Lund Centre for the History of Knowledge…

History of Knowledge seminar series @LUCK

The Lund Centre for the History of Knowledge (LUCK) will offer a seminar series this autumn and we are very happy to invite you to join us. Registration is not required but please contact johan.ostling@hist.lu.se to receive a Zoom link. 12 September, 13.15–15.00 (Zoom)‘Our History’ – a citizen science project on historical experiences of the family revolution…

Johan Östling – Professor of the History of Knowledge

On 1 September, Johan Östling takes up his position as Professor of History – the first ever in the Nordic countries to focus specifically on the history of knowledge. Congratulations! – It is a very nice recognition. It also puts Lund on the international historiographical map, Johan Östling says. At Lund the field of the…

Seminar: ‘Our History’ – a citizen science project on historical experiences of the family revolution (c. 1960–1990) in Denmark

On 12/9, 13.15-15, the LUCK seminar-series fall 2022 begins with an online gathering! We are visited by Klaus Petersen & Cecilie Bjerre from the University of Southern Denmark, who in recent years have worked with an innovative citizen science project that explores Danes’ experiences of the “family revolution” during the 1970s and 1980s, i.e. the…

Post doc position in “Science at the fair”

The EU-funded project Science at the Fair (www.scifair.eu) has a vacancy for a post doc (full-time position for 2 years  with the possibility of renewal for an additional year). They are looking for someone with a background in media, art or cultural history for the project: Panorama, Diorama and Cosmorama: Performing History and Geography.  Deadline for…