2 Project Application Positions in the History of Knowledge

We are now seeking 2 researchers to write research applications with the aim to strengthen the Lund Centre for the History of Knowledge, connected to the Wallenberg Academy Fellow (WAF) project “Knowledge in Motion” led by Johan Östling.The WAF project are funded by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation and located within the Subject of History…

Workshop: Actors of Knowledge

On 23–24 March, the Lund Centre for the History of Knowledge (LUCK) organized the digital workshop “Actors of Knowledge”. The aim is to produce a third volume in our history of knowledge series which started with Circulation of Knowledge (2018) and continued with Forms of Knowledge (2020). The new book is due to be published in the autumn of 2023….

CfP: “Histories of Knowledge” – conference in Venice

The International Society for Intellectual History is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for its 2022 conference to be held in Venice, “Histories of Knowledge: Political, Historical and Cultural Epistemologies in Intellectual History”. The conference addresses the knowledge-power entanglement in intellectual history, including at the level of historiography. For more information, see https://isih.history.ox.ac.uk/?page_id=6723 Photo by Héctor…

Seminar: Steven Shapin on “Moderation and Modernity: A Dietary History”

All are invited to join the upcoming meeting of the History of Knowledge Seminar Series. > prof. Steven Shapin (Harvard University)  ‘Moderation and Modernity: A Dietary History’ Date: Thursday 17 March 2022 Time: 15:30-17:00 (CET/Amsterdam-time)Place: Online (Microsoft Teams) * No registration needed. Please click here to attend the meeting * > AbstractModeration belongs to both the instrumental/scientific and the prescriptive/moral. It figures in the domains of…

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!