Developing the History of Knowledge

In March 2020, our new edited volume Forms of Knowledge: Developing the History of Knowledge (Nordic Academic Press) will be published. The book is a product of the newly established Lund Centre for the History of Knowledge (LUCK) and brings together some twenty historians from different scholarly traditions to develop the history of knowledge. In…


We are very happy to announce that the Lund Centre for the History of Knowledge (LUCK) will be opened in March 2020 at the Department of History, Lund University.

Reformation, confessionalization and the representation of Martin Luther

In a new article in the historical journal Historisk tidskrift, Kajsa Brilkman takes issue with an established interpretation of the Reformation in Sweden. Drawing on international scholarship and utilising methods from the history of the book, she argues that the term “the Reformation” should be reserved for the first half of 16th century, a period…

Swedish Research Council funds histories of knowledge

The Swedish Research Council has announced the new projects that it will fund and we are very delighted that several of them will explore dimensions of the history of knowledge. Anna Nilsson Hammar and Svante Norrhem (history, Lund) will study Swedish aristocratic households 1618-1710 and what opportunities they offered to servants in terms of careers,…

Workshop at Häckeberga Castle

On 4–5 November, twenty-two historians met at beautiful Häckeberga Castle for an intense and productive workshop, “The Future of the History of Knowledge”.

New book on exile and knowledge circulation

Karolina Enquist Källgren just published a new book on the works of spanish author María Zambrano, interpreting her production in the light of exile and knowledge circulation. The book, María Zambrano’s Ontology of Exile: Expressive Subjectivity (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019) is the first monograph in English offering a philosophical interpretation as well as historical contextualisation of…

Widening the network

In order to widen our networks and strengthen our ties with inspiring colleagues in different parts of the world, we have assembled an International Advisory Board.