Ph.D. position in History of Knowledge

A Doctoral Research Fellowship in history of ideas/history of knowledge is available at the Department of philosophy, classics, history of art and ideas, University of Oslo. The fellowship is part of the research project “Maritime Modernities: Formats of Oceanic Knowledge”, funded by the Research Council of Norway. The project investigates the history of knowledge and…

CfP: 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…

Seminar with Elaine Leong

All are invited to join the next meeting of the History of Knowledge Seminar Series.  > Elaine Leong (UCL) ‘Vernacular Medicine and “Agents of Knowledge” in Late Seventeenth-Century London’ Date: Wednesday 24 November 2021Time: 15:30-17:00 (CET)Place: Online (Microsoft Teams* Please click here to attend the meeting *  > Abstract ‘This talk focuses on two historical figures – George Hartman (fl. 1668-82) and Christopher Packe (fl. 1670-1711) – largely…

Seminar: “Big Research Questions about the Human Condition”

On 16 November at 13.15 (CET), Arne Jarrick (Stockholm) will present his new book “Big Research Questions about the Human Condition: A Historian’s Will” (https://www.anthempress.com/big-research-questions-about-the-human-condition-pdf) To receive the Zoom link, please contact johan.ostling@hist.lu.se Arne Jarrick, Big Research Questions about the Human Condition My basic message can be put in a straightforward way: humanities scholars should improve their…

A warm welcome to Maria Simonsen!

For the next two month, Maria Simonsen will be visiting fellow at LUCK – Lund Centre for the History of Knowledge. Maria is an Associate Professor in History at the Department of Politics and Society at Aalborg University and part of a three-year talent program for younger researchers at the Faculty of Social Sciences.  She earned her PhD…

The future of the history of humanities

Where is the history of humanities headed? On December 8, 2021 LUCK hosts a digital symposium centering on this question. Invited speakers include Rens Bod, Herman Paul, and Suzanne Marchand, as well as scholars providing concrete examples from the Swedish context. Moderated by Isak Hammar and Hampus Östh Gustafsson. December 8, 2021, 15.00–18:30 (CET). Welcome…

Seminar: Body, emotion, and knowledge

On 20 October, 13.15-15.00 CET Karin Sennefeld, Anton Runesson and Mari Eyice will present their research concerning early modern bodily experiences, emotions and the role of codified knowledge at the History of Knowledge seminar, on Zoom. The seminar will be held in Swedish. Please contact johan.ostling@hist.lu.se to receive the Zoom link. Abstract: Utifrån pågående projekt om funktionshinder,…