Greetings from Sydney

In February and March 2019, Johan Östling has been a visiting scholar at the Australian Centre for Public History at the University of Technology Sydney. During his stay in Sydney, he had the privilege of discussing the history of universities, the history of the humanities and, more generally, the history of knowledge with a number…

A warm welcome to Anton Jansson!

We wish to welcome our new colleague Anton Jansson to our research environment in Lund. Anton Jansson is a postdoctoral researcher in History. He holds a PhD in History of Ideas and Science from the University of Gothenburg, and has a special interest in historical perspectives on religion in modernity. From 2019 he works in…

New insights?

In the latest issue of Scandia, Staffan Bergwik discusses our edited volume  Circulation of Knowledge and its contribution to the field. “Som jag ser det skymtar en stor fråga i bakgrunden av det nya fältet, och den rör kunskapsorganisationens intressanta historia. Det disciplinära sätt som kunskap alltmer intensivt organiserades på under 1800- och 1900-talen har…

Several new projects receive funding

Several new projects affiliated with the History of Knowledge@Lund have received funding. We congratulate Björn Lundberg, David Larsson Heidenblad and Anna Nilsson Hammar!

New postdoc in the history of knowledge @Lund

Karolina Enquist Källgren is a postdoc at the Department of History. She studies intellectual history with a particular interest in epistemology, exile and the circulation of knowledge. In her current project she is investigating the relationship between theology and quantum physics between the years 1925-1934. Her study focuses on the interaction between Spanish catholic theologian…

Circulation of Knowledge

Circulation of Knowledge: Explorations in the History of Knowledge By: Johan Östling, Erling Sandmo, David Larsson Heidenblad, Anna Nilsson Hammar, Kari Hernæs Nordberg (red.) Nordic Academic Press (2018) >>> Available open access here. Historians have long been interested in knowledge—its nature and origin, and the circumstances under which it was created—but it has only been…