Knowledge for the World: The history of Aalborg University, 1974-2024

Maria Simonsen, Nordic advisory board member, is pleased to announce a new exciting project about the history of knowledge and university history, Knowledge for the World: The history of Aalborg University, 1974-2024. In 2024, Aalborg University celebrates its 50th anniversary. For this up-coming anniversary, the two Danish historians, Maria Simonsen and Mogens Rüdiger, is writing…

A warm welcome to Charlotte Nilsson

Charlotte Nilsson is a postdoctoral researcher in Media History at the Department of Communication and Media, Lund University. From January 2021, she holds a post-doc position within the project A nation of everyman investors: Stock saving and the circulation of financial knowledge in Sweden 1978–2018 (PI David Larsson Heidenblad). Her analytical focus is on how…

History of Knowledge with Cambridge University Press

Johan Östling and David Larsson Heidenblad have been asked to write a concise and up-to-date account of the history of knowledge in the new series Elements in Historical Theory and Practice, published by Cambridge University Press. They have signed the contract and the book is due to be released in 2023. In their book The…

Podcast: The History of Knowledge and the History of Education

Tamson Pietsch and Joel Barnes have participated in the History of Education Society UK Podcast to talk about their work on the connections—and tensions—between the fields of the history of knowledge and the history of education. They discuss how the focus and methods of the history of knowledge can help us think through how knowledge…

DigitalHistory@Lund: seminars & workshops

DigitalHistory@Lund is a platform that aims at promoting digital history and to support the development of new digital history research projects. It is a collaboration between the Section for Media History, and Lund Centre for the History of Knowledge (LUCK) and funded by The Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology, Lund University, 2021–2022. Sune Bechmann Pedersen and Kajsa Weber…

Summer school @Lund!

On 23–26 August 2021, the Lund Centre for the History of Knowledge (LUCK) will for the second time offer a 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. Photo by Oscar Nord on Unsplash

Media History Webinar Series, spring 2021

Entangled Media Histories (EMHIS) is a meeting-place for European media historians since 2013. The network is co-ordinated by Media History at Lund University, also a node within the framework of LUCK. EMHIS was financed for six years by STINT Institutional Grant, and guiding ideas have been internationalization and the support of early career researchers. In…

New Book on the Emergence of Environmentalism in Sweden

David Larsson Heidenblad’s new book, Den gröna vändningen,(Nordic Academic Press, 2021), tells the history of how modern environmentalism emerged in postwar Sweden. It is the first monograph to emerge from LUCK and demonstrates a specific take on the history of knowledge. The English version of the book, The Environmental Turn in Postwar Sweden: A New History of Knowledge, will…