Isak Hammar

Isak Hammar

Researcher, Associate professor

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Isak Hammar, PhD, Associate professor. His research focuses on the history of humanities, and particularly on the relationship between the humanities and the natural sciences during the first half of the 19th century. Recent publications include “Classical Nature: Natural History, Classical Humanism and the Value of Knowledge in Sweden, 1800–1850” in Journal for the History of Knowledge and "Unity Lost: Negotiating the ancient roots of Pedagogy in Sweden,1865–1971" (History of Education Review, 2022), co-authored by Hampus Östh Gustafsson.

Together with Johan Östling, he is the editor of the Forum section “The Circulation of Knowledge and the History of Humanities” for History of humanities (2021).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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