The Experts and the Peasants: Academies, societies and commissions as institutional models for renewal in Swedish agriculture, 1739-1813

Project: Research

Project Details

Layman's description

The purpose of this project is to analyze an overlooked development of Swedish expertise, the so called household committee´(Hushållskommittén) from 1793. This committee worked with varying intensity during the consecutive 20 years eventually leading to the forming of the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture (Kungl. Lantbruksakademien) in 1811.
Effective start/end date2011/01/012014/12/31


  • The Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation: Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Science Research