The History of Knowledge Cultures (funded by the Crafoord Foundation)

Project: Research

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Humanities
  • History and Archaeology
  • History

Keywords

Description

The purpose of this programme will be to develop the history of knowledge as a scholarly field. By situating knowledge at the centre of the historical endeavour, we will launch a comprehensive programme to analyse knowledge cultures, combining theoretical considerations and empirical investigations.

Within the programme, a postdoctoral researcher, David Larsson Heidenblad, investigates the emergence of a modern environmental knowledge culture. By closely examining where, when, and how such knowledge circulated in Swedish society at large a new history of the ecological turn is being mapped out. The analysis is centered on how the cultural breakthrough of modern environmentalism in the late 1960s and early 1970s transformed environmental knowledge in new and unpredictable ways.
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date2015/08/172017/08/17

Participants

Related projects

(Predecessor)

Johan Östling

Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation

2019/01/012023/12/31

Project: Research

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Related research output

David Larsson Heidenblad, 2019 Feb 1

Research output: Other contributionWeb publication/Blog post

Kaijser, A. & David Larsson Heidenblad, 2018 Jun 1, In : Scandinavian Journal of History. 43, 3, p. 301-323

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Related activities

Larsson Heidenblad, D. (Presenter)
2019 May 16

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop/ seminar/ course

Larsson Heidenblad, D. (Invited speaker)
2019 Jan 31

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Larsson Heidenblad, D. (Invited speaker)
2018 Oct 16

Activity: Talk or presentationPublic lecture/debate/seminar

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