Department of Literature and History of Ideas

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Manne Siegbahnhuset, Frescativägen 24 A
106 91 Stockholm
Sweden


Department projects

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Redefining Scientific Knowledge in Preindustrial Sweden: the Case for Metallurgy
01/01/2017 - 31/12/2019

This three-year project examines the process of redefining scientific
knowledge in the eighteenth century by exploring the history and
evolution of an encyclopedic enterprise in preindustrial Sweden. The
enterprise was undertaken c. 1740-1789 by two mining officials of t...


Making the Past Present: Public Perceptions of Performative Holocaust Commemoration in Israel, Germany, Poland, and Sweden since the year 2000
01/01/2015 - 31/12/2018
Levandegörandet av Förintelsen i Israel, Tyskland, Polen och Sverige sedan år 2000 Trots Förintelsens centrala betydelse i många länder kan en tilltagande trötthet på ämnet konstateras sedan 2000-talet. Med växande tidsavst&ari...

Everyday Devices. Mediatisation, Disciplining and Localisation of Music, in Sweden 1900-1970
01/01/2016 - 31/12/2018

Everyday Devices. Mediatisation, Disciplining and Localisation of Music in Sweden 1900-1970 The aim of this project is to show how sound-reproduction technology interacted with and transformed practices and ideas related to music, sound and listening during a peri...


Forms of Feeling: The Aesthetics and Ethics of Emotion
01/01/2014 - 31/12/2017
Känslans former: om känslomässighetens estetik och etik Har du någon gång känt dig riktigt berörd då du läst en bok, sett en film, beskådat en tavla eller lyssnat på ett musikstycke? Så pass att du kanske velat ...

Performing Premodernity. Exploring cultural heritage through the Drottningholm Court Theatre
01/01/2013 - 31/12/2017
"Performing Premodernity. Exploring Cultural Heritage through the Drottningholm Court Theatre" is an aspiration of the 21st century. It is a project that meets the 18th century on its own terms through the extraordinarily well-preserved performing space of the Drottningholm Court...

Rhetorical feminisms: gendered artists, video art and political beliefs 1970-2010
01/01/2015 - 31/12/2017
Inom postmodern konst har feministisk konst intagit en särställning. Den uppstår i relation till de nya konstformerna videokonst, performance och konceptkonst under slutet av 1960-talet. Samtidigt etablerades också feministisk teori, politik och konstkritik ...

A syncretic method to renew music analysis: a need for musicology and music teaching
01/01/2014 - 31/12/2016
Analysen av musiken utgör en central aktivitet för all musiker och musikvetare. Vare sig den sker på grund- eller avancerad nivå, framgår analysen som en förutsättning till lyssnandet, framförandet, förståelsen och studien av ...

Turning Points and Continuity: The Changing Roles of Performance in Society 1880-1925
01/01/2014 - 31/12/2016
The project aims to revisit and re-interpret a period celebrated as the breakthrough of modern theatre. Using extensive archival work and historiographical and socio-economic analyses, the researchers will investigate the performance practices in Sweden that have become marginali...

Time, Memory, and Representation - A Multidisciplinary Program on Transformations in Historical Consciousness
01/01/2010 - 31/12/2015

The post-war period has witnessed an increased preoccupation with the relation between present, past, and future in both knowledge and practice. With the linguistic and hermeneutic turn in philosophy, cultural theory, feminist critique of science, conceptual analysis, and post...


Commemorating Painful Pasts through Performative Practices
01/11/2015 - 30/11/2015

This conference examines how artists, educators and museums worldwide employ performative strategies of commemoration to address the dark legacies of the 20th century, such as the Holocaust, the suppression under communist regimes in Eastern Europe, the Apartheid system in Sou...



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