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Peter Josephson

Peter Josephson


Head of Department

Senior Lecturer

School of Historical and Contemporary Studies

Head of department for Archive Studies, History and History of Ideas

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Peter Josephson
Senior Lecturer
Alfred Nobels allé 7
Södertörns Högskola
Phone: +46 8 608 4330
F 826 F-huset

Peter Josephson is Lecturer in the History of Ideas at Södertörn University. His research and teaching interests include the history of higher education, the humanities and the social sciences as well as questions of theory and method within the historical disciplines. He received his PhD in 2005 for an award-winning dissertation on Max Weber and the concept of academic freedom. In his recent research, he has studied the emergence of the modern research university. In this context, he has examined the hopes and fears that German-speaking educators around 1800 tied to the break-through of a modern print culture. Together with Frans Lundgren, he has also authored the textbook Historia som kunskapsform.

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