Projects


Current projects

Bourgeois feminism or class solidarity? Working class women's actions and strategies in the bourgeois movement around the turn of the century 1900
Participants: Johanna Ringarp (head of project), Anne Berg
Funding body: Swedish Research Council (managed by Stockholm University)
Duration: 2019-2021
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The First Choice: The Expansion of Preschool, its Marketization and Increased Importance for Families’ Educational Strategies
Participants: Esbjörn LarssonHåkan ForsbergIda LidegranJennifer WaddlingJohannes WestbergAndreas Alm Fjellborg 
Funding body: Swedish Research Council
Duration: 2018-2020
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Cost of freedom? The Material Conditions of the Emergence of Civil Society in Sweden during the 19th century
Participants: Anne BergSamuel Edquist
Funding body: Swedish Research Council
Duration: 2018-2020
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A School in Crisis: Changing crisis discourses and unchanging figures of thought, 1950-2020
Participants: David SjögrenJoakim LandahlJohannes Westberg
Funding body: Swedish Research Council
Duration: 2018-2020
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Global Citizenship Education in Historical and Critical Perspectives (GLOC)
Participants: Thomas Nygren, Stefan Bengtsson, Anne BergEsbjörn Larsson, David Sjögren
Funding body: Faculty of Educational Sciences
Duration: 2018-2020
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The development of School mathematics and reforms of the Swedish school system in the 20th century. A comparative and historical study of changes of contents, methods and institutional conditions
Participants: Johan Prytz
Funding body: Swedish Research Council
Duration: 2012-2018
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Previous projects

Segregation and integration: Gender, class and citizenship in the Swedish education system, ca. 1800-1850
Participants: Esbjörn Larsson (directed by Åsa Karlsson Sjögren, Umeå University)
Funding body: Swedish Research Council
Duration: 2014-2017
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Universal Values versus Historical Thinking: A Study of Human Rights Education in Sweden and the U.S. 
Participants: Thomas Nygren
Funding body: Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation
Duration: 2014-2017
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Who governs the Swedish school? Municipality, school and state during 60 years of Swedish school reforms in a world of change
Participants: Johanna Ringarp (directed by Henrik Román, the research group STEP, Uppsala university)
Funding body: Swedish Research Council
Duration: 2014-2017
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The economics of education: The financing of the Swedish elementary school, 1842–1936
Participants: Johannes Westberg, Madeleine Michaëlsson, Magnus Svensson, Germund Larsson (2010-2011), Esbjörn Larsson (2010)
Funding body: Swedish Research Council, Handelsbanken Research Council
Duration: 2009-2016
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Foreign Policy and internationalization of Swedish higher education. The Swedish Institute and the academic exchange 1945-2010
Participants: Andreas Åkerlund
Funding Body: Swedish Research Council
Duration: 2011-2016

The Emergence of the Democrat: Popular education and the Process of Democratic Subjection in Sweden, 1830–1940
Participants: Samuel Edquist, Anne Berg, Sara Backman Prytz (2015)
Funding body: Swedish Research Council
Duration: 2012–2015

The dilemma posed by knowledge measurements: The effect of international knowledge measurements on education policy reforms in Sweden and Germany, 2000-2011
Participants: Johanna Ringarp
Funding body: Swedish Research Council
Duration: 2012-2015

Between discipline and self-improvement: Differences in the implementation of Monitorial Education for different social classes in Sweden, approx. 1820-1870
Participants: Esbjörn Larsson
Funding body: Bank of Sweden Tercenary Fund
Duration: 2009-2015
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The financing of Swedish popular education, 1872–1991: economic governance, standards and practices between the public and voluntary sectors
Participants: Samuel Edquist, Anne Berg
Funding body: Jan Wallanders och Tom Hedelius Stiftelse samt Tore Browaldhs Stiftelse
Duration: 2011–2014

Digitalizing nineteenth century educational journals - a pilot study
Participants: Johannes Westberg, Peter Bernhardsson, Germund Larsson
Duration: 2011-2012
Funding body: Helge Ax:son Johnssons stiftelse

Graduate School History of Education (2005-11)
Participants: Donald Broady (director), Esbjörn Larsson (coordinator 2005-08), Johannes Westberg (coordinator 2008-11). PhD-students: Andreas Åkerlund, Stefan Rimm, Elin Gardeström, Thomas Neidenmark
Duration: 2005-2011
Funding body: Swedish Research Council
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