Projects


Current projects

School and the Making of Social Class: The State-Controlled Education and the Construction of Class-Identities in School Texts from 1860 to 1930

Participants: Esbjörn Larsson, Anne BergLinn Areskoug, Johan Wickström
Funding body: Swedish Research Council 
Duration: 2022-2025
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Figuring Politics – Spatial Diagrams of the Political System in Global Upper Secondary School Civics Textbooks (1900–)

Participants: Janne Holmén
Funding body: Swedish Research Council 
Duration: 2021-2024

Historical Study of National Christianities (research network) 

Participants: Urban Claesson, Esbjörn Larsson, Jakob Evertsson, Stina Fallberg Sundmark, Gustaf Forsell, Emma HellströmIva Lučić, Ida Olenius, David Sjögren
Funding body: CIRCUS UU (managed by Department of Theology)
Duration: 2021-2022

Schooling in Perspective: A Graduate School in Applied History of Education

Participants: Johannes Westberg, Joakim Landahl, Esbjörn Larsson, Daniel Lindmark
Funding body: Swedish Research Council (managed by Örebro University)
Duration: 2020-2024
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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: 2018-2021
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Cost of freedom? The Material Conditions of the Emergence of Civil Society in Sweden during the 19th century

Participants: Anne Berg, Samuel Edquist
Funding body: Swedish Research Council
Duration: 2018-2021
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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: 2018-2021
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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

Global Citizenship Education in Historical and Critical Perspectives (GLOC)

Participants: Thomas NygrenStefan BengtssonAnne BergEsbjörn LarssonDavid Sjögren
Funding body: Faculty of Educational Sciences
Duration: 2018-2020
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Segregation and Integration: Gender, Class and Citizenship in the Swedish Education System, approx. 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

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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