This graduate school in applied history of education funds the training of 10 PhD-students, and provides training for 4 externally funded PhD-students. Do you want to know more about these PhD students, and how it is to take part in this graduate school? Read interviews with them here>>
Andreas examines the material and technical aspects of the school as a system within society. The project focuses on the Swedish education for teenagers over the past hundred years.
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My thesis will address the construction of the ideal pupil as a subject. Using discourse analysis, I will identify and describe contemporary historical portrayals of the pupil, with focus on preferred traits and behaviors. My main supervisor is Johanna Ringarp.
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Badegül Eren Aydinlik
Badegül’s project focuses on Turkey’s teacher training colleges for women from the late Ottoman Empire to the early Republic of Turkey (1870-1945). Her main supervisor is Björn Norlin.
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Emma’s thesis will deal with Christian education and secularization in elementary school in the twentieth century. She will also try to analyze how different groups were discussing the subject depending on their position in the field.
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Waldekranz project focuses on the historical black box of preschool, where she studies early care and education from a local perspective. Her project will focus on Swedish kindergartens during 1940 – 1965 using board minutes, observational protocols and other unpublished archive materials to highlight the everyday operations in preschool. Her main supervisor is Johannes Westberg.
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Martin’s PhD project examines the elementary school teacher associations 1840-1880. His research will focus on the teachers’ collective agency and professional pursuits.
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Göransdotter examines the first generation of PhD women’s conceptions of science and its impact on secondary girls’ schools ca. 1880-1960 in Stockholm, Sweden.
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Sebastian investigates the archives of the Swedish National Board of Education (1920-1991). His main goal is to further understand the interplay between educational research and politics, and how this relationship has affected the development of the modern educational system in Sweden.
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Sophie’s PhD project addresses the educationalization of the woman question during the late 19th century in Paris, Berlin, and Stockholm comparatively. The thesis will examine the struggle for the image and consequently the field of action of bourgeois women as it was carried out in the arena of education. Special focus will be put on the power of state statistics as a mechanism of (implicitly) constituting social reality – rather than merely describing it.
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My PhD project explores the history of the Swedish “pupils movement” and pupil self-organization on upper secondary schooling in Sweden. My research will focus on the formation and potential transformations of pupils as a collective actor by deploying a social movement perspective on this phenomenon in the intersection between school and civil society.
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Externally funded PhD-students
Anne Helene Høyland Mork
University of South-Eastern Norway
Anne Helene explores the school subject of history by studying history teachers’ education and writings as well as pedagogical resources used in the teaching of history at a Norwegian and a Swedish upper secondary school from the 1920s until the 1960s. Her main supervisor is Merethe Roos and her co-supervisor is Henrik Edgren.
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Carin studies the recent history of vocational education. Her focus is on the dynamics between federally-driven policies and an emerging state-regulated vocational teacher profession in educational policy production. Her supervisor in Christian Lundahl and co supervisor is Andreas Berg.
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University of Groningen
Chelsea examines the conceptual history of mediocrity. Her supervisor is Johannes Westberg, and co-supervisor is Hilda Amsing.
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Franziska is working on her PhD thesis with the preliminary title UNESCO’s “Futures of Education”: The situatedness of and in futures in multilateral education policy discourses. Her main supervisor is Christian Lundahl, and her co-supervisors are Johannes Westberg and Florian Waldow.
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