Methods in cultural and intellectual history (Europe, Scandinavia)

Online seminar

The seminar

The seminar Methods in cultural and intellectual history (Europe, Scandinavia) is organised by Charlotta Wolff, professor of Finnish history at the University of Turku, and Johanna Ilmakunnas, professor of Nordic history at the Åbo Akademi University, as a cooperation between the two universities. The objective of the seminar is to promote historical research by exploring new methods and cross-disciplinary approaches within cultural and intellectual history. The seminar convenes six times a year online and is open to all interested researchers regardless of their status or affiliation.

For more information and to receive the Zoom link, please contact Professor Charlotta Wolff or Professor Johanna Ilmakunnas.

Programme 2024


8 February
John Stobart, Manchester Metropolitan University
Morality and materiality: Consumption and the English parish clergy in the long eighteenth century

14 March
Ere Nokkala, University of Jyväskylä
Poliittinen talous 1700-luvun Ruotsissa

11 April
Emily Cockayne, University of East Anglia
Researching anonymous letter writing, Britain 1760-1939: sources and methods of analysis


10 October
Ellen Krefting, University of Oslo
Maritime Modernities: Formats of Oceanic Knowledge

14 November
Natacha Coquery, Université Lumière Lyon 2
L’objet de luxe au XVIIIe siècle : Modes d’approche d’une réalité mouvante

12 December


Main picture: Elias Martin, View of Paris from the Embankment beneath the Pont Neuf, 1766–1768, Nationalmuseum, photo Hans Thorwid, public domain.