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Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen

MA & PhD

  • Universitetsvej 1, 42.1

    DK-4000 Roskilde

    Denmark

20022019

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Research

History of Science, Intellectual History, European History, 1600-1900.

Education

MA University of Copenhagen (1999), PhD Free University Berlin (2003).

 

Selected publications

(with Rens Bod) "The Forgotten Curriculum of the Humanities", History of Humanities, 4, 2 (2019), 219-227.

"Historien, tiden og fortiden: Om billedet af historieskrivningen i Oplysningstiden", Passage, 32, 78 (2017),  53-75.

"Scholarship as a Way of Life: Character and Virtue in the Age of Big Humanities," History of Humanities, 1, 2 (2016), 387-397.

"Relics of the Past: Antiquarianism and Archival Authority in Enlightenment Germany," Storia della Storiografia, 68, 2 (2015), 69-81.

"Private Übungen und verkörpertes Wissen: Zur Unterrichtspraxis der Geschichtswissenschaft im 19. Jahrhundert," Akademische Wissenskulturen : Praktiken des Lehrens und Forschens vom Mittelalter bis zur Moderne, eds. Martin Kintzinger og Sita Steckel (Basel: Schwabe Verlag, 2015), 143-161.

“Inventing the Archive: Testimony and Virtue in Modern Historiography,” History of the Human Sciences, 26, 4 (2013), 8-26.

"The Language of Objects: Christian Jürgensen Thomsen's Science of the Past," Isis, 103, 1 (2012), 24-53.

"Exploring the Republic of Letters: German Travellers in the Dutch Underground, 1690-1720," Scientists and Scholars in the Field: Studies in the History of Fieldwork and Expeditions, eds. Kristian H. Nielsen, Michael Harbsmeier, and Christopher J. Ries (Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2012), 101-122.

“Leopold Ranke’s Archival Turn: Location and Evidence in Modern Historiography,” Modern Intellectual History, 5, 3 (2008), 425-453.  (Winner of the 2009 Best Article Award of the Forum for History of Human Science).

“Christian Thomasius, Invisible Philosophers, and Education for Enlightenment,” Intellectual History Review, 18, 3 (2008), 319-336.

“Leopold von Ranke, la passion de la critique et le séminaire d’histoire,” Lieux de savoir: Espaces et communautés, ed. Christian Jacob (Paris: Albin Michel, 2007), 462-482.

“How Germany left the Republic of Letters,” Journal of the History of Ideas, 65, 3 (2004), 421-432.

Keywords

  • Philosophy, History of ideas, Religion. Theology
  • History, Society
  • Theory of science, History and sociology of science, knowledge and technology, Research policy
  • Education, Learning, Training

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Research Output

Christian Jürgensen Thomsen (1788–1865): Comparing Prehistoric Antiquities

Eskildsen, K. R., 2019, In : History of Humanities. 4, 2, p. 263-267

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Classics of the Humanities I: From the Enlightenment to the Digital Age

Eskildsen, K. R. (ed.) & Bod, R. (ed.), 2019, Chicago: University of Chicago Press. (History of Humanities; No. 2, Vol. 4).

Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

Leopold Von Ranke (1795–1886): Criticizing an Early Modern Historian

Eskildsen, K. R., 2019, In : History of Humanities. 4, 2, p. 257-262

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Paradigme: Hvad laver din ubegavede fætter på universitetet

Eskildsen, K. R., 2019, Verden ifølge humaniora: 40 banebrydende begreber der former vores virkelighed. Bille, M., Engberg-Pedersen, A. & Gram-Skjoldager, K. (eds.). Aarhus: Aarhus Universitetsforlag, p. 294-301

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

The Forgotten Curriculum of the Humanities

Eskildsen, K. R. & Bod, R., 2019, In : History of Humanities. 4, 2, p. 219-227

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Activities

Lychnos: An annual for history of ideas and science (Journal)

Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen (Editorial Board Member)
2019 → …

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewEditor of Research journalResearch

Knowing and Performing series: ”Exquisite choreographic food experiment"

Franziska Bork Petersen (Organizer), Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen (Organizer)
6 Dec 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conference

Conference Critical Edge Alliance 2019

Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen (Organizer)
6 Jun 20198 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conference

Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte (Journal)

Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen (Editorial Board Member)
2019 → …

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewEditor of Research journalResearch

Knowing and Performing series: ”Chasing stars in chairs”

Franziska Bork Petersen (Organizer), Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen (Organizer)
2 Oct 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conference

Press / Media

Forskeren har mistet sin status som folkehelt

Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen

13/07/2017

1 item of Media coverage

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Forskeren har mistet sin status som folkehelt

Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen

12/07/2017

1 item of Media coverage

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Alle verdens idéer præsenteres på 18 minutter

Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen

10/06/2017

1 item of Media coverage

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Alle verdens idéer præsenteret på 18 minutter

Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen

10/06/2017

1 item of Media coverage

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Hvor er det danske frisind?

Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen

01/03/2016

1 item of Media coverage

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Prizes

Best Article Award

Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen (Recipient), 2009

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

President for Critical Edge Alliance

Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen (Recipient), 2008

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

President for Critical Edge Alliance

Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen (Recipient), 2006

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions