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Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen

MA & PhD

  • Universitetsvej 1, 42.1

    DK-4000 Roskilde

    Denmark

20022018
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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

"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

Research Output 2002 2018

Ludvig Holberg og den nordeuropæiske oplysning

Eskildsen, K. R., 2018, In : Historisk Tidsskrift. 117, 2, p. 549-565 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewResearch

Christoph August Heumann (1681-1764): Gelehrte Praxis zwischen christlichem Humanismus und Aufklärung

Mulsow, M. (ed.), Eskildsen, K. R. (ed.) & Zedelmaier, H. (ed.), 2017, Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag. 265 p. (Gothaer Forschungen zur Frühen Neuzeit; No. 12).

Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

Historia Literaria als Feldarbeit: Heumanns Reisetagebuch und die Anfänge der Gelehrtengeschichtsschreibung

Eskildsen, K. R., 2017, Christoph August Heumann (1681-1764): Gelehrte Praxis zwischen christlichem Humanismus und Aufklärung. Mulsow, M., Eskildsen, K. R. & Zedelmaier, H. (eds.). Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, p. 3-23 21 p. (Gothaer Forschungen zur Frühen Neuzeit; No. 12).

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

Historien, tiden og fortiden: Om billedet af historieskrivningen i Oplysningstiden

Eskildsen, K. R., 2017, In : Passage. 78, p. 53-75 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Activities 2006 2019

Between Institution and Intoxication: How does Performance Philosophy Intervene?

Franziska Bork Petersen (Organizer), Michael Haldrup (Speaker), Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen (Speaker), Ulrik Schmidt (Speaker), Patrick Rowan Blackburn (Speaker)
15 Mar 2019

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

Harvard University

Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen (Visiting researcher)
1 Mar 201831 May 2018

Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution

History, Time, and the Past: The Visual Representation of History Writing during the Enlightenment

Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen (Speaker)
30 Sep 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

Critical Edge Alliance Internatioanl conference

Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen (Organizer)
2017

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

The Classics of the Humanities II

Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen (Organizer)
20 Oct 2017

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

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Forskeren har mistet sin status som folkehelt

Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen

12/07/2017

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Alle verdens idéer præsenteres på 18 minutter

Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen

10/06/2017

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Alle verdens idéer præsenteret på 18 minutter

Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen

10/06/2017

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Hvor er det danske frisind?

Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen

01/03/2016

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