Department of Arts and Cultural Sciences

The Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology | Lund University


Dunér, PhD, is Professor in history of science and ideas. His dissertation concerned the scientist and spirit seer Emanuel Swedenborg (1688–1772), The World Machine. Emanuel Swedenborgs Natural Philosophy (2004). It will soon be published in an English translation. His research concerns: Emanuel Swedenborg, Christopher Polhem, Carl Linnaeus, history of entomology, and history of astrobiology. He is also affiliated to Centre for Cognitive Semiotics.



Books (7)
Editorships (41)
Articles (30)
Book chapters (69)
Prefaces (7)
Encyclopaedia entries (1)
Conference contributions (8)
Reviews (87)
Articles in specialist publications and popular press (12)
Newspaper articles (5)
Miscellaneous (1)
Supervision at Lund University (1)

Research portal (Lund University)


Other tasks and qualifications

Dunér is co-editor of Svenska Linnésällskapets årsskrift. He was coordinator for Lund University Seminar for Early Modern Studies, and the multidisciplinary project "Astrobiology: Past, Present, and Future" at the Pufendorf Insitute.

David Dunér

Division of History of Ideas and Sciences
Department of Arts and Cultural Sciences

Cognitive Semiotics
Centre for Languages and Literature

Contact information

E-mail david.dunerkultur.luse

+46 46 222 09 61 (professor)
+46 46 222 83 78 (researcher)

LUX:C346 (professor)
SOL:H405a (researcher)

Visiting address
Helgonavägen 3, Lund (LUX)
Helgonabacken 12, Lund (SOL)

Postal address
Box 192, 221 00 Lund (professor)
Box 201, 221 00 Lund (researcher)

Internal post code
30 (LUX)
20 (SOL)