Department of Arts and Cultural Sciences

The Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology | Lund University


Born in 1942, PhD Uppsala History of Science and ideas, visiting professor Scandinavian department Berkeley 1978, Reader History of Science and ideas Uppsala, Fellow Wissenschaftskolleg 1987/88, professor history of science and ideas, Lund university 1990-, Fellow SCASSS 1998, Dean humanities 1998-2003, Head Department for cultural studies 2004-05, emeritus professor since 2009. Praeses Vetenskapssocieteten, praeses Royal Vetenskapssamfundet Lund, Member of Swedish Board of Culture for six years, committe of National Museum of Natural history 4 years etc.

Research interest: Linnaeus and history of natural history, 18th Century, Cultural history, History of concepts, history of eugenics, Man´s relation to animals, Alltagsgeschichte



Books (4)
Editorships (35)
Articles (2)
Book chapters (19)
Reviews (2)
Articles in specialist publications and popular press (1)
Supervision at Lund University (7)

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Gunnar Broberg

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

Contact information

E-mail gunnar.brobergkultur.luse

Phone +46 46 222 75 89

Room LUX:C352

Visiting address Helgonavägen 3, Lund

Postal address Box 192, 221 00 Lund

Internal post code 30