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Henrik Åström Elmersjö

Associate professor of history and education.

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Affiliation
Associate professor at Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies Units: History, History of Education
Location
YA, Norra beteendevetarhuset, NBET.B.358 Umeå universitet, 901 87 Umeå

Associate professor of history and education. In 2013, I defended my dissertation discussing the interaction between historical cultures in the Nordic countries within the framework of a "pan-Nordic" textbook revision. Since then, I have continued to research the history and conditions of the school subject of history in various projects. I am part of the research environment "History and Education", and the Umeå Research Centre for Social Studies Didactics (UmSOD). Read more about UmSOD.

Ongoing and completed projects include: "An authorized history" (Postdoc-project), where I researched the renegotiation of the history subject within the framework of The Swedish Government Approvement Scheme's reviews and approval of history textbooks between 1938 and 1991; "Individuals and collectives in Swedish history and social studies teaching" (Umeå School of Education), where I studied the changes in the description of individuals and different collectives within the framework of the syllabi for history and social studies in Swedish secondary school between 1970 and 2017; "Controversial Issues in Social Science Education" (Swedish Research Council) where I primarily study how history teachers handle potentially controversial issues in their teaching in secondary schools; and "Teaching Rival Histories" (Swedish Research Council), where history teachers' epispemological ideas and how these can affect teaching is examined in a comparative study involving teachers in Sweden and Quebec.

Currently I am also one of the editors for the Nordic Journal of Educational History.

Nordic Journal of Educational History, Nordic Journal of Educational History 2022, Vol. 9, (1)
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, Routledge 2022, Vol. 66, (5) : 824-837
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Historical Encounters: A journal of historical consciousness, historical cultures and history education, University of Newcastle 2022, Vol. 9, (1) : 181-195
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik; Zanazanian, Paul
Historical Justice and History Education, Palgrave Macmillan 2021 : 23-45
Arvidsson, Malin; Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Palgrave Macmillan 2021
Historical Justice and History Education, Palgrave Macmillan 2021 : 1-20
Keynes, Matilda; Åström Elmersjö, Henrik; Lindmark, Daniel; et al.
History of Education, Routledge 2021, Vol. 50, (2) : 220-239
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Erziehungswissenschaftliche Revue (EWR), Bad Heilbrunn: Verlag Julius Klinkhardt 2021, Vol. 20, (5)
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Nordidactica: Journal of Humanities and Social Science Education, Vol. 11, (3) : 1-23
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Nordic Journal of Educational History, Vol. 7, (2) : 31-49
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Vägval i skolans historia, Uppsala: Föreningen svensk undervisningshistoria 2020, Vol. 20, (4)
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Acta Didactica Norden, Oslo University 2020, Vol. 14, (1)
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik; Thorp, Robert
Nordic Journal of Educational History, Vol. 6, (1)
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Scandia, Stiftelsens Scandia 2019, Vol. 85, (2) : 131-134
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Historisk Tidskrift, Svenska Historiska Föreningen 2019, Vol. 139, (2) : 328-337
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Nordic Journal of Educational History, Umeå: Umeå University Library 2018, Vol. 5, (1)
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Nordic Journal of Educational History, Umeå: Umeå University Library 2018, Vol. 5, (1) : 1-1
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik; Larsson, Anna; Sjögren, David
Making Nordic historiography: connections, tensions and methodology, 1850 - 1970, New York: Berghahn Books 2017 : 235-255
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Vägval i skolans historia. Tidskrift från Föreningen för svensk undervisningshistoria, Uppsala: Föreningen för svensk undervisningshistoria 2017, Vol. 17, (2)
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Scandinavian Journal of History, Routledge 2017, Vol. 42, (2) : 193-218
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
International perspectives on teaching rival histories: pedagogical responses to contested narratives and the history wars, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2017 : 17-39
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Scandia, Lund: Stiftelsen Scandia 2017, Vol. 83, (1) : 10-42
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
International Perspectives on Teaching Rival Histories: Pedagogical Responses to Contested Narratives and the History Wars, Palgrave Macmillan 2017 : 1-14
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik; Clark, Anna; Vinterek, Monika
Nordic Journal of Educational History, Umeå: Umeå University Library 2017, Vol. 4, (1) : 1-1
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik; Larsson, Anna
Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, Berghahn Journals 2016, Vol. 8, (2) : 16-35
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Nordic Journal of Educational History, Umeå: Umeå University Library 2015, Vol. 2, (1) : 1-2
Norlin, Björn; Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Nordic Journal of Educational History, Umeå: Umeå University Library 2015, Vol. 2, (2) : 1-2
Sjögren, David; Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Contesting and Constructing International Perspectives on Global Education, Rotterdam: Sense Publishers 2015 : 161-172
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Connecting history of education: Scientific journals as international tools for a global world, Salamanca: FahrenHouse 2015 : 151-158
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik; Larsson, Anna; Lindmark, Daniel; et al.
Historical Encounters, Newcastle: HERMES, History Education Research Network concentrated at The University of Newcastle 2014, Vol. 1, (1) : 62-74
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Historisk Tidskrift, Stockholm: Svenska historiska föreningen 2014, Vol. 134, (2) : 267-277
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Umeå studies in history and education, 7
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Uddannelseshistorie, Selskabet for skole- og uddannelseshistorie 2013, Vol. 47 : 81-101
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Eckert: Das Bulletin, Braunschweig: Georg-Eckert-Insitut für internationale Schulbuchforschung 2012, Vol. 11 : 56-57
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Manus, Stockholm: Sveriges läromedelsförfattares förbund 2011, (1) : 10-
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Education Inquiry, Umeå: Umeå School of Education 2011, Vol. 2, (1) : 61-78
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Journal of Educational Media, Memory, and Society, Berghahn Journals/GEI 2010, Vol. 2, (2) : 63-74
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik; Lindmark, Daniel

I teach a variety of courses in history and education, and I am also the supervisor for a handful of doctoral students.