"False"
Skip to content
printicon
Main menu hidden.

Henrik Åström Elmersjö

Associate professor of history and education. Director of doctoral studies.

Research qualifications: Docent

Works at

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

Henrik Åström Elmersjö is associate professor of history and education, and director of doctoral studies at the Department of Historical, Philosopical, and Religious Studies. In 2013, he defended his dissertation discussing the interaction between historical cultures in the Nordic countries within the framework of a "pan-Nordic" textbook revision. Since then, he has continued to research the history and conditions of the school subject of history in various projects. He is 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 Elmersjö 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 he 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 Elmersjö primarily studies 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.

Elmersjö is also the senior editor for the Nordic Journal of Educational History.

Noter, Historielærerforeningen for Gymnasiet og HF 2024, (240) : 14-19
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Att undervisa om kontroversiella frågor: didaktiska utmaningar och möjligheter, Malmö: Gleerups Utbildning AB 2024 : 79-95
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Historisk Tidskrift, Svenska Historiska Föreningen 2024, Vol. 144, (2) : 288-295
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Historisk Tidskrift, Svenska Historiska Föreningen 2023, Vol. 143, (4) : 602-608
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Historisk Tidskrift, Svenska Historiska Föreningen 2023, Vol. 143, (4) : 633-640
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
History Education Research Journal (HERJ), UCL Press 2023, Vol. 20, (1)
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik; Persson, Anders
Historielärarnas förenings årsskrift, 2023
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik; Sjögren, David
Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, Routledge 2022, Vol. 66, (5) : 824-837
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Nordic Journal of Educational History, Umeå: Umeå University Library 2022, Vol. 9, (1) : 1-2
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Nordic Journal of Educational History, Umeå: Umeå University Library 2022, Vol. 9, (1)
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Historielärarnas förenings årsskrift, 2022
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik; Sjögren, David
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
Historical justice and history education, Palgrave Macmillan 2021 : 1-20
Keynes, Matilda; Åström Elmersjö, Henrik; Lindmark, Daniel; et al.
Palgrave Macmillan 2021
Keynes, Matilda; Åström Elmersjö, Henrik; Lindmark, Daniel; et al.
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, Umeå: Umeå University Library 2021, Vol. 8, (1) : 1-2
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
History of Education, Routledge 2021, Vol. 50, (2) : 220-239
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Vägval i skolans historia, Uppsala: Föreningen svensk undervisningshistoria 2020, Vol. 20, (4)
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Nordic Journal of Educational History, Umeå: Umeå University Library 2020, Vol. 7, (1) : 1-1
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Nordic Journal of Educational History, Umeå: Umeå University Library 2020, Vol. 7, (2) : 31-49
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik
Acta Didactica Norden, Oslo University 2020, Vol. 14, (1)
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik; Thorp, Robert
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 2019, Vol. 6, (1)
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
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, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2017 : 17-39
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, Palgrave Macmillan 2017 : 1-14
Åström Elmersjö, Henrik; Clark, Anna; Vinterek, Monika
London: Palgrave Macmillan 2017
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

Elmersjö is mainly teaching (and acts as supervisor) on courses related to history teacher education.