31.5.2017 -
10:00 till 12:00

SLS i Helsingfors, Riddaregatan 5, Helsingfors

Guest lectures: The Intellectual Landscape of the Westermarckian Circle

Guest lectures organised by SLS and Research Project “The Intellectual Landscape of the Westermarckian Circle”:

Two Swedish historians of social science give public presentations as part of the final seminar of the Westermarck project.

Anyone interested in the history of social science and social engineering are welcome to attend!

Programme:

10.00 Welcome & introduction: Petteri Pietikäinen (PI of the Westermarck project, University of Oulu)

10.15 Per Wisselgren (University of Umeå): From above and along the ground: On the socio-spatial conceptualisation of a social scientific gaze in late 19th century Sweden

11.00 Carl Marklund (University of Södertorn): The ghost of the social engineer: Birth, death and strange afterlife of social engineering

 

If you have any questions, please contact us by e-mail info@sls.fi

Guest lectures: The Intellectual Landscape of the Westermarckian Circle