b. 1981, PhD in History (2014), publications coordinator and spokesperson for Humtank.
My thesis Making Enemies - The Logic of Immorality in Ciceronian Oratory (available open access here: https://www.ht.lu.se/serie/4057564/) analyses the interaction between Roman moral and political culture through the speeches of Cicero.
My research interests include Classical Reception Studies, the History of Knowledge, Scholarly Persona and the History of Humanities.
My current projekt (conducted at Stockholm University) aims to explore the demarcation between the humanities and the natural sciences during the first half of the 19th century in Sweden.
I also work as a publications coordinator for the Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology with special focus on monograph publishing, open access and research data. More info on https://www.ht.lu.se/en/skriftserier/
You can find info about the national think tank Humtank at http://humtank.se/
I tweet about the humanities @IsakHammar
Other tasks and qualifications
I am currently organizing the international conference The Many Faces of the Humanities - Exploring Different Roles in the Humanities, past, present and future in collaboration with ECHIC (23rd-24th of April, 2020). More information and call for papers below.