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Mats Andren

Professor

Mats Andren
Professor
Professor of ideas and European studies
mats.andren@lir.gu.se
+46 31 786 4476

Room number: J667
Postal Address: Box 200, 405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Renströmsgatan 6 , 412 55 Göteborg
Duties: Research


Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion (More Information)
Box 200
405 30 Göteborg
www.lir.gu.se
lir@lir.gu.se
Visiting Address: Renströmsgatan 6 , 412 55 Göteborg

About Mats Andren

Mats Andrén, b. 1958, diss. 1990, reader 1993. Senior lecturer at Södertörn University College 1999 and at University of Gothenburg 2003. Professor in the History of Ideas and Science from 2005. Affiliated to the Centre for Public Sector Research (CEFOS) 2000-2010 and to the Centre of European Research at Gothenburg University (CERGU http://www.cergu.gu.se//) since 2000, Director 2009-2011, Steering Group Chairman 2012-2015. Deputy Dean for the Faculty of Arts 2011-2016.

Has earlier pursued research in the history of economic ideas, on the ideologies of students, on Central European identities and on the concept of local citizenship. Several publications on ethics, legitimacy and the societal dynamics of spent nuclear fuel.  Andrén has published seven monographies, more than thirty articles/book-chapters and is the editor of twelve anthologies. Commissioned as external reviewer at universities in Denmark, Finland and Sweden, and for international journals and publishers. He supervises pgd-students, as well as candidate and master thesis, within the area of European research.

Carries presently out research on the idea of Europe. Several publications on cultural borders in Europe. Is writing a substantial monography on Europe in the mind 1800-2020, and editing a special issue, Thinking Beyond Europe's Cultural Borders for the journal European Review to be published 2019.

 

Recent English Publications

Books

  • Andrén, M. (2017) (eds. w. Lindkvist, T., Söhrman, I., Vajta K.) Cultural Borders of Europe: Narratives, concepts and Practices in the Present and in the Past, New York and Oxford: Berghahn.
  • Andrén, M. (2014PB/2012 HB) Nuclear Waste Management and Legitimacy: Responsibility and Nihilism. London and New York: Routledge.
  • Strandberg, U, Andrén. M (eds.) (2011) Nuclear Waste Management in a Globalised World. London and New York: Routledge. 

Articles in international peer-reviewed journals

  • Special Issue: 'The Critique of European Nihilism: Interpretation, Responsibility, and Action', (ed. w. Wittrock, J.) European Review 22:3, 2014.
  • 'Nihilism and Responsibility by Karl Jaspers', in European Review 22:3, 2014.
  • Andrén, M. (2012) ‘The Uncomfortable responsibility: Ethics and nuclear waste”, European Legacy. Towards New Paradigms 17:1 2012.
  • Solomon B, Andrén, M, Strandberg, U (2010) ‘Three Decades of Social Science Research on High-Level Nuclear Waste: Achievements and Future Challenges’, Risk, Hazards & Crisis in Public Policy 1 (3-4)
  • Strandberg, U & Andrén, M (guest editors) (2009) ‘Special Issue: ‘Contextualizing Nuclear Waste Management – Experiences from Canada, Germany, France, India, Sweden, UK, and the U.S.’, Journal of Risk Research. Vol 12, Issue 7-8, pp. 879-1033.
  • Strandberg, U & Andrén, M (2009) ‘Editorial: Nuclear waste management in a globalised World’, Journal of Risk Research. Vol 12, Issue 7-8, pp. 879-895.

Latest publications

Europe of Nations, Europe Without Nationalism
Mats Andrén
History of European Ideas, Journal article 2020
Journal article

Comments on the Translation of Karl Jaspers' Introduction to The Great Philosophers
Mats Andrén
Existenz: An International Journal in Philosophy, Religion, Politics, and the Arts , Journal article 2019
Journal article

Responsibility for Future Generations: Karl Jaspers and Nuclear Technology
Mats Andrén
Eight International Jaspers Conference In conjunction with the XXIV. World Congress of Philosophy, August 13 - 20, 2018, Beijing (P. R. China), Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

The Controversial Concept of European Identity
Mats Andrén
Cultural Borders of Europe: Narratives, Concepts and Practices in the Present and the Past / edited by Mats Andrén, Thomas Lindkvist, Ingmar Söhrman and Katharina Vajta, New York, Berghahn Books, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Introduction
Mats Andrén, Ingmar Söhrman
Cultural Borders of Europe: Narratives, Concepts and Practices in the present and the Past / edited by Mats Andrén, Thomas Lindkvist, Ingmar Söhrman and Katharina Vajta., New York, Berghahn Books, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Till frågan om språk i europeiska organ: några idéhistoriska nedslag
Mats Andrén
Språkens magi: en festskrift för Ingmar Söhrman. professor i Romanska språk / Ester Fernández Incógnito, Sara Lindbladh, Andreas Romeborn, Katharina Vajta (redaktörer), Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Passage to a New Europe during the First World War
Mats Andrén
The 6th Euroacademia International Conference. The European Union and the Politicization of Europe. 11 – 12 December 2017, Florence, Italy, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

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2007

Ekonomerna och Robinson, eller den ekonomiska människan
Mats Andrén
Människobilder. Tio idéhistoriska studier (red Claes Ekenstam & Per Magnus Johansson, Chapter in book 2007
Chapter in book

Local Citizenship
Mats Andrén
Göteborg, Göteborg University, Edited book 2007
Edited book

Introduction
Mats Andrén
Local Citizenship, (ed) Mats Andrtén, Göteborg, Göteborg University, Chapter in book 2007
Chapter in book

2006

Nuclear Waste and Social Planning - in the Need of Sustainable Political Legitimacy
Urban Strandberg, Mats Andrén
Valdor 2006: Proceedings Values in Decision on Risk, Chapter in book 2006
Chapter in book

Estland och Europa - ett idéhistoriskt perspektiv
Mats Andrén
Eesti teadusliku seltsi rootsis aastaraamat XIII: Annales societatis litterarum estonicae in Svecia 2000-2003, Magazine article 2006
Magazine article

Hur vi blir dom: Om flerspråkighet och nationell identitet i Luxemburg
Mats Andrén, Katharina Vajta
Dom - och vi. Humanistdagboken nr 19. Populärvetenskapliga föreläsningar hållna under Humanistdagarna den 28-29 oktober 2006 / Andersson, P.J., Hannesdottír, H., Dentler, S., Lilliestam, L., Magusson, M., Ryder Liljegren, B., Wallgren Hemlin, B., Chapter in book 2006
Chapter in book

Självstyre - Selbstverwaltung
Mats Andrén
Förvaltningsreform i Mecklenburg-Vorpommern och Sydsverige, Conference contribution 2006
Conference contribution

"Selbstverwaltung"
Mats Andrén
Verwaltungsreform in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern und Südschweden, Conference contribution 2006
Conference contribution

Introduktion av idén om kommunalt självstyre
Mats Andrén
I skuggan av samtiden : en vänbok till Sven-Eric Liedman och Amanda Peralta / Johan Kärnfelt (red.) , Göteborg, Institutionen för idéhistoria och vetenskapsteori, Chapter in book 2006
Chapter in book

2005

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