ISCHE 2020

Keynote speakers

Daniel Lindmark is Professor of History and Education at Umeå University, Sweden.Daniel Lindmark.jpeg His research interests have spanned the fields of educational history, religious history and cultural history. As an initiator of the Nordic Journal of Educational History, the founder of Umeå History and Education Research Group, the organizer of ISCHE 2006, and the member of multiple scientific boards and editorial committees, Lindmark has been crucial for the expansion of the history of education field in Sweden and the Nordic countries. He has directed a large number of research projects, among others “History beyond Borders: The International History Textbook Revision, 1919–2009” (Swedish Research Council) and “Sami Voices and Sorry Churches: Use of History in Church-Sami Reconciliation Processes” (Research Council Formas). His international publications include Reading, Writing, and Schooling: Swedish Practices of Education and Literacy, 1650–1880 (2004) and The Sami and the Church of Sweden: Results from a White Paper Project (2018; co-edited with Olle Sundström).

Barbara S. Weinstein, Silver Professor of History at New York University andBarbara Weinstein.jpg Past President of the American Historical Association, is one of the most important historians of the entangled transnational social and economic history of the two Americas. Her scholarly work resulted in groundbreaking books and articles that offer a critical and deep analysis of some of the key questions of social inequality in Latin America. In her research she concentrated on complex relationships between imperialism, (neo-) colonialism and working class history, the intersection of race, gender and regional and national identity in modern Brazil, and the history of technology, production and political economy. Her publications include The Amazon Rubber Boom, 1850-1920 (1983), For Social Peace in Brazil: Industrialists and the Remaking of the Working Class in São Paulo (1996), and The Color of Modernity: São Paulo and the Making of Race and Nation in Brazil (2015). Her articles have appeared in the American Historical Review, the Hispanic American Historical Review, ILWCH, Journal of Women’s History, Radical History Review, the International Review of Social History, and the Revista Brasileira de História, among others. Barbara Weinstein won numerous prestigious awards, fellowships and travel grants, among of which many that allowed her to travel to Brazil and continue with her studies in Brazilian archives. Her research has received support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. In 2017-18 she was a fellow at the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers where she worked on an intellectual biography of the pioneering Latin Americanist Frank Tannenbaum.
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