Research at Department of Modern History and Society

Research at Department of Modern History and Society

 

 

The Department of Modern History and Society is an active research institute. Our long-term research in modern history focuses on the period from approximately 1750 until today and covers a wide variety of subjects. Many of our research projects are externally funded. 
There are no established research teams, but scientific staff work together in different research groups during a project. 

Current research is on these thematic areas: 
•    The political economy of commodities
•    Work and daily life
•    Science and technology 
•    Welfare and health
•    War, occupation and the legacies of war
•    Quantitative studies of demographics
•    The European integration processes
 
 


PhD studies

PhD studies 

 

Supervised doctorates are the highest degrees that the University awards for research. 
Postgraduate studies are a 3-year position/education for people who wants to work in higher education, research or in other sectors that requires academic specialisation.  


An essential part of the institute research strategy are the supervised doctorates. The education and training provided, result in graduates with the capacity to conduct independent research of high international quality
 


Political history

Political history

 

Census 1865
Foto: Vilde Ekerhaugen

 

 


Health-, culture and social history

Health-, culture and social history

 

Andreas D. Sanders, Chile 2019
Foto: Espen Storli 

 

 

 

 


Economic history

Economic history

 

Trondhjems stock exchange and farmacy (1893)
Foto: Trondheim byarkiv