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Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) Seeks Faculty Professor in Agrarian History(2015-05-22)

SLU is Sweden’s leading university in research on biological natural resources, and offers a stimulating environment for research and education. For twenty years there has been a professorship in agrarian history at the university. The professorship is located at the Department of Urban and Rural Development in new and modern facilities. The Department of Urban and Rural Development is central to SLU’s efforts to develop social sciences and humanities in research and education at SLU.

Agrarian history is a historical discipline that covers the development from earliest times to the present. The subject deals with agricultural production, technological development, social and economic conditions, people in agrarian societies and their relation to nature, landscape and society at large. Emphasis is on research and education on northern European conditions, including Sweden, even though a wider international agrarian history also plays a role in the subject area.

For more information, go to http://www.slu.se/sv/om-slu/fristaende-sidor/aktuellt/lediga-tjanster/las-mer/?eng=1&Pid=1864

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