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Petter Sandgren

Petter Sandgren

Universitetslektor

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Works at Department of Education
Telephone 08-120 763 75
Email petter.sandgren@edu.su.se
Visiting address Frescativägen 54
Postal address Institutionen för pedagogik och didaktik 106 91 Stockholm

About me

Petter Sandgren (b. 1982) has an MA in Education from Umeå University and is Doctor of History and Civilization of the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. In 2015 Sandgren published the first book – Internatskolorna (Atlantis) – in a planned trilogy on elites in modern-day Sweden. In 2017 he defended his doctoral thesis Globalising Eton: A Transnational History of Elite Boarding Schools since 1799, Prof. Gary McCulloch (UCL Institute of Education) served as President of the Examining Board. Sandgren has previously taught history of education and European studies at Lund University and Uppsala University before joining the Department of Education at Stockholm University in the fall of 2016. Sandgren’s research interests include transnational and comparative approaches to the history of modern and contemporary Europe, as well as history and sociology of education; the history of European integration; history and sociology of elites and the upper classes.

Sandgren is a certified secondary school teacher (lärarlegitimation för gymnasieskola, inriktningar: historia och religionskunskap).

 

 

Research

Books

Petter Sandgren, Globalising Eton: A Transnational History of Elite Boarding Schools since 1799 (Florence: European University Institute, 2017).

Petter Sandgren, Internatskolorna: Att fostra en elit (Stockholm: Atlantis, 2015).

Chapter in book

Ciaran O’Neill & Petter Sandgren, ”Education and Elites”, in Fitzgerald, Tanya (Ed.), Handbook of Historical Studies in Education (Singapore: Springer, 2019). Forthcoming.

Petter Sandgren, ”Internatskolorna och den moderna svenska överklassen: ett historiesociologiskt perspektiv”, I Lena Sohl, Bengt Erik Eriksson & Mikael Holmqvist (red.), Eliter i Sverige (Lund: Studentlitteratur, 2018). Forthcoming. 

Petter Sandgren, ”Den engelska internatskolan som global modell: ett transnationellt perspektiv på fostran av eliter” i Joakim Landahl & Christian Lundahl (red.), Bortom Pisa: Internationell och jämförande pedagogik (Stockholm: Natur & Kultur, 2017): 199–221.

Petter Sandgren: ”Mens sana in corpore sano”: En studie om Lundsbergs fostrande funktion åren 1910–1968”. I Anna Larsson (red.) Fostran i skola och utbildning: historiska perspektiv. Årsböcker i svensk undervisningshistoria, vol 212, s. 82-99 Uppsala 2010).

Newspaper and Magazine Articles

Petter Sandgren, ”Myten om den jämlika skolan”, Pedagogiska Magasinet, Nr 1/2017.  

Petter Sandgren, ”Internatskolorna skapade en nationell elit”, Populär Historia, Nr 10/2014.

Petter Sandgren, ”Internatets värld består av isolering”, Under strecket, Svenska Dagbladet, 3/9 2013

Petter Sandgren, ”Internatskolans anda ska fostra makthavare”, Under strecket, Svenska Dagbladet, 3/12 2011.  

Last updated: August 28, 2018

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