Mats Andrén

Mats Andrén has been Professor of History of Ideas and Science at Göteborg University since 2005. Before then, he was Senior Lecturer at Södertörn University College 1999 and at Göteborg University. 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.

He has earlier pursued research in the history of economic ideas, on the ideologies of students, on Central European identities and on the concept of citizenship and how it is related to ideas of a local community. Lately several publications on ethics, legitimacy and the societal dynamics of spent nuclear fuel. Carries presently out research on the idea of Europe. 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. Andrén is since 2011 deputy dean for the Faculty of Arts.

Publications focusing on the history of the idea of Europe

 

Books

(ed.) Sverige och Europa [Sweden and Europe], CERGU: Göteborg, 2010

(eds.) 20 år efter järnridåns fall: perspektiv på den öst- och centraleuropeiska samhällsomvandlingen [20 Years after the Fall of the Iron Wall:  Perspectives on the changes on Central- and Eastern Europe] CERGU: Göteborg, 2010. (w. Spehar. A).

(ed.) Cultural Borders and National Identities, University of Gothenburg, 2009. (w. Lindkvist, Söhrman, Vajt).

(ed.) Whither Europe? Migration, Citizenship and Identity, CERGU: Göteborg, 2001

Att frambringa det uthärdliga: idén om Centraleuropa [The Discourse about Central Europe], Gidlunds förlag: Hedemora 2001.

 

Articles in academic 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.

 

Chapters in books

Den europeiska spegeln [The European Mirror], in Förhoppningar och farhågor – Sveriges första 20 år i EU [Hopes and Fears – Sweden’s first 20 Years Within EU], Göteborg, University of Gothenburg, 2014.

Det som är gemensamt: talet om europeisk identitet [The Idea of a European Identity], I Europamissionens tjänst [In Service of the European Mission], University of Gothenburg, 2011

”Kan en nation tala tre språk? Flerspråkighet och identitet i Luxemburg”, Forskning om Europafrågor, Volym 20, 2007. (w. Katharina Vajta)

“Estland och Europa – ett idéhistoriskt perspektiv / Eesti ja Euroopa mõtteleloolises perspektiivis”, Eesti teadusliku seltsi rootsis aastaraamat XIII: annales societatis litterarum estonicae in Svecia 2000-20003 , s. 123-146. Stockholm 2006.

“Att frambringa det uthärdliga: idén om Centraleuropa 1848-1989”, Rutger Lindahl (ed.) Forskning om Europafrågor 2001, s. 43-62 Cergu, Göteborg.

 

Book reviews

When Culture Becomes Politics: European Identity in Perspective. Acta sociologica. 2010

 

 

Publications focusing on other topics

Books

Nuclear Waste Management and Legitimacy: Responsibility and Nihilism. London: Routledge, 2012.

(ed) Nuclear Waste Management in a Globalised World. London: Routledge, 2011 and 2012. (w. Urban Strandberg)

Den europeiska blacken och det lokala självstyrets värden [The European Gaze and Local Self Government] Stockholm, Gidlunds 2007.

(ed.) Local Citizenship, University of Gothenburg, 2007.

(ed.) Kärnavfallets politiska utmaningar [Political Challenges of Nuclear Waste], Gidlunds: Hedemora, 2005. (w. Urban Strandberg.)

Mellan deltagande och uteslutning: Medborgarskap och lokalt medborgarskap [Participation and Exclusion: Citizenship and Local Citizenship], Gidlunds: Hedemora 2005.

När den nya nationalekonomin kom till Sverige: marginalismen, den österrikiska skolan och Knut Wicksell [When the new economics arrived in Sweden: the Austrian School and Knut Wicksell], Göteborg, 1994.

Upprätt gång: Människosyner i 1960-, 70-, och 80-talens vänsterradikalism [Upright Walking: Left Radicalism from the 1960ies to the 1980ies], Symposion: Stockholm/Stehag. 1990

Borgerskapets Marx: Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk: ämbetsman och nationalekonom i sekelskiftets Wien [The Bourgeois Marx – Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk: Official and Economist in the Late Habsburg Vienna], diss., Symposion: Stockholm/Stehag. 1990

 

Articles in academic journals

‘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.

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.

 

Chapters in books

Strandberg, U & Andrén, M “Introduction: Nuclear waste management in a globalised world”, Strandberg & Andrén (eds) Nuclear Waste Management in a Globalised World, London: Routledge, 2011.

“Local Government and Local Citizens: Beginnings in the 1830ies”, Local Citizenship (ed) Mats Andrén, Göteborg, Göteborg University, 2007

“Nuclear Waste and Social Planning – in the Need of Sustainable Political Legitimacy” i Kjell Andersson (ed.) Valdor 2006: Proceedings Values in Decision On Risk, Stockholm 2006. (Together with Urban Strandberg.)

“Selbstverwaltung” Verwaltungsreform in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern und Südschweden , Kalmar & Schwerin 2006.

“Avfall, legitimitet och lokalt medborgarskap” Kärnavfallets politiska utmaningar (red. Andrén & Strandberg), 2005, Gidlunds förlag.

“Individualism, konkurrens och medborgarskap”, Johan Kärnfelt och Sven-Eric Liedman (ed.) Om utopier: En vänbok till Nils Eriksson, s.181-194 Institutionen för idéhistoria och vetenskapsteori, Göteborg 2002.

“Robinson Crusoe: om individualismens subjektiva sida” Maria Johansen och Thomas Karlsohn (ed.) Om text: en vänbok till Eva-Lena Dahl, s.255-268 Institutionen för idéhistoria och vetenskapsteori, Göteborg 2002.

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