Department of Geography and Economic History

Welcome to the department for Geography and Economic History. The department is resonsible for the two disciplines Geography and Economic History.

The department for Geography and Economic History has around 70 staff members and is located in the Social Science building, level 2 and 3.

Within the discipline Geography focus in education and research is on Social and Economic Geography, which means the social science profile of Geography. Social and Economic Geography is also linked to Physical Geography and ecological conditions that affect human activities and society.

Education and research in Economic History is linked to both History and Economics. A focus is on the interplay between economy and society over time and includes both gender perspectives and Environmental History.

Publications at Geography and Economic History



Year sorteringsordning


Eriksson, Rikard

Work–life advantage: Sustaining regional learning and innovation
Regional studies



Andersson-Skog, Lena
Ottosson, Jan

Stat och marknad i historiskt perspektiv



Lajus, Dimitry
Stogova, Daria
Keskitalo, E. Carina H.

The implementation ofMarine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification in Russia: Achievements and considerations
Marine Policy, 90: 105-114



Schilar, Hannelene
Keskitalo, E. Carina H.

Ethnicboundaries and boundary-making in handicrafts: examples from northern Norway,Sweden and Finland,
Acta Borealia, 35(1): 29-48



Zhang, Jundan

How could we be non-Western? Some ontological and epistemological ponderings on Chinese tourism research



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