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


Bjärstig, Therese
Thellbro, Camilla
Stjernström, Olof; et al.

Between protocol and reality: Swedish municipal comprehensive planning
European Planning Studies, 26(1): 35-54



Mackay, Heather

Mapping and characterising the urban agricultural landscape of two intermediate-sized Ghanaian cities
Land use policy, 70: 182-197



Müller, Dieter K.

Tourism and transition



Müller, Dieter K.
Więckowski, Marek

Tourism in Transitions: Recovering Decline, Managing Change



Hedlund, Martin
Carson, Doris A.
Eimermann, Marco; et al.

Repopulating and revitalising rural Sweden? Re-examining immigration as a solution to rural decline
Geographical Journal, 183(4): 400-413



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