Niklas Ammert

Niklas Ammert

Professor, pro vice-chancellor
Department of Cultural Sciences Faculty of Arts and Humanities
37010, Hus Culmen, Kalmar
Hus H 1232, Växjö
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Niklas Ammert is pro vice-chancellor at Linnaeus University. He is a Professor of History (History Didactics, History Education). Since 2014 International collaborator at HERMES, University of Newcastle, Australia.

Ammert’s research mainly focuses on history teaching, history education and the uses of history – how individuals and groups encounter, interpret and use history at school, in higher education, in politics and in other cultural and societal contexts. From 2018: History and moral encounters: exploring theoretical and empirical intersections of historical and moral consciousness from a History didaktik perspective. The project is funded by the Swedish Research Council. Niklas Ammert is PI.

Latest publications: Edling, Silvia, Heather Sharp, Jan Löfström & Niklas Ammert, “Why is ethics important in history education? A dialogue between the various ways of understanding the relationship between ethics and historical consciousness”, in Ethics and Education Vol. 15 No. 3 2020, Edling, Silvia, Heather Sharp, Jan Löfström & Niklas Ammert,“The good citizen: Revisiting moral motivations for introducing historical consciousness in history education drawing on the writings of Gadamer”, in Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2020, Ammert Niklas & Per Eliasson, Externa historieprov: En studie av validitetsfrågor, Malmö: Malmö universitet, Skrifter med historiska perspektiv, 2019, "In Search of a Living Past", in The Time Travel Method : in the Service of Society and its Development. Kalmar, Kalmar läns museum 2018.


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