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Niklas Ammert

Associate Professor, Dean
Department of Cultural Sciences Faculty of Arts and Humanities
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Niklas Ammert is Dean of the Board of Teacher Education. 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: "Patterns of reasoning: A tentative model to analyse historical and moral consciousness among 9th grade students", in Historical Encounters Journal, Vol 4 no 1 2017 (article), History as Knowledge: Ethical Values and Meaning in Encounters with History, Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang Publishing 2015 (book), "Working with the Cold War: Types of Knowledge in Swedish and Australian History Textbook Activities", in Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, Vol 8 no 2 2016 (article).


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