Department of History of Science and Ideas

The Swedish History of Science and Ideas Society

The Swedish History of Science and Ideas Society was founded 1934 by Johan Nordström, Sweden's first professor in the History of Science and Ideas. The society's main task is to publish Lychnos. An annual for history of ideas and science, one of the oldest periodicals in the history of science and ideas in the world. Read more on the society's home page.

At it's annual meetings the Society awards, since 1984, the Johan Nordström and Sten Lindroth Prize.