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BA history, University of Oslo (2007)

MA history, University of Oslo (2016)


"Knowledge and disease: a study of the development of knowledge in venereal diseases in 18th Century Denmark-Norway"

My project explores the history of knowledge by studying what was "known" regarding venereal diseases amongst different knowledge-groups in early modern Denmark-Norway, and how this knowledge evolved.


Tags: History of knowledge, Early modern history, Cultural history, History


  • Holmberg, Susann Elisabeth (2021). Kunnskap og autoritet – venerisk sykdom i 1700-tallets Norge. Michael. ISSN 1893-9651. 18(3), p. 292–306.
  • Holmberg, Susann (2018). Guaiacum. A circulating cure for syphilis. Circulation of Knowledge: Explorations in the History of Knowledge. Nordic Academic Press. ISSN 978-91-88661-28-9. p. 219–231.

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  • Holmberg, Susann (2020). Contracting Knowledge. Venereal Disease in Eighteenth-Century Norway. Oslo 07-Media.

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