Jenny Andersson

Jenny Andersson is professor in the history of ideas and science at the Department of History of Science and Ideas of Uppsala Universitet. Previously, she has been a scholar with the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and a researcher at Sciences Po in Paris.

Her researches focus on the intellectual history of contemporary social democracy, and the history of future research and concepts of the future in the post-war era. 

Recent publications include ‘Between responsibility and escape: The future as an object of knowledge in the humanities and social sciencesEuropean journal of social theory 27:2 (2024) 174-190; The future of the world : futurology, futurists, and the struggle for the post cold war imagination (Oxford University Press 2018).