Academic publications

Thomas Söderqvist

(updated 30 April 2012)

Books (monographs and edited volumes)

T. Söderqvist (ed.), The History and Poetics of Scientific Biography. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007 (see Ashgate website here).

R. E. Doel and T. Söderqvist (eds.), The Historiography of Contemporary Science, Technology, and Medicine: Writing Recent Science. London: Routledge. 2006. see the book’s website here.

T. Söderqvist, Science as Autobiography: The Troubled Life of Niels Jerne. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003. xxv+385 pp. see publisher’s website here (Japanese translation: 免疫学の巨人イェルネ, Tokyo: Igaku Shoin, 2008).

T. Söderqvist, J. Faye, H. Kragh and F.A. Rasmussen (eds.), Videnskabernes København. København: Roskilde Universitetsforlag, 1998. 276 pp.

T. Söderqvist, Hvilken kamp for at undslippe? En biografi over immunologen og nobelpristageren Niels K. Jerne. Copenhagen: Borgen, 1998. 756 pp

T. Söderqvist (ed.), The Historiography of Contemporary Science and Technology. Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers, 1997. 264 pp

T. Söderqvist, Studies of Information and Knowledge Society: Reflections From the Point of View of the Theory of Knowledge. Gothenburg: Department of Theory of Science, University of Gothenburg (Report Series, nr 154), 1988. 48 pp

R. Eyerman, L. Svensson and T. Söderqvist (eds.), Intellectuals, Universities and the State in Western Modern Societies. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1987. 260 pp.

T. Söderqvist, The Ecologists: From Merry Naturalists to Saviours of the Nation. A Sociologically Informed Narrative Survey of the Ecologization of Sweden, 1895-1975. Stockholm: Almqvist and Wiksell International, 1986. 330 pp.  pdf online

T. Söderqvist (ed.), Informationssamfundet. Århus: Philosophia, 1985. 207 pp.

L. Berntsson, G. Skogh and T. Söderqvist (eds.), Klassamhälle i förvandling. Malmö: Liber, 1985. 182 pp.

 

Journal articles and book chapters

T. Söderqvist,  參與式博物館與分散式文物管理, 3/2014 (no 54): 70-77 (translation of T. Söderqvist, “The participatory museum and distributed curatorial expertise”, 2010).

T. Söderqvist and B.V. Pedersen, “Biomedicine on display”. Pp. 144-157 in: S. Alberti and E. Hallam (eds). Medical Museums: Past, Present, Future. London: Royal College of Surgeons, 2013.

K. Arnold and T. Söderqvist, “Medical Instruments in Museums: Immediate Impressions and Historical Meanings”, Isis , vol. 102, 718-29 (2011)

T. Söderqvist, “The Seven Sisters: Subgenres of bioi of contemporary life scientists”, Journal of the History of Biology, vol. 44, 633-650 (2011).

T. Söderqvist and A. Bencard, “Do things talk?”, pp. 92-102 in H. Trischler et al., eds., The Exhibition as Product and Generator of Knowledge, Berlin: Max Planck Institute for History of Science, 2010.

T. Söderqvist, “The participatory museum and distributed curatorial expertise”, NTM Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Wissenschaften, Technik und Medizin, vol. 18, 69-78, 2010.

T. Söderqvist, A. Bencard and C. Mordhorst, “Between meaning culture and presence effects: contemporary biomedical objects as a challenge to museums”, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, Series A, vol. 40, 431-38, 2009.

T. Söderqvist, C. Stillwell, and M. Jackson, “Immunology”, pp. 467-85 in J. V. Pickstone and P. Bowler (eds.), Cambridge Encyclopaedia for the History of Science, vol.6: Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 467-85, 2009.

T. Söderqvist, “Making sense or sensing the made? Research into presence production in museums of science, technology and medicine”, pp.161-173 in S. Lindqvist et al. (eds.), Research and Museums, Stockholm: Nationalmuseum, 2008.

T. Söderqvist, “Plutarchian versus Socratic scientific biography”, pp. 159-162 in J. Renn and K. Gavroglu (eds.), Positioning the History of Science, Berlin: Springer, 2007 (Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, vol. 248). see manuscript here

T. Söderqvist, “Introduction: A new look at the genre of scientific biography”, in T. Söderqvist (ed.), The History and Poetics of Scientific Biography. Aldershot: Ashgate 2007. read online-version here

T. Söderqvist, “‘No genre of history fell under more odium than that of biography’: the delicate relations between twentieth century scientific biography and historiography of science”, in T. Söderqvist (ed.): The History and Poetics of Scientific Biography. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007.

T. Söderqvist, “Introduction: what we know, what we do not – and why it matters”, pp. 1-12 in R. E. Doel and T. Söderqvist (eds.), The Historiography of Contemporary Science, Technology, and Medicine: Writing Recent Science. London: Routledge, 2006. (R.E. Doel and T. Söderqvist)

T. Söderqvist, “What is the use of writing lives of recent scientists?” pp. 99-127 in R. E. Doel and T. Söderqvist (eds.), The Historiography of Contemporary Science, Technology, and Medicine: Writing Recent Science. London: Routledge, 2006.

T. Söderqvist, “Who’s afraid of the recent biomedical heritage?”, Opuscula Musealia, vol. 15: 99-105 (2006).

T. Söderqvist, “Jerne, Niels”, in W. F. Bynum and Helen Bynum (eds.), Dictionary of Medical Biography, Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2006.

T. Söderqvist, “Kan den moderne biomedicin udstilles på museum?”, Bibliotek for Læger, vol. 197: 171-189 (2005).

T. Söderqvist, “Why are there so few scholarly biographies in the history of medicine and public health?”, Michael: Publication Series of the Norwegian Medical Society, vol.1 (1): 119-29 (2004). read online-version here

T. Söderqvist, “Biomedicinen og det moderne museums endeligt”, pp. 75-89 in R. Gade, M. V. Hansen and H. D. Christensen, (eds.), Museets historie og teori. Copenhagen 2004.

T. Söderqvist, “Jerne, Niels Kaj”, pp. 50-51 in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford: Oxford University Press, vol. 30, 2004.

T. Söderqvist, “Posthume forsvar og historiske angreb: medicinhistorie mellem fortid og fremtid”, Bibliotek for Læger, vol.195: 231-234 (2003)

T. Söderqvist, “Wissenschaftsgeschichte á la Plutarch: Biographie über Wissenschaftler als tugendethische Gattung”, pp 287-325 in H. E. Bödeker (ed.), Biographie schreiben. Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag, 2003.

T. Söderqvist, “Scientific biography à la Plutarch”, pp. 255-61 in H. Nowotny (ed.), Jahrbuch 2002 des Collegium Helveticum. Zürich: Hochschulverlag, 2003.

T. Söderqvist, “Lives of scientists as sources for ethical reflection”, Friends of the Wellcome Library and Centre for the History of Medicine, Newsletter, no. 30: 8-10 (2003).

T. Söderqvist, “Neurobiographies: Writing lives in the history of neurology and the neurosciences”, Journal of the History of the Neurosciences, vol. 11: 38-48 (2002).

J. Browne and T. Söderqvist, “The poetics of biography in science, technology and medicine”, History of Science Society Newsletter, vol. 31: 9 (2002).

T. Söderqvist, “The life and work of Niels Kaj Jerne as a source of ethical reflection”, Scandinavian Journal of Immunology, vol.55: 539-45 (2002). read online-version here.

T. Söderqvist, “A Nobel prize is no guarantee against the anxiety of being forgotten: Niels K. Jerne, ‘the king of theorists’ in modern immunology”, pp. 523-52 in H. Nielsen and K. Nielsen (eds.), Neighbouring Nobel: The history of thirteen Danish Nobel prizes. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2001. (Danish translation: “At få en Nobelpris er ikke nogen garanti mod angsten for at blive glemt”, pp. 419-43 in H. Nielsen and K. Nielsen, eds., Nabo til Nobel: Historien om tretten danske Nobelpriser. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2001).

T. Söderqvist, “Immunology à la Plutarch: Biographies of immunologists as an ethical genre”, pp. 287-301 in A. M. Moulin and A. Cambrosio (eds.), Singular selves: Historical issues and contemporary debates in immunology. Paris: Elsevier, 2001.

T. Söderqvist, “Forskerrollen och det goda livet”, pp.11-14 in K. Siune and T. Vinther (eds.), Forskningens rolle i det 21. århundrede. (Report no. 1/2000) Århus: Analyseinstitut for Forskningen 2000.

T. Söderqvist, “Science à la Plutarch: biographies of scientists as food for reflection about the good life in science”, British Society for the History of Science website: http://www.bshs.org.uk/conf/2000sciencecomm/papers/soderq.doc.

J. Hughes and T. Söderqvist, “Why is it so difficult to write the history of contemporary science?, Endeavour, vol.23: 1-2, 1999 (reprinted in HMS Beagle e-zine, issue 51, 1999).

T. Söderqvist and C. Stillwell. “The historiography of immunology is still in its infancy”, Journal of the History of Biology, vol. 32: 205-215, 1999.

T. Söderqvist and A. M. Silverstein, “Participation in scientific meetings: A new prosopographical approach to the disciplinary history of science: the case of immunology 1951-1972”, pp. 101-103  in E. Scanlen, R. Hill and K. Junker (eds.), Communicating science. London and New York: Routledge, 1999 (reprint of Söderqvist and Silverstein 1993).

T. Söderqvist, “Forskerbiografiens historie”, Slagmark, vol. 28-29: 41-60 (1999).

T. Söderqvist, “Indledning”, Personalhistorisk Tidsskrift, vol. 119: 247-251 (1999).

T. Söderqvist, “Svar til mine kritikere”, Personalhistorisk Tidsskrift vol. 119: 295-307 (1999).

T. Söderqvist, “Hvilken kamp for at undslippe: svar til Jan Pedersen”, Historisk Tidsskrift, vol. 99: 492-498, 1999.

T. Söderqvist, “Indledning”, pp.9-22 in T. Söderqvist, J. Faye, H. Kragh and F.A. Rasmussen (eds.). Videnskabernes København. Copenhagen: Roskilde Universitetsforlag, 1998.

T. Söderqvist, “Niels Kaj Jerne og stræben efter en europæisk storbyidentitet”, pp. 222-245 in T. Söderqvist, J. Faye, H. Kragh and F.A. Rasmussen (eds.). Videnskabernes København. Copenhagen: Roskilde Universitetsforlag, 1998.

T. Söderqvist, “Scientific biography and the popularization of science”, pp. 51-53  in L. Israel (ed.), Vetenskapens populära gestaltningar. Halmstad, Centrum för Medieforskning, Report nr. 3, 1998.

T. Söderqvist, “Who will sort out the hundred of more Paul Ehrlichs? The historiography of contemporary and recent science”, pp. 1-17 in T. Söderqvist (ed.), The historiography of contemporary science and technology. Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers, 1997.

T. Söderqvist, “Det vetenskapliga livet mellan misstänksamhetens och uppbyggelsens hermeneutik”, pp. 233-250 in R. Ambjörnson (ed.), Att skriva människan: essäer om biografin som livshistoria och vetenskaplig genre. Stockholm: Carlssons bokförlag, 1997.

T. Söderqvist, “Science studies as a way of coping with self”, pp.93-102 in J. Bärmark and M. Hallberg (eds.), Festschrift to professor Aant Elzinga on his 60th birthday. Gothenburg: Department of Theory of Science (Report no. 195), 1997.

T. Söderqvist, “Virtue ethics and the historiography of science”, Danish Yearbook of Philosophy, vol. 32: 45-64 (1997).

T. Söderqvist, “Existential projects and existential choice in science: Science biography as an edifying genre”, pp. 45-84 in R. Yeo and M. Shortland (eds), Telling lives: Studies of scientific biography. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. (see excerpt in Google print here)

T. Söderqvist, “Scientific biography as a hermeneutics of edification”, International History of Science Newsletter, nr. 3 (April): 4-6 (1995).

T. Söderqvist, “Forskerbiografien som opbyggelig genre: videnskaben som eksistentielt projekt”, Den Jyske Historiker, nr. 72: 101-121 (1995).

T. Söderqvist and A. M. Silverstein, “Participation in scientific meetings: A new prosopographical approach to the disciplinary history of science: the case of immunology 1951-1972”, Social Studies of Science, vol.24: 513-548 (1994).

T. Söderqvist and A. M. Silverstein, “Studying leadership and subdisciplinary structure of scientific disciplines: Cluster analysis of participation in scientific meeting”, Scientometrics, vol.30: 243-258 (1994).

A. M. Silverstein and T. Söderqvist, “The structure and dynamics of immunology, 1951-1972: A prosopographical study of international meetings”, Cellular Immunology, vol. 158: 1-28 (1994).

T. Söderqvist, “Darwinian overtones: Niels K. Jerne and the origin of the selection theory of antibody formation”, Journal of the History of Biology, vol. 27: 481-529 (1994).

T. Söderqvist, “The architecture of a biographical pathway”, Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences, vol. 25: 165-175 (1994).

T. Söderqvist, “How to write the recent history of immunology: Is the time really ripe for a narrative synthesis?”, Immunology Today, vol.14: 565-568 (1993).

T. Söderqvist, “The passions of the scientist: an existential approach to science biography, pp. 67-78 in J. Hultberg (ed.), New Genres in Science Studies, Gothenburg, 1993.

T. Söderqvist, “Att skriva interaktiv forskarbiografi”, VEST: tidskrift för vetenskapsstudier, vol. 6 (1): 9-18, 1992.

T. Söderqvist, “Informationssamhället och makten; kritiska och hoppfulla reflexioner”, pp. 239-262 in S. Beckman (ed.), Miljö, media, makt. Stockholm: Carlssons, 1991.

T. Söderqvist, “Biography or ethnobiography or both: Embodied reflexivity and the deconstruction of knowledge-power”, pp. 143-62 in F. Steier (ed.), Research and Reflexivity. London: SAGE, 1991.

T. Söderqvist, “The macro and micro conflict structure of the information- and knowledge society”, pp. 185-199 in L. Nowak (ed.), New views of the historical process. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1989.

T. Söderqvist, “Arne Müntzing”, Svenskt biografiskt lexikon, vol. 26: 133-136, 1989.

T. Söderqvist, “Karl Myrbäck”, Svenskt biografiskt lexikon, vol. 26: 140-144, 1989.

T: Söderqvist, “Knowledge is power: A critical approach to the information society, pp. 41-48 in C. Forchheimer (ed.), Knowledge and communication in the computer age. Linköping: University of Linköping Press, 1988.

R. Eyerman, L. Svensson and T. Söderqvist, “Introduction”, pp.1-15 in R. Eyerman, L. Svensson and T. Söderqvist (eds.), Intellectuals, universities and the state in Western modern societies, Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1987.

T. Söderqvist, “Die schwedische Ökologie im 20. Jahrhundert: Die Versöhnung zwischen der schwedischen naturgeschichtlichen Feldtradition und der deutschen Laboratoriumspraxis”, pp. 159-164 in Carl Wilhelm Schele Ehrung. Berlin: Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Institut für Theorie, Geschichte und Organisation der Wissenschaft (Kolloquien Heft 62), 1987.

I. Ravn and T. Söderqvist, “Introduktion; `Dette er en kosmologi, og som sådan er den fuldstændig'”, pp. 9-25 in H. Maturana and F. Varela, Kundskabens træ. Århus: Ask, 1987.

T. Söderqvist, “Elias Melin”, Svenskt biografiskt lexikon, vol. 25: 367-370 (1986)

T. Söderqvist, “Informationssamhället: forskningsläge och olösta problem”, pp. 245-256 in J. Gidlund and B. Lidström (eds.), Det elektroniska närsamhället, Stockholm: Kommundata förlag, 1986.

T. Söderqvist, “Sociala konflikter i informationssamhället”, pp.173-178 in J. Gidlund and B. Lidström (eds.), Det elektroniska närsamhället, Stockholm: Kommundata förlag, 1986.

T. Söderqvist, “Klassamhälle i förvandling: en introduktion”, pp. 9-16 in L. Berntsson, G. Skogh and T. Söderqvist (eds.), Klassamhälle i förvandling, Malmö: Liber, 1985.

¨T. Söderqvist, “På väg mot ett nytt informationsklassamhälle: makt-eller motretorik?”, pp. 154-162 in L. Berntsson, G. Skogh and T. Söderqvist (eds.), Klassamhälle i förvandling, Malmö: Liber, 1985.

T. Söderqvist, “Forord”, pp. 5-9 in T. Söderqvist (ed.), Informationssamfundet, Århus: Philosophia, 1985.

T. Söderqvist, “Informationssamfundets konfliktstruktur: fra makrosociologi til følelsesmæssig interaktion”, pp. 150-163 in T. Söderqvist (ed.), Informationssamfundet, Århus: Philosophia, 1985.

T. Söderqvist, “Forskningsaktörer och andliga riken”, pp.50-56 in J.-J. Jensen (ed.), Har vi den rigtige forskningspolitik?, Esbjerg: Sydjysk universitetsforlag, 1985.

T. Söderqvist, “Henrik Lundegårdh”, Svenskt biografiskt lexikon, vol.24: 256-60, 1983.

T. Söderqvist, “Den vetenskapliga makteliten: en chimär?”, in A. Elzinga (ed.), Universitetet, sektoriseringen i FoU-systemet och policyanalytikernas roll, Gothenburg: Department of Theory of Science, University of Gothenburg (Report Series no. 76), 1983.

T. Söderqvist, “Økologisk samfundsplanlægning: intelligentsians klasseideologi”, Niche, vol. 3: 264-70, 1982.

T. Söderqvist, “Vetenskaplig samhällsplanering: intelligentsians särintresse”, pp. 107-115 in S. Sjölander (ed.), Människans konstitution och samhällets utformning, Stockholm: Board of Swedish Research Councils (Report nr 41-S), 1981.

T. Söderqvist, “Intelligentsian som klass”, Zenit, nr 69: 28-38, 1981.

T. Söderqvist, “Systemekologin i Sverige”, Niche, vol. 2: 24-41, 1981.

C. Emmeche, K. Henriksen and T. Söderqvist, “Systemøkologien og den nye klasse”, Niche, vol. 2: 42-53, 1981.

T. Söderqvist and B. Blombäck, “Evolutionary constancy of primary structure in an (“A)-chain fragment of fibrinogen”, Fed.  Europ. Biochem. Soc., Letters, vol. 7: 321-323, 1970.

T. Söderqvist, “Evolutionen av thrombin-fibrinogen-reaktionen”, Nordisk medicin, vol. 85: 74, 1970.

T. Söderqvist and B. Blombäck, “Fibrinogen structure and evolution”, Naturwissenschaften, vol. 58: 16-23, 1971.

T. Söderqvist, “Observations on extra-cellular body wall structures in Crisia eburnea L.”, Atti  Soc. It. Sc. Nat. e Museo Civ. St. Nat. Milano, vol.108: 115-18, 1968.

 

Unpublished research reports, etc.

N. B. Andersen and T. Söderqvist, Social media and public health research, Technical Report, Medical Museion, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, 30 pp. (2012).

F. A. Rasmussen, T. Söderqvist and E. B. Laursen, Medicinsk Museion: formidling, publikumsfaciliteter og nye udstillinger. Copenhagen: Medicinsk Museion, 20 pp. 2005

T. Söderqvist, Datoriseringens konsekvenser i biografiskt perspektiv, Report to Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, Stockholm, Januar 1990, 5 pp

T. Söderqvist, Kunskapens samhälle; förarbete till en studie av kunskaps- och informationssamhället, Rapport till forskningsprojekt ‘Man in Computerized Society’, University of Linkoping, September 1988, 88 pp

T. Söderqvist, Tanke och känsla i kunskapens samhälle, Report for Rådet för företagsorganisation och arbetslivsfrågor, Stockholm, September 1988. 30 pp

T. Söderqvist, The socio-historical background of the Swecon project, Research Report for the Committee on Science Policy Research, Swedish Board of Research Councils, Stockholm, 1981. 30 pp

 

Selected book reviews
[E.Kormondy and F.McCormick, Contemporary Developments in World Ecology, Westport 1980], Lychnos, 1983: 249-250, 1983.

[Martin Kylhammar, Den okände Sten Selander], VEST–tidskrift för vetenskapsstudier, nr 4/1990.

[Alfred I. Tauber and Leon Chernyak, Metchnikoff and the Origins of Immunology: From Metaphor to Theory], Science, vol.256: 1050-52, 1992. (T. Söderqvist and C. Stillwell)

[Christopher Sexton, The Seeds of Time; The Life of Sir Macfarlane Burnet], Bulletin of the History of Medicine, vol.67: 200-202, 1993.

[Bodil Schmidt-Nielsen, August and Marie Krogh: Lives in Science], Science, vol.221: 1681-82 1995.

Biografiindustrien [M. Egeland, Hvem bestemmer over livet, Oslo 2000], Kritik, no.148: 72-74, 2000 (T. Söderqvist and S. Lindskov Hansen)

[B. C. Christensen m.fl. Dansk medicinhistorisk årbog, 1999], Ugeskrift for læger, vol.162: 5655 (2000)

Wallace in a colored spotlight  [rev. of M. Shermer, In Darwin’s Shadown], Science, vol. 298: 1894-95, 2002.

[Arthur Silverstein, Paul Ehrlich’s receptor immunology: the magnificent obsession]. Bulletin for the History of Medicine, vol.77: 449-51, 2003.

[William C. Summers, Félix d’Herelle and the origins of molecular biology], Lychnos, 2003: 374-75, 2003

[John Tyler Bonner, Lives of a biologist: Adventures in a century of extraordinary science], Lychnos, 2003: 361-62, 2003.

[Nathaniel C. Comfort, The tangled field: Barbara McClintock’s search for the patterns of genetic control], Lychnos, 2003: 367-69, 2003

[Nicolaas Rupke, Alexander von Humboldt: A Metabiography, 2005], Isis 2007, forthcoming. read manuscript here