Ongoing research projects

Ongoing research projects

life-insurance

The Business of Welfare: Life Insurance in Sweden 1850–1950

The project addresses the growth of the insurance business in Sweden and how insurers influenced social policy in the emerging welfare state.

soybean

The Miracle Bean: Agrofood globalization through the lens of the soybean

This research inquiry into the historical evolution of the ubiquitous, yet often invisible, “miracle bean” - the soybean (Glycine max). The historical journey of the soybean sheds new light on the complex and uneven processes of agrofood globalization.