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Biography

Mikkel Munthe Jensen is a fourth year Danish doctoral student at the European University Institute, working in the field of History of Science, Social and Cultural History and University History. Currently, he is writing his dissertation under the title “From Learned Cosmopolitanism to Scientific Inter-Nationalism – The Patriotic Transformation of Nordic Academia and Academic Culture in the Eighteenth Century” and is supervised by Professor in History of Science Stéphane van Damme and Professor in Intellectual History Ann Thomson.

Since May 2016, Mikkel Munthe Jensen has been a Management Committee Member (Denmark) in the COST Action project “Reassembling the Republic of Letters“, directed by Oxford Professor Howard Hotson. He is also project coordinator and co-developer of the digital visualisation and exploration tool VIA, Virtual Itineraries of Academics.  

Moreover, Mikkel Munthe Jensen has held guest lectures at Tübingen University, Germany and at the EUI, Italy. He has also taught at University of Florence and has until January 2017 worked as research assistant and tutor in digital humanities (prosopographies, mapping and visualisations) at the European University Institute.

Mikkel Munthe Jensen hold degrees from Copenhagen University (Candidatus Magisterii, MA) and (Bachelor of Arts).