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How to find us prof. dr. B.A.J. (Johannes) Westberg, PhD

prof. dr. B.A.J. (Johannes) Westberg, PhD

Professor of Theory and History of Education, Chair basiseenheid Pedagogiek


The content and the the social, economic and cultural context of education. Westberg promotes the use of historical perspectives and methods within the field of educational reearch, and has paid special attention to the history of primary schooling and early care and education. In monographs, edited books and journal articles, he has covered issues relating to the social and economic history of education; school finance; material culture, school architecture; teachers, teachers' salary and livelihoods, discipline and governmentalities; educational borrowing and educational transfer.

Other positions

Organizer of the Nordic Network on Educational History
Director of the Nordic Graduate School in Applied History of Education (2020-25)
Nordic Journal of Educational History (editorial team member)
History of Education (Corresponding member, editorial board)
Paedagogica Historica (international advisory board)
Rivista di storia dell’educazione (Member of the International Scientific Committee)
Last modified:06 September 2021 3.22 p.m.

Contact information

room 225 (second floor, to the left)

+31 50 36 36500 (secretary)