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Senior Academic Librarian

Henning Hansen

Senior Academic Librarian. Responsible for History, Archaeology, Literature & Classical Studies.
Culture and Social Sciences Library

Job description:

Senior Academic Librarian at the University Library at UiT with a particular focus on Open Science. Responsible for History, Archaeology, Literature and Classical studies. Lecturer in book history and methodology. Research Data curation. Responsible for the University Library Archives. 

Research interests

History of books, Library History, History of reading, 19th century history, Literacy, Democratisation processes, Media consumption, Sociology of Literature, Digital Humanities etc. 


2010 – B.A., Lund University
2013 – M.A., Lund University
2018 – Ph.D., UiT The Arctic University of Norway

2013-18: Ph.D. student, UiT The Arctic University of Norway
2014-15: Visiting fellow, Harvard University
2015-16: Visiting fellow, Lund University 
2018-19: Advisor at the University Library at UiT The Arctic University of Norway
2019- : Senior Research Librarian, the University Library at UiT The Arctic University of Norway

Publications in CRIStin

  • Hansen, Henning. Buying and Borrowing Books: Book Consumption In Late Nineteenth-Century Sweden. (fulltekst) Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada / Cahiers de la Société bibliographique du Canada 2016; Volum 54 (1-2). ISSN 0067-6896.s 121 - 153.s doi: https://doi.org/10.33137/pbsc.v54i1-2.25614.

  • Hansen, Henning. "Ett resebrev från Harvard". (fulltekst) (omtale) (prosjekt) Biblis 2015 (70). ISSN 1403-3313.s 40 - 45.

  • Hansen, Poul Henning. "Bokläsning i Lund omkring 1880". (fulltekst) (prosjekt) Biblis 2014 (67). ISSN 1403-3313.s 50 - 57.

  • Hansen, Poul Henning Gustaf. Swenska Psalm-Boken, Med the Stycker, som ther til höra &Evangelia och Epistlar På alla Söndagar, Högtider och Helgedagar (1778). (fulltekst) Early Modern Female Book Ownership 2019.

  • Hansen, Poul Henning Gustaf; Léger-St-Jean, Marie. Being Googleable as an academic: it can be about sharing instead of branding. (fulltekst) 2019.

  • Hansen, Poul Henning Gustaf. The Reception and Reading of Strindberg’s Giftas (1884–86). Literary Citizens of the World (LitCit): Concluding Conference (omtale) 2019-09-25 - 2019-09-27 2019.

  • Hansen, Henning. Regional and Global Readers: Transnational Approaches to Book History and Literary Sociology in the Nordic countries. PhD trial lecture (omtale) 2018-03-16 - 2018-03-16 2018.

  • Hansen, Poul Henning Gustaf. Persson and Nilsson: Two reading neighbours in southern Sweden in the late nineteenth century. Leeds Library 250 years 2018-09-20 - 2018-09-22 2018.

  • Hansen, Poul Henning Gustaf. Breaking Ice and Breaking Stories: Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld and the Vega Expedition. SHARP 2018: From First to Last Texts, Creators, Readers, Agents 2018-07-09 - 2018-07-12 2018.

  • Hansen, Henning. The Clergyman, the Nobleman and the Peasant: Tracing the Reading Revolution in Rural Nineteenth Century Sweden, in a copy of John Tillotson’s "Utwalda predikningar" (Gothenburg 1765-70). SHARP 2017: Technologies of the book (data) (prosjekt) 2017-06-09 - 2017-06-12 2017.

  • Hansen, Henning. Literary Fraternisation: Reading Danish and Norwegian books in Sweden during the 'Modern Breakthrough (ca. 1870-90). SHARP 2016 Languages of the book 2016-07-18 - 2016-07-21 2016.

  • Hansen, Henning. The Modern Breakthrough and its readers: Sweden. The Scandinavian Moment in World Literature: Closing Conference (prosjekt) 2016-12-01 - 2016-12-02 2016.

  • Hansen, Henning. Läsning i Sverige under det moderna genombrottets tid. Bokhistoriska Sällskapets medlemsmöte 8 november 2016 (omtale) (prosjekt) 2016-11-08 - 2016-11-08 2016.

  • Hansen, Henning. LANDSBYGDSLÄSNING: Läsning vid sockenbibliotek under 1800-talets slut. Nordiskt forum för bokhistoria #10: Litteratur och bokmarknad (omtale) (sammendrag) 2016-10-07 - 2016-10-07 2016.

  • Hansen, Henning. Book consumption in the late 19th century Sweden. The 22nd International Congress of Historical Sciences (omtale) (prosjekt) 2015-08-23 - 2015-08-29 2015.

  • Hansen, Henning. Modern Reading : Swedish book consumption in the late 19th century. SHARP 2015 The Generation and Regeneration of Books (sammendrag) (prosjekt) 2015-07-07 - 2015-07-10 2015.

  • Hansen, Poul Henning. Book reading in Lund (Sweden) ca. 1880. Reading the Book, Reading the Reader (prosjekt) 2014-06-02 - 2014-06-04 2014.

  • Hansen, Poul Henning. Scandinavian reading: Three case studies from Gothenburg, Lund and Munka-Ljungby. History of the Book at Harvard seminar series (omtale) 2014-12-12 - 2014-12-12 2014.

  • Hansen, Poul Henning. J. A. Sjöbloms Lånebibliotek i Lund - en studie i 1800-talets bokmarknad och läsning. Det Moderne Gjennombrudd 2013-09-12 - 2013.

  • Hansen, Henning. Kodikologisk beskrivning av L.B.-handskriften. 2008.