Liv Egholm

Associate Professor, PhD


Phone: (+45)38153587

Liv Egholm (Master and Ph.D  in history, semiotic and anthropology) is an associate professor at Department for Business and Politics, at Copenhagen Business School.  Her work draws on pragmatism, cultural history and conceptual analysis.  She has been working  Her research is characterized by an interdisciplinary approach drawing both on the social sciences and the humanities. Her new research project have the aim to comprehensive map how philanthropic gift-giving influencing (and being influenced by) the continual conceptualization and practices of philanthropy and welfare from the middle of the 19th century until the present day contributing to a fuller and more elaborated understanding of the role played by gift-giving and philanthropic at the crossroads of state, market and civil society.

For more information about the project: Civil society and philanthropy.


CISTAS researcher Anders Sevelsted has been rewarded a 2-year Post-doc

On the project: The Moral Elites. Who shaped the Danish Welfare State (1890-1933)?
Successful PhD Defense

Congratulations to CISTAS researcher Anders Sevelsted!
Seminar at Australian National University (ANU)

CISTAS researcher, Maj Grasten, is invited to give a seminar at the ANU on her work on global civil society and international law
SSHA annual conference 2017:

The CISTAS project will be presenting two panels at this years 42nd Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association in Quebec, Canada.
Call for contributions to Voluntas special issue:

Civil Society Organizations: the Site of Legitimizing the Common Good.