Philosophy, Åbo Akademi University
Jonas Ahlskog holds the title of Associate Professor (docent) of Philosophy from Åbo Akademi University (ÅAU). He is Postdoctoral Researcher in Minority Studies at ÅAU, Principal Investigator of the Kone Foundation research project Doing Justice to Experience: Relations to the Difficult Past in History and Memory, and has experience of academic teaching in both history and philosophy as University Teacher (universitetslärare) at ÅAU. Ahlskog has held visiting research fellowships at Harvard University and Södertörn University. Ahlskog’s philosophical research is focused on conceptual questions concerning historical knowledge, action, understanding, explanation, testimony, memory, and cultural theory. In history, Ahlskog is primarily doing research about conceptions of nation, class, language and identity in political and ideological movements during the 20th century in Finland. He is the author of The Primacy of Method in Historical Research (Routledge 2021). Outside academia, Ahlskog is adviser (sakkunnig) for Svenska folkskolans vänner r.f., within a project about contemporary challenges for non-formal adult education.