Victor Edman


Victor Edman is an architect, PhD and associate professor of history and theory of architecture at the School of Architecture, Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. His research projects have dealt with various aspects of the formation of built heritage in modern Sweden, including restoration history and theory, historiography and the construction of a national canon. He has published books on these issues, and he has given a series of courses at various levels.


Project(s)


Publications (since 2011)

Edman, Victor (2011): “Nittonhundratalet går till historien. Om etableringen av ett nytt kulturarv”, Bebyggelsehistorisk tidskrift 62

Edman, Victor & Bergström, Anders, eds. (2011): Bebyggelsehistorisk tidskrift 62

Peer-reviewed book chapters and conference proceedings

Edman, Victor (2013): ”Kungens paviljong på Haga. Vägen till ett gustavianskt museum”, Konsten och det nationella, ed. Olin, Martin, Kungl. Vitterhets Historie och Antikvitets Akademien

Edman, Victor (2012): ”How National is a National Canon? Questions of Heritage Construction in Swedish Architecture”, Nationalism and Architecture, eds. Quek, Raymond & Deane, Darren, Aschgate

Books, articles and book chapters

Edman, Victor (2014): “The Making of a National Heritage in Sweden”, Skyddat enligt lag. Vad ska staten äga?, Samverkansforum för statliga byggherrar och förvaltare

Edman, Victor & Bergström, Anders, (2011): ”Moderna kulturarv i offentlig miljö”, Bebyggelsehistorisk tidskrift 62

Conference contributions

Edman, Victor: “The Return of the Period Room. Contemporary Installations and Narrative Strategies”. Presented at conference The Period Room: Museum, Material, Experience, University of Leeds & The Bowes Museum, September 2014, UK

Edman, Victor: ”Contemporary Eclecticism. Sven-Harry’s Museum and the Staging of Swedish Heritage”. Presented at conference Rethinking the Social in Architecture, February 2013, Umeå

Edman, Victor: “Designing Heritage. The Construction of a National Canon in Sweden”. Presented at NORDIK conference, October 2012, Stockholm

Manuscripts

Edman, Victor: “The Return of the Period Room. Contemporary Installations and Narrative Strategies”, Westgarth, Mark, Coutts, Howard & Whittaker, Jane eds. The Period Room: Museum, Material, Experience, forthcoming

Edman, Victor: “Sven-Harry’s Home and the Staging of Swedish Heritage”, manuscript

Edman, Victor: “Designing Heritage: The Construction of a National Canon in Sweden”. Unpublished paper presented at NORDIK conference 2012.