Universität Bonn

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Prof. Dr. Kaat Louckx

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Prof. Dr. Kaat Louckx

Jr. Professor of Science and Society, Department for Science Studies


Heussallee 18-24

53113 Bonn

Kaat Louckx works on the history and sociology of the human and social sciences, with a particular focus on the history of representations and conceptualizations of the social body (or “corps social”). Kaat Louckx is currently working on a book manuscript, The Social Body in State-istics, which focuses on the international rise of social statistics in the nineteenth and early-twentieth century. Her work appeared, amongst others, in The Sociological Review, Social Science History, and Nations and Nationalism. She recently co-authored a book on the history of sociology in Belgium (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018).

Interests: sociology of knowledge, historical epistemology, political and social history, history of science, historical sociology, social theory

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