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Gudmund Skjeldal

Worktitle
PhD Candidate
Department
Department of Sport and Social Sciences
Phone
+47 23 26 24 45
E-mail
gudmunds@nih.no

Research

Sport history, cultural history of sports, media history:

“An intellectual history of the amateur concept in the Norwegian sports public sphere, 1866-1907” 

Education

Sporthistory, intellectual history, media history, sustainable development

Short biography

Gudmund Skjeldal, b. 1970, is a phd.kandidate at the Institute of Sport and Social Sciences and is writing a thesis: “An intellectual history of the amateur concept in the Norwegian sports public sphere, 1866-1907” 

He graduated Master in Intellectual History in 2001 (University in Oslo). He is an author of several non-fiction books – a biography on the poet Nordahl Grieg (2012), a history of the newspaper Bergens Tidende (2017), and an essay on the tennis tournament and venue Wimbledon (2017), among them. Skjeldal was a professional cross country-skier in the 1990’ies, nowadays an amateur tennis player and nature photographer

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