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Susanna Fellman


Susanna Fellman
Professor , Deputy Head
+46 31 786 6548

Room number: 623
Postal Address: Box 625, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Viktoriagatan 13, plan 6 , 41125 Göteborg

Economic History at Department of Economy and Society (More Information)
Box 625
405 30 Göteborg
Fax: +46 31 786 4739
Visiting Address: Viktoriagatan 13 , 411 25 Göteborg

About Susanna Fellman

Susanna Fellman is professor of business history at the School of Business Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg. She received her PhD in economic and social history at the University of Helsinki in 2001 where she also worked until 2011 when she moved to Gothenburg. Her research interests are the professionalisation and modernisation of management, competition policy and cartels in a historical perspective and business interests and welfare state development. She has also carried out research on family business, corporate networks and labour market issues. She also has an interest in methodological questions, in particular the role of the corporate archive in business history.

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Research areas

  • Business history, History of management and business elites, Cartels and competition policy in a historical perspective Business interests and welfare state development Methodological questions in business history

Teaching areas

  • Business history, in particular managers and management in historical perspectiv, competition policy in hisotrical and comparative perspective
  • Business history, Economic history

Selected publications

Lost in the archive: the business historian in distress
Fellman, Susanna, Popp, Andrew
Coping with excess. How organizations, communities and individuals manage overflows. Edited by Barbara Czarniawska and Orvar Löfgren, Cheltenham UK & Northampton M.A. USA. : Edward Elgar Publ. Ltd., s. 216-243, 2013

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Susanna Fellman
Scandinavian Journal of History, Journal article 2019
Journal article


Sectoral Influence on Competition Legislation:Evidence from the Cartel Registers,1920–2000
Susanna Fellman, Martin Shanahan
Business history review, Journal article 2018
Journal article

Varthän universitetet?
Niklas Bruun, Susanna Fellman
Nya Argus, Magazine article 2018
Magazine article

Management as a profession: The Historian's Perspective
Susanna Fellman
Professionalizing Leadership: Debating Education, Certification and Practice. Ed by A. Örtenblad, Cham, Springer International Publishing; Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book


Writing business history: Creating narratives
Andrew Popp, Susanna Fellman
Business History, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Industrientreprenörer som samhällsbyggare
Susanna Fellman
Presentation på Föredragsmaraton 8-9 september 2017, Helsingfors, Other 2017

Statlig stödpolitik till företagande och utvecklingen i mindre städer i Finland på 1960- och 70-talet
Susanna Fellman, L Ekholm
Ekonomisk-historiska mötet, Stockholm 12-14 oktober 2017, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

International debates in local context: views on restrictive business practices in Finland in the early 1920s.
Susanna Fellman
Conference Reform and Revolution 1917-1919. Entangled and Transnational Histories , March 2017, Tampere, Finland, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

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