Catharina Nolin

Catharina Nolin, Associate Professor, Stockholm University

Catharina holds a doctorate in Art History from Stockholm University where she also is the program director for a master’s programme in Cultural Heritage Studies. In her research she is specialized in the history of gardens and designed landscapes. She has received research grants from The Swedish Research Council and The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences. She is chairing the Swedish Forum for Garden History Research and a co-editor of Bebyggelsehistorisk tidskrift, a Swedish Journal on the built environment.

Her publications include a dissertation on Swedish 19th century urban parks (1999), on urban parks in "Stockholm's urban parks: meeting places and social contexts in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries", The European City and Green Space. London, Stockholm, Helsinki and St Petersburg, 1850–2000 (ed. Peter Clark 2006), "Parks in Gothenburg and Jönköping. Secluded idylls for Swedish townsfolk", Garden History (2004), a book on Millesgården, home of sculptor Carl Milles (2004), on urban parks and national identity in Public Nature: Scenery, History, and Park Design (2013, UVA Press) a book on the landscape architecture of architect Lars Israel Wahlman (2008), contributions on Ester Claesson in Die Gartenkunst (2009), and on female landscape architects in Sweden 1900–1950 in Women, Modernity and Landscape Architecture (2015).

Catharina is currently preparing a book on Swedish female landscape architects, 1900–1950.