Hanna Hodacs is a senior lecturer at the University of Dalarna. She previously worked as a Research Fellow at the University of Warwick; the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, and the University of Uppsala. Her work has been concerned with different aspects of eighteenth century natural history, particularly
education, travelling and material culture. She also worked extensively on the East India trade. Her latest book Silk and Tea in the North – Scandinavian Trade and the Market for Asian Goods in Eighteenth-Century Europe (Palgrave Macmillan 2016) stems from her work on the project “Europe’s Asian Centuries. Trading Eurasia 1700–1830” based at the Centre for Global History and Culture in Warwick.