Dr Landgren is currently a senior visiting research associate at the Modern European History Research Centre, Faculty of History, Oxford University. He completed both his undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of Gothenberg, specialising in the history of science and ideas. He has lectured in the history of philosophy and also in Latin.
Dr Landgren served as a member of the Swedish parliament, 1998 – 2006, where his responsbilities included serving the Deputy Secretary of State at the Prime Minister’s Office, as well as being member of the board of the Swedish Tax Agency. He is still a deputy member of the General Council to the Swedish Central Bank.