Norwegian historian of ideas, author, and founder of Center for Global and Comparative History of Ideas (Senter for global og komparativ idéhistorie, SGOKI) in Oslo. In his book Globalkunnskap, "Global Knowledge", 2016) and in an essay on the blog of the Journal of the History of Ideas (JHI), Dag Herbjørnsrud argues for the need of a "global history of ideas". SGOKI is an Oslo-based, non-commercial cooperative founded in April 2015. It is dedicated to the study of cross-cultural connections and global interconnectedness, and is led by the global historian of ideas, author, and former editor-in-chief Dag Herbjørnsrud (email@example.com). His essay The African Enlightenment (Dec 2017) covers the Ethiopian philosopher Zera Yacob (1599-1692) and the Ghana-born philosopher Anton Wilhelm Amo (ca 1705-1755) .