Meet Our Researchers

Karin Becker

Becker’s research centers on visual media forms and practices. Her work has included studies of documentary photography and photojournalism, of vernacular photography as practiced by amateurs, and of artistic and performative practices in public space. Critical visual ethnography has been a centr... Read more

Louise Wallenberg

I am Associate Professor of Fashion Studies at the Centre for Fashion Studies at IMS and I hold a PhD in Cinema Studies from Stockholm University (2002). My research has so far focused on issues dealing with gender, sexuality, class and ethnicity in cinema and fashion, as well as in organization ... Read more

Kristina Widestedt

Widestedts vetenskapliga intresse cirkulerar kring makt och maktutövning – journalistiken som producent av symbolisk och diskursiv makt. Historiska studier av journalisitik är ett centralt tema i hennes forskning. Widestedts avhandling studerade musikkritik som ett sätt att utöva estetisk makt oc... Read more

Tytti Soila

Special interests in women’s roles and positions within film industries, popular culture and the history and theory of documentary film.

Klas Nyberg

Klas Nyberg is an economic historian and researcher in the field of textile history, consumption history and material culture. He has published numerous books, including Till salu. Stockholms textila handel och manufaktur 1722-1846; Kommers. Historiska handelsformer i Norden under 1700- och 1800-... Read more

Malin Wahlberg

Wahlberg's fields of interests include film and philosophy; film archives and cultures of commemoration; documentary film and media; experimental cinema and film in contemporary art. Wahlberg is currently working on a book on solidarity film and radical programming, in relation to her archive pro... Read more

Meet Our PhD Students

Jonathan Rozenkrantz

Jonathan's research interests revolve around the relation between aesthetics, media technologies, and the theoretical discourses that emerge at their interse... Read more

Chris Baumann

Chris Baumann's current research is primarily concerned with digital media technologies, particularly the hardware, software, and interfaces of different str... Read more

Sara Skillen

Particular areas of research interest include mid-late twentieth century design, particularly history of dress and costume, and the material culture of fashi... Read more

Lauren Downing Peters

Lauren's research interests include fashion and the body; fashion theory and method; fashion studies pedagogy; embodiment and discourse; wardrobe studies; fa... Read more

Chiara Faggella

Chiara's research interests include contemporary history of Italian culture; history of dress and costume; fashion as material culture; contemporary history ... Read more

Katerina Linden

Katya is working on a dissertation focused on death online in contemporary Russia, investigating the role of memory, forgetting and the connective presence o... Read more

Olivia Eriksson

Olivia’s research centers around the moving image within an art context. Research interests include the construction of space and questions of migration and ... Read more

Rebecca Bengtsson

Rebecca's research explores how, in predefined places and distinct moments in time, the interaction between refugee migration and visual representation takes... Read more

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