Meet Our Researchers

Andreas Widholm

Andreas Widholm is Associate Professor of journalism in the Department of Media Studies (IMS) at Stockholm University, Sweden. His research addresses the relationship between media, politics and culture with a particular focus on journalism and social media. This broad area includes studies of on... Read more

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

Joel Frykholm

My primary research interest is early American cinema, including issues of industrial and cultural change, historic reception, and local film history. Recently I've been exploring the place of American popular culture in processes of cultural globalization, specifically looking at Hollywood's imp... Read more

Kristoffer Noheden

Noheden's research is intermedial and interdisciplinary, and has surrealism as its main focus. His monograph, Surrealism, Cinema, and the Search for a New Myth (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017), examines post-war surrealist cinema in relation to the movement's change in direction towards the search for ... Read more

Paula von Wachenfeldt

My research interests revolve around the cultural expression of materiality and luxury culture and consumption. In my publications I have addressed the debate on luxury, its representations in the media as well as the role of social media in the creation of the self. These issues have been examin... Read more

Miyase Christensen

Christensen’s research is interdisciplinary in nature and comprises areas such as social theory perspectives on globalization processes and social change; environmental communication and climate change; technology, culture and identity; and, politics of popular communication. She serves on a numb... Read more

Meet Our PhD Students

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

Jono Van Belle

Jono Van Belle is a PhD candidate at IMS at Stockholm University, Sweden, in cooperation with CIMS at Ghent University, Belgium. Her project aims to capture ... Read more

James Losey

James has eight years experience in public policy and over ten years researching the intersection of information, technology and power. He is currently a PhD... Read more

Helena Hägglund

Helena’s research interests surround the relationship between media and migration, social movement activism, protest and new media technologies. Read more

Mats Carlsson

My dissertation work aims at disclosing the intertwined and shared characteristics of film and money. I will examine how money is represented primarily, but ... Read more

Linn Lönroth

My PhD project focuses on the supporting cast/minor characters in 1930s and '40s Hollywood comedy. In particular, my focus is on the scene stealing acts, com... Read more

Gert Jan Harkema

I am a doctoral student at the Department of Media Studies (Cinema Studies). In my research I try to describe what the earliest cinema audiences (from 1895 t... Read more

Martin Karlsson

Martin's research deals with the representation of political protests in television news from a historical perspective. The intention is to understand how te... Read more

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