Meet Our Researchers

Silvio Waisbord

Silvio Waisbord is Professor in the School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University and Guest Professor at Stockholm University’s Department of Media Studies, hosted by the Leading Research Environment in Global Media Studies and Politics of Mediated Communication, during the F... 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.

Trond Lundemo

My primary research interests are film theory, media archaeology, social memory and technology studies and theories of the archive. I have also worked on the Japanese cinema of the 1920s and 1930s. One main tenet of my research is that technological shifts inform the concept and the writing of hi... 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

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

Amanda Lagerkvist

Amanda Lagerkvist works in the fields of media philosophy and media memory studies, developing an existential media theory in relation to digital (memory) cultures, with a particular focus on death online. As a media phenomenologist she has contributed to debates on media, memory, time, urban spa... Read more

Meet Our PhD Students

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 trace co... Read more

Tom Buurman

Former Radio Netherlands Worldwide journalist who ended up doing reseearch on media and the environment. Ba. in journalism from the Windesheim University of ... Read more

Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén

She is particularly interested in the historical study public relations, advertising and marketing practices, particularly in relation to discourses of stard... 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

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

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

Lauren Downing Peters

Lauren's research centers on the history of large-size garment manufacturing in the United States and on relationship of the fat, female body to dress. Frami... Read more

Magnus Danielson

My research centers around power and professional identity within the field of journalism. I am interested in how configurations of power between journalism ... Read more