Meet Our Researchers

Anna Roosvall

Anna Roosvall's research is centred on the nation-globalization continuum and issues of justice and solidarity in four related areas: 1) media, climate change and indigenous peoples; 2) foreign news – particularly online news images; 3) mobile minorities, identity, intersectionality and place; 4)... 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

Ester Pollack

Pollack’s research covers three different fields: media and crime, journalism's role in the history of politics and political communication. Media and crime concerns the relationships between crime journalism and criminal policy, the interplay between several of society’s institutions, with symb... 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

Maaret Koskinen

Koskinen has authored several books on Bergman’s work in film, theatre, and literature from various theoretical perspectives. Her PhD dissertation in 1993, called (in translation) Plays and Mirrors. The Cinematic Aesthetics of Ingmar Bergman, was followed by ’Allting föreställer, ingenting är’. F... Read more

Kim Khavar Fahlstedt

My research is guided by the ambition to locate and study film culture at the margins of history. Following the often-elusive concept of new film history, I have taken a cultural studies approach to chart and navigate the multifarious landscapes of cinema's first decades. This far, my work has co... Read more

Meet Our PhD Students

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

Erika Theissen Walukiewicz

Documentary film, ethics, care ethics, participation, representation, long-form factual storytelling. 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

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

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

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

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

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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