Meet Our Researchers

Daniel Wiegand

My main areas of research are the history and theory of early cinema and early sound film. I am especially interested in the history of film aesthetics, the development of film style, and the historical discourse on film, including early film theory.

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

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

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 capture ... 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

Michelle Labrague

Michelle Labrague’s research interests include history of American environmental movement since the 1960s and its articulations in the fields of fashion an... Read more

Ashley Smith

Ashley Smith is a PhD Candidate in Media Studies at Stockholm University. She received her MA in Cinema Studies from Stockholm University in 2010 and undergr... 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

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

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

Tindra Thor

My research interests are primarily focused on artistic urban practices and performances. I explore these interests in an interdisciplinary manner that is an... Read more

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