Meet Our Researchers

Tytti Soila

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

Sigurd Allern

Det mesta av min forskning är knuten till områdena journalistik och politisk kommunikation. Inom journalstikforskningen har jag intresserat mig speciellt för relationerna mellan journalister och professionella källor, källkritik, nyhetsvärden, framing – och mediernas politiska ekonomi. Inom polit... 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

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

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

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 media as well as the role of social media in the creation of the self. Lately I have been investigating ... Read more

Meet Our PhD Students

Ole Johnny Fossås

Ole Johnny's PhD project focuses on Scandinavian industrial films commissioned by mining companies. Through combining methods of non-theatrical film research... 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

Martin Karlsson

Martin is particularly interested in the forms and conditions of politics in media through history, and what can and should be expressed during different per... 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

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

Sofia Lampropoulou

Sofia’s research interests lie primarily in history of dress and costume as well as in fashion theory; history of ancient Greek dress; concepts of myth and c... Read more

Saki Kobayashi

Saki's PhD dissertation will explore the concept “Swedish star” and the star-making mechanism in the 40s Swedish film industry with focus on five female Swed... Read more

Anna Hanchett

Anna's most pressing intellectual interests include fashion history and theory; feminist, gender and sexuality studies; fashion materiality; studies of corpo... Read more