Meet Our Researchers

Karin Becker

Becker’s research centers on visual media forms and practices. Her work has included studies of documentary photography and photojournalism, of vernacular photography as practiced by amateurs, and of artistic and performative practices in public space. Critical visual ethnography has been a centr... Read more

Paula von Wachenfeldt

My research interests revolve around the cultural expression of materiality and luxury culture and consumption. My studies have focused on the debates on luxury, its represenations in the media as well as the role of social media in the creation of the self. When investigating these issues I have... 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

John Sundholm

Most of the research focus on memory studies and on minor cinemas. The work on memory studies deals with theoretical and methodological issues; cultural trauma and national victimhood, and with questions regarding nationalist historiography. The research on minor cinemas has for the most part bee... 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

Guido Kirsten

Dr. Guido Kirsten is currently working on a Post-Doc project entitled “Film Style and the Modernist Shift”. The project’s objective is to contribute to the theory of film style and to further the understanding of the aesthetic shift to modernism in European art cinema in the 1960s. Kirsten is mem... Read more

Meet Our PhD Students

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

Chiara Faggella

Chiara's research interests include contemporary history of Italian culture; history of dress and costume; material culture of fashion; fashion history; hist... 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

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

Martin Karlsson

Martin's research deals with the representation of political protests in Swedish television news from a historical perspective. The intention is to understan... 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

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