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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Erika Theissen Walukiewicz

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

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