Meet Our Researchers

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

Alexa Robertson

Robertson explores the political power of television by approaching news reports as cultural texts. News is analysed not as a source of information, but as the bearer of ideology - a font of recurrent narratives that keep cultural memories and shared understandings alive. Her work has shown that ... 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

Nohedens forskning är främst inriktad på surrealismen och har en tvärvetenskaplig och intermedial inriktning. Hans kommande monografi, Surrealism,Cinema, and the Search for a New Myth (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017) ställer efterkrigstidens surrealistiska film i relation till surrealismens övergripand... 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

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

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

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

Jonathan Rozenkrantz

Jonathan's research interests revolve around the relation between aesthetics, media technologies, and the theoretical discourses that emerge at their interse... 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

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

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

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

Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén

Particularly interested in the historical study public relations, advertising and marketing practices, particularly in relation to discourses of stardom and ... Read more

News Archive