Meet Our Researchers

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

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

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.

Bo Florin

Florins forskning har huvudsakligen ägnats den svenska stumfilmstiden. Ett RJ-projekt om Sjöström i Hollywood har resulterat i boken Transition and Transformation. Victor Sjöström in Hollywood 1923-1930 (AUP 2013). För närvarande arbetar han även tillsammans med Patrick Vonderau på en studie krin... 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

Sven Ross

Ross’ research has mainly focused on media and social class. First, the class structure of the content of Swedish television was analyzed through content analysis. The main finding was a typical pattern of middle class dominance and symbolic annihilation of working class characters (Ross 1988). S... Read more

Meet Our PhD Students

Erika Theissen Walukiewicz

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

Mats Carlsson

My dissertation work aims at disclosing the intertwined and shared characteristics of film and money. I will examine how money is represented primarily, but ... 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

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

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

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

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

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