Meet Our Researchers

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

Jan Olsson

Jan Olsson's primary research interests are historical reception and emerging media in a cross-cultural perspective. For a comprehensive account of research interst and key publications, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Olsson_(film_scholar)

Paula von Wachenfeldt

My research interests revolve around the textual and visual communication of fashion and its effects on the consumer behaviour. 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 self. I have been investiga... Read more

Anu Koivunen

My research centres on Finnish cinema and television history as well as the construction of gender, nation and sexuality in audiovisual culture. For a decade, the main focus of my research has been the cultural construction of emotions and affects in the public sphere, and the metatheoretical que... 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

Kristina Riegert

Kristina Riegert's research interests have focused on factors that are important for how media in various countries represent the world: globalisation, propaganda, war and crisis situations, national and regional identities, links between transnational and national mediated spaces and journalist ... Read more

Meet Our PhD Students

Tom Buurman Matheus

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

Sofia Papakonstantinou

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

Esmé Fransen

Esmé’s PhD project focuses on the phenomenon of the lesbian icon and her contradictory position - simultaneously relying on and denying queer female visibili... Read more

Rebecca Bengtsson Lundin

Rebecca is an experienced analyst and researcher with a diverse background in capacity building for the EU, UN, CSOs and in academia focusing on media, human... Read more

Erika Theissen Walukiewicz

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

Saki Kobayashi

Saki's PhD dissertation will study the stardom of Viveca Lindfors, arguably the largest female star in the 1940s Swedish cinema. Through examining Lindfors' ... 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

Paulina Rydén

My primary interests are fashion history; fashion and materiality; sustainability; and concepts of myth within the fashion industry. Read more