Meet Our Researchers

Louise Wallenberg

I am 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 and manage... Read more

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

Maria Nilsson

My research is concerned with questions regarding professional roles within the field of journalism, the notion of visual expertise, the function of visual imagery in journalism, ethics in visual representation and the publication of imagery, innovative forms of storytelling, and credibility and ... Read more

Kristina Widestedt

Makt och maktrelationer är ett centralt tema i min forskning, som behandlat diskursiva maktrelationer ur såväl historiska som samtida perspektiv, och även i samtida representationer av historien, med allt större fokus på mediala konstruktioner och representationer av allmänheten/mediepubliken. Mi... 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

Olivia Eriksson

Eriksson’s research centers around the moving image within an art context. Research interests include the construction of space and questions of migration and displacement in contemporary film installation and gallery film, archival art practices and relational aesthetics.

Meet Our PhD Students

Anna Hanchett

My most pressing intellectual interests include fashion history and theory; feminist, gender and sexuality studies; fashion and materiality; studies of corpo... Read more

Joy Kibarabara

Joy is a doctoral candidate majoring in journalism studies. Her research focuses on the re-emerged concept of constructive journalism and it's implications o... 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

Mats Carlsson

My dissertation aims at disclosing the intertwined and shared characteristics of film and money. Money defined as the denomination of the temporal relation o... 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

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, emotions, representation, long-form factual storytelling. Read more

Linn Lönroth

My PhD project is an archival study into the histories of character actors in Hollywood during the classical era. In particular, it focuses on the shifting d... Read more