Meet Our Researchers

Michael Westerlund

Michael Westerlunds huvudsakliga forskningsintresse är riktad mot den datormedierade kommunikationens implikationer på samhälle, kultur och individer och då särskilt hur riskfyllda och problematiska ämnen hanteras och förändras genom den globala kommunikationsplattformen internets utbredning. I a... 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

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

Jörgen Skågeby

Skågeby works in areas where HCI, media studies, and informatics overlap. Specifcally, he is interested in the continuities and disruptions that can be explored in the relation between temporally separated media technologies and designs. Examples of such research areas are media archaeology, huma... 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

Maaret Koskinen

Koskinen has authored several books on Bergman’s work in film, theatre, and literature from various theoretical perspectives. Her PhD dissertation in 1993, called (in translation) Plays and Mirrors. The Cinematic Aesthetics of Ingmar Bergman, was followed by ’Allting föreställer, ingenting är’. F... Read more

Meet Our PhD Students

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

Chris Baumann

Chris Baumann's current research is primarily concerned with digital media technologies, particularly the hardware, software, and interfaces of different str... 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

Chiara Faggella

Chiara's research interests include contemporary history of Italian culture; history of dress and costume; fashion as material culture; contemporary history ... Read more

Lauren Downing Peters

Lauren's research centers on the history of large-size garment manufacturing in the United States and on relationship of the fat, female body to dress. Frami... Read more

Jono Van Belle

Jono Van Belle is a PhD candidate at IMS at Stockholm University, Sweden, in cooperation with CIMS at Ghent University, Belgium. Her project aims to trace co... 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

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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