Meet Our Researchers

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

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

José van Dijck

José van Dijck is Professor of Media Studies at the University of Utrecht.

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

Anja Hirdman

Hirdman´s current research addresses how findings in neuroscience, cognition and affectstudies have contributed to our knowledge of how the human body processes words and pictures and allows us to relate to cultural and mediated representations. The understanding of this complex relationship betw... 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

Meet Our PhD Students

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

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

Martin Karlsson

Martin's research deals with the representation of political protests in Swedish television news from a historical perspective. The intention is to understan... Read more

Michelle Labrague

Michelle Labrague’s research interests include history of American environmental movement since the 1960s and its articulations in the fields of fashion an... 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

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

Katerina Linden

Katya is working on a dissertation focused on death online in contemporary Russia, investigating the role of memory, forgetting and the connective presence o... 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

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