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

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

Kim Khavar Fahlstedt

My current research focus on transcultural interactions in film history, borderlands history, issues of cultural translation, and reception studies. The ever-changing history of moving images provides a figurative peephole to my other research interests, which include American Studies, Spatial ... Read more

Kristoffer Noheden

Kristoffer Noheden is an interdisciplinary scholar, whose research straddles art history, cinema studies, comparative literature, and esotericism studies. His main focus is surrealism across the art forms. Noheden's monograph, Surrealism, Cinema, and the Search for a New Myth (Palgrave Macmillan,... Read more

Marie Tengroth Ulväng

My research interests cover material culture, consumption, livelihood, work, gender, housing and living conditions in a historical perspective. I have recently started a new research project on the production and sale of fashionable clothing for women and manufacturers' strategies to meet market ... Read more

Greta Gober

Communication and Gendered Power Relations, Production Culture, Media Culture, Digital Culture,

Meet Our PhD Students

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

Leo Hansson Nilson

My PhD project will attempt to theorize the "algorimage", or the abundant, algorithmically circulating digital images we interface with on social media platf... 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

Helena Almqvist Hägglund

Helena’s research interests surround the relationship between media and migration, social movement activism, protest and new media technologies. 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

Paulina Rydén

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

Ole Johnny Fossås

Ole Johnny's PhD project focuses on Scandinavian industrial films commissioned by mining companies. Through combining methods of non-theatrical film research... Read more

Olivia Eriksson

Olivia’s research centers around the moving image within an art context. Research interests include the construction of space and questions of migration and ... Read more