Meet Our Researchers

Alexa Robertson

Robertson explores the political power of television by approaching news reports as cultural texts. News is analysed not as a source of information, but as the bearer of ideology - a font of recurrent narratives that keep cultural memories and shared understandings alive. Her work has shown that ... Read more

Kristina Widestedt

Makt och maktrelationer är ett centralt tema i Widestedts 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/mediepubli... 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

Paula von Wachenfeldt

My research interests revolve around the cultural expression of materiality and luxury culture and consumption. 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 the self. Lately I have been investigating ... Read more

Patrick Vonderau

I am interested in media and cultural history, technology and social theory, and especially in understanding the multi-faceted relations between “media” and “industries” in their broad historical, aesthetical, theoretical, and technological contexts. Research interests include production studies,... 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

Meet Our PhD Students

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

Linn Lönroth

My PhD project focuses on character actors in classical Hollywood cinema of the 1930s and 40s, with a particular focus on the comedic genres. In particular, ... 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

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

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

Sofia Lampropoulou

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

Tom Buurman

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

Erika Theissen Walukiewicz

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