Meet Our Researchers

Kristoffer Noheden

Noheden's research is intermedial and interdisciplinary, and has surrealism as its main focus. His monograph, Surrealism, Cinema, and the Search for a New Myth (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017), examines post-war surrealist cinema in relation to the movement's change in direction towards the search for ... Read more

Sven Ross

Ross’ research has mainly focused on media and social class. First, the class structure of the content of Swedish television was analyzed through content analysis. The main finding was a typical pattern of middle class dominance and symbolic annihilation of working class characters (Ross 1988). S... Read more

Louise Wallenberg

I am Associate 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 ... Read more

Kristina Widestedt

Widestedts vetenskapliga intresse cirkulerar kring makt och maktutövning – journalistiken som producent av symbolisk och diskursiv makt. Historiska studier av journalisitik är ett centralt tema i hennes forskning. Widestedts avhandling studerade musikkritik som ett sätt att utöva estetisk makt oc... 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

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

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

Rebecca Bengtsson

Rebecca's research explores how, in predefined places and distinct moments in time, the interaction between refugee migration and visual representation takes... 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

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

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

Helena Hägglund

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

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