Meet Our Researchers

Kristina Widestedt

Makt och maktrelationer är ett centralt tema i min 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/mediepubliken. Mi... Read more

Rebecca Bengtsson Lundin

My research explores photojournalistic practices by investigating how spaces of (forced) migration, as well as the people and objects moving in and across them, appeared in Swedish newspapers in 2015. Employing Arendt’s notion of appearance in terms of both photojournalists in spaces of (forc... 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

Paula von Wachenfeldt

My research interests revolve around the textual and visual communication of fashion and its effects on the consumer behaviour. 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 self. I have been investiga... 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

Maaret Koskinen

At present Koskinen is working on a book with professor Louise Wallenberg, which brings international scholars from different disciplines within the Humanities together with practitioners in film, theatre and television production, in order to explore what theory and practice can ‘do’ for each ot... Read more

Meet Our PhD Students

Leo Hansson Nilson

My PhD project will attempt to theorize the "algorimage," or, the algorithmically circulating digital images we interface with on social media platforms. The... Read more

Joy Kibarabara

Joy is a doctoral candidate majoring in journalism studies. Her research focuses on the re-emerged concept of constructive journalism and it's implications o... 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

Paulina Rydén

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

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

Sofia Papakonstantinou

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

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