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

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

Jan Olsson

Jan Olsson's primary research interests are historical reception and emerging media in a cross-cultural perspective. For a comprehensive account of research interst and key publications, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Olsson_(film_scholar)

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

Maria Nilsson

My research is concerned with questions regarding professional roles within the field of journalism, the notion of visual expertise, the function of visual imagery in journalism, ethics in visual representation and the publication of imagery, innovative forms of storytelling, and credibility and ... 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

Paulina Rydén

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

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

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

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

Martin Karlsson

Martin is particularly interested in the forms and conditions of politics in media through history, and what can and should be expressed during different per... Read more