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Interior from Södertörn UniversityThe School of Culture and Education includes the following subjects: English, Aesthetics, Aesthetic Learning Processes, Philosophy, Gender Studies, Art History, Comparative Literature, Media and Communication Studies, Education, Rhetoric and Swedish, as well as Teacher Education and the Centre for Studies in Practical Knowledge.

Teachers and researchers at the school largely work across subject boundaries, and Teacher Education involves teachers from a number of subjects at the school and from other academic schools at the university.

Public Defence of Doctoral Theses 2017

24 March 2017: Kim West

The-Exhibitionary-ComplexDoctoral thesis: The Exhibitionary Complex: Exhibition, Apparatus and Media from Kulturhuset to the Centre Pompidou, 1963-1977

Kim West is a doctoral student in Aesthetics within the research area of Critical and Cultural Theory at the School of Culture and Education, Södertörn University.

Presentation of doctoral thesis (”spikningsceremoni”): Thursday 9 March at 15:00 in the library's lounge, floor 5, Alfred Nobels allé 11, Södertörn University. 
Language: English

Public defence of doctoral thesis: Friday 24 March 2017 at 13:00 in room MB503, Alfred Nobels allé 7, Södertörn University


Faculty examiner: Felicity Scott, Associate Professor, Columbia School of Architecture, USA.
Language: English

Link to an article on the website sh.se (in Swedish).

Contact: Kim West, kim.west@sh.se

Abstract.pdf

24 maj 2017: Krystof Kasprzak

disputation-affisch-Krystof KasprzakDoktorsavhandling: Vara - Framträdande - Värld. Fenomenets negativitet hos Martin Heidegger, Jan Patočka och Eugen Fink

Krystof Kasprzak är doktorand i filosofi inom området Kritisk kulturteori vid Institutionen för kultur och lärande samt BEEGS (the Baltic and East European Graduate School), Södertörns högskola.

Avhandlingpresentation och spikningsceremoni: torsdag 11 maj kl 16:00 i bibliotekets lounge, Södertörns högskola, Alfred Nobels allé 11, Flemingsberg.

Disputation: onsdag 24 maj kl 13:00 i sal MB503, Moas båge, Södertörns högskola, Alfred Nobels allé 7, Flemingsberg.
Språk: svenska/engelska
Opponent: Susanna Lindberg, docent i filosofi, Universty of Tampere, Finland och gästforskare vid Université Paris-Ouest, Frankrike. 

Kontakt: Krystof Kasprzak, krystof.kasprzak@sh.se

Abstract_sammanfattning_Kasprzak.pdf

2 June 2017: Alberto Frigo

Life-Stowing from a Digital Media Perspective: Past, Present and FutureDoctoral thesis: Life-Stowing from a Digital Media Perspective: Past, Present and Future

Alberto Frigo is a doctoral student in Media and Communication Studies within the research area of Critical and Cultural Theory at the School of Culture and Education, Södertörn University.

Presentation of doctoral thesis (”spikningsceremoni”): Wednesday 17 May at 15:00 in the library's lounge, floor 5, Alfred Nobels allé 11, Södertörn University.
Language: English

Public defence of doctoral thesis: Friday 2 June 2017 at 13:00 in room MB503, Alfred Nobels allé 7, Södertörn University
Language: English

Faculty examiner: Jay David Bolter, Professor and Director of Computational Media, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA. 

Contact: Alberto Frigo, alberto.frigo@sh.se

Abstract.pdf

 

22 september 2017: Gustav Strandberg

disputation-affisch-Gustav-Strandberg-webbDoktorsavhandling: Politikens omskakning – negativitet, samexistens och frihet i Jan Patočkas tänkande

Gustav Strandberg är doktorand i filosofi inom området Kritisk kulturteori vid Institutionen för kultur och lärande på Södertörns högskola.

Avhandlingpresentation och spikningsceremoni: tisdag 6 september kl 16:00 i bibliotekets lounge, Södertörns högskola, Alfred Nobels allé 11, Flemingsberg.
Språk: svenska

Disputation: fredag 22 september kl 13:00 i sal MB503, Moas båge, Södertörns högskola, Alfred Nobels allé 7, Flemingsberg.
Språk: engelska

Opponent: Thomas Schwarz Wentzer, PhD, Institut for Kultur og Samfund, Filosofi, Aarhus Universitet. 

Kontakt: Gustav Strandberg, gustav.strandberg@sh.se 

  Abstract - Gustav Strandberg.pdf

Sammanfattning.pdf

 

6 oktober 2017: Lovisa Andén

omslag lovisaDoktorsavhandling: Litteratur och erfarenhet i Merleau-Pontys läsning av Proust, Valéry och Stendahl

Lovisa Andén: är doktorand i filosofi vid Uppsala universitet samt Institutionen för kultur och lärande och BEEGS (Baltic and East European Graduate School), Södertörns högskola.

Avhandlingpresentation och spikningsceremoni: onsdag 20 september kl 15:00 i bibliotekets lounge, Södertörns högskola, Alfred Nobels allé 11, Flemingsberg.
Språk: svenska

Disputation: fredag 6 oktober kl 13:00 i sal MA624, Moas båge, Södertörns högskola, Alfred Nobels allé 7, Flemingsberg.
Språk: svenska

Opponent: Lisa Folkmarson Käll, Docent, Stockholms universitet

Kontakt: Lovisa Andén, lovisa.anden@sh.se 

Abstract L Andén.pdf

Sammanfattning_L_Anden.pdf

 

8 December 2017: Julia Velkova Öberg

disputation-affisch-Julia-VelkovaDoctoral thesis: Media Technologies in the Making: User-Driven Software and Infrastructures for Computer Graphics Production

Julia Velkova Öberg is a doctoral student in Media and Communication Studies within the research area of Critical and Cultural Theory at the School of Culture and Education and BEEGS (the Baltic and East European Graduate School), Södertörn University.

Presentation of doctoral thesis (”spikningsceremoni”):  Wednesday 29 November at 15:00 in the library's lounge, floor 5, Alfred Nobels allé 11, Södertörn University.
Language:
English

Public defence of doctoral thesis:
Friday 8 December 2017 at 13:00 in room MB503, Alfred Nobels allé 7, Södertörn University
Laguage: English
Faculty examiner: Lisa Parks, Professor, Comparative Media Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.

Contact: Julia Velkova Öberg, julia.velkova@sh.se

Abstract (Julia Velkova).pdf

Sammanfattning (Julia Velkova).pdf

15 December 2017: Roman Horbyk

disputation-affisch-Roman HorbykDoctoral thesis: Mediated Europes: Discourse and Power in Ukraine, Russia and Poland during Euromaidan

Roman Horbyk is a doctoral student in Media and Communication Studies within the research area of Critical and Cultural Theory at the School of Culture and Education and a part of the research project Narratives of Europe: Perspectives from its North-East Periphery, Södertörn University.

Presentation of doctoral thesis (”spikningsceremoni”): Wednesday 29 November at 15:00 in the library's lounge, floor 5, Alfred Nobels allé 11, Södertörn University.
Language:
English

Public defence of doctoral thesis: Friday 15 December 2017 at 13:00 in room MB503, Alfred Nobels allé 7, Södertörn University
Language: English
Faculty examiner: Sabina Mihelj, Professor of Media and Cultural Analysis at Loughborough University, United Kingdom

Contact: Roman Horbyk, roman.horbyk@sh.se

Abstract (Roman Horbyk).pdf

Sammanfattning (Roman Horbyk).pdf