Chair of the steering committee: Claudia Lindén External link.
Doctoral student representatives: Kirill Polkov and Maria Ribeiro
Director of studies for Studies in Practical Knowledge: Jonna Lappalainen
Director of studies for Aesthetics: Erik Wallrup External link.
Director of studies for Philosophy: Ulrika Björk
Director of Studies for Gender Studies: Ann Werner External link.
Director of Studies for Art History: Annika Öhrner
Director of studies for Media and Communication Studies: Göran Bolin External link.
Director of studies for Comparative Literature: Christina Svens
Secretary: Ewa Rogström
Researcher, doctoral students and other staff:
As part of the research hub ReNEW (Reimagining Norden in an Evolving World), I study Norden, vikings and masculinity in Anglophone fantasy literature.
Culture and Education
My research explores how people coexist with, and create meaning from, media in everyday life from phenomenological, material, spatial and ethical perspectives.
senior lecturer of comparative literature and drama
My fields of research are phenomenology, hermeneutics, German Idealism, philosophy of existence and exile, contemporary french philosophy, and relation between philosophy and art.
Doctoral student in Aesthetics
Research interests include modern aesthetics, expression and music.
Philosopher at the Centre for practical knowledge. Interested in the meeting places of ethics, metaphysics and political theory.
Associate Professor (Docent) in English. My research focuses on representations of class conflict and capitalist crisis in modern and contemporary literature.
Since 2018 I am researching artistic collaborations in the Nordic region 1945-89 focusing on national and regional artistic networks
Professor Emeritus in Media and Communication Studies, focusing media, mediatisation, critical theory, cultural studies, interpretation and European identities.
I work as a lecturer and researcher in media and communication studies as well as within teacher education.
Head of Department
I am a researcher and teacher in media and communication studies, I am also head of the department. My main research interests concerns education, media and digitalization.
I am an ethnologist and senior lecturer at the Centre for Studies in Practical Knowledge. My main research field is within medical humanities.
I am working as a lecturer in Media and Communication Studies. Currently, my research interest is directed to how the field of neuroeducation deals with effects of digital media.
Doctoral student in Media and Communication Studies / BEEGS. Writing a dissertation on cultural valuation practices, education media and digitization in Sweden and Estonia.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
I am a media researcher whose work is mainly on fake news, media and war, history of media and culture, primarily in Eastern Europe
Research interests include art historiography, temporality, assemblage theory, museum studies and aspects of the climate crisis and the anthropocene
Researcher and writer. Her research focuses on the aesthetics of commemoration, image production’s and contemporary art’s relation to historical, ethical and political claims.
I am professor in media and communication studies. My research interests include media activism, media practices, algorithms, automation and artificial intelligence
Emma Kihl is doctoral candidate in comparative literature. The thesis is reading Agneta Enckell’s poetry in company with Isabelle Stengers's philosophy.
Comparative gender studies; public knowledge regimes and policy making, body/bio-politics, citizenship, borderlands of post/decolonial and postsocialist scholarship.
Reseacher and teacher at Center for Studies in Practical Knowledge. Participates in a philosophical and empirical research project on collective practical knowledge.
Professor Comparative Literature
Chair of the Steering Committee Critical Cultural Theory Research Area
Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication Studies. I am researcher in media activism, media philosophy, cultural and media production, and aesthetic learning processes.
I work as a senior lecturer in literature since 2018. In my research I focus queer perspectives and the human-animal relationship in northern-European literature after 1880.
I work with material from 19th century to the present and research femininity, domesticity, bodies, gender, identity, cultural heritage & value production, and arctic nature.
Professor of Gender Studies and deputy vice chancellor for research and PhD-training.
I am an associate professor in Gender Studies and the head of Gender Studies. My research explores the intersections of gender, whiteness and transnational belongings.
PhD candidate within the project Exhibiting Art in a European Periphery? International Art in Sweden during the Cold War.
My PhD project in comparative literature explores ideas of peace in theoretical and fictional works by Frida Stéenhoff, Elin Wägner and Hagar Olsson.
Doctoral student in Art History
Teaching and research on German, Swedish, Finland-Swedish, and American literature from the 18th century onward; publications on Goethe, Novalis, Almqvist, and Bachmann.
Doctoral student in the theory of practical knowledge. I'm writing a thesis on Swedish and Finnish teachers' lived experience of boredom.
My project in gender studies examines what role homosexuality plays in representations of Russia in the Swedish context
I teach at the teachers programs especially the preschool teachers programs.
Visiting Research Fellow
I am a visiting researcher in Media and Communication Studies Department and CBEES. My research interests are media ethnography, feminist theory and critical cultural studies.
Teaching at the Centre for Practical Knowledge.
Administration of doctoral-level education.
Eva Schwarz is philosopher and associate professor at the Centre for Studies in practical knowledge. Her research is about collectivity and professional judgement.
Doctoral Student in Media and Communication Studies.
I research media practices in refugee camps in Germany since 1945. Research interests: media, migration and their histories.
Professor of Aesthetics
Teach and research post- and decolonial philosophies, Afro-Caribbean and indigenous thinking, with a basis in contemporary continental philo, feminism and phenomenology.
Associate Professor in Media and Communication Studies. My main reserach interests concerns media production, media work and media and social class.
I'm a professor of gender studies. My work is in the intersection of digital media and technology studies, gender and sexuality studies, feminist queer theory and affect theory.
Director of studies (third cycle) and associate professor and senior lecturer in Comparative Literature with drama orientation. Teaching at teacher training programs.
Head of department, School of Police Studies
I am associate professor in Gender Studies and the director of the Ph D program in Gender Studies. My research investigates intersections of gender, music and media.
My research interests are contemporary art, dance and performance; philosophy of art and critical theory. Right now I work within the project Culture, Autonomy, Action (RJ).
My research interests include queer theory and literary representations of masculinity, animality, and race. I teach in Comparative Literature and the Police Training Program.
I am Associate Professor in Media and Communication Studies. My research interests include visual communication, journalism, and historical perspectives on the media.