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Department of Media Studies

The Department of Media Studies at Stockholm university offers courses and conduct research in journalism, media, communication, fashion and cinema studies.

Marie-Laure Djelic

International Symposium: Think Tank as Agenda Setters

On June 2 and 3 the Department of Media Studies (IMS) will hold the International Symposium Think Tanks as Agenda Setters.

Lilie Chouliaraki

Global Media Café: Post-humanitarianism in the digital era

Lilie Chouliaraki gave a public lecture that addressed the issue of solidarity in the post-humanitarian age.

From the left: Karen Austin, demokratistrateg at Stadsledningskontoret; Karin Pettersson, politisk chefredaktör at Aftonbladet; Ibrahim Mouhanna, journalist and documentary maker; Christian Christensen, professor at IMS. Photo by: Martin Karlsson.

Highlights from “Migration in Times of Crisis”

A new Global Media Café took place at Stockholm University’s Department of Media Studies on January 28.

Photo: Joakim Hellberg

Facebook: Join the IMS Housing forum

Join the IMS Housing Forum - a group where current and former students at the Department of Media Studies can help each other find housing in Stockholm by posting opportunities, sharing contacts, finding flat mates, discussing search strategies etc. - a place to help and be helped in the urban housing jungle!

Facebook: Stockholm University Housing Office

Welcome to Stockholm University's facebook page dedicated to our Housing Office. Here you will find information and news for you as an international student in the Swedish capital.

Christian Christensen

Paris attacks: TV news anchors uncritical to experts

"More often than not, these experts muddy already filthy waters by spouting guesses and half-truths", professor Christian Christensen wrote after the Paris attacks regarding the TV news anchors uncritical attitude towards experts.

James Losey Photo: Simon Schöpf

Surveillance of Communications

International Journal of Communication recently published Ph.D. student James Losey's article on surveillance and transparency "Surveillance of Communications: A Legitimization Crisis and the Need for Transparency".

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New research project: Screening Protest

The "Screening Protest" project compares (tele)visual narratives of dissent across time, space, media culture and genre in three studies that are analytically distinct yet inter-related.

Meet our researchers