Fashion Studies

Research in Fashion Studies

Fashion research

The Centre for Fashion Studies was founded in 2006, and during the autumn the Centre offered courses at basic and advanced levels. In January 2008 a Ph D Programme was introduced.

The Higher seminar

The Higher seminar is the Centre's doctoral seminar where the Ph.D. students' dissertation scripts, essays and research plans are discussed. It also provides guest seminars by external researchers, the Centre's faculty and other guests.

Schedule Higher seminar in Fashion Studies, autumn 2015

September 10 - Planning seminar
More dates to be announced.


What is Fashion Studies?

Is fashion a code, a message, sumptuarism or a protocol? What is the difference between costume, dress and fashion? These are some of the questions we investigate within Fashion Studies at Stockholm University.


Head of Department

John Sundholm

Deputy Head of Department

Ester Pollack

Directors of Studies for third-cycle (doctoral)

Cinema Studies
Maaret Koskinen

Fashion Studies
Klas Nyberg

Journalism/Media and Communication Studies
Anja Hirdman