Entangled Media Histories

A research network for European media historians since 2013

Participants

Alexander (Alec) Badenoch, Assistant Professor of Media and Cultural Studies, Utrecht University/Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision Endowed Professor of Transnational Media, VU Amsterdam. Research interests: radio history; transnational media histories; women and broadcasting; European broadcasting collaboration, transnational history and national archives.

Hermann Breitenborn, PhD student, Media Studies, Universität Hamburg, Germany. Research interests: film history, cities in film, New German Cinema, Black Cinema.

Allan Burnett, PhD student, Media History, Lund University, Sweden. Research interests: television documentary, media and armed conflict.

Hugh Chignell, Professor of Media History, Centre for Media History, Bournemouth University, UK. Research interests: the history of radio news, talks and current affairs, the BBC, radio archive policy.

Marie Cronqvist, Reader, Associate Professor, Journalism and Media History, Lund University, Sweden. Research interests: Cold War media cultures, media and conflict, literary journalism, transnational radio and television, history of media and communication studies.

Erik Edoff, Post doc, Culture and Media Studies, Umeå University, Sweden.
Research interests: 19th century urban culture, press history, media system, journalistic self-images, media events.

Sophie Elsässer, Researcher, Media History, Lund University, Sweden. Research interests: consumer journalism, magazine journalism, lifestyle media, journalistic genres, civic information.

Ina Ėmužienė, PhD, senior researcher at Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania, Department of Documentary Heritage researches, Vilnius, Lithuania.  Research interests: Lithuanian diaspora history, media and migration studies, Lithuanian radio and television history, culture and politics in media, diaspora identity studies.

Bridget Griffen-Foley, Professor of Media, Centre for Media History, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. Research interests: history of press, radio and television; Australian media; media audiences and reception; media and politics.

Maike Helmers, Senior Lecturer, Centre for Media History, Bournemouth University, UK. Research interests: early German sound film.

Christoph Hilgert, Post doc, associated researcher of the Leibniz Institute for Media Research Hans Bredow Institute, Hamburg, Germany. Research interests: European media/journalism and cultural history, broadcasting history, sound history, youth media, history in the media and collective remembrance, public history.

Ulrika Holgersson, Reader, Associate Professor, Journalism and Media History, Lund University, Sweden. Research interests: class and gender in popular press and film, power and media systems, media events, media and death.

Katy Vaughan, PhD student, Centre for Media History, Bournemouth University, UK. Research interests: Music History, Modernist Opera, Opera and politics, Weimar Radio.

Johan Jarlbrink, Reader, Senior Lecturer, Culture and Media Studies, Umeå University, Sweden. Research interests: history of information technologies, history of newspaper reading, little tools of journalism, media archives, media as waste.

Alina Laura Just, Post doc researcher in Cultural Heritage and Museum
Studies, HafenCity University Hamburg, Germany. Research interests:
post-war German history, history of pleasure and popular culture, media
history, public history, migration history.

Charlie Järpvall, Senior Lecturer, Library and Information Science, Linnaeus University, Sweden. Research interests: paper technologies, history of information technologies, paper work, history of office communications.

Gloria Khamkar, PhD, Centre for Media History, Bournemouth University, UK. Research interests: Community Radio, Participatory Media, Audience participation in Radio, Media usage amongst migrant societies, Ethnic Media.

Natasha Kitcher, Ph D student, Loughborough University and BT Archive, Loughborough, UK. Research interests: history of the Electrophone, history of science and technology, public history and museums, theatre, women’s history and media studies.

Richard Legay, Post doc researcher, C²DH (Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary & Digital History), University of Luxembourg. Research interests: transnational radio history, popular culture, radio magazines, public history.

Emilia Ljungberg, Senior Lecturer, Media and Communication Studies, Karlstad University, Sweden. Research interests: travel journalism and tourism, globalization, lifestyle media, media and national identity.

Patrik Lundell, Professor of History, Örebro University, Sweden. Research interests: newspaper history, media institutional legitimacy, social networks of media workers, participatory media forms, right-wing media ideology.

Kathryn McDonald, Lecturer, Centre for Media History, Bournemouth University, UK. Research interests: the history of the radio interview, broadcast talk, mediated interaction, community engagement with media production, oral history.

Jamie Medhurst, Reader in Television and Media History and Co-Director, Centre for Media History, Aberystwyth University, UK. Research interests: early television history, broadcasting and society in Wales, the history of ITV, Welsh-language broadcasting history, media archives

Charlotte Nilsson, Post doc researcher, Media History, Lund University, Sweden. Research interests: media and everyday life, trade and retail history, rural history, mail order.

Mari Pajala, University Lecturer, Media Studies, University of Turku. Research interests: television history, Cold War era media culture, Eurovision, media and memory.

Sune Bechmann Pedersen, Researcher, Media History, Lund University, Sweden. Research interests: Cold War culture and media, post-communist cinema and memory, East-West communication, mobility and tourism in post-war Europe.

Nelson Ribeiro, Associate Professor, Research Centre for Communication and Culture, Catholic University of Portugal. Research interests: press and radio history; transnational broadcasting; history of propaganda; media systems.

Maria Rikitianskaia, Post doc researcher and visiting fellow, Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics, UK. Research interests: transnational media, communication infrastructure, radiotelegraphy, origins of radio broadcasting, wireless networks.

Yvonne Robel, Post doc, Research Associate at the Research Centre for Contemporary History in Hamburg, Germany. Research interests: Cultural History of the 20th Century, Media and Memory, Public History, Antiziganism.

Christine Davidsson Sandal, PhD student, Media History, Lund University, Sweden. Research interests:  19th century media use, everyday media practices, media systems, existential dimensions of media

Stephanie Seul, Lecturer, Department of Cultural Studies (FB 9) and Deutsche Presseforschung, University of Bremen, Germany. Research Interests: History of transnational media and communication; the representation of anti-Semitism and the Holocaust in the media; history of the BBC and British propaganda; history of the German-Jewish press; female war correspondents during the First World War.

Philipp Seuferling, PhD student, Media and Communication Studies, Södertörn University, Sweden. Research interests: media and migration studies, refugee history, memory studies.

Helle Strandgaard Jensen, Associate Professor in Contemporary Cultural History, Aarhus University and co-director of CEDHAR, Center for Digital History Aarhus. Research interests: television history, political economy of digital archives and digitization strategies, history of (media) archives, history of children’s media.

Kerstin Stutterheim, Professor of Media and Cultural Studies, Centre for Film and TV, Bournemouth University, UK. Research interests: film / documentary film history, art history, media, the Bauhaus, cultural studies.

Kristin Skoog, Senior Lecturer in Media History, Bournemouth University, UK. Research interests: broadcasting history, women’s radio and women broadcasters, inter/transnational media networks and exchanges, notions of home, media and the welfare state.

Emil Stjernholm, Assistant Professor, Media and Communication Studies, Lund University, Sweden. Research interests: propaganda studies, public relations history, documentary media, film and television history.

Tony Stoller, Visiting Professor, Centre for Media History, Bournemouth University, UK. Research interests:Radio history and societal change, UK classical music radio, commercial radio UK and worldwide.

Kate Terkanian, Post doc, Centre for Media History, Bournemouth University, UK. Research interests: women’s history, propaganda, media history.

Eskil Vesterlund, PhD student, Media History, Lund University, Sweden. Research interests: 20th century Swedish history, mediation of publics,  history of opinion polling, history of advertising.

Betto van Waarden, Marie Sklodowska Curie Post doc researcher, Media History, Lund University, Sweden. Research interests: mediatized political personae, interactions between politicians and the mass press around the turn of the twentieth century.

Hans-Ulrich WagnerSenior Researcher and leader of the Research Programme “Knowledge for the Media Society”, Leibniz Institute for Media Research Hans Bredow Institute, Hamburg. Head of the Research Centre Media History, a hub at the Bredow Institute and Universität Hamburg, Germany. Research interests: transnational media history; digital media history; media, memory, and migration.

John Walsh, Senior Lecturer in Irish, School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, National University of Ireland, Galway. Research interests: minority language media; sociolinguistics and media; media and language revitalisation; minorities in media; media archives; pirate radio history and community radio.