Current Research Projects
The Importance of Record Covers for the Rising Status of Jazz
The project analyzes
how Swedish record covers in jazz connected to developments in visual arts, and what these connections meant for jazz in Sweden.
Penitent sinners, monstrous (m)others: Infanticide in street ballads amidst popular song and reality
How do skilling prints from the 18th and 19th century depict protagonists and their crimes? And what were the real circumstances behind the printed words? Five case studies lead us to dark domains of women’s history. Read more about the project
Whose voice, whose gaze?
Gender, power, categories, and multi-vocal narratives in Scandinavian ballad tradition. A project on present-day relevance and re-thinking of categories. Read more about the project Whose voice, whose gaze?
Creative Transitions: Musical Currents in Sweden in the 1960s and 1970s
The late 1960s and early 1970s are often described in terms of a transformative era in many ways, characterized by movements. How did these movements create conditions for creativity? Read more about Creative Transitions.
Classical music for a mediatized world
How is the understanding of classical music formed by the spreading of images, films and other visual and audio-visual representations in different media? And what are the notions of classical music in today’s Westernsociety? Read more about the project.