Researchers

Carina Listerborn

Carina Listerborn is a Professor in Urban Planning at the Department of Urban Studies at Malmö University, Sweden. She is co-founder of the vigorous research environment CRUSH – Critical Urban Sustainability Hub – and the Vice-Chair of the Institute for Urban Research. Her research interests include feminist urban perspectives on neoliberal planning, critical housing studies […]

Robert Nilsson Mohammadi

Robert Nilsson Mohammadi is a historian holding a position as an Associate Senior Lecturer at Malmö University, Sweden. He was previously employed as a project manager for oral history at the Museum of Movements in Malmö. His general research interest has to do with the politics of representation, which he investigates in relation to how […]

Christina Hansen

Christina Hansen received her PhD in International Migration and Ethnic Relations (IMER) from Malmö University in 2019. Her doctoral dissertation connects and bridges urban and migration studies, while investigating migration, urbanisation, and societal change in Malmö. In particular, Hansen’s work examines how migration and the neoliberal transformation of urban space are perceived and negotiated, using […]

Sima Wolgast

Sima Wolgast has been a psychologist since 2007, and a psychotherapist since 2013. She worked as a clinician before engaging in social psychological research. In 2013, she began her doctoral studies in a project about discrimination in the labour market. Her thesis aimed to study different factors influencing recruiters when recruiting from an applicant pool […]

Alicia Smedberg

Alicia Smedberg is a fourth-year PhD candidate at Malmö University, who thoroughly believes that the best way to understand something is by getting your hands dirty. Her research primarily sits within the field of Participatory Design but draws heavily from Science and Technology Studies (STS) and Feminist Technoscience. Her dissertation explores how democratic spaces can […]

Jörgen Dahlqvist

Jörgen Dahlqvist is a playwright, director, and Artistic Director of the performing arts collective Teatr Weimar since 2003. In recent years, he has worked at Helsingborg stadsteater, Dramaten and Örebro Teater. Dahlqvist has written and directed more than fifty performances for stage and radio and his productions have been invited for guest performances both in […]

Mats Fred

Mats Fred is an Assistant Senior Lecturer in Public Administration at the Department of Political Science at Lund University in Sweden. His research revolves around the organisation and governance of the public sector with a specific focus on temporary and ‘experimental’ forms of organisation.

Arianna King

Arianna King is a Doctoral candidate in Urban Studies in the City, Culture, and Community Program at Tulane University. Prior to doctoral study, she earned a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Fine Arts from Brandeis University and a Master’s degree in Urban Anthropology & Urban Planning from the University of New Orleans. King is committed […]

Aubrey Dawne Edwards

Aubrey Dawne Edwards is a veteran photographer, visual anthropologist, storyteller and educator with an Associate of Applied Science in Photography, a Bachelor of Journalism, and a Master of Science in Urban Studies. She has been the recipient of numerous grants and residencies and has exhibited and published work extensively nationally and internationally. 

Dalia Mukhtar-Landgren

Dalia Mukhtar-Landgren is a Researcher and Senior Lecturer in Political Science at Lund University, Sweden.  Her research revolves around urban planning and development, with recent emphasis on urban experimentation, testbed planning, and smart city governance.

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