Daniel Brodén

Research Coordinator

Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion
Visiting address
Renströmsgatan 6
41255 Göteborg
Postal address
Box 200
40530 Göteborg

About Daniel Brodén

Daniel Brodén is a researcher and has been working at the University of Gothenburg since 2000. He is associate professor in film studies and has an interdisciplinary profile. Brodén is a research coordinator at the Center for Digital Humanities and the research infrastructure Swe-Clarin (financed by the Swedish Research Council).

Brodén is interested in the media and cultural history of the Swedish welfare state, film theory, genres and aesthetics, digital methods, and educational philosophy. His latest book is ‘Something Happened: The Roy Andersson’s Filmmaking and Modern Sweden’ (Någonting har hänt: Roy Anderssons filmskapande och det moderna Sverige) (2016, Leopard).

Brodén is currently researching the history of terrorism in Sweden within the framework of two projects: Terrorism in Swedish politics (SweTerror): A multimodal study of the configuration of terrorism in parliamentary debate, legislation and political networks in Sweden 1968–2018" (DIGARV, Swedish Research Council) and "Terrorism as cultural imaginary: Close and distant reading of the presentation of political terror in Sweden during the Cold War" (Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation). He also researches interdisciplinary syntheses of digital and "traditional" methods within the project "Criticism's new order: Mixed methods in the study of Swedish literary criticism over a century and a half" (Riksbankens Jubileumsfond).

Brodén teaches at the Department of Literature, History of Ideas and Religion (Literature), and the Unit for Pedagogical Development and Interactive Learning. He has previously, among other things, been a guest researcher at the SOM Institute and represented the University of Gothenburg in the national think tank Humtank.