Malin Sveningsson


Journalism Media and Communication
Visiting address
Seminariegatan 1B
41313 Göteborg
Postal address
Box 710
4053 0 Göteborg

About Malin Sveningsson

Malin Sveningsson is a lecturer and researcher in Communication Studies. She received her Ph.D 2001, from the Department of Communication Studies at Linköping University, Sweden.

Her publications include:

  • Creating a Sense of Community. Experiences from a Swedish Web Chat (2001)
  • She is a co-author of Digital Borderlands: Cultural Studies of Identity and Interactivity on the Internet (2002)
  • Cyberfeminism in Northern lights. Gender and digital media in a Nordic context (2007)
  • Gender and sexuality in online game cultures: Passionate play (Routledge, in press). She is also a co-author to a Swedish textbook on Internet research methods (2003).

Research Areas

Digital media, computer-mediated communication, internet culture, virtual worlds, social interaction, popular culture, youth culture, gender and identity.

Current Research Project

* #metoo activism in Sweden: Development, consequences, strategies


Coordinator of theses and courses on Bachelor and Master level. Teaches theory and qualitative methods at advanced level.


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