University of Gothenburg

About us

We test and develop innovative and sustainable visual methods and models for research, collaboration and accessibility that increase public participation and interest in knowledge production concerning their local area’s past, present and future.

Steering group

  • Klara Björk, prefect, HDK-Valand
  • Johan Borvén, head of unit, The Gothenburg Region (GR) Education unit 
  • Markus Forsberg, researcher and director of Språkbanken Text

  • Karl-Magnus Johansson, Swedish National Archives in Gothenburg
  • Mats Jönsson, professor, Department of Cultural Sciences
  • Lena Martinsson, prefect, Department of Cultural Sciences
  • Fredrik Nilsson, Vice President of Campus and Sustainable Development, Chalmers
  • Morgan Palmqvist, library director, Gothenburg University Library
  • Dawn Sanders, Senior Lecturer, Unit for Subject Matter Education with specialization in Science and Technology Education
  • Mattias Rost, Senior Lecturer, Department of Applied IT
  • Orla Vigsö, professor, Journalism, Media and Communication (JMG)
  • Karolina von Mentzer, regional developer, Region Västra Götaland

Affiliated researchers

  • Monica Billger, professor, Department of ​Architecture and Civil Engineering
  • Marie Eneman, Docent, Department of applied IT, Devision of Informatics 
  • Maarit Jaakkola, Co-Director, Nordicom
  • Karl-Magnus Johansson, Swedish National Archives in Gothenburg
  • Mats Jönsson, professor, Department of Cultural Science
  • Peter Ljungstrand, researcher, RISE
  • Lena Pareto, professor, Department of Education, Communication and Learning
  • Elena Raviola, professor, HDK-Valand
  • Karin Wagner, professor, Department of Cultural Sciences
  • Louise Wolthers, researcher, the Hasselblad Foundation
  • Niclas Östlind, senior lecturer, HDK-Valand

Archives - Libraries - Museums - Agencies - Companies - Institutions

  • Bohuslän Museum
  • Gothenburg Film Festival
  • Göteborgs Konsthall
  • Gothenburg Museum of Art
  • Gothenburg University Library (UB)
  • The Gothenburg Region
  • City of Gothenburg
  • KvinnSam
  • Museum of Gothenburg
  • National Library of Sweden
  • The Medical History Museum

  • Region Västra Götaland

  • SpråkbankenText

  • Swedish National Archives

  • Swedish National Archive in Gothenburg

  • Sveriges Television AB

  • Swedish Film Institute

  • Visual Arena

  • Västergötlands museum

Reference group

  • Ciara Chambers, University College Cork, Ireland
  • Les Roberts, University of Liverpool, England
  • Lars-Martin Sørensen, The Danish Film institut, Denmark
  • Roel Vande Winkel, KU Leuven, Belgium
  • Yvonne Zimmermann, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany