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Malin Sveningsson


Malin Sveningsson
+46 31 786 6130

Postal Address: Box 710, 4053 0 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Seminariegatan 1B , 41313 Göteborg

Journalism Media and Communication (More Information)
Box 710
405 30 Göteborg
Fax: +46 31 786 4950
Visiting Address: Seminariegatan 1 B , 413 13 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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Latest publications

Combining New and Old Viewing Practices Uses and Experiences of the Transmedia Series “Skam”
Emelie Bengtsson, Rebecka Källquist, Malin Sveningsson
Nordicom Review, Journal article 2018
Journal article

Ungas självporträtt på nätet
Malin Sveningsson
Ungdomskulturer, 2 uppl., Malmö, Gleerups, Chapter in book 2015
Chapter in book

"A little bit from this, a little bit from that and then I get a standpoint of my own”: Young people’s experiences of political identity work
Malin Sveningsson
Paper presented at the Political Agency in the Digital Age Media, Participation and Democracy. ECREA Communication and Democracy conference, 9-10 October, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

Malin Sveningsson
CaTaC 14: Culture, Technology, Communication: Celebration, Transformation, New Directions, Oslo, June 17th-20th, 2014, Conference contribution 2014
Conference contribution

Deltagande och delaktighet i digitala miljöer
Annika Bergström, Malin Sveningsson
Medie-Sverige 2014. Statistik och analys, Göteborg, Nordicom-Sverige, Göteborgs universitet, Chapter in book 2014
Chapter in book

“I’m not politically active or so but I do have opinions”. Young people’s representations of political participation and citizenship.
Malin Sveningsson
at the 12th Nordic Youth Research Symposium(NYRIS) 'Changing Societies and Cultures: Youth in the Digital Age' in Tallinn, Estonia, 12–14 June 2013., Conference contribution 2013
Conference contribution

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Socialitet och socialt samspel på nätet
Malin Sveningsson
Nygren, G & Wadbring, I (red) På väg mot medievärlden 2020, Lund, Studentlitteratur, Chapter in book 2013
Chapter in book


‘Pity There’s So Few Girls!’ Attitudes to Female Participation in a Swedish Gaming Context
Malin Sveningsson
Computer Games and New Media Cultures: a Handbook of Digital Games Studies, Dordrecht, Springer, Chapter in book 2012
Chapter in book

Gender and Sexuality in Online Game Cultures: Passionate Play
Jenny Sundén, Malin Sveningsson
New York, Routledge, Book 2012

Med kroppen som medium. Cosplay som performativ mediepraktik
Malin Sveningsson
Senmoderna reflexioner -festskrift till Johan Fornäs, Linköping, Linköping University Electronic Press, Chapter in book 2012
Chapter in book


“ Like, you’re supposed to contribute something special”: The positioning of female gamers in a Swedish context
Malin Sveningsson
. Internet Research 11.0 Conference Sustainability, Participation, Action, 21-23 October, 2010, Gothenburg, Conference paper 2010
Conference paper

Language deterioration revisited: The extent and function of English content in a Swedish chat room
Malin Sveningsson
Lisbeth Klastrup, Matthew Allen & Jeremy Hunsinger (eds.) International Handbook of Internet Research, Springer Publishing, Chapter in book 2010
Chapter in book


Unga, stil och nätet
Malin Sveningsson
S. Lindgren (Ed.), Ungdomskulturer, Malmö, Gleerups, Chapter in book 2009
Chapter in book

How do various notions of privacy influence decisions in qualitative internet research?
Malin Sveningsson
Annette Markham and Nancy Baym (eds.) Internet Inquiry: Dialogue among Researchers, Thousand Oaks, SAGE, Chapter in book 2009
Chapter in book

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