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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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An antisocial way to meet. Social representations of the Internet
Malin Sveningsson
M. Chaib (Red.). Perspectives on Computer Interactions - a multidisciplinary reader, Lund, Studentlitteratur, Chapter in book 2001
Chapter in book

Creating a Sense of Community. Experiences from a Swedish Web Chat
Malin Sveningsson
Linköping , Linköping Studies in Art and Science, Book 2001


Cyberlove. Creating Romantic Relationships on the Net.
Malin Sveningsson
Paper presented at the conference Internet Research 1.0: The State of the Interdiscipline. The Association of Internet Researchers First International Conference. September 14-17, 2000, University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas, USA., Conference paper 2000
Conference paper


Veteranen, Missbrukaren, Gruppmedlemmen och “De Andra”. Chattares berättelser om sig själva och sin värld
Malin Sveningsson
Paper presented at the 14th Nordic Conference for Media and Communication Research, Kungälv, August 14-17 1999. , Conference contribution 1999
Conference contribution

Cybermöten. Om webchat som arena för kontaktskapande
Malin Sveningsson
Fägerborg & Westergren (Red.) Mus och Människa. Nordiska muséets skriftserie, Magazine article 1999
Magazine article

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