Lena Karlsson

Lena Karlsson

Senior lecturer, Associate professor, docent

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Research

My research interests revolve around gender, representation, narration and democracy from an intersectional feminist perspective.  My key focus has been autobiographical narration, both in terms of representation and reception. What and whose story is given legitimacy? How?

In my most recent research projects I have analyzed personal narratives of sexual violence. How are witness narratives used to mobilize for social change in digital media campaigns against sexual violence? How are digital witness narratives produced, circulated and received? 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

UKÄ subject classification

  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities

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