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Three years have now gone since the Medea Lab Malmö became a research platform at the Faculty of Culture and Society, Malmö University. Among other things, during the years we have produced almost 20 Medea Talks (available online) and soon 30 Medea Vox podcasts. A while ago, the Dean of the Faculty decided to finance Medea for another three years. Great news, of course.

Below a picture from our latest Medea Talk, a Talk with David Nye: Remaking the Heavens and the Earth. Narratives Justifying Scientific Interventions (soon available online).

Here is a short interview made with me about the online masters programme in Media and Communication Studies. It was originally posted on our Facebook page with the following text: Meet the professors! Bo Reimer, Professor Together with Michael Krona Bo built the program as an online and campus based masters program. He has doneContinue Reading

In the fall we started our new master’s programme in Media and Communication Studies at the School of Arts and Communication. We have had an undergraduate programme since 1998,and a PhD programme since 2010. Given that, adding a master’s programme was a logical thing to do. However, it was not inevitable which focus it shouldContinue Reading

Since 2005, the Swedish Authors Football Team, a team consisting of fiction writers, poets and some academics, have played games against similar teams from England, Germany, Italy, Norway, Denmark and other countries. Games have also been played against the Swedish Doctors Football Team, for instance. There is a cultural aspect to these games: The matchesContinue Reading

Our book Collaborative Media will be reviewed in a forthcoming issue of the journal Media, Culture & Society. The book has been reviewed by Ana-Maria Herman, Goldsmiths University, and the review is now available as Online First for those who can access the journal online. The review is thorough, going through all the parts of theContinue Reading

  The Brooklyn record label Daptone are bringing their Super Soul Revue to the Apollo in Harlem for three nights. This includes Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, and Naomi Shelton & the Gospel Queens. The events are recorded for a forthcoming live album, following the tradition from James Brown andContinue Reading

We arrived in New York in late August, and have now spent three of our four months here. Some reflections thus far: We decided we wanted to stay in Brooklyn. We were more attracted to the idea of finding a place in a more laid back neighbourhood than what you would find on Manhattan. ButContinue Reading

The history of Dean Parrish is almost too Sugar Man-like to be credible: Born Phil Anastasia, in 1964 he changed his name to Dean Parrish and had a moderate career as recording artist, scoring minor hits with songs such as “I’m On My Way”, “Tell Her”, “Determination”, “Skate”, and “Bricks, Broken Bottles and Sticks”. In 1967 ParrishContinue Reading

This summer I spent a couple of weeks in Bangladesh. I went there for personal reasons, but I also gave a talk at ULAB (the University of the Liberal Arts of Bangladesh). The talk was based on our book Collaborative Media, and the audience consisted of teachers and students of ULAB, most of them coming fromContinue Reading

In relation to the publication of our book Collaborative Media, I have tried to talk about the book as much as possible in different environments. We had a book launch at Media Evolution City in Malmö. I have held seminars at The New School in New York, at Leuphana University in Lüneburg, at Copenhagen University, andContinue Reading