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Klara Arnberg

Klara Arnberg

Post doc.

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Works at Department of Economic History
Email klara.arnberg@ekohist.su.se
Visiting address Universitetsvägen 10 A, plan 9
Room A 996
Postal address Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen 106 91 Stockholm

About me

Associate professor at the Department of Economic History, Stockholm University

Room: A996, A-building, 9th floor
E-mail: klara.arnberg@ekohist.su.se
Visits by appointment.

Position and research profile
Klara Arnberg holds a research position at the Department of Economic History, Stockholm University. Her main research interests lie in the intersection of business history, consumption, gender/sexuality history, and media history, with a specific focus on advertising history and pornography history.
 
Arnberg's work has been published in leading international peer-review journals, such as Business History, Enterprise & Society, Journal of Homosexuality, Sexuality & Culture and NORA - Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research. In addition, she has co-authored a book on Moral panics (together with Tommy Gustafsson) and she is one of the editors the collections of key texts in Swedish gender and sexuality history, Könspolitiska nyckeltexter (2012) and Sexualpolitiska nyckeltexter (2015).
 
Current research projects
Arnberg is currently involved in three projects, concerning 
•   Gender and sexuality perspectives on the Swedish advertising industry
•   The economic history of sexuality
•   Shop windows as gendered spaces (a sub study of the Stockholm City Museum's project "Gendered spaces: Multidimensonal walks in urban history")

 

Selected publications 

Arnberg, Klara & Svanlund, Jonatan (2017). "Mad women: gendered divisions in the Swedish advertising industry, 1930–2012". Business History. 59:2, s. 268-291

 

Arnberg, Klara (2017). "The courting of advertisers: The self-advertising of the Swedish press and its depiction of gendered and classed market segments, 1880-1939". Explorations in Globalization and Glocalization: Marketing History Through the Ages: Proceedings of the 18th Conference on Historical Analysis and Research in Marketing (CHARM). s. 17-31

 

Arnberg, Klara (2017). "Before the Scandinavian ‘porn wave’: the business and regulations of magazines considered obscene in Sweden, 1910–1950". Porn Studies. 4:1, s. 4-22

 

Arnberg & Marklund (2016), ”Illegally blonde: Swedish sin and pornography in U.S. and Swedish imaginations 1955–1971”, in Björklund & Larsson (eds.), Swedish Cinema and the Sexual Revolution: Critical Essays. Jeffersson, North Carolina: McFarland.

 

Arnberg, Laskar & Sundevall (eds.) (2015). Sexualpolitiska nyckeltexter [Key texts in Sexual Politics]. Leopard förlag.

 

Bertilsdotter Rosqvist & Arnberg (2015), ”Ambivalent Spaces: The Emergence of a New Gay Male Norm Situated Between Notions of the Commercial and the Political in the Swedish Gay Press, 1969–1986”, Journal of Homosexuality Vol. 62, no 6, p. 763–781.

 

Arnberg & Larsson (2014), ”Benefits of the In-Between: Swedish Men's Magazines and Sex Films 1965–1975”, Sexuality & Culture, Vol. 18, no 2, p. 310–330.

 

Arnberg (2013), ”For Men, by Men? Women's Business Activities in the Pornographic Press Compared to the Overall Publishing Industry in Sweden 1950–1972", NORA - Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research, vol. 21, no 1, p. 21–40.

 

Gustafsson & Arnberg (2013), Moralpanik och lågkultur: genus- och mediehistoriska analyser 1900–2012 [Moral panics and low culture: gender- and media historical analyses, 1900-2012]. Stockholm: Atlas akademi. 

 

Arnberg (2012), ”Under the Counter, Under the Radar? The Business and Regulation of the Pornographic Press in Sweden 1950–1971", Enterprise & Society, vol. 13, no 2, p. 350–377. 

 

Arnberg, Sundevall & Tjeder (eds.) (2012). Könspolitiska nyckeltexter. Vol. I + II [Key texts in Gender Politics, Vol. I + II]. Makadam förlag.

 

Arnberg, ”Mellan organisationspress och sensationell nakenhet: Nudist- och naturistpressen i Sverige 1951–1968", Presshistorisk årsbok 2012, p. 141–162.

 

Arnberg (2010), Motsättningarnas marknad: den pornografiska pressens kommersiella genombrott och regleringen av pornografi i Sverige 1950–1980. Lund/Umeå: Sekel. 339 sidor (diss.).

 

Last updated: November 7, 2018

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