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Lina Eklund

Lina Eklund

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Works at Department of Sociology
Email lina.eklund@sociology.su.se
Visiting address Universitetsvägen 10 B, plan 9
Room B 828
Postal address Sociologiska institutionen 106 91 Stockholm

About me

Lina Eklund is a researcher at the Department of Sociology, Stockholm University, Sweden.
Eklund received her doctorate in sociology from Stockholm University in January 2013 and is now researching and teaching at the department. Her thesis focused on the practises and experiences of social digital gaming.
Lina’s research uses a mixed methods approach to investigate social behaviour in relation to digital technologies.
Her current work focuses on uses and practises of digital technologies in managing families as well as the impact of anonymity on digital sociality. Her areas of interest are: social life, identity, and gender in relation to digital technologies.

 

 

Research

 

Social Relationships in the Network Society

This research project is funded by FORTE, The Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare, and is based at the Department of Sociology, Stockholm University. The project investigates the changing opportunities that digital technology offers for family social life.

Read more: www.sirg.se/research/family-and-digital-tech/

 

Anonymity and trust online: an interdisciplinary project

This research project, funded by the Swedish Science Council (VR), is a three year project based at the Department of Sociology, Stockholm University. It focuses on the varying effects, both positive and negative, of online anonymity on two separate online arenas; online auctions and digital gaming. This mixed methods project draws from the interdisciplinary nature of the participating researcher and strives to bring new insight into the workings of social interaction on the Internet.

 

Project Members

Lina Eklund, PhD, Department of Sociology, Stockholm University.

Emma von Essen, PhD, Department of Economics, Aarhus University

Magnus Johansson, PhD, Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University

Fatima Jonsson, PhD, Department of Media Technology, Södertörn University

Jonas Karlsson, PhD-Candidate, Department of Sociology, Stockholm University.

Charlotta Boström, PhD-Candidate, Department of Economics, Stockholm University.

 

Read more: www.sirg.se/research/anonymity-online/

 

Worlds of Video Gaming

This research project is funded by the Swedish Arts Council and hosted at The Museum for Engineering and Technology in Stockholm. The projects overall aim to study the social use of games and explore the possibilities of working with digital games in museums. Involved researchers are Lina Eklund, Björn Sjöblom and Patrick Prax (Uppsala University).

 

Read more: www.sirg.se/research/354-2/

Last updated: March 23, 2018

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