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Maria Frederika Malmström

About me

Maria Frederika Malmström is lecturer at the Department of Social Anthropology during 2021.


She is also Associate Professor at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Lund University, where she, in January 2017, started a collaborative research project The Materiality of Suspicion and the Ambiguity
of the Familiar: Nigerian and Egyptian Cityscapes
together with Professor Mark LeVine, Dr Ulrika Trovalla and Eric Trovalla. The 5-year project is funded by FORMAS.


In January 2018, she began the research project Making and Unmaking Masculinities and Religious Identities through the Politics of the Ear in Egypt. The 3-year research project is funded by RJ. 

She is currently Visiting Research Scholar in the Middle East and Middle Eastern American Center, Graduate Center, CUNY.


Materiality, affect, suspicion, sound, bodies, politics