Head of Gender Studies - Department of Thematic Studies
- Educational media and Media education (radio, television, film and internet) in a historical and comparative perspective.
- Different notions of children, childhood and parenthood in everyday life.
- Cultural policymaking and popular culture targeted at children/young people.
- Critical discourse analysis and discourse analysis.
- Battered Women's Movement
- Undergraduate course in History of Education (7,5 credits) at the Linköping university Teacher Programme.
- Lectures on "Pedagogical documentation" and "Notions of childhood and nature" at the Linköping univeristy Teacher Programme.
- Mater courses at the International Master's Programme in Child Studies at Linköping university: "Childhood, institutions, and welfare state models" (10 credits) och "Children, culture and the media" (10 credits),
- PhD education in: Media in History; Discourse analysis and Critical discourse analysis; Children's culture; History of Childhood.
- 1988, Degree of Bachelor of Arts in the Humanities, Linköping University.
- 1989, Degree of Bachelor of Arts, Linköping University/History.
- 2000, PhD, Child Studies, February 4, Linköping University. Dissertation: ‘Att ha barn med är en god sak.’ Barn, medier och medborgarskap under 1930-talet. [’Including children is a good thing’. Children, media and citizenship during the 1930s.]
- 2007, Appointed reader (docent), May 29, Child Studies, Linköping University.
- 2004- Senior Lecturer in Child Studies, Linköping University.
- 2000-2004, Assistant Professor, Child Studies, Linköping University.
- 1992-2000, PhD-student, Department of Child Studies, Linköping University.
- 1991-2002, Museum Educator, Norrköpings Konstmuseum.
- 1992–1993 (9 months), and 1998–1999 (10 months): Parental leave.
Scientific administrative work
- 2006-2011 Head of the Department of Thematic Studies (TEMA), Linköping University.
- 2010-2012 Member of the Board of SweCult, Linköping University.
- 2009-2011 Member of the Board of Centrum för Kommunstrategiska studier, Linköping University.
- 2006-2011 Member of the Council of Rådet för utveckling och samspel vid LiU Norrköping, Linköping University.
- 2008-2009 Member of the Board of BRIS (Region East), Norrköping.
- 2004-2006 Member of the Board of the Department of Thematic Studies (TEMA), Linköping University.
- 2011 Leadership Award at Linköping University, Sweden. (Honorary Mention.)
- Reviewer at The Swedish Research Council (VR), Educational Science, Panel: Values and Notions.
- 2012-2014 Commissioned by the Faculty of Educational Science, Linköping university, to be part of the electoral committee (valberedning) in the election for dean and faculty board.
- 2012 Expert referee for HERA (Humanities in the European Research Area).
- 2012 Referee for Childhood.
- 2012 Referee for NORDISCO 2012.
- 2006-2012 Member of Examination Board (PhD Degree), 8 Dissertations.
- 2010 Expert Adviser at The Swedish Research Council (UVK), 2 applications (Assistant Professors).
- 2010 Referee for European Communication and Education Conference (ECREA), Hamburg University, June 4-6 2010.
- 2010 Referee for Historisk Tidskrift, and Nordisk Kulturpolitisk Tidskrift.
- 2006, 2009 Faculty Opponent (PhD Degree), 2 Dissertations.
- 2007-2009 Opponent at Final Seminar (PhD Dissertations), 4 occasions.
- 2006-2009 Member of Examination Group for “Final Seminar” (PhD Dissertations), 6 occasions.
- 2005, 2008 Referee for International Journal of Early Childhood Education, and EDUCARE.
External funding - selection
- 2009-2013 The Swedish Research Council (Hum-Sam), Culture for and by children. Main applicant: Associate Professor Anna Sparrman (Lindgren 20 %).
- 2006-2009 The Swedish Research Council (UVK), Nature as symbol for a good childhood. Main applicant: Professor Gunilla Halldén. (Lindgren 20%).
- 2003-2005(2009) The Swedish Research Council (UVK), From Instruction to Reflection - Teachers’ and Pupils’ Use of School Film and School Movie. Main applicant: PhD Anne-Li Lindgren. Funding: 2,8 million SEK.
- Thom Axelsson, Rätt elev i rätt klass. Skola, begåvning och styrning 1910-1950. (Dissertation Feb 07)
- Lindgren, A, Ethical Issues in Pedagogical Documentation: Representations of Children Through Digital Technology, International Journal of Early Childhood, 2012 Vol 44 (3): 327-340.
- Lindgren, A, Gender and generation in Swedish School radio in the 1930s: An exploratory case study, Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth, 2012 5.2: 239-259.
- Lindgren, A Sparrman, A, & Eriksson Barajas, K, 2012. From Instruction to Reflection: Film in Education in Sweden, Chi-Kim Cheung (Ed), Research in Media Education. Education in a Competitive and Globalizing World. New York: Nova Science Publishers: 151-173.
- Sparmman, A & Lindgren, A. Visual Documentation as a Normalizing Practice: A new discourse of visibility in preschool, Surveillance & Society (Special issue on Surveillance, Children and Childhood), 7:3-4 (2010): 248-261.
- Lindgren, A, Radio, Paula S. Fass (ed), Encyclopedia of children and childhood in history and society. New York: Macmillan Reference USA; London, 2003, 1056 pp. 3 vols. Gale Virtual Reference Library, vol. 2, pp. 707–709.
- Areschoug, Judith, et al, Conference Review: Childhood and the State – the State of Childhood. The Society for the History of Children and Youth (SHCY) Bi-Annual Conference 26–29 june 2003.
- Referee, chair and paper presentation: Nordic International Conference on Discourse and Interaction, (NORDISCO 2012), 21-23 November 2012, Linköping university, Sweden.
- Referee: The third European Communication Conference (ECREA), 12-15 October 2010, Hamburg University, Germany.
- Member of the Scientific Committee for The Fourth International Conference of Child and Teen Consumption (CTC2010), June 21-23, 2010.
- Lindgren, A, Sparrman A, & Eriksson Barajas, K. ”Young people co-constructing meanings of welfare in film-talk”, European Communication Research and Education Conference (ECREA), Barcelona University, November 26–28, 2008.
- Lindgren, A, ”Negotiations on culture and consumption in local policy making”, Child and Teen Consumption 2008, NTNU, April 24–28, 2008.
- Member of the Scientific Committee for the thematic network group “Culture, Communication and Textuality”, Childhoods 2005, Oslo University, June 29–July 3, 2005.
Phone: +46 13 282932
Adress: TEMA, Department of Thematic Studies - Child Studies
SE-581 83 Linköping
About Gender Studies
The objective for TEMA - The Department of Thematic Studies is to pursue excellent research and education at undergraduate and advanced levels relevant to society. Tema aims to provide a major impetus in career development for both future researchers and those who have just entered the field of research
Last updated: 2013-03-25