Elisabet Björklund

elisabet-bw2Björklund is a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of History of Science and Ideas at Uppsala University and Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at Linnaeus University in Växjö. She earned her PhD from Lund University in 2013 with the dissertation The Most Delicate Subject: A History of Sex Education Films in Sweden. Her research is focused on sexuality and reproduction in Swedish and Scandinavian film history and she has contributed publications to the Journal of Scandinavian Cinema and to Den nya svenska filmen: Kultur, kriminalitet and kakofoni, an edited volume by Erik Hedling and Ann-Kristin Wallengren (2014). She is co-editor (with Mariah Larsson) of Swedish Cinema and the Sexual Revolution: Critical Essays (2016).




Audiovisual representations of pregnancy and fetuses during the Swedish post-war era

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Publications and presentations:

• “The abortion debate in Swedish television of the 1960s and 1970s”, paper presentation, European Network for Cinema and Media Studies, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3, Paris, June 29-July 1, 2017.

Email: elisabet.bjorklund@idehist.uu.se