Division of Culture, Society, Design and Media (KSFM)

The division conducts problem-oriented cultural science research and teaching at the intersection of the humanities and social sciences. It includes Culture and Society (Tema Q), Culture Society & Media Design (KSM), and Craft & design.


Our activity aims to develop a critical/analytical understanding of the role of culture in society, both in the present and in the past.

Research and doctoral studies


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The PIE Podcast Broadens the Perspective on LiU’s Education

The project, that has come halfway, aims to explore how the podcast format can be integrated into LiU’s education. It is an interdisciplinary project in collaboration between two institution

Virtual worlds and 3D objects – the digital future of museums

Virtual environments or 3D objects printed directly into the classroom. Linköping University and the Museum of Östergötland are starting a research collaboration to find new and better ways to utilise technology.

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Symposium sheds light on intellectual property and global health

Intellectual property laws can affect access to medicines or medical equipment, which has consequences for global health. At a symposium problems that arise at the intersection between intellectual property and global health were discussed.

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