Presentation in English

Linnéa Lindsköld, senior lecturer at the Swedish School of Library and Information Science (SSLIS), University of Borås. Researcher and teacher in cultural- literature- and information policy. Her research interests include the concept of quality in cultural policy, literature policy, the politics of reading and Scandinavian radical right parties’ cultural policy.

During 2015-16 Lindsköld will be participating in the research project Knowledge in a Digital World at Lund University.

She wrote her doctoral thesis on the conceptions of aesthetic quality used in Swedish literature policy through a study of the discourse of the state support to new, Swedish fiction 1975-2009.

2014-2016 Co-editor, with Jonas Söderholm, of the Open Access journal Human IT.

Publications (selected)

Lindsköld, L. (2016). Understanding cultural taste: sensation, skill and sensibility, International Journal of Cultural Policy. (book review). http://dx.doi.org.lib.costello.pub.hb.se/10.1080/10286632.2016.1248953.

Lindsköld, L. (2015). Contradicting Cultural Policy: A comparative study of the cultural policy of the Scandinavian radical right. Nordisk Kulturpolitisk Tidskrift 2015:1, (Link to article).

Lindsköld, L. & Stavrum, H. (2015). Hunting high and low: Comparing the use of quality in scandinavian cultural policy. Paper presented at the 7th Nordic Conference on Cultural Policy Research. 25-27 August in Bø, Norway.

Contradicting Cultural Policy: A comparative study of the cultural policy of the Nordic radical right. Paper presented at the Eight International Conference on Cultural Policy Research, 9-12 September 2014, Hildesheim, Germany.

Lindsköld, L. (2013). Betydelsen av kvalitet. En studie av diskursen om statens stöd till ny, svensk skönlitteratur 1975-2009. [The meaning of quality: A study on the discourse of the state support to new, Swedish fiction 1975-2009]. Borås: Valfrid. Available: http://hdl.handle.net/2320/12610.

Crisis alert! – Perceptions of the book market crisis in the Swedish literature policy discourse 1975-1989. Paper presented at the Seventh International Conference on Cultural Policy Research, 9-12 July 2012, Barcelona, Spain.

Lindsköld, L. (2012). Svensk litteraturpolitik i förändring: Debatterna om förlaget En bok för alla 1992 och 2007 [Swedish literature policy in transition: The debates on the publishing company En bok för alla, 1992 and 2007]. Nordisk Tidsskrift for Informationsvidenskab og Kulturformidling, 2012:1-2, p. 43-53.

Lindsköld, L. (2011). Vem är konstnär och vem sitter i publiken? Genus och kulturpolitik [Who’s an artist and who’s in the audience? Gender and Cultural Policy]. A. Frenander (red.), Arkitekter på armlängds avstånd?: Att studera kulturpolitik. Borås: Valfrid. S. 87-108.

What’s the “problem” represented to be in the Swedish state support to fiction? Paper presented at the Sixth International Conference on Cultural Policy Research, 24-27 August 2010, Jyväskylä, Finland.

Björk, J. & Lindsköld, L. (2008). Biblioteks- och kulturpolitisk debatt i svensk press 2006-2007. [Library and cultural policy debate in the Swedish press, 2006-2007]. Nordisk Kulturpolitisk Tidskrift 2008:1, p. 27-54.

 Presentations (selected)

”Mellan byråkrati och estetik: Reflektioner kring kvalitet i litteraturpolitiken” [Between bureacracy and aesthetics: Reflections on quality in literature policy]. Presentation at the conference Kulturrikets tilstand. 29 October 2014 Oslo, Norway.

“Four reasons to study the cultural policy of the radical right”. Panel presentation in the panel ”Bringing the politics into cultural policy” at the VI Nordic Conference on Cultural Policy Research, 15-16 August 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Vem är konstnär och vem sitter i publiken? – Genus och kulturpolitik. [Who’s an artist and who is in the audience? – Gender and Cultural Policy]. Keynote-speaker at the presentation of the integration project ”Inte konst/ Det är väl ingen konst?”, Norrköping Art Museum 2012-10-30.

Panel member of panel “Har vi någon svensk skönlitteraturpolitik?” [”Do we have a policy for Swedish fiction?”], Göteborg book fair. 27 September 2012, Göteborg.

Assignments

2014-12-01 – 2015-09-01 Evaluating the development project 2020KoM for Jönköping region library

2014-01-01 – 2014-12-31 Evaluating the reading promotion project “Sommarboken” for Kultur i Väst, Göteborg. (Link to the report in Swedish)

2011 – January 2014 Editorial Secretary for the scholarly journal Nordic Journal of Cultural Policy Research.

Award

The DIK Association award for best Master’s thesis on culture 2008.