Vésma Kontere McQuillan is a Latvian born architect and writer currently living in Norway and is known for her architectural criticism for Latvian daily press. Since 2011 she is a Professor at Kristiania University College Kristiania, Oslo. McQuillan has developed a new Retail Design Bachelor program in 2013, the students of which are contributors to this publication. Since 2015 her research has been focused on OMA/AMO collaboration with/for Prada and particularly on the fashion shows, done in partnership between AMO and Prada, and the design process behind the scenes. A book Fashion Spaces/ A Theoretical View is a direct outcome of the conducted research.
Tijana Milosevic is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Oslo focusing on social media policies, internet governance, and digital media use among children and youth. She is a member of the EU Kids Online research network. Her first monograph "Protecting Children Online? Cyberbullying Policies of Social Media Companies" has just been published in The MIT Press Information Society Series. For Tijana Milosevic's full CV, please visit tijanamilosevic.org or you can follow her on Twitter.
Steffen Krüger is a post doctoral fellow at the Dept. of Media and Communication, University of Oslo. He recently co-edited the first-ever special issue of a media and communication journal that addresses questions of subjectivity, digital media and the Internet with a focus on psychoanalytic theory: CM Communication and Media, XI(38).
Cristina Archetti is Professor in Political Communication and Journalism at the University of Oslo. She is author of three books: Explaining News: National Politics and Journalistic Cultures in Global Context (Palgrave, 2010); Understanding Terrorism in the Age of Global Media: A Communication Approach (Palgrave, 2012); Politicians, Personal Image and the Construction of Political Identity: A Comparative Study of the UK and Italy (Palgrave, 2014). She won, among other international prizes, the 2008 Denis McQuail Award for Innovating Communication Theory.
Timotheus Vermeulen is Associate Professor in media, culture and society at Department of Media and Communication, University of Oslo.
Dr. Vermeulen is the author of the monograph Scenes from the Suburbs (EUP, 2014) and joint editor with Martin Dines of New Suburban Stories (Bloomsbury, 2014) and with Robin van den Akker and Alison Gibbons of Metamodernism: Historicity, Affect and Depth after Postmodernism (Rowman & Littlefield, forthcoming 2017).