Dr. Ebba Högström
Ebba Högström is Senior Lecturer in Urban Studies at the Swedish School of Planning at Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona, Sweden, where she is also Director of the Master’s programme in Urban Planning (120 ECTS). She received a PhD in Planning and Decision Analysis from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. Her research interests concern societal institutions, planning and architecture from a socio-material perspective, with a special interest in geographies of welfare. Methodologically, she is interested in cultural mapping methods and (auto)ethnographic approaches for recover subjective experiences and for experimenting, analysing and representing space. Currently, she is a Marie Curie Research Fellow at Human Geography at the University of Glasgow, UK working with the research project GART-PSYSPAC: psychiatry in transition - discourse, dwelling, doing together with prof. Chris Philo.
Ebba is co-supervisor within the European research project UrbanHist led by professor Abdellah Abarkan and part of the local scientific committee for organising AESOP’s annual congress in Gothenburg 2018. She has extensive experience of architectural practice, especially in working with the conceptual stages of ideas, strategies and briefs.