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Michael TMichael 2apper
PhD/Docent (Reader/Associate Professor) in Cinema Studies, affiliated researcher at the Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University.
M.A. Journalism.

Current employments

2015 – Film critic, Sydsvenska Dagbladet and Helsingborgs Dagblad.
2015–  Affiliated Researcher in Cinema Studies at the Centre for Literature and Languages, Lund University.
2001 – Contributor to the Swedish National Encyclopaedia Yearbook.
1999–  Film critic, Sydsvenska Dagbladet.
1996– Contributor to the Swedish National Encyclopaedia, see
1989– Freelancing journalist and writer

Previous employments
2017– Member of the National Board of Freelance Journalists, Swedish Union of Journalists, organizer (with Aminata Grut) of Nordic Freelance 2018.
2003–07 Member of the editorial board, Cinema Journal.
2004–06 Film editor, AHA Encyclopaedia (10 volumes, publisher: Bertmarks).
2003–05 Chief editor, Film International.
1998–2002 Chief editor, Filmhäftet.
1989–96  Contributor (film), Nationalencyklopedin (20 volumes)
1983–89 Member of the board, Lund University Film Society, chairman 1986–89.

2012 Swedish Crime Writers’ Academy Award for Best Specialist Book of 2011: Snuten i skymningslandet: Svenska polisberättelser i roman och film 1965–2010. Now published in a revised, updated and edited English edition as SWEDISH COPS: FROM SJÖWALL & WAHLÖÖ TO STIEG LARSSON.
2002 Elisabet Sörenson Award.
2000 Jurgen Schildt Award.

I have been a lecturer at various universities since 2001: Campus Gotland (Uppsala University), Kristianstad College University, Linné University and Lund University.