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Coppélie Cocq (coppelie.cocq@umu.se) is Associate Professor of Sámi Studies at Humlab, Umeå University, Sweden. Her research interests lie in the fields of folkloristics, digital humanities and environmental humanities, with specific focus on storytelling, place-making and revitalisation in Indigenous contexts. Her recent publications include ‘Reading Small Data in Indigenous Contexts: Ethical Perspectives’, in Research Methods for Reading Digital Data in the Digital Humanities, edited by Griffin and Hayler (2016); ‘Mobile Technology in Indigenous Landscapes’, in Indigenous People and Mobile Technologies, edited by Dyson, Grant and Hendriks (2016); and ‘Indigenous Voices on the Web: Folksonomies and Endangered Languages’ published in the Journal of American Folklore in 2015.

Heike Graf (heike.graf@sh.se) is Associate Professor of Media and Communication Studies at Södertörn University, Stockholm. Her research and teaching centre around environmental communication, with specific interest in theory and digital communication. Recent publications include ‘From Wasteland to Flower Bed: Ritual in the Website Communication of Urban Activist Gardeners’ published in Culture Unbound: Journal of Current Cultural Research in 2014 and ‘Examining Garden Blogs as a Communication System’, published in the International Journal of Communication in 2012.

Madeleine Hurd (madeleine.hurd@sh.se) is Associate Professor of Modern History at Södertörn University, Stockholm. Her research has focused on emotions and gender in medialized rituals of spatial belonging in inter-war Germany and in German far-right environmentalism. Recent publications include ‘Nature, the Volk, and the Heimat: The Narratives and Practices of the Far Right Ecologist’ (co-authored with Steffen Werther), published in Baltic Worlds in 2013; ‘Contested Masculinities in Inter-War Flensburg’, in Bordering the Baltic: Scandinavian Boundary-drawing Processes, 1900–2000 (2010), which she also edited; and ‘Reporting on Civic Rituals: Texts, Performers and Audience’, in Ritual and Media: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, edited by Brosius and Polit (2010).

Virginia Melián (virginia.melian@lai.su.se) is Assistant Professor of Media Studies and Latin American Studies at Stockholm University. Her research has focused on media and environmental movements in Latin America. Her overview of Swedish Research on Latin America will be published in the forthcoming Distant Gazes, edited by Fredrik Uggla.

Anna Roosvall (anna.roosvall@ims.su.se) is Associate Professor of Media Studies (IMS) at Stockholm University. Her research is centred on the nation-globalisation continuum and theories of justice and solidarity in relation to media in four related areas: climate change and indigenous peoples; migration, mobility and the politics of place; world new images; and cultural journalism. She is currently working with Matthew Tegelberg on the book Media and Transnational Climate Justice: Indigenous Activism and Climate Politics, which will be published by Peter Lang.

Matthew Tegelberg (mtegel@yorku.ca) is Assistant Professor of Social Science at York University, Canada. His research on cultural tourism, media representations of indigenous peoples and environmental communication has appeared in Tourist Studies, Triple C: Communication, Capitalism, & Critique, International Communication Gazette, and in several edited collections. His current work places emphasis on the impact new media technologies and practices are having in these areas of study. He is part of the research network MediaClimate.

Steffen Werther (steffen.werther@sh.se) is Senior Lecturer and Researcher of Historical and Contemporary Studies at Södertörn University in Stockholm. He is interested in German and Scandinavian history, from the nineteenth century to the present day, with a focus on nationalism, racial theory and National Socialist ideology. His doctoral thesis examined the implementation of the SS’s Greater Germanic idea in Denmark. His latest publications include: ‘Nordic-Germanic Dreams and National Realities: A Case Study of the Danish Region of Sønderjylland, 1933–1945’, in Racial Science in Hitler’s New Europe, edited by Anton Weiss-Wendt and Rory Yeomans (2013); and ‘Go East, Old Man: Space, Ritual and the Politics of Memory among Europe’s Waffen-SS Veterans’ (co-authored with Madeline Hurd), published in Culture Unbound in 2014.