NU2016 is Sweden’s largest conference for development of higher education and is aimed primarily at teachers, leaders, students and educational developers. This year the conference is in Malmö and many teachers and lecturers from K3 have contributed to the theme digitalisation, participation and democracy.

Graphic Design students have also been involved and thye showed some of their projects.

Abstracts NU2016 by K3 staff
Examination som didaktiskt design by Margareta Melin, Dennis Augustsson and Kajsa Lindskog (page 119)

Att förstå kompetenser utanför examensmålen by Sara Gottschalk (page 362)

Devising by Håkan Magnusson (page 362)

Strömma medier Live – Så här funkar det på LU, MAH och HIS by Mikael Rundberg and others (page 269)

Fine Literature gives good typography by Christel Brost and Chi Kit Choi (page 279)

Utveckling av metodverktyg för tredimensionell formgivning by Helena Ondrus (page 285)


Dennis Augustsson, Kajsa Lindskog and Margareta Melin presented their work with didactic design.


Hugo Boothtby and Pille Pruulmann Vengerfeldt talked about the glocal classroom.


Graphic Design student Henrik Bengtsson (year 1)

Booklaunch Women Making History

women making history

The Women Making History movement was initiated in 2013 by Parvin Ardalan to engage in popular memory and popular history activism, uncovering hidden histories and new perspectives, looking back, as well as forward, on immigrant contributions, life and work in the now post-industrial city of Malmö. Women immigrants were a majority of the newcomers for many decades and crucial in the built-up of the city from the 1940s and onwards. Malmö University (Living Archives researchers ), including Anders Høg Hansen and Erling Björgvinsson has been partners in this activist-academia-local organisations collaboration. There has been dozens of events, many documented in newsletters as well as on the site. 

The activities have been varied: cartoon workshops, dinner conversations, exhibitions, workshops, collaborations with design students – and not least a rewriting of historical timelines 1910-2016 (together with activists, journalists, many of them newcomers or migrated to Malmö). Now a book is out documenting the work. It is launched at Panora in Malmö Sat 11 June at 2pm. Welcome.

Join the Facebook event.

On Lifelogging and the Quantified Self

We’ve all heard about the Fitbits, GoPros, sleep apps and other digital trackers that create data points out of our everyday activities. But how did people self-archive before the digital? What does the era of digital storage do to our concepts of identity and self-representation?

Listen to the new episode of Medea Vox with K3 PhD students Molly Schwartz and Jacek Smolicki.

K3 Workshop on Digital Learning and the ‘Glocal Classroom’ at University of Muenster


On invitation of the Institut fuer Nordische Philologie at the University of Muenster (Germany), K3’s Micke Rundberg, Tobias Denskus and Michael Krona facilitated a one-day workshop on digital learning and the ‘Glocal Classroom’. The visit was facilitated by Magnus Nilsson who is currently a visiting professor at the institute, supported by the German Academic Exchange Service. About 10 academics from the institute and broader academic community enjoyed a day of animated discussion about digital and virtual learning opportunities and a practical overview over ComDev’s pedagogical tools and approaches to create our ‘Glocal Classroom’.