Person

Michael Tapper

Researcher

  • Film Studies
  • Centre for Languages and Literature

Contact information

E-mail michael.tapperlitt.luse

Visiting address
Helgonabacken 12, Lund

Postal address
Box 201, 221 00 Lund

Internal post code 20

Affliated researcher in cinema studies, film critic at Sydsvenska Dagbladet and Helsingborgs Dagblad and regular contributor to the Swedish National Encyclopaedia plus a number of anthologies and reference works.

Dissertation: Snuten i skymningslandet: Svenska polisberättelser i roman och film 1965-2010 (Lund: Nordic Academic Press, 2011).

Books in English: Ingmar Bergman's 'Face to Face' (London and New York: Wallflower Press, 2017), Swedish Cops: From Sjöwall and Wahlöö to Stieg Larsson (Intellect, 2014).

Previous experience: M.A. in journalism, freelancing for journals and papers, chief editor of Filmhäftet and Film International, member of the editorial board of Cinema Journal.

Teaching: Campus Gotland (Uppsala University), Kristianstad College University, Linné University, Lund University.

Home page with collected texts: https://michaeltapper.se

NOTE! My e-mail address is: michael.tapper@icloud.com

Research

My profile in Lund University research portal

Books (6)

Editorships (33)

Articles (11)

Book chapters (128)

Encyclopaedia entries (3)

Conference contributions (6)

Working papers (1)

Reviews (167)

Articles in specialist publications and popular press (90)

Newspaper articles (180)

Miscellaneous (11)

Other tasks and qualifications

Reader/Associate Professor, Cinema Studies.

PhD. Cinema Studies.
M.A. Journalism.

Current employments
2011– Affiliated Researcher in Cinema Studies at the Centre for Literature and Languages, Lund University.
1999– Film critic, Sydsvenska Dagbladet.
1996– Contributor to the Swedish National Encyclopaedia, see ne.se.
1989– Freelancing journalist and writer

Previous employments
2003–07 Member of the editorial board, Cinema Journal.
2004–06 Film editor, encyclopaedia AHA (10 volumes, publisher: Bertmarks).
2003–04 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.

Awards
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.

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

Michael Tapper

Researcher

  • Film Studies
  • Centre for Languages and Literature

Contact information

E-mail michael.tapperlitt.luse

Visiting address
Helgonabacken 12, Lund

Postal address
Box 201, 221 00 Lund

Internal post code 20

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