Maja Lagerqvist, PhD, is a cultural and historical (mostly 1850 into present) geographer and works as a researcher at the Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University. Her doctoral research elaborated on the integration of material and immaterial dimensions in processes of place construction through a study of the transformations of Swedish rural small holdings into second homes during the 20th century. Since then she has been researching the issues of use and values of heritage in Sweden and Ireland, rural second homes as emotional and family places and geographies of sound and the role of music in emotional encounters, affective management and the creation of urban spaces.
Johan Berg's research interests concern historical geography and historical processes of landscape and agricultural change. He has mainly worked in different localities in Sweden, sometimes in interdisciplinary projects in collaboration with archaeologists and historians. He has also worked in collaboration with physical geographers within the field of Landscape ecology.
Sara Cousins' research is cross-disciplinary bridging plant ecology and geography. She mainly work on historical landscape changes and the effect on biodiversity in grasslands and deciduous forests in rural landscapes.
Sofie Wennström is responsible for the journals portfolio at Stockholm University Press. She has long experience from working with editorial management and peer-review of academic journals at one of the leading international publishers. Sofie also works with the development of learning objects related to the library services for researchers at the Stockholm University Library.