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Solveig Strand

Curriculum Vitae


Truly passionate about the history of fashion, being a collector myself. Turned my back on stable jobs to follow my true passion. Now looking for a job in fashion and/or fashion history.

Work History

Dec 2013Present


Magasinet BUNAD AS

Magasinet Bunad is a magazine about traditional costumes from around the world, but with a focus on the Norwegian costumes. I sometimes contribute with articles

Apr 2013Jul 2014


Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA

Administrative work in a lawfirm

Sep 2011Nov 2012

Research Assistant

ARENA Centre for European Studies

Administrative work and some project management

Apr 2010Sep 2011

Responsible for social media

Dyrebeskyttelsen Halden

Updating on social media and offical website

Aug 2009Jan 2010

Student Intern

The Norwegian Embassy in Bulgaria

Diverse tasks with a focus on cultural exchange

Sep 2008Jun 2009


University of Lund

Lecturing, planning of lectures and some administrative tasks


Oct 2014Present

Courses as post graduate


Courses in the history of art and fashion, for instance History of Fashion and Interiors at University of Uppsala and Costume and Society at Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Sep 2005Jun 2010

Master of Arts

University of Lund

Cultural history of East and Central Europe

Aug 2007Jun 2009

Additional studies

University of Copenhagen

Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian - Language

Sep 2003Jun 2004

One year study

Malmö University College

European studies

Sep 2002Jun 2003

One year study

Malmö University College

Peace and conflict studies

Other merits   

Mar 2015Present


Norsk folkedraktforum (Norwegian forum for folk costumes)

Deputy representative

Stipendkomiteen for folkekunstnere (Committee for scholarships for folk art)
Dec 2012Oct 2013

Responsible for official website and social media

SPCA Østfold
Jul 2013Oct 2013


SPCA Østfold
Oct 2005Dec 2006

Part of team working on regsitering artworks

AF-Borgens Konstsamling (AF-Borgen's Art Collection)



Further Information

Computer knowledge: Very good knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excell, experience from managing websites and working with social media

Scholarships: Scholarship from Centrum för europastudier (Centre for European Studies) at the University of Lund, for travelling to Croatia and Serbia to find material for my master thesis

Interests: Collector of historical fashions, strong interest in art and culture, former figure skater and still following the sport

References: Will be provided upon request