Dr Camilla Mørk Røstvik

Dr Camilla Mørk Røstvik
Dr Camilla Mørk Røstvik

Dr Camilla Mørk Røstvik


Accepting PhDs



Camilla is Lecturer in Modern & Contemporary Art History at Aberdeen. She specialises in 20th and 21st century visual culture, with a longstanding research interest in the history, cultures, and art of menstruation. Her interests include feminist art history and art projects, environmental humanities, medical humanities, feminist Science & Technology Studies, and Norwegian/Sámi art histories.

Camilla's work has appeared in Technology & Culture, Oxford Art Journal, Environment & Society, Enterprise and Historyand Leonardo. She has written in Norwegian for Tidsskrift for Norsk Kjønnsforskning and Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift. Her most recent book is Cash Flow: The Businesses of Menstruation (UCL Press, 2022), and she is working on a new book entitled The Painters Are In: A Visual History of Menstruation (McGill Queen's University Press, 2024). Camilla's writing has also appeared in the Wellcome Trust Stories blog series, BBC Radio, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, The Conversation, and Discard Studies.

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Camilla leads the Wellcome Trust funded Menstruation Research Network UK (2022-2025) and led the Scottish Government funded project Arctic Periods: Transnational Knowledge about Menstrual History (2021-22). She is Co-PI on the Royal Society of Edinburgh funded 'Ending Period Poverty in Scotland' research project (2020-2022), and was PI on the Wellcome Trust funded Menstruation Research Network UK (2019-2020).

Camilla worked at Leeds University from 2020-2021, on the AHRC-funded project 'Generic Visuals in the News: The Role of Stock Photos and Simple Data Visualizations in Assembling Publics'. From 2017-2020, she was Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the University of St Andrews, and she remains a Honorary Research Fellow there, where she collaborates with the Centre for Contemporary Art on the artist-in-residency project Blood Lines.

I welcome enquiries from PhD students interested in:

  • Feminist art history
  • Menstruation
  • Science & Technology Studies
  • Medical humanities

Memberships and Affiliations

Internal Memberships

Equality & Diversity representative for Art History

Research Lead for Art History

External Memberships

Society for Menstrual Cycle Research, Board Member

Association for Art History, member

Latest Publications

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Research Areas

Accepting PhDs

I am currently accepting PhDs in Art History.

Please get in touch if you would like to discuss your research ideas further.

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Art History

Accepting PhDs

Nutrition and Health

Scandinavian Studies

Film and Visual Culture

Research Specialisms

  • History of Art

Our research specialisms are based on the Higher Education Classification of Subjects (HECoS) which is HESA open data, published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence.


Current PhDs:

Genevieve Strong, 'How do Neo-Victorian Narratives in the Work of Contemporary Artists Depict the Relationship Between Gender and Technological Progress?' (provisional title), 2022 -



Funding and Grants

PI, Scottish Government Arctic Connections Fund, Arctic Periods: Transnational Knowledge about Menstrual History and Wellbeing, 2021-2022

PI, Aberdeen University Internal Pump-Prime funding, Menstruation Research Network, 2021-2022

PI, The Wellcome Trust, Menstruation Research Network UK: Beyond Products, 2022-2025

Co-PI, Royal Society of Edinburgh network award, 'Ending Period Poverty in Scotland', 2020-2022

PI, The Wellcome Trust, Menstruation Research Network UK, 2019-2020

PI, The Leverhulme Trust, Early Career Fellow, University of St Andrews, 2017-2020


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