Linde Bossuyt


Campus UFO - Technicum (ground floor T1), Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 41, 9000 Ghent



In 2021, Linde Bossuyt obtained her Master’s degree in Communication Sciences with a specialization in Film- and Television Studies at Ghent University. Thereafter she continued her studies through the Master in Gender and Diversity. In 2022, she started working as a teaching assistant at the Department of Communication Sciences and as a doctoral researcher at CIMS.

Her PhD project aims to research ageism and in particular how elderly are being represented in popular content aimed at Flemish children. For the latter, she is supervised by Prof. dr. Sofie Van Bauwel and Prof. dr. Stijn Joye.

Research Tracks

Film & Cinema


Gender & Sexuality

Media & Social Change

Research CIMS

The representation of older characters: no child’s play?