ACADEMIC POSTS

AHRC Artist in Residence for ‘Art and Reconciliation: Conflict, Culture and Community’, Dept. of War Studies, King’s College London, Dec. 2016 – Nov. 2018

Visiting Research Fellow, King’s College London, 2012 – present

Aesthetic designer, photographer for ‘The Untouchables’ project, Creative Ideas Lab Caper and King’s College London, June-July 2013

Research Associate, ‘Pictures of Peace and Justice: Documentation, Evidence and Impact of Visual Material in International War Crimes Prosecution’ AHRC Beyond Text project, King’s College London, 2011-12

Visiting Research Fellow, King’s College London, 2007-2010

Part-time lecturer, Russian film, SSEES, UCL, London, 2001-2005

Project co-ordinator of British Film Institute and King’s College London project ‘September 11th and its aftermath: an international comparison of TV news content’ British Film Institute/King’s College London, 2001-2002

Project assistant ‘Shoot, Shoot, Shoot: British Avant-Garde Film of the 1960s and 1970s’, Tate Modern, London, 2002

Project Assistant, ‘Borders and Social Exclusion’, King’s College London, 2000

Founding Member Russian Cinema Research Group, SSEES, UCL

 

PUBLICATIONS

‘Abram Room’ in Directory of World Cinema: Russia 2, Intellect Books, 2014
‘Pictures of Peace and Justice from Nuremberg to the Holocaust: Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today, Memory of the Camps, and Majdanek: Cemetery of Europe — Missing Films, Memory Gaps and the Impact Beyond the Courtroom of Visual Material in War Crimes Prosecutions’, History, October 2013, vol. 98, issue 332, pp. 548-66 (with James Gow and Rachel Kerr)
‘Space capsule justice: the ICTY and Bosnia – image, distance and disconnection’, Slavonic and East European Review, October 2013, issue 91, vol. 4, pp. 818-846 (with James Gow and Rachel Kerr)
‘Prosecuting with pictures: Two decades of experience and Evolution’, Prosectuting War Crimes. Lessons and legacies of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, ed. James Gow, Rachel Kerr, Zoran Pajic, Routledge, 2013, (with James Gow)
‘Ambiguity and evidence: The elusive qualities of Wind’, Short Film Studies, vol. 2, no. 2, 2012, pp. 197-200
‘Abram Room’ and ‘Bed and Sofa’ in Directory of World Cinema: Russia, Intellect Books, 2010
‘Abram Room Tret’ia meshchanskaia’ and ‘Aleksandr Macheret Dela i liudi’ in Nikita Braguinski and Ekaterina Vassilieva (eds), 100 fil´mov. Kanon russkogo i sovetskogo kino, Globus-Press, 2010
‘Construction and reconstruction: Komsomol and The Giant and the Builder’, The Ivens Magazine, July 2010
‘Cultural Representation of Atrocity and Repentance’ Southeast European and Black Sea Studies, Vol.7 No.3 September 2007
War, Image and Legitimacy: Viewing Contemporary Conflict, Routledge, London and New York, 2007 (with James Gow)
‘The Impact of War: Spoiled Appetites and Progressive Decay’ in Sabrina P. Ramet and Vjeran Pavlakovic, eds., The Dysfunctional State: Serbian Politics and Society Since 1989, University of Washington Press, Seattle and London, 2005
‘Comparaison des journaux televises’ in Marc Lits Du 11 septembre a la riposte. Les debuts d’une nouvelle guerre mediatique, De Boeck & Larcier, Brussels, 2004
(with Alison Preston)
‘Promises Broken, Promise Fulfilled: The Critical Failings and Creative Success of Abram Room’s Strogii iunosha’, Slavonic & East European Review, vol. 82, no. 4, October 2004, pp. 820-46
After September 11, Report for the Broadcasting Standards Council and the Economic and Social Research Council (with Richard Paterson, Alison Preston, Marie Gillespie and Tom Cheeseman), British Film Institute, London, 2002
Lydia Chukovskaia, The Akhmatova Journals (volume 1, 1938-41), Northwestern University Press, Evanston, Illinois, 2002 (critically edited and translated with Sylva Rubashova)
‘Cinematic Literature and Literary Cinema: Olesha, Room and the search for a new art form’ in Russian Literature, Modernism and the Visual Arts, ed. Catriona Kelly, Cambridge University Press, 2000
‘Russia’ in Bosnia by Television, eds. James Gow, Richard Paterson & Alison Preston, British Film Institute, London, 1996
‘Iurii Olesha: Cinematic Interests and Cinematic Influence’, Slovo, vol. 8, no. 2, November 1995
‘Slobodan Pesic’s film Slucaj Harms and Kharms’ Sluchai’ in Daniil Kharms and the Poetics of the Absurd, ed. Neil Cornwell, Macmillan, London, 1991


SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

‘Artist’s Presentation’, part of ‘Art and Reconciliation Project Workshop’, History Museum of Bosnia and Hercegovina, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina, 26 June 2018

‘Photography, ruins, context and text’, presentation on ‘Photography and Ruins’ panel at London College of Communication, University of the Arts, London, 14 March 2018

‘Reconciliation Histories Workshop’, King’s College London, 30 January 2018

‘Artists, artistic practices and reconciliation’, convenor and participant, Somerset House Studios, London, 28 January 2018

‘Remember’, Q & A panel on dance performance by Candoco & the Soldiers Arts Academy, Anatomy Museum, King’s College London, 7 November 2017

‘The Untouchables’ film presentation, Creative Ideas Lab Caper and King’s College London, King’s College London, 31 July 2013

‘Abstracting Representation: Reconstructing Construction – Joris Ivens, Paul Strand and Personalised Documentary’ at ‘Retracing America: Modernism After Paul Strand’ conference, University College London, 8-9 March 2012

‘Focus Groups in Sarajevo, May-June 2011’, Panel: ‘Pictures of Peace and Justice: Documentation, Evidence and Impact of Visual Material in War Crimes Prosecution’, Cumberland Lodge Postgraduate Conference, 23-25 January 2012

‘”More than merely molecules of enthusiasm”: Poema o more (1958) — Visual Construction Beyond Texts of the 1930s’, Russian Cinema Research Group, SSEES, UCL, London, 6 December 2010

‘Abstraction and Construction in the USSR 1928-33’, Abstract Connections Symposium, Tate Modern, London, 26 March 2010


EDUCATION

MA Fine Art Chelsea College of Art & Design, University of the Arts London 2012-2014

PhD School of Slavonic & East European Studies, University College London 2000

MA Russian Language and Literature 1989

BA Russian Language and Literature 1987