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About this Fellow

Film and Media Studies



Current post

  • Anniversary Professor of Film and Media History, Birkbeck, University of London

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Film and Media History, Birkbeck College University of London, 1999


Arrows of desire: the films of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger 1985

Eisenstein rediscovered 1993

The last machine: early cinema and the birth of the modern world 1994

Other Culture, Media and Performance Fellows

Professor Donna Haraway

Science and technology studies; multispecies studies; anti-racist and decolonial feminist theory; intersections of natural and social sciences; reproductive and environmental justice; inter-relations of biology, art, and politics; storytelling in knowledge practices

Professor Esther Leslie

Aesthetics in combination with politics; Marxism and critical theory, especially the work of Walter Benjamin and TW Adorno; the poetics of science and technology; animation; digital culture and the sensorium

Professor Helen Margetts

The relationship between government, politics and digital technology including: digital government; politics and social media; public policy-making and data-intensive technologies such as artificial intelligence

Professor Eyal Weizman

The development, employment and presentation of advanced spatial and media evidence in the context of investigations into human rights violations and environmental destruction worldwide