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Centre for International Film Research

Research Themes

Explore our current research themes and staff expertise.

Film History

Specialists: Dr Canan Balan, Professor Tim Bergfelder, Dr Sofia Bull, Dr Ruby Cheung, Professor Shelley Cobb, Dr Malcolm Cook, Professor Kevin Donnelly, Dr Jara Fernandez-Meneses, Dr Huw D Jones, Dr Berenike Jung, Dr Robert Mills, Dr Eleonora Sammartino, Dr Dominic Topp, Dr Jaap Verheul, Professor Michael Williams

Film Theory

Specialists: Dr Louis Bayman, Professor Tim Bergfelder, Dr Beth Carroll, Dr Malcolm Cook, Professor Kevin Donnelly, Dr Berenike Jung, Dr Robert Mills, Dr Eleonora Sammartino, Dr Dominic Topp, Professor Michael Williams

Gender and Sexuality

Specialists: Dr Canan Balan, Dr Sofia Bull, Dr Elija Cassidy, Professor Shelley Cobb, Dr Jara Fernandez-Meneses, Dr Robert Mills, Dr Eleonora Sammartino, Dr Jaap Verheul, Professor Michael Williams

Film and Media Industries 

Specialists: Professor Tim Bergfelder, Dr Ruby Cheung, Professor Shelley Cobb, Dr Jara Fernandez-Meneses, Dr Huw D Jones, Dr Jaap Verheul

Digital Media

Specialists: Dr Beth Carroll, Dr Elija Cassidy, Professor Shelley Cobb, Dr Malcolm Cook, Professor Kevin Donnelly, Dr Berenike Jung, Dr Jaap Verheul

Sound and Screen Studies

Specialists: Dr Beth Carroll, Professor Shelley Cobb, Dr Malcolm Cook, Professor Kevin Donnelly, Dr Berenike Jung, Dr Jaap Verheul

Global Cinemas

Specialists: Dr Canan Balan, Dr Louis Bayman, Professor Tim Bergfelder, Dr Ruby Cheung, Dr Huw D Jones, Dr Berenike Jung