Charles Forceville

  • Visual & multimodal metaphor/discourse
  • Narrative & argumentation across media
  • Relevance theory and visuals
  • Documentary, animation, comics
  • Cognitivist film studies
  • Research bridging academia and the real world

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Emiel Martens

  • Postcolonial film studies
  • Popular geopolitics
  • Film (and) tourism
  • Audiovisual industries
  • Migration & diversity studies
  • Humanitarian communication
  • Alternative media & independent filmmaking
  • Caribbean cinema

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Christian Olesen

  • Film historiography and theory of history
  • Film archiving and digitization
  • Media archaeology
  • Digital Humanities and Digital Heritage
  • Documentary and experimental cinema
  • Sound theory and auditory culture

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Patricia Pisters

  • Film-philosophy (Deleuze and Guattari)
  • Neurocinematics (affect, altered states)
  • Film aesthetics (particularly genre & gender)
  • Transnational media and politics
  • Dutch cinema and documentaries
  • Media ecologies

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Tommy Tse

  • Body, gender and sexuality
  • Celebrity culture and fandom
  • Chinese cinema (Hong Kong, Mainland China, and Taiwan)
  • Consumerism and globalisation
  • Fashion film: aesthetics, identity and practices
  • Media and cultural theories

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