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Dr Marco Cucco, member of the #ICIH advisory board and post-doc research fellow at the Institute of Media and Journalism at the Universita' della Svizzera Italiana is visiting Leeds, week beginning 16 February, as a guest of the project and the Centre for World Cinemas.

The project has been awarded £14,900 to fund a major international workshop at Leeds in March 2016. The International Research Collaboration (IRCA) award was granted by the International Networks & Collaborations office at Leeds in association with the World Universities Network of which Leeds is a member. The money allows us to welcome participants...

I have added a new tab devoted to Teaching at Leeds. Initially, the page will contain materials relating to a level 3 (final year undergraduate) course first taught in semester 2, 2014-15.

The 2015 North American Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference takes place in Montreal, 25-29 March. We’re delighted to have had a panel accepted at this prestigious conference, with papers by project leader Alan O’Leary, co-investigator Austin Fisher (Bournemouth), and project partners Áine O’Healy (Loyola Marymount, LA) and Paolo...

“The Sensual Encounter of Words, Images and Sounds”, a conversation with Robert Burgoyne on the historical film and Film Studies, is now available. Robert Burgoyne is Professor of Film Studies at the University of St Andrews. Robert specializes in American cinema and its articulation of, especially, ‘counter narratives’ of nation through topical or...

The Italian Cinemas/Italian Histories project been awarded ‘Ignite’ funding by the Leeds University Cultural & Creative Industries Exchange to facilitate the development of collaboration with non-academic partners. The funding will be devoted to two one-day workshops designed to identify and define the kind of educational resources on film and history that would be useful...