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Personal profile

Biography

Julia Vassilieva is Senior Lecturer in Film and Screen Studies. She holds PhD in cultural studies from Monash University and a DPsych from Swinburne University. Her recent research  project  (2016-2019), supported by an ARC DECRA, explored relationship between cinema, mind and the brain. She is the author of Narrative Psychology: Identity, Transformation and Ethics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016) and co-editor, with Con Verevis, of After Taste: Cultural Value and the Moving Image (Routledge, 2012). She has recently organised the symposium “Eisenstein for the Twenty First Century” in June 2018 at  Monash Centre in Prato, Italy, and co-convened First Conference of Eisenstein International Network in October 2019 at INHA, Paris.  Her research focuses on cinema and neuroscience, film narrative and film history, European and world cinema.

Keywords

  • Film History
  • Film and Neuroscience
  • Film Narrative
  • Russian Montage School
  • Sergei Eisentein

Projects 2016 2019

Research Output 2005 2019

Leviathan (Andrey Zvyagintsev)

Vassilieva, J., 2019, One Hundred Years of Soviet Cinema. Fairfax, D. (ed.). Melbourne Vic Australia: Ledatape, 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

"The Old and the New" (Sergei Eisenstein)

Vassilieva, J., 2019, One Hundred Years of Soviet Cinema. Fairfax, D. (ed.). Melbourne Vic Australia: Ledatape, 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Russian Leviathan: Power, landscape, memory

Vassilieva, J., Mar 2018, In : Film Criticism. 42, 1, 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Beyond Poetics: Raúl Ruiz’s Rethinking of Narrative

Vassilieva, J., 3 Sep 2017, In : Critical Arts. 31, 5, p. 186-201 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Eisenstein and cultural-historical theory

Vassilieva, J., 2017, The Flying Carpet: studies on Eisenstein and Russian cinema in honor of Naum Kleiman . Neuberger, J. & Somaini, A. (eds.). Paris France: ÉDITIONS MIMÉSIS, p. 421-441 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Research

Activities 2017 2018

  • 5 Contribution to conference
  • 1 Contribution to workshop, seminar, course

SCMS Annual Conference - Society For Cinema and Media Studies

Julia Vassilieva (Invited speaker)
14 Mar 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Eisenstein for the Twenty First Century

Julia Vassilieva (Organiser)
21 Jul 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Informal, unstated and vital: A cross-disciplinary workshop on creative ideas generation in distributed cognitive systems.

Julia Vassilieva (Keynote/plenary speaker)
5 Apr 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to workshop, seminar, course

European Network for Cinema and Media Studies

Julia Vassilieva (Speaker)
26 Jun 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Film-Philosophy Conference

Julia Vassilieva (Speaker)
2 Jul 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference