Research Interests

Research Interests

Research Interests

Film and Visual Culture at the University of Aberdeen is a vibrant department with diverse strands of research. You can browse staff research specialisms via the links to their staff profiles below, but otherwise can find a complete list of discipline staff on our Staff Pages.

Dr Silvia Casini

Dr. Silvia Casini’s research focuses on visual cultures of contemporary science and medicine, cinema and science beyond science fiction, and art-science cross-fertilisation. Her articles appear in Configurations, Leonardo Journal, Nuncius, The Senses and Society, Contemporary Aesthetics and Technoscienza. She is the author of the monograph Il ritratto-scansione: Immaginare il cervello tra neuroscienza e arte (Filosofie, Mimesis Edizioni, Milan). Her second-authored monograph Giving Bodies back to Data is under contract with MIT Press (Leonardo book series) and will be published in Spring 2021.

Dr Katya Krylova

Dr. Katya Krylova’s research is focused on modern and contemporary German and Austrian studies. She is the author of two monographs: Walking Through History: Topography and Identity in the Works of Thomas Bernhard and Ingeborg Bachmann (2013; Winner of the 2011 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in German Studies) and The Long Shadow of the Past: Contemporary Austrian Literature, Film, and Culture (2017). She is also the sole editor of the multi-authored book New Perspectives on Contemporary Austrian Literature and Culture (2018).