Giacomo Lichtner

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Associate Dean (Students) Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Courses

Teaching in 2019

Research interests

Film and history, memory, Holocaust, France, Italy

Qualifications:

Bachelor of Arts (Honours), PhD (University of Reading)

Administrative responsibilities:

  • Oversees undergraduate individual courses of study in accordance with the Academic Progress Statute and all other relevant policies
  • Oversees the enrolment, progression and examination of postgraduate students in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Represents the Faculty with regard to postgraduate student issues in the University
  • Participates as appropriate in other initiatives aimed at improving the experience of undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Faculty.

Teaching responsibilities:

  • Instructor, HIST118: Modern Europe
  • Course Coordinator, HIST237: Mobilising the Masses - Propaganda in Interwar Europe
  • Course Coordinator, HIST339: History on Film/Film on History
  • Course Coordinator, HIST423: Film and the Holocaust.

Boards and committees:

  • Convenor of the Faculty Postgraduate Committee
  • Ex-officio member of the Faculty of Graduate Research Board
  • Ex-officio member of the Joint Research Committee

Research areas:

  • Cinema's role in constructing and conveying memories of the 'long Second World War' in Europe
  • Holocaust history, representation and the politics of memory
  • 20th C. Italian history, especially the cultural history of fascist and post-fascist Italy
  • Theoretical and methodological encounters between History and Film
  • Indian cinema; postcolonial cinemas and the representation of the 'subaltern'.

Courses

Teaching in 2019