The NCCR Mediality is an interdisciplinary research cooperation located at UZH. The project focuses on the historicity of media.
Current Film Studies projects within the NCCR:
Henriette Bornkamm, M.A., doctoral candidate
«Ambivalent atmospheres». The Reception of Early Egyptian Films between Orient and Occident, 1920s–1940s (supervised by Prof. Margrit Tröhler)
- Stephanie Werder, M.A., doctoral candidate
«Film as a Nervous Medium (1895–1918): The Changing Perception of a Conspicuous Feature»(supervised by Prof. Jörg Schweinitz)
The following projects at the Department of Film Studies were completed in section C.8: Dynamics of Cinematic Display, as part of the NCCR’s second phase from 2009 to 2013.
- Dr. des. Daniel Wiegand
«Living Pictures»: Transitions from Standstill to Motion in Tableaux Vivants and Early Cinema (supervised by Prof. Jörg Schweinitz, completed in fall 2014)
- Dr. Guido Kirsten
Theory and History of Cinematic Realism as a Mode of Ostentation (supervised by Prof. Margrit Tröhler, completed in fall 2012)
Dr. des. Mattia Lento
Discovering the Film Actor in Europe: Actoriality and Filmic Experience during the 1910s (supervised by Prof. Margrit Tröhler, completed in spring 2014)