Department of Culture, Film and Media

East Asian Visual and Media Cultures

The Department of Culture, Film and Media is one of the foremost centres for East Asian visual and media cultures research in Europe, with a special interest in East Asian cinema.

Our research covers the visual and media cultures of China, Taiwan, Japan and Korea, as well as associated diasporic communities around the world.


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Research and activities

Our department is the primary partner in the Centre for Contemporary East Asian Cultural Studies. The centre was founded in 2012 to promote innovative research into and critical debate on cultural thinking and practices related to China, Taiwan, Japan and Korea. The centre collaborates with major cultural institutions, creative industries and cultural practitioners from around the world to further research in this area.

Postgraduate study

Postgraduates wishing to study in the area of East Asian visual and media cultures will find a strong and passionate academic community within the department. We welcome enquires from all prospective students looking to perform research in this area.

For more information about postgraduate research opportunities please consult the online prospectus.

Online Prospectus



For enquiries please contact Prof Paul Gladston or one of the relevant experts below:

Dr Hongwei Bao

Dr Mark Gallagher

Prof Paul Gladston

Dr Julian Stringer




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