Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies

Research themes

Our main research strengths are in these seven areas. There is much interdisciplinary working and individual projects may involve separate subjects entirely.

Old sepia photo of 19th century Venetian mirror

19th century art and cultural exchange

Outside view of Musee Guimet, France

Collecting, reception and revival

Lines of computer code overlaying image of Earth from space

Critical Theory, Media and Cultural Studies

Woman standing in cinema next to screen displaying Hollywood sign

Cultural and Creative Industries

Actors on stage in traditional Chinese dress

East Asian Media and Visual Cultures

Exhibition of photos on gallery wall

Photography, Film, Spectatorship

Extract from 1834 cartoon style painting showing trade unionists demonstrating

Politics and Identity

Soviet era stained-glass mural from the abandoned town of Pripyat, near Chernobyl in Ukraine

Media, Politics and Communication


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Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies

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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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