Dagmar Brunow

Dagmar Brunow

Associate Professor
Department of Film and Literature Faculty of Arts and Humanities
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Dagmar's research centres on cultural memory, documentary filmmaking, the essay film, experimental and avant-garde filmmaking and video. 
Her current research project "Elin Wägner on the Screen" deals with screenplays and film adaptations of novels by Swedish author Elin Wägner. It is conducted within the LNUC for Intermedial and Multimodal Studies (IMS) in collaboration with the Elin Wägner Literary Association and Nordic Women in Film. Her research project on the curation of digital film archives and diversity "The Cultural Heritage of Moving Images" (2016-2018) has been financed by the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet).

Dagmar's book Remediating Transcultural Memory: Documentary Filmmaking as Archival Intervention (de Gruyter, 2015) is a contribution to the emerging field of media memory studies, offering new takes on concepts such as transculturality, remediation and the archive. She is the editor of Stuart Hall. Aktivismus, Pop & Politik (Ventil Verlag, 2015), and co-editor of Queer Cinema, the first German-language volume on queer cinema studies (Ventil Verlag, 2018, with Simon Dickel). Together with Ingrid Stigsdotter she edited the special issue "Scandinavian cinema culture and archival practices: Collecting, curating and accessing moving image histories" of the Journal of Scandinavian Cinema (2017).

Dagmar is the founder and leader of the workgroup "Media and Cultural Memory" within NECS – European Network for Cinema and Media Studies. She is also a founding member of filmvet.se, the Swedish national association of film studies, now a part of NECS, as well as a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Scandinavian Cinema (intellect).


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