Daniela Berghahn

Position: Professor of Film Studies
Institution: Royal Holloway, University of London
Geographical areas: Transnational, North Africa, North America, South Asia, Eastern Europe, Western Europe

Research areas: Transnational cinema; migrant and diasporic cinema in Europe; German film history and culture; the relationship between film, history and memory discourse; cinema and national identity; and representations of the family in cinema

Profile

Daniela Berghahn is Professor of Film Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London. Her research interests include transnational cinema; migrant and diasporic cinema in Europe; German film history and culture; the relationship between film, history and memory discourse; and cinema and national identity. Of particular significance in the context of Childhood and Nation in World Cinema is her AHRC-funded project and monograph Far-Flung Families in Film, which explores the representation of diasporic families in contemporary cinema (see: www.farflungfamilies.net). For more information see: http://pure.rhul.ac.uk/portal/en/persons/daniela-berghahn(1c55cf9c-6a53-4cea-8e0b-7628c53f237e).html

Relevant Publications

Berghahn, Daniela, Far-flung Families in Film: The Diasporic Family in Contemporary European Cinema (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013).

 

– ‘Coming of Age in the Hood: The Diasporic Youth Film and Questions of Genre’, in European Cinema in Motion: Migrant and Diasporic Film in Contemporary Europe, ed. by Daniela Berghahn and Claudia Sternberg (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), pp. 235-255.

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