Dina Iordanova

Philosopher and film scholar
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Born in Bulgaria, Dina Iordanova studied philosophy and German at the University of Sofia and obtained her PhD in in Aesthetics and Cultural History in1986. She taught at the universities of Ottawa, Toronto, Austin, and Chicago, and was lecturer in Film Studies at the University of Leicester 1998-2004. In the same year, she was appointed to the first Chair in Film Studies at the University of St. Andrews (Scotland). Currently she serves as Director of Research for the School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies. She is especially interested in world cinema and transnational film dynamics. Her publications include Cinema of Flames: Balkan Film, Culture and Media (2001); Emir Kusturica (2002), Cinema of the Other Europe: The Industry and Artistry of East Central European Film (2003); and others.


10.02.2005 to 20.02.2005
02.08.2001 to 12.08.2001