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I am an Associate Professor in Film and Digital Culture at the University of Leeds, specialising in world cinemas, visual culture, digital media, intermediality, and cultural theory. I explore theories of empire and nationhood, global journalism and grassroots media, and consumption and celebrity by considering the Russian Federation and the Russian-speaking world as his case study. I am is the founding and principal editor of the journal Studies in Russian, Eurasian and Central European New Media (www.digitalicons.org). I am the author of Contemporary Russian Cinema: Symbols of a New Era (2016), and other publications on film, media and visual culture.