Dr Milena Michalski
Department of War Studies
King's College London
London WC2R 2LS
Tel: +44 (0)20 7848 2085
Fax: +44 (0)20 7848 2026
Moving Images, Peace and Security
Russian and Soviet Cinema
Experimental Film and Visual Arts
Still Imagery and Moving Images
Construction and Propaganda
War Crimes and Visual Material
Dr. Milena Michalski is presently researching the documentation, evidence and impact of visual material in relations to international war crimes prosecutions for a project 'Pictures of Peace and Justice' funded by the AHRC’s Beyond Text strategic programme.
She is also researching both construction and war in relation to Russian-Soviet Cinema and imagery. Recent work includes ‘Abstraction and Construction in the USSR 1928-33’ for Tate Modern’s Abstract Connections symposium (2010), and 'Construction and reconstruction: Komsomol and 'The Giant and the Builder', The Ivens Magazine, (forthcoming, 2010), as well as chapters on Abram Room’s ‘Tret'ia meshchanskaia’ and Aleksandr Macheret’s ‘Dela i liudi’ (Nikita Braguinski and Ekaterina Vassilieva [eds], 100 fil´mov. Kanon russkogo i sovetskogo kino (forthcoming, 2010). Dr. Michalski has taught and researched at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London and the University of Essex, and conducted and coordinated content research for the British Film Institute ‘After September 11’ project in 2001-2 (with Alison Preston), as well as research projects at King’s. She has also worked in the commercial sector and as a translator and interpreter.