Ewa Mazierska University of Central Lancashire
Ewa Mazierska, Professor of Film Studies, University of Central Lancashire and the co-editor of thematic block in the present issue, published over twenty monographs and edited collections on history of film and popular music. They include Blackpool in Film and Popular Music (Palgrave, 2020), From Self-Fulfillment to Survival of the Fittest: Work in European Cinema from the 1960s to the Present (Berghahn, 2015), Postcolonial Approaches to Eastern European Cinema: Representing Neighbours on Screen, with Eva Näripea and Lars Kristensen (I. B. Tauris, 2014) and European Cinema and Intertextuality: History, Memory, Politics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011). Mazierska’s work has been translated into over twenty languages, including French, Italian, German, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Estonian and Serbian. She is principal editor of Routledge journal, Studies in Eastern European Cinema.
Zsolt Győri, Assistant Professor at the University of Debrecen and the Editor of this issue, researches British and Hungarian cinema, documentary film, the intersections of cinema studies, spatial studies and cultural studies, and the synergies between cinema and popular music. He edited a collection of essays on British film history (2010), and co-edited four volumes dedicated to the relationship of body, identity, ethnicity, gender, space, and power in Hungarian cinema (DUP: 2013, 2015, 2018). His monograph, in Hungarian, offers a critical introduction to Deleuzian film philosophy and analyses selected films (Films, Auteurs, Critical-Clinical Readings, 2014). He is the co-editor of Travelling around Cultures: Collected Essays on Literature and Art (Cambridge Scholars, 2016), Popular Music and the Moving Image in Eastern Europe (Bloomsbury, 2018), Eastern European Popular Music in a Transnational Context (Palgrave, 2019), and is an editor of the Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies.