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Maja Figge

Maja Figge, PhD is currently a guest professor for media theories the University of Arts and Design, Linz (Austria). Prior she was a postdoctoral researcher at the DFG-Research Training Group „The Knowledge of the Arts“ at University of the Arts Berlin, and held positions as research assistant at the University of the Arts Berlin and Carl von Ossitzky University Oldenburg. She received her PhD in cultural theory and history from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. She is co-curator of MOV!NG ON. Border activism – Strategies for anti-racist actions (Neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst, Berlin 2005), Co-editor of Scham und Schuld. Geschlechter(sub)texte der Shoah (with Konstanze Hanitzsch & Nadine Teuber, transcript 2010) and author of Deutschsein (wieder-)herstellen. Männlichkeit und Weißsein im bundesdeutschen Kino der fünfziger Jahre (transcript, 2015). Most recently her article „’Actions of the Eyes of the Fleeing’? Reflections on the In/Visibility of Harraga Videos“ has been published in Cinema & Cie (Nr. 28, 2017: Scattered Subalternities). Her research interests include Gender, Race and Media, Postcolonial Film and Media Theory, German and Transnational Cinema, Critical Race and Whiteness Studies, film, history, memory and political feelings. Currently, she works on a study which traces the entangled emergence of cinematic modernisms by looking at the transnational film relations between Western Europe and Post-Independence India.