Lars Kristensen

Lars Kristensen

Lektor i MEB

Institutionen för informationsteknologi


  • Rum
  • PA310K


MA, MPhil (University of Glasgow), PhD (University of St. Andrews) 

Member of the Editorial Board of the journal, Studies in Eastern European Cinema (Published by Routledge)

Member of the research group Media, Technology and Culture (MTeC)

Kursansvarig grundnivå

  • Filmhistorisk översikt, 7,5 hp
  • Vetenskapligt skrivande, 7,5 hp


  • Spelanalys I
  • Spelanalys II
  • Dramaturgi
  • Bildanalys II
  • Vetenskapligt skrivande

Handledare och examinator för examensarbeten på grund- och magisternivå.

Vetenskapliga publikationer

Edited Collections

Marxism and Film Activism (Contributor/Co-editor with Ewa Mazierska) (Forthcoming with Berghahn Books, 2015)

Marx at the Movies: Revisiting History, Theory and Practice, New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2014 (Co-edited with Ewa Mazierska)(Forthcoming in September)

Postcolonial Approaches to Eastern European Cinema: Portraying Neighbours on Screen, London: IB Tauris, 2014 (Contributor/Co-editor with Ewa Mazierska and Eva Näripea).

Postcommunism Film – Russia, Eastern Europe and World Culture: Moving Images of Postcommunism, London and New York: Routledge, 2012 (Editor and Contributor).

Book Chapters/Articles

Work in the Bicycle Cinema: From Race Rider to City Courier, in Ewa Mazierska (ed.), Work in Cinema: Labor and the Human Condition, New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2014.

Polish Actors-Directors Playing Russians: The Cases of Skolimowski and Stuhr: in Michael Goddard and Ewa Mazierska (eds), Beyond the Border: Polish Cinema in a Transnational Context. Rochester, NY: Rochester University Press, 2014.

Agency and Structure in the Albanian Post-Socialist Cinema: Lessons from Three Films, Studies in Eastern European Cinema 3:2, 2012, pp. 151-173 (together with Ridvan Peshkopia and Thomas Logoreci).

Mapping Pawel Pawlikowski and Last Resort, Studies in Eastern European Cinema 3:1, 2012, pp. 41-52.

The Resistance of the Positive Hero: An Analysis of Cyclo, Beijing Bicycle and the Postcommunist Condition, in Margareta Rönnberg & Karolina Westling (eds), Motsträviga synsätt: Om rörliga bilder som bjuder motstånd, Visby: Filmförlaget, 2010.

Home and Away: Sergei Bodrov and Transnational Filmmaking, Cinema, Identity and Beyond, (eds) Ruby Cheung and David Fleming, Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009, p 71-83

Get on Your Bike – Or Better Still, Cycling and Cinema, The Drouth, Issue 28, 2008, 55-60

‘Russia and Postcolonialism?’ Surely, It Should Have Read Neo-colonialism: Aleksei Balabanov’s Brat 2 (2000), in From Orientalism to Postcoloniality, (ed) Kerstin Olofsson, Södertörns Högskola, Research Report 2008 (1): 32-41

Divergent Accounts of Equivalent Narratives: Russian-Swedish Interdevochka Meets Swedish-Russian Lilya 4-ever, in Portal: Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies 4:2, 2007, 1-24

Text plus Iconography = Inuit Films, The Drouth, Issue 19, 2006, 61-66

Postcolonialism or Not? An Attempt to Contextualise Aleksei Balabanov’s Reka (River, 2002), Kinoeye, vol. 4, No. 4, 2004

Lars Kristensen