Patricia Pisters

Titels Prof. dr.
Initials P.P.R.W.
Main position Hoogleraar UvA
Disciplines Media sciences
  History and philosophy of the humanities
Chair Filmwetenschap
Domain Humanities
Membership Member
Since 2017
Chair of Jury of the Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for Art
Member of Council for the Humanities
Member of Humanities
Employed by Universiteit van Amsterdam
Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Afdeling Mediastudies
Turfdraagsterspad 9
1012 XT Amsterdam
tel.  020 5254 593
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Patricia Pisters is the director of research at the Amsterdam School of Cultural Analysis (ASCA). Her research and teaching focus on the interface between film studies, media studies, philosophy and the neurosciences. Pisters analyses contemporary visual culture and studies how images influence our thinking. She has analysed the work of Alfred Hitchcock in a volume on film theory and has studied Maghreb cinema, the new Hollywood aesthetics, and Dutch film culture.