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Centre for Film and Screen


Milosz Paul Rosinski

[Milosz Paul Rosinski] lives in Berlin & Cambridge, and is from a European background (fluent in Polish, German, English, and French). M.P. Rosinski is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of French, and a member of Trinity Hall. He completes a thesis in French Theory and Contemporary Visual Culture on Art Cinema and Film-Philosophy entitled “Cinema of the Self: A Theory of The Cinematic Self & Practices of Neoliberal Portraiture”. Rosinski holds an MPhil in Screen Media and Cultures (with distinction) from Cambridge, while at Wolfson College, for “Accented Reflections: California in 1980’s French essay film”. His BA is in Humanities (honors), University College Maastricht.

(Rosinski) has been invited to deliver papers and/or chair at more than a dozen conferences, masterclasses, seminars, workshops, and events in the UK (eg Barbican), and continental Europe, including France (eg École Normale Supérieure, Paris), Germany, Sweden, and Poland. In 2015, he was a visiting doctoral researcher at the Friedrich Schlegel Graduiertenschule, Freie Universität Berlin, while also following lectures at the Universität der Künste, Berlin, and being a mentee of the Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. As an undergraduate Erasmus student, he also read French Philosophy at Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne in 2011, and as fully-funded exchange student studied Visual Arts at the University of California, San Diego in 2012.

R’s awards include: (i) doctoral - AHRC, Cambridge Trust, and a grant by the Sir R.C. Jebb Fund; (ii) postgraduate - fellow of the German National Academic Foundation; (iii) undergraduate - a Top 3% Award for Academic Merit by Maastricht University. At MML, Rosinski supervises, and lectures (module five on transnational film) in the paper 'Comparative Studies 6: European Film'. Further research interests and projects are in 20th & 21st century art histories, comparative literatures, and aesthetic theories. For non-academic audiences, he also works in durational art, such as video, and radio. Recent exhibitions of Post-Internet art “The Anthroposcale” (2014; with R.Dernbach) include the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, in 2014.

Most recent publication (quantified as a Top Ten ‘Most Read article’ in SFC)

Rosinski, Milosz Paul. "Touching Nancy’s ethics: death in Michael Haneke’s Amour." Studies in French Cinema 15.2 (2015): 180-196.



Screenings and Events

The Annual Cambridge Festival of Ukrainian Film 2020

11 November 2020

Cambridge Ukrainian Studies and the Ukrainian Institute London invite you to escape the woes of the second lockdown and immerse yourself in experiences beyond your borders - from a mystical thriller about life in the Chornobyl Zone, to a powerful documentary that follows a young footballer who fights for her dreams against...