Julia Vassilieva


Dr. Julia Vassilieva is Australian Research Council Research Fellow working on the project “Cinema and the Brain: Eisenstein–Vygotsky–Luria’s collaboration” at Monash University. She has double background in film studies and psychology and she works at the intersection of these two disciplines. Her research interests include film, psychology and neuroscience; cinema and philosophy; and film narrative. She has published widely on Eisenstein’s legacy in relation to politics, aesthetics and the current neuro turn. Her publications appeared in Camera Obscura, Film-Philosophy, Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies, Screening the Past, Critical Arts, Kinovedcheskie Zapiski, Rouge, Lola, Senses of Cinema, History of Psychology and a number of edited collections. Her most recent monograph Narrative psychology, Palgrave Macmillan, 2016 explores narrative and subjectivity.