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Josephine Diecke

SNSF Project Filmcolors. Technologies, Cultures, Institutions
PhD Student
Zürich Area, Switzerland
Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies and French Philology at the Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz (2013). International Master of Arts in Audiovisual and Cinema Studies at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main (2016) with a master thesis on the theoretical, practical and ethical aspects of film restoration.
Her current research in the SNSF Project FilmColors. Technologies, Cultures, Institutions at the University of Zurich focuses on the contextualization of historical film colour processes in selected cultural and socio-political frameworks from the 1940s onwards. The research work is integrated regularly into Prof. Barbara Flückiger’s Timeline of Historical Film Colors. Since 2019 she works as communications manager for the European Network for Cinema and Media Studies (NECS) and as film technician at Cinegrell postproduction GmbH.