Sérgio Dias Branco is Assistant Professor of Film Studies at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra, where he coordinates the image and film studies in the Art Studies course and directs the MA in Art Studies. He has taught at the New University of Lisbon (NOVA) and at the University of Kent, where he was awarded a PhD in Film Studies. He is a Researcher at NOVA Institute of Philosophy (IFILNOVA), an Associate Reseacher at the Centre of 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies (CEIS20) at the University of Coimbra, and an invited member of the film criticism group “The Magnifying Class” at the University of Oxford. His research work focuses on the aesthetics and poetics of works of the moving image, in their relations with philosophy, history, marxism, and religion. He has been a member of the Direction Board of the Association of Moving Image Researchers (AIM) since 2014.


PhD in Film Studies (University of Kent) MA in Film Studies (University of Kent) BA (Hons) in Architecture (Technical University of Lisbon, now University of Lisbon)

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