Jeremy Hicks

HicksJeremy Hicks is a Reader (ie Associate Professor) in Russian Culture and Film at Queen Mary University of London (UK). He is the author of Mikhail Zoshchenko and the Poetics of Skaz (Nottingham, 2000), Dziga Vertov: Defining Documentary Film (London and New York, 2007) and First Films of the Holocaust: Soviet Cinema and the Genocide of the Jews, 1938-46 (Pittsburgh, 2012), which won the Wayne C. Vucinich Prize, the most prestigious book award in the field of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies.

He has also published various articles on Russian and Soviet film, literature and journalism in Russian ReviewHistoryStudies in Russian and Soviet CinemaKinovedcheskie zapiskiRevolutionary Russia, and Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Televison.

He has served as historical consultant on films including: The Unseen Holocaust (Formative TV and Skyvision, 2014) and the Imperial War Museum’s restoration of Nazi Concentration Camps: A Visual Record (to be broadcast Channel 4, 2015), as well as the accompanying film Night Will Fall.