Smets Kevin

Kevin Smets is assistant professor at the Free University of Brussels, where he teaches courses on media and culture, cultural theory, and visual culture. He holds an MA in History (Leuven 2008), MSc in Culture Management (Antwerp 2009) and a PhD in Film Studies and Visual Culture (Antwerp 2013). He is a postdoctoral fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) since 2013, affiliated with the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Antwerp, and an associated member of the Centre for Migration and Intercultural Studies at the same university. Previously he held positions as visiting research fellow at Bilkent University (Ankara), School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London), Bilgi University (Istanbul) and Freie Universität Berlin. His research focuses on the relations between media, migration, and conflict.

Contact: kevin.smets@vub.ac.be

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