Alina Popescu


PhD candidate Alina Popescu
( ) studied Sociology at the University Babeș-Bolyai (Cluj, Romania) and is a Ph.D candidate in Political Science at the Université Paris Ouest Nanterre la Défense. Her thesis deals with the phenomenon of censorship in Romanian Cinema during Ceausescu’s regime (1965-1989). She is fellow of the Marc Bloch Center in Berlin and associated researcher at CEREFREAVilla Noël in Bucarest. Among her publications are “Pintilie-films and censorship or How an author is born and a national film school dies” in a collective volume edited by IICCMER, (Polirom, Iași, 2014) and “Les archives de la Securitate, de nouvelles sources pour comprendre le fonctionnement de la cinématographie roumaine à l’époque communiste”, in L’Archive-Forme. Création, Mémoire, Histoire, edited by Giusy Pisano (L’Harmattan, Paris, 2014). Her research interests focus on East European Cinema, Censorship, Social and Cultural History of Communism, Art during the Cold War.