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Dr Iris Kleinecke-Bates

Lecturer in Film and Television Studies

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of The Arts

Qualifications

  • PhD (No Partners)

Iris teaches and researches mainly in the areas of television, film, media and cultural studies.

In her own research she is particularly interested in representations of the past, and notions of nostalgia and memory, as well as aspects of material culture in relation to this. Her most recent work has focused more specifically on television materialities, particularly in the context of identity and the construction and expression of selfhood.

She is currently engaged in a new research topic on post-apocalyptic worlds in across different media, including film, television, literature, and games.

Recent outputs

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Book

Victorians on screen: The nineteenth century on British television, 1994-2005

Kleinecke-Bates, I. (2014). Victorians on screen: The nineteenth century on British television, 1994-2005. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137316721

Book Chapter

Flog it!: nostalgia and lifestyle on British daytime television

Kleinecke-Bates, I. (2010). Flog it!: nostalgia and lifestyle on British daytime television. In E. Bell, & A. Gray (Eds.), Televising History : Mediating the Past in Postwar Europe (221-233). London: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230277205_16

Journal Article

Television style/stylish television: Mad Men, television and the fashioning of the self

Kleinecke-Bates, I. (2019). Television style/stylish television: Mad Men, television and the fashioning of the self. Journal of Popular Television, 7(2), 217-234. https://doi.org/10.1386/jptv.7.2.217_1

Material cultures of television

Kleinecke-Bates, I. (2019). Material cultures of television. Journal of Popular Television, 7(2), 121-125. https://doi.org/10.1386/jptv.7.2.121_2

Heritage, history, and gardening: The Victorian Kitchen Garden (BBC/Sveringes television 2, 1987) and the representation of the Victorian age as cultural homeland

Kleinecke-Bates, I. (2009). Heritage, history, and gardening: The Victorian Kitchen Garden (BBC/Sveringes television 2, 1987) and the representation of the Victorian age as cultural homeland. Visual culture in Britain, 10(1), 71-85. https://doi.org/10.1080/14714780802686340

Research interests

In her own research Iris is particularly interested in representations of the past, and notions of nostalgia and memory, as well as aspects of material culture in relation to this. Her most recent work is focussing more specifically on television materialities, particularly in the context of identity and the construction and expression of selfhood.

Postgraduate supervision

Dr Iris Kleinecke-Bates welcomes applications for postgraduate supervision in his specialist areas of expertise.