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World culture as "world culture": Sergei Eisenstein and his "global village"

The participants in the "Collisions" research project invite all interested parties to a project presentation with short talks, film clips and a panel discussion. The associated project website and the VR experience will be presented on this evening.

The project "COLLISIONS - Media Collisions as Innovation Drivers for New Approaches to Cultural Heritage Collisions" examines the potential of immersion and narration for the visualisation and making available of cultural assets. The project is based on a prominent use case: the so-called Eisenstein Cabinet and the world of thought of the Russian film director and polymath Sergei Eisenstein, who anticipated the thesis of the innovative power of media collisions in his theoretical work.

A project presentation is planned with short lectures, film excerpts and a panel discussion with project manager Tatiana Brandrup (Film University), Prof. Marian Dörk (University of Applied Sciences Potsdam), Naum Kleiman (former director of the Moscow Film Museum and holder of the honorary professorship of the Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF) and Vera Rumyantseva Kleiman (curator of the Eisenstein Apartment). Ulrich Gregor will moderate. A special focus will be placed on Eisenstein's stance against nationalism, racism and anti-Semitism.

Booking for individual slots to visit the VR experience is possible on 18 April from 14:00 to 16:00 at:

The VR experience at the Film University will also be accessible after the event. To make an appointment, please contact Dr Stella Donata Haag by email:

Target audience: University members Lecturers Employees Students Public

18/04/2024, 4.30 pm – 6.00 pm

Atrium der Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF
Marlene-Dietrich-Allee 11
14482 Potsdam


Prof. Dr. Marian Dörk
Research professor for Information Visualization & Management
Co-director of Urban Complexity Lab (UCLAB)