Asli Ozgen is Assistant Professor of Media and Culture in the University of Amsterdam’s Media Studies Department, teaching at the undergraduate level as well as in the MA in Preservation and Presentation of the Moving Image. Her doctoral research, conducted at the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis, explored the aesthetics and politics of cinematic pedestrianism. Earlier, she studied English Language and Literature and obtained her master’s in Critical Theory. Her current research focuses on the contested and precarious film heritage of ethnicized, racialized, and migrant communities. She specializes in film historiography, particularly feminist and decolonial interventions. Asli is an internationally accredited film critic and a regular contributor to magazines, catalogues, and festivals. Since 2014, she is serving in the editorial board of Altyazi (TR), a film magazine and cultural NGO with a focus on politics of cinema and freedom of expression.