Alyssa Grossman



Alyssa Grossman is a postdoctoral research fellow in Heritage Studies at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. She holds a PhD in Social Anthropology with Visual Media from the University of Manchester (2010), and an MA in Visual Anthropology from the Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (2005). Her current research focuses on everyday sites and practices of memory in post-socialist Romania. She is the director of several ethnographic films, including In the Light of Memory (2010), and Memory Objects, Memory Dialogues (2011, co-directed with Selena Kimball), which are set in Bucharest and address the overlapping realms of individual and cultural memory, as well as the poetics and politics of interpreting the past.