教授

iwaitken@hkbu.edu.hk
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教育: 
PhD, University of Westminster

专业范畴: 
Film studies / Documentary film / Film theory / Film history / Colonial film studies / Cinematic realism

主要成就: 
2016 Aitken, I. (ed.) (2016), The Major Realist Film Theorists: An Anthology. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
2015 South and South-East Asia Documentary Film Research Website
2014 Aitken, I. and Ingham, M (2014), Hong Kong Documentary Film. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
Aitken, I. (2014). ‘The Griersonian Influence and its Challenges: Hong Kong, Malaya and Singapore’, in Williams and Druick (eds.), The Grierson Effect: The Worldwide Influence of John Grierson on the Development of Educational and Documentary Cinema. London: BFI.
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Major Publications 
Books

The Major Realist Film Theorists: An Anthology. (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2016)
Hong Kong Documentary Film (contains two chapters by M. Ingham, six by Aitken) (Edinburgh University Press, 2014) (100,000 words)
Film and Reform: John Grierson and the Documentary Film Movement (Routledge, 2013) (Ist edition, 1990, 2nd edition 1992) (110,000 words)
Lukácsian Film Theory and Cinema: An Analysis of Georg Lukács’ Writings on Film 1913-1971 (Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press, 2012) (140,000 words monograph)
Routledge Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies: Documentary Film (Editor) (London and New York: Routledge, 2012 (Sole editor) (NOT REFEREED). (This is one of the Routledge ‘Major Works’ series. It is a four volume edition of writings associated with the field of documentary film studies. In addition to acting as editor I have also written a 10,000 word ‘Introduction’)
The Routledge Concise Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film (London and New York: Routledge, 2012) (sole editor, 600,000 words). (10,000 word new ‘Introduction’ by IA) This is a completely re-edited version of the three-volume 2006, with several new entries and an original ‘Introduction’)
Realist Film Theory and Cinema: The Nineteenth-Century Lukácsian and Intuitionist Realist Traditions (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2006) (130,000 word monograph)
Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film, (sole editor) (New York: Routledge, 2006) (3 volumes, one million words) (Includes various entries by Aitken, including ‘Realism, Documentary Film and Philosophy’ (6,000 words)
Alberto Cavalcanti: Realism, Surrealism and National Cinemas (Flicks Books, 2001) (120,000 words)
European Film Theory and Cinema (Edinburgh University Press, 2001) (100,000 words)
The Documentary Film Movement: An Anthology (Edited and Introduced by Aitken, Ian, Edinburgh University Press, 1998) (Introduction 30,000 words)

Book Chapters and Encyclopedia Entries
‘The Griersonian Influence and its Challenges: Hong Kong, Malaya and Singapore’, in Williams and Druick (eds.), The Grierson Effect: The Worldwide Influence of John Grierson on the Development of Educational and Documentary Cinema. (London: BFI, 2014)
‘The Grierson Tradition’. in Winston (ed.), Handbook of Documentary Film. (London and New York: British Film Institute, 2013)
Aitken, I., and Ingham, M., ‘Official, Public-Broadcast and Independent Documentary Film in Hong Kong’. in Marchetti, Cheung and Yao (Eds.), The Blackwell Companion to Hong Kong Film. (Oxford: Blackwell, 2013)
“What is There Really in the World?” Forms of Theory, Evidence and Truth in Fahrenheit 9/11: A Philosophical and Intuitionist Realist Approach’, in Buckland, Warren (ed.) Film Theory and Contemporary Hollywood Movies (Routledge, AFI Series, 2009) (Book chapter)
Various pieces of writing for the British Film Institute and National Film Archive, included in major new DVD releases of important British documentary films: We Live in Two Worlds (2008) and If War Should Come (2009) (NOT REFEREED)
‘European Film Studies’, in Donald (Sydney), Renov (UCLA) and Fuery (London) (eds.) The Handbook of Film Studies (Sage, 2008) 12,000 words (Book chapter)
`La Terre and Pictorialist Naturalism’, in Fowler/Helfield (eds.) Representations of the Rural: Space, Place and Identity in Films About the Land (Wayne State University Press, 2007) (Book chapter)
‘European Documentary Film, in the Encyclopedia of Europe 1914-2004 (New York: Charles Scribner, 2006) (Encyclopedia entry)
Various entries on British documentary film in McFarlane, Brian (ed.) Encyclopedia of British Film (Methuen/British Film Institute, 2004)
`John Grierson', in the New Dictionary of National Biography. (2004) 
Various entries on documentary film in British Film Institute, Screen-on-line, national electronic resource (2004) (NOT REFEREED)
`The Post Office Reaches All Branches of Life: Representations of Work and Organizations in the Films of the British Documentary Film Movement', in Hassard, John (ed.) Organisation and Representation (Sage, 1998) (Book chapter)
`John Grierson and the British Documentary Film Movement', in Robert Murphy (ed.) The British Cinema Book (BFI, 1997, 2001) (Book chapter)
`European Cinema and Globalisation', in Everett (ed.) European Identity in Cinema (Intellect Press, 1996) (Book chapter)

Journal Articles
‘The Television Documentary Films of Hong Kong’s Two Terrestrial Broadcasters: ATV and TVB’, Studies in Documentary Film, 2015, 9: 2, 95-113.
‘British Governmental Institutions, the Regional Information Office in Singapore, and the use of the official film in Malaya and Singapore, 1948-1961’, Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, 2015. 35: 1, 27-52.
‘Lukács’ Late Aesthetic Model of Cinematic Realism’. New Review of Film and Television Studies, Vol. 11, No. 3, July 2013.
‘The Development of Official Film-making in Hong Kong’. Historical Journal of Film Radio and Television, Vol. 32, No. 4, December 2012, pp. 531-551.
‘Physical Reality: The Role of the Empirical in the Film Theory of Siegfried Kracauer, John Grierson, André Bazin and Georg Lukács’, Studies in Documentary Film, Vol.1, No.2, 2007, pp. 105-21.
‘The European Realist Film Tradition’, Studies in European Cinema Vol. 3 No. 3, 2006, pp.175-188.
`Kracauer and Surrealism’, Screen, Vol. 39, N. 2 (Summer 1998), pp. 124-40
`Formalism and Realism: Two Film Versions of Henry V', Critical Survey, (1991)
`John Grierson, Idealism and the Inter-war Period', Historical Journal of Film Radio and TV, vol. 9, no.3, (1989), pp. 247-258.

Honours, Awards and Prizes
Hong Kong Baptist University, President’s Award for Outstanding Performance in Scholarly Work within the University (2013)
Hong Kong Baptist University, School of Communication: ‘Award for Outstanding Performance in Scholarly Work’ (2009/2010)
Hong Kong Baptist University, School of Communication: ‘Award for Outstanding Performance in Scholarly Work’ (2006/7)
Dartmouth Medal, presented to the Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film for the ‘Outstanding Reference Work of the Year, by the American Libraries Association (2006)