Prof.dr. Anneke Smelik is Katrien van Munster Professor of Visual Culture in the Department of Cultural Studies at the Radboud University of Nijmegen (Netherlands). She coordinates the Master for Creative Industries. After years of research on visual media such as film, television and videoclips, she has shifted her focus to fashion studies and the creative industries. She is co-editor of the journal Critical Studies in Fashion & Beauty. In Spring 2022 Anneke Smelik was visiting professor at LUAV in Venice. In 2018-19 she was a Fellow at the NIAS, the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in Amsterdam. In 2017 she received the Radboud Science Award for innovative research on fashion. For publications see also her pages on ResearchGate, ORCID, or Academia.edu.
Professor Smelik’s current research focuses on:
- slow fashion and issues of sustainability
- posthuman fashion
- new materialism in fashion studies
- a Deleuzean perspective on fashion