Dr Anastasiya Pshenychnykh is an Academic Visitor in Communication and Media within the School of Social Sciences and Humanities at Loughborough University on the Council for At-Risk Academics support scheme. From 2015 until 2022, Dr Pshenychnykh held the position of Associate Professor at V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University in Ukraine, English Philology Department, where she lectured in Media Communications and Multimodal Media Analysis.

Anastasiya’s scientific interests are cognitive, discursive, memory studies, multimodal linguistics, the theory of image and perspectives. She has been a researcher of international projects on media – Philosophy and Media project, Higher Education Support Program (2010-2012), Crisis, Conflict and Critical Diplomacy: EU Perceptions in Ukraine and Israel/Palestine (2015-2018), Contested Narratives of Climate Change: Algorithmic Flows and Human Interactions on YouTube (2018) by National Centre for Research on Europe, New Zealand, Contested Heritage. A Multilevel Analysis of the Securitization of Heritage and its Challenges for EU and UN Actorness at Faculty of Arts, KU Leuven, Belgium (2022) and others. At the moment, Anastasiya is researching on the topic of Contested heritage in Ukraine: digital memory wars over monuments on Ukrainian and Crimean Telegram channels in the context of the ongoing Russian Ukrainian conflict.

  • Pshenychnykh, A. (2019) Ukrainian perspectives on the Self, the EU and Russia: an intersemiotic analysis of Ukrainian newspapers. European Security 28(3): Perceptions and Narratives of EU Crisis Diplomacy: 341-359.
  • Pshenychnykh, A. (2019) Leninfall: the spectacle of forgetting. European Journal of Cultural Studies 23(3): 393-414.
  • Pshenychnykh, A. (2015) Memories of big city from Soviet and post-Soviet perspectives, in Christoph Vatter and Oleksandr Pronkevich, eds., Film and Cultures of Memory, Saarland, Germany: Saravi Pontes, Saarland University Press.