Junior Research Scholar
Institute of Art History (St. Petersburg)
Peter Bagrov was born in Leningrad, USSR. He became interested in film history while in high school. He received his Master's degree in physics from the St. Petersburg Polytechnical University in 2005. Since 2005 he has worked as a junior research scholar at the Institute of Art History (St. Petersburg) and has taught the history of Russian cinema at the St. Petersburg University of Film and Television. He is working on his Ph.D. project at the Institute for Cinema Studies (Moscow). Peter is a member of the Editorial Board of Cinema Notes [Kinovedcheskie zapiski] and Seans. Since 1999 he has published more than 50 papers and written a number of scripts for documentaries on film history for the Kultura television channel. His main area of interests is Soviet film, theater, and art history of the 1920s through 1950s.