Survey launched for Anandi Ramamurthy’s documentary on nursing and workplace racism

A new survey has been launched to help inform an upcoming documentary on nurse experiences of workplace racism, both during and before the coronavirus pandemic. It is part of a Sheffield Hallam led project running in partnership with film company Migrant Media titled Nursing Narratives: Racism and the Pandemic. They are seeking to learn more about the different forms of […]

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Struggling to be seen: The travails of Palestinian cinema

Professor Anandi Ramamurthy has had her new book “Struggling to be seen: The travails of Palestinian cinema” published by Daraja Press. The book explores the challenges Palestinian filmmakers confront to develop a cinema that gives expression to the national narrative. It is based on collaborative research involving Film Lab Palestine, Sheffield Palestine Cultural Exchange and Sheffield Hallam University. It explores […]

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Nurse experiences of racism during Covid-19 focus of new film project

Nurses from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are being invited to share their experiences of discrimination during the coronavirus pandemic for a new research and documentary project.   Academics from Culture and Creativity Research Institute and the College of Health, Wellbeing and Life Sciences at Sheffield Hallam University have teamed up with film network Migrant Media to launch Nursing […]

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CANCELLED: Thursday 19 March 2020 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Justin Schlosberg (Senior Lecturer in Journalism and Media at Birkbeck, University of London)

THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED   Title: Making Sense of Disinformation Speaker: Dr Justin Schlosberg (Senior Lecturer in Journalism and Media at Birkbeck, University of London) Hosted by: Dr Anandi Ramamurthy Date and time: Thursday 19 March 2020, 12.00pm-13.30pm Abstract Democratic societies have never been immune to disinformation. But in recent years scholars, politicians and journalists have become increasingly preoccupied […]

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CINEMA, BORDERS AND THE APARTHEID WALL

A special issue on Borders and Migrations of BFI’s Viewfinder in Autumn 2019 featured an article about Palestinian Cinema and the Creative Interruptions Project by Dr Anandi Ramamurthy (Reader in Post-Colonial Cultures, Sheffield Hallam University) ‘Separation and displacement so central to contemporary Palestinian experience have found expression in both drama and documentary within contemporary Palestinian Cinema, a medium that has […]

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Anandi Ramamurthy Researcher blog on building audiences for Palestinian Films: The Love and Desire in Palestine programme

About the author Dr Anandi Ramamurthy is a Reader in Post-Colonial Cultures and Senior Lecturer in Media at Sheffield Hallam University. Her primary research interests are focused on critically analysing ‘race’ and postcoloniality in media and culture to challenge hegemonies and give voice to the voiceless. Dr Anandi Ramamurthy is currently conducting research on representations of Palestine. In this blog post, Dr Ramamurthy discusses […]

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Creative Interruptions in Collaboration with OTO hosts – CHALLENGING ERASURE: RESTORING AND NARRATING PALESTINE

Image credit: The Silent Protest - dir Mahasen Naser Eldin

Creative Interruptions and OTO wish to offer this opportunity for artists and academics in Sheffield to meet and join a discussion about Palestine, give insight into the ways in which Palestine has been documented across the decades and expand the creative dialogue between Sheffield and Palestinian filmmakers and artists. OTO is a practice-led screening and discussion group on current debates […]

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Sunday 28 April 2019 – Dr Anandi Ramamurthy speaking at event to mark the 40th anniversary of the Southall Protests

C3RI Reader in Postcolonial Studies, Dr Anandi Ramamurthy will be speaking at a forthcoming event at Birkbeck, University of London to mark the 40th anniversary of the Southall Protests. Southall, April 1979: How to fight the fascists and win (then and now) will take place on Sunday 28 April 2019 and will feature a number of leading academics from the […]

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Creative Interruptions presents ‘Cinema of the Palestinian Revolution’ on 11 June 2018

Until recently films produced by the Palestinian Film Institute were thought to have been either looted or destroyed during the Israeli invasion of Lebanon in 1982. As part of the Creative Interruptions project (which is exploring artistic expressions of oppressed communities), researchers at Sheffield Hallam University have participated in the work of retrieving Palestinian films from the 1970s and the […]

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