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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Dr Anandi Ramamurthy (Sheffield Hallam University) to host a series of Palestinian Short films: 70 Years of Nakba

Dr Anandi Ramamurthy, C3RI‘s Reader in Post-Colonial Cultures, has announced a series of film screenings and discussions for May 2018. The film programme is organised as part of research for the AHRC Creative Interruptions project. Post-screening discussion will take place with Dr Dani Abulhawa (Sheffield Hallam University) in Sheffield, Ruth Abu Rashed (University of Manchester) in Manchester, and Dr Marwan […]

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CANCELLED: Wednesday 07 March 2018 – Lunchtime Seminar with Professor David Machin (Media & Communication at Örebro University, Sweden)

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Unfortunately the lunchtime seminar with Professor David Machin has been cancelled due to illness. This seminar will hopefully be rescheduled for a future date. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.   Speaker: David Machin, Professor of Media & Communication, Örebro University, Sweden Title: How teachers and researchers lose control of their own work in marketized education: A multimodal […]

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Saturday 25 November 2017 – Film screenings & discussion – Cinema Palestino 2017: Reels of Memory

Cinema Palestino 2017 - Reels of Memory film screening

On the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, Cinema Palestino presents Reels of memory, a reflection on history and memory in Palestinian cinema: an afternoon of films, talks and discussions. The event is a collaboration between Showroom Cinema, Sheffield Palestine Cultural Exchange and Sheffield Hallam University. The event is part of the AHRC funded Creative interruptions project.  For further information contact Dr […]

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Researcher Blog by Dr Anandi Ramamurthy on Cinematic Interruptions – The Experience of Palestine

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About the author Anandi Ramamurthy is Reader in Post-Colonial Cultures in the Computing and Communication Research Centre (CCRC) within C3RI. Anandi’s research focuses on critically analysing ‘race’ and postcoloniality in media and culture to challenge hegemonies and aims to give voice to the voiceless.   In this post Anandi discusses her work on Creative Interruptions, an AHRC funded project that explores the […]

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Dr Anandi Ramamurthy hosts screening and director Q&A of ‘Off Frame Aka Revolution Until Victory’ with director Mohanad Yaqubi 11/12 July 2017

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As part of her research for the AHRC funded Creative Interruptions project, Dr Anandi Ramamurthy (Reader in Post-Colonial Cultures) will conduct Q&As with director Mohanand Yaqubi following the screenings of ‘Off Frame Aka Revolution Until Victory’. Off Frame Aka Revolution Until Victory explores the Palestinian people’s struggle to represent themselves.  By using archival material from the Palestine Film Unit, founded in the 1960s to document the […]

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Wednesday 08 June 2016 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Anandi Ramamurthy (Media Arts & Communication, SHU)

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Title: Contesting the visualisation of Gaza Speaker: Dr Anandi Ramamurthy (Media Arts & Communication, SHU) Dr Anandi Ramamurthy is a Reader in Post/Colonial Cultures, Department of Media Arts and Communication. Her research explores racism and imperialism in representation and resistance to this. She is the author of Imperial Persuaders: Images of Africa and Asian in British advertising(2003) and Black Star: […]

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