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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Thursday 28 February – Gravity: Nostalgia presents the work of Filmmaker Azza El-Hassan chaired by Rose Butler

AZZA EL-HASSAN (and Rose Butler) - Nostalgia Image credit: Palestinian Film Institute Archive; Glow of Memories (1972).

Gravity: Nostalgia presents the work of Filmmaker Azza El-Hassan chaired by Rose Butler Thursday 28 February, 4.30PM – 6.00PM Charles Street Lecture Theatre Azza El-Hassan is a Palestinian Filmmaker whose work centres around image formation within the Palestinian Israeli conflict and the role of the oppressor, oppressed and international media in forming this image. She is also concerned with the effect […]

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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

RAMAMURTHY in conversation crop

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

An image of horses drawn over smoke rising from a city, by Belal Khaled

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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