FILM & MEDIA 2016: Registered Speakers


We are delighted to announce that

the following are Registered Speakers and Delegates

at FILM & MEDIA 2016, an eminent cohort

of emerging and established scholars

from 35 countries worldwide:


Australia / Austria / Brazil / Canada / China 

Croatia / Denmark / Finland / France / Georgia

Germany / Hong Kong / Iceland / India

Ireland / Israel / Italy / Japan / Kuwait / Kenya

Lithuania / New Zealand / Nigeria / Pakistan 

Portugal / Singapore / Serbia / South Africa

Spain / Sweden / Russia / Taiwan  

United Arab Emirates / UK / USA





Registered Speakers A - D



Olugbenga Ajayi (Bournemouth University, UK)

Questions of Narrative in African Cinema: Saworoide

Dr. Vinicius Andrade Pereira (University of Rio de Janeiro/ESPM Media Lab, Brazil)

The Role of Do-it-Yourself Culture in the Contemporary Media Environment

Dr. Linda Badley (Middle Tennessee State University, USA)

Female Authorship, Performance, and Cultural Value:

The Anti-Biopics of Mary Harron

Tamara Barreiro-Neira (University of A Coruña, Spain)

Humour and Protest in Chicano Cinema: Quinceañera


Dr. Melanie Bell (University of Leeds, UK)

Julie Christie: Feminism, Cultural Value, and the Star System

Eve Benhamou (University of Bristol, UK)

The Cultural Value of Nostalgia in the Animated Fairy Tale:

Disney’s The Princess and the Frog

Prof. Joao Victor Boechat Gomide (Universidade FUMEC, Brazil)

Questions of Race and Cultural Identity in Brazil: Black Orpheus


Gauri Durga Chakraborty (Amity University, India)

Reinterpreting Family Values in Bollywood Cinema:

Gender Stereotyping and Role Reversal in Ki & Ka

Dr. Pui Ha Chow (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Hong Kong 2025: Culture, Subjectivity and Dystopia in Ten Years

Dr. Margaret Cullen (Ohio Northern University, USA)

Narratives of Terror: The ‘Personal’ and the ‘Political’ in Spielberg’s Munich


Valerie Deacon (University of Winchester, UK)

The Transnational Transfer of Cultural Value:

Mediating On Her Majesty’s Secret Service through Film Posters

Ana Dosen (Singidunum University, Serbia)

Schizoculture in Japan: Reinventing Family Values in Noriko's Dinner Table

Phillip Drummond

(Academic Conferences London/New York University in London)

Questions of Gender, Knowledge and Identity in WWI:

The Cinematic Mata Hari

Dr. Nathalie Dupont (Unversity of the Littoral Opal Coast, France)

Religion in American Cinema: A Question of Economic and Cultural Value



THE LONDON FILM AND MEDIA READER 3 - now available for download!

We are delighted to announce that our latest ebook - The London Film and Media Reader 3 - is now available. 


It is a bumper volume of nearly 700 pages, comprising 60 essays from two dozen countries around the world.


Please see elsewhere on this site for your download.


The six volumes published so far are based on Papers presented at our conferences since 2011:











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