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Colloquium – Modern Languages and Film Studies: The Border Film

This one-day colloquium is the final event in the AHRC-funded Skills Development project at the Institute for Modern Languages Research at the University of London’s School of Advanced Study. When: Friday 31 January 2014, 9.30am to 5pm Where: Rm 103, … Continue reading

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SBS Interview on International Children’s Film Festival

I recently spoke to SBS journalist, Biwa Kwan, about children’s perspectives on this year’s ChildFund Connect film festival. We discussed the goals of the program and the impacts on children in taking part in rural Australia and Timor-Leste.  Biwa also … Continue reading

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Honoring the Child, Honoring Equity Conference – Melbourne 2013

Kelly Royds presented her paper “Children, Participatory Video and Intercultural Dialogue” at Melbourne Graduate School of Education Youth Research Centre’s Honoring the Child, Honoring Equity Conference. She has written a blog post about the use of child-led, imaginary video interviews in … Continue reading

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Workshop on Research in Contemporary Asia: in the Field and in the Disciplines

What is fieldwork and who does it? Why is it necessary and what are its limitations? The panel represents research practices ranging from social studies, policy studies, empirical humanities and anthropology, and discusses both the precepts and the expectations within … Continue reading

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Research report: The Paiwand Film Club

In this first report on the fieldwork being conducted for the Dorothy Project, Lead Researcher Stephanie Hemelryk Donald discusses the results of a series of workshops held with a group of 8-15 year olds in south-east England, all of whom have … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Dorothy Complex

In this keynote lecture at the Welcoming Strangers conference, Stephanie Donald proposes that the child in cinema is a powerful fantasy figure, deployed to embody and aestheticise accelerated motion, sociopolitical displ acement, and ontological transition, all of which conditions generate … Continue reading

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Dorothy team visits Children of Earth resource centre, Guangzhou

Visit this blog entry about our visit to Guangzhou (in Chinese) http://blog.sina.com.cn/s/blog_a247aca001017rc7.html

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‘Forced inertia: mobility, interruption and stasis in Little Moth (Peng Tao)’

In this presentation, Stephanie will explore the cinematic child in a number of films where the child is rendered literally inert – through injury, sickness or death. Monday, 3 December, 11.30 Whitley Suite, Evans Library, Texas A&M University Click here … Continue reading

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ACFID-ANU Conference 2012: Kelly Royds

Kelly Royds presented her paper “Participatory Video: Listening to children’s voices” at ACFID’s third university linkage conference on “Challenges for Participatory Development” at ANU. She has written a short blog post on the key themes covered in the conference, namely the importance of … Continue reading

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CSAA 2012

Qiu Zitong will give a presentation titled ‘Indigeneity in Chinese children’s films’ in the Cultural Studies Association of Australia Annual Conference 2012. This is part of her postdoc project. Time: 1.30pm-3.00pm Wednesday December 5 Place: Room 442, New Law Annexe, … Continue reading

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