Representations of HIV/AIDS on film have considered the science of disease, the people affected by it, advocacy campaigns for treatment, government failure, social stigma, politics, and personal stories of courage and love. Films such as We Were Here, How to Survive a Plague and Fire in the Blood have had a significant impact on me; … More Where are the women?
How do you theorise the state? This question has been asked of all Politics and International Relations scholars at some point in their lives. If this hasn’t been asked of you then you were never taught by Stuart Shields, dodged political economy/African Politics/theories of the state 101, or need to start thinking about this, if … More Form-filling, letters and the state
I am not the first person to think that film is a good medium to research and explain International Relations. It would seem that there is a whole world of clever people explaining how film represents contemporary structures of power in the global (see Shapiro for my current fave, although I do feel I’m late … More From Freetown to Dar (via Mileendwood)
It took me a good few months to actually say the words, out loud, without apology: I am making a film. Colleagues would ask me what I was working on and I would mumble something about Ebola, something about partnerships, and then a new project starting in September. August arrived and I progressed to an … More I am making a film…