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The view from the funders: An interview with Doc Society’s Sandra Whipham and Lisa Marie Russo (2023)
Book Chapter
Presence, S., & Quigley, A. (2023). The view from the funders: An interview with Doc Society’s Sandra Whipham and Lisa Marie Russo. In D. Sills-Jones, & P. Kaapa (Eds.), Documentary film cultures in the age of COVID-19 (48-61). (1). Oxford: Peter Lang International Academic Publishers

This interview explores the pandemic from the perspective of Doc Society, the lead body for UK documentary film funding. From the outset of the crisis to the formation of the Screen Sector Taskforce and the launch of the BFI Doc Society SOS Fund, the... Read More about The view from the funders: An interview with Doc Society’s Sandra Whipham and Lisa Marie Russo.

The DFC: Developing nonfiction policy frameworks after COVID (2023)
Book Chapter
Presence, S. (2023). The DFC: Developing nonfiction policy frameworks after COVID. In D. Sills-Jones, & P. Kaapa (Eds.), Documentary film cultures in the age of COVID-19 (177-199). (1). Oxford: Peter Lang International Academic Publishers

This chapter is based on research conducted under the aegis of the UK Feature Docs research project (2018-20, https://ukfd.org.uk/), a three-year study of the UK’s feature-length documentary film industry funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Co... Read More about The DFC: Developing nonfiction policy frameworks after COVID.

Song for a scar (2022)
Journal Article
Rogers, S. (2022). Song for a scar. The Contemporary Journal, 4,

One poem in a special issue of the journal on the theme of "Care"

Candles (2022)
Book Chapter
Sobers, S. (2022). Candles. In Sway of Shadows Response: Black Men Reminiscing (42 - 43). Taunton: Black Pansophy Books

In this short auto-ethnographic essay, Sobers uses material culture as a doorway into a deeply personal reflection. Focusing on a pair of candles given to him by his late brother, the chapter leads the reader through the complexity of family dynamics... Read More about Candles.

Reflections on anti-racism and memorialisation from South West UK (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Sobers, S. (2022, December). Reflections on anti-racism and memorialisation from South West UK. Presented at OHCHR in-person consultations: Advancing racial justice and equality for Africans and people of African descent in Europe, UN House, Boulevard du Régent 37-40, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium

Sobers spoke at a roundtable discussion with 20 human rights advocates from across Europe, at the United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner (OHCHR), Brussels. Sobers talked about the King Leopold II statue in Brussels, and points of... Read More about Reflections on anti-racism and memorialisation from South West UK.

Small anthropology, and black everyday life, material culture and narrative: An overview (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Sobers, S. (2022, December). Small anthropology, and black everyday life, material culture and narrative: An overview

University of Liverpool, The Centre for Culture & Everyday Life Presents Small Anthropology, Black Everyday Lives, Material Culture and Narrative: An Overview Shawn-Naphtali Sobers 3pm, Monday 12th December 2022, SoTA library, 19-23 Abercrom... Read More about Small anthropology, and black everyday life, material culture and narrative: An overview.

Pride in STEM worldwide (2022)
Journal Article
Obedin-Maliver, J., Ochu, E., Zhong, F., Shaikh, A., Hanna, J. H., & Foley, E. (2022). Pride in STEM worldwide. Cell, 185(17), 3070-3072. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2022.07.027

Cell asked LGBTQ+ scientists around the world about how their identity shapes their experiences in STEM. Here we share six unique perspectives of researchers highlighting how their area of expertise, research focus, institutions, and geographical loc... Read More about Pride in STEM worldwide.

Exploring health and well-being as a UK Black creative (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Sobers, S. (2022, June). Exploring health and well-being as a UK Black creative. Presented at Black Health and the Humanities, MShed and Bristol University

In an arts career spanning 30 years, Shawn has focussed on health and wellbeing in a range of his creative works in various mediums including film, photography, fiction and non-fiction writing, and also as a workshop and events facilitator. Although... Read More about Exploring health and well-being as a UK Black creative.

Distorted constellations: Interdisciplinary perspectives on understanding reality and the self (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Ebizie, N., Cropper, S., Ochu, E., Scott, S., & Pulleda, F. (2022). Distorted constellations: Interdisciplinary perspectives on understanding reality and the self.

Visual Snow is a neurological condition that is experienced as an ‘augmented’ reality of auras, glowing lines, depression, anxiety and depersonalisation (Solly et al. 2021). Whilst Visual Snow produces a collection of different symptoms, it is clinic... Read More about Distorted constellations: Interdisciplinary perspectives on understanding reality and the self.

The gendered migrant experience: A study of Family Language Policy (FLP) amongst mothers and daughters in the Somali Community, Bristol (2022)
Journal Article
Selleck, C. (2023). The gendered migrant experience: A study of Family Language Policy (FLP) amongst mothers and daughters in the Somali Community, Bristol. Current Issues in Language Planning, 24(2), 201-220. https://doi.org/10.1080/14664208.2022.2047512

This article adopts a gendered take on Family Language Policy (FLP) by questioning the way that gender impacts on the issues faced by refugee woman during and after flight. For this reason, the ethnographically informed research addresses the concern... Read More about The gendered migrant experience: A study of Family Language Policy (FLP) amongst mothers and daughters in the Somali Community, Bristol.

Dare (2021)
Digital Artefact
Banks, E., & White, J. (2021). Dare. [Digital Video]

Synopsis 14 year old Jess is excited when Jake asks her out after a game of Dare one day after school. However, Jake has a particular plan in mind which will change her feelings for him and her approach to relationships forever. 'Dare' is a 15 mi... Read More about Dare.

Edward Bulwer Lytton and Poisoned Prose (2021)
Book Chapter
Mulvey-Roberts, M. (2021). Edward Bulwer Lytton and Poisoned Prose. In C. Bloom (Ed.), The Palgrave Handbook of Steam Age Gothic (97-112). London: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-40866-4_6

Edward Bulwer Lytton was a popular Victorian novelist and leading politician, who experimented with numerous literary genres including Gothic writing, the Newgate novel and early sensation fiction. His novel Lucretia; or, The Children of Night (1846)... Read More about Edward Bulwer Lytton and Poisoned Prose.

Making it real: A policy programme for UK documentary film (2021)
Report
Presence, S., Quigley, A., & Spicer, A. (2021). Making it real: A policy programme for UK documentary film. Bristol: AHRC

This report outlines a new policy programme for the UK documentary film sector. Based on the extensive consultation that followed our previous report, Keeping It Real: Towards a Documentary Film Policy for the UK (2020) – itself based on the largest... Read More about Making it real: A policy programme for UK documentary film.

Keeping it real: Towards a documentary film policy for the UK (2020)
Report
Presence, S., Spicer, A., Quigley, A., & Green, E. (2020). Keeping it real: Towards a documentary film policy for the UK. Bristol: AHRC

This report presents the findings of a survey of UK feature documentary producers and directors that was conducted in the summer of 2019 under the auspices of the ‘UK Feature Docs’ research project, an AHRC-funded study of the UK’s feature-length doc... Read More about Keeping it real: Towards a documentary film policy for the UK.

Relationships at risk: Family migration, regulation and communication (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Agusita, E. (2019, March). Relationships at risk: Family migration, regulation and communication. Paper presented at Risky Relationships: Navigating Immigration Regulation in Family and Intimate Relationships, Arnolifini, Bristol, UK

This paper reflects on the findings of a research study investigating the communications practices of partners and families geographically separated due to restrictive UK immigration controls. The study examined the nature and effects of cross-border... Read More about Relationships at risk: Family migration, regulation and communication.

Madness: 300 years of madness (2008)
Digital Artefact
(2008). Madness: 300 years of madness. [Microfilm]

MADNESS: 300 YEARS OF MADNESS Rare Printed Works on the History of Psychiatry Part 1: Sources from the Hunter Collection, Cambridge University Library This project is based on the renowned Hunter Collection at Cambridge University Library. Acquire... Read More about Madness: 300 years of madness.

Sex and sexuality, 1640-1490 literary, medical and sociological perspectives (2001)
Digital Artefact
Sex and sexuality, 1640-1490 literary, medical and sociological perspectives. [Microfilm]

SEX & SEXUALITY, 1640-1940 Literary, Medical and Sociological Perspectives Part 1: Sources from the Bodleian Library- Oxford and theWellcome Institute for the History of Medicine- London EDITORIAL INTRODUCTION BY DR MARIE MULVEY-ROBERTS, SCHO... Read More about Sex and sexuality, 1640-1490 literary, medical and sociological perspectives.