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New article on Brazilian webdocumentary

Tori Holmes has recently published a new article on the Brazilian webdocumentary project Domínio Público, which portrays urban transformations in Rio de Janeiro in the run-up to the city’s hosting of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games, with a particular focus on the impact in Rio’s favelas. The article, with the title ‘Giving visibility … Continue reading

Chapter by Tori in collection on Theorizing Fieldwork in the Humanities

Tori has recently published a chapter on ‘Ethical Dilemmas in Studying Blogging by Favela Residents in Brazil’ in a collection on Theorizing Fieldwork in the Humanities: Methods, Reflections, and Approaches to the Global South (Palgrave Macmillan), edited by Shalini Puri and Debra A. Castillo. The book is available in print and ebook formats. The publisher’s … Continue reading

Claire in radio programme

Claire Taylor will be appearing tomorrow on a Resonance FM radio programme, in their  ‘Making Conversations’ series. Resonance FM is an arts radio project broadcasting to the South Bank and Bankside in London. Broadcast at 4pm, the programme focuses on the topic of ‘words: concrete poetry dialogues’, and brings together Claire along with scholar Stephen Bann, Hayle … Continue reading

Report on panel on Brazilian ‘Digital Visibilities’

On Friday 25 September, Tori and Thea took part in a panel on ‘Digital Visibilities’ at the ‘Remapping Brazilian Cultural Studies’ conference, held at Senate House in London. The conference was organised by Tori in collaboration with Sara Brandellero (Leiden) and Stephanie Dennison (Leeds), with support from the Institute of Latin American Studies. The purpose … Continue reading

PhD funding available at Queen’s University Belfast: ‘Documentary, digital technologies and urban change in Brazil’

One Department for Employment & Learning (DEL) Strategic Award is available for full-time postgraduate PhD research in the School of Modern Languages, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Queen’s University Belfast. Supervised by: Dr Tori Holmes (Lecturer in Brazilian Studies, School of Modern Languages) and Prof. Cahal McLaughlin (Professor of Film Studies, School of Creative Arts) … Continue reading

Panel on Digital Cultures in Brazil at BRASA conference

On 21 August, Tori took part in a panel on Digital Cultures in Brazil at BRASA, the Brazilian Studies Association conference, which was this year held at King’s College London. She presented some of her current work on webdocumentary and urban change in Rio de Janeiro. The other members of the panel were Daniel O’Maley, … Continue reading

Latamcyber members teach digital culture modules in Belfast and Liverpool

In 2013/2014 Claire and Tori taught for the first time optional modules on aspects of Latin American digital culture to final-year undergraduates at their respective universities, Liverpool and Queen’s University Belfast. We thought it would be interesting to mark this exciting development with a joint blog post. Tori’s module, in Belfast, was called ‘Brazilian Digital … Continue reading

Report on Thea’s participation in indigeneity symposium, London

Last month Thea gave a paper at the Recasting Commodity and Spectacle in the Indigenous Americas symposium which was organised by Charlotte Gleghorn (Royal Holloway, University of London) as part of the Indigeneity in the Contemporary World: Performance, Politics, Belonging research project, in partnership with the Institute for the Study of the Americas. Held at the Senate … Continue reading

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