Music, Media and Film Studies – May 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|June 20, 2013|Music, Media and Film Studies|0 comments

Disasters and the media / Mervi Pantti, Karin Wahl-Jorgensen, Simon Cottle. The mediatization of religion : when faith rocks / by Luis Mauro Sa Martino. Discourse theory and critical media politics / ed. by Lincoln Dahlberg and Sean Phelan. Silencing cinema : film censorship around the world / edited by Daniel Biltereyst and Roel Vande Winkel. Women political leaders and the media / by Donatella Campus. The archaeology of early

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Films and Sound Recordings – May 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|June 19, 2013|Films and Sound Recordings|0 comments

Africa dances [sound recording]. Bui Hangi, the deity’s human wife [videorecording]: analysis of a myth from Pura, Eastern Indonesia / Susanne Rodemeier and Martin Hocker. Fixer [videorecording] : the taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi / HBO Documentary Films presents a G Films and Subdivision Productions film produced by Christian Parenti, Ian Olds, Nancy Roth directed by Ian Olds. A bottle in the Gaza Sea [videorecording] / a film [directed] by Thierry

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Music, Media and Film Studies – March to April 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|June 18, 2013|Music, Media and Film Studies|0 comments

Religion, media and culture : a reader / editors, Gordon Lynch and Jolyon Mitchell executive editor, Anna Strhan. Media, erotics, and transnational Asia / Purnima Mankekar and Louisa Schein, eds. Digital cool : life in the age of new media / Pramod K. Nayar. Immaterial bodies : affect, embodiment, mediation / Lisa Blackman. Food and social media : you are what you tweet / Signe Rousseau. Music, health, and wellbeing

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Birds Eye View Film Festival: Celebrating Arab Women Filmmakers [3rd-10th April]

By David Pearson|March 30, 2013|Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica|0 comments

Next week sees the start of the 2013 Film Festival: Celebrating Arab Women Filmmakers along with two special events for International Women’s Week on 7th & 8th March. It runs from 3-10 April 2013 and takes place at the BFI Southbank, Barbican, ICA & Hackney Picturehouse, Southbank Centre. The program consists of features, documentaries, short films, events, live music and awards that give factual and fictional perspectives by, and on, Arab women.

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Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica – September to November 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|December 18, 2012|Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica|0 comments

17. Yüzyıl Türkçesi ve Söz Varlığı / Mertol Tulum Reinstating the Ottomans : alternative Balkan modernities, 1800-1912 / by Isa Blumi. A bibliography of works on Medieval communication / Marco Mostert. Vehicles of transmission, translation, and transformation in medieval textual culture / edited by Robert Wisnovsky … [et al.]. Horizons of the world : Festschrift for İsenbike Togan = Hudûdü’l-âlem : İsenbike Togan’a armağan / edited by/editörler İlker Evrim Binbaş,

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Music, Media and Film Studies – August and September 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|October 5, 2012|Music, Media and Film Studies|0 comments

Music in motion : diversity and dialogue in Europe : study in the frame of the “ExTra! Exchange Traditions” project / edited by Bernd Clausen, Ursula Hemetek and Eva Sæther for the European Music Council. Tha global cipha : hip hop culture and consciousness / by James G. Spady, H. Samy Alim & Samir Meghelli. Thug life : race, gender, and the meaning of hip-hop / Michael P. Jeffries. East

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Japan – July 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|August 6, 2012|Japan|0 comments

Public opinion, propaganda, ideology : theories on the press and its social function in interwar Japan, 1918-1937 / by Fabian Schäfer Japanese religions / edited by Lucia Dolce Celebrity gods : new religions, media, and authority in occupied Japan / Benjamin Dorman Pop culture and the everyday in Japan : sociological perspectives / edited by Katsuya Minamida and Izumi Tsuji translated by Leonie R. Stickland Understanding Japanese society / Joy

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Music, Media and Film Studies – July 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|August 3, 2012|Music, Media and Film Studies|0 comments

Dancehall : from slave ship to ghetto / Sonjah Stanley Niaah. Can’t stop won’t stop : a history of the hip-hop generation / Jeff Chang. The music of Jōji Yuasa / Luciana Galliano ; edited by Peter Burt Kyeʺ lakʻ to rvā teʺ kabyā / Ūʺ Soʻ Jaṅʻ pru cu saññʻ. ʼAlaṅkā Kyoʻ Cvā Ūʺ Hanʻ Pa / Nanʻʺ Ññvanʻʹ Chve. Unearthing gender : folksongs of North India / Smita

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South Asian Lit Fest Heads for Edinburgh this Summer!

By Farzana Whitfield|August 3, 2012|Literature, South Asia|0 comments

On the 21st August, The South Asian Literature Festival (SALF) is teaming up with mutual friends behind the Edinburgh International Book Festival. South Asia Unbound: The Sounds and Words We Make will feature giant figures from the South Asian literary world, including: Kamila Shamsie, Hari Kunzru and music journalist Neil Kulkarni. There will be music, storytelling, stand-up, poetry and much more fun anticipated.  Click on the link below to find out more:

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Prom 74: Staff Benda Bilili & Baloji

By dsw|August 2, 2012|Africa, Music, Media and Film Studies|0 comments

Baloji © Jerome Bonnet Thursday 6 September 10.15pm – c. 11.30pm Royal Albert Hall Late nights, World music and jazz Seats £12-£16 Price Band D Promming on the day for £5 About this event Staff Benda Bilili Baloji Staff Benda Bilili are like nothing you have ever seen or heard before: a group of paraplegic street musicians and ex-street kids from the Democratic Republic of Congo, making music rooted in Soukous

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