Chair of Film Studies
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Administrative Responsibilities include:
Chair of the Post Graduate Research Committee
Documentary filmmaking, post-conflict representation, Irish cinema and oral history.
Director of the Prisons Memory Archive www.prisonsmemoryarchive.com.
Chair of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Media Studies (Intellect: Bristol).
Documentaries: Producer and/or director:
We Never Give Up II (2012) on reparations after apartheid. Produced by the Human Rights Media Centre, Cape Town.
Unheard Voices: Stories from the Troubles (2010), with WAVE Trauma Centre, Belfast.
Unseen Women: Stories from Armagh Gaol (2011) with Jolene Mairs (Prisons Memory Archive).
Inside Stories; Memories from the Maze and Long Kesh Prison, a four screen installation shown in Catalyst Arts, Belfast, 2005, and three half-hour programmes on NVTV, Belfast, Sept. 2005; Imperial War Museum, London, 2005; Constitution Hill, Johannesburg, 2006; Digital Research Gallery, South Bank University, London, 2006; Naughton Gallery, Belfast, 2008; Belfast Prison, March 2009.
Recording Memories from Political Conflict: A Filmmakers Journey (2010), Intellect Books: Bristol
‘Ethics in Media Practice’ (2009) (with Bannerman C) in Allegue, Jones, Kershaw, and Piccini, (eds) Practice-as-Research: In Performance and Screen. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
‘The Prison Story: Fictional Representations’ (2009) in Flannery and Griffin (eds.) Ireland in Focus: Film, Photography, and Popular Culture, Syracus University Press.
Truth or Dare: Art and Documentary (ed. with Gail Pearce) 2007, Bristol: Intellect Books.
‘Under the Same Roof’ in Purbrick, Aulich and Dawson (eds) Contested Spaces: Sites, Representations and Histories of Conflict (Palgrave 2007);
’Inside Stories: Memories from the Maze and Long Kesh Prison’, Journal of Media Practice, Vol 7 No 2, 2006, pp123-133.
‘Touchstone and Tinderbox: Documenting memories inside the North of Ireland’s Long Kesh and Maze Prison’, in Klausmeier, Purbrick and Schofield (eds.), Re-mapping the Field: New Approaches in Conflict Archaeology (Berlin: Westkreuz-Verlag, 2006) pp81-86.
‘Filmic Representations of the British-Irish Conflict Since the Ceasefires of 1994’, in Caunce, S. et al (eds.) Relocating Britishness (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2004) pp237-251.