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Monteiro and Jayasankar seminar in Lund on Indian documentary film

April 10, 2013 - 13:00-15:00


Professors Anjali Monteiro and Kizhavana Jayasankar, researchers cum film makers from the Centre of Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Studies (TISS) in Mumbai, India, holds a seminar at Lund University on ”Indian Documentary: Diversity, Borders and Cultural Syncretism”.
Monteiro and Jayasankar spends the month of April 2013 in Lund as scholarship holders through the Erasmus Mundus Action 2 mobility programme EMEA, that is coordinated by Lund University. Both of them are involved in media production, teaching and research. Jointly they have won twenty-eight national and international awards for their films. They have contributed to scholarly journals such as Cultural Studies, and both have been attached to Goldsmith’s College, London and the University of Western Sydney. They also serve as visiting faculty to several leading media and design institutions in India and abroad. They are both actively involved in ‘Vikalp‘ , which is a collective of documentary filmmakers campaigning for freedom of expression. They are also associated with various media and voluntary organisations.
Date: Wednesday 10 April 2013, 13–15
Venue: The Faculty Club, Centre for Languages and Literature (SOL-centrum), Helgonabacken 12, Lund.
The seminar is jointly organised by the Department of Communication and Media in collaboration with SASNET. 
Monteiro and Jayasankar seminar in Lund on Indian documentary film


April 10, 2013