Patricia Sequeira Brás teaches Portuguese Modern Cultures. The relationship between politics and cinema that motivated her doctoral work continues to shape her new research projects. Her current interests include representations of crises in cinema and video; explorations on film viewership and political and ethical engagements; communicative and affect capitalism. These interrogations are informed by work from an array of disciplinary fields within the humanities: film theory, philosophy, political theory and recent research in neuroscience.
Emma Dowling: The Care Crisis. What Caused It and How Can We End It? CARE: The UK is increasingly dependent on the efforts of volunteers to provide citizens with a minimum of care while public services are suffering from budget cuts and crises.
Anne-Stine Johnsbråten (photo): Good Wife, Wise Mother PHOTO: Japanese women struggle between traditional gender roles, an expectation of work effort and reproduction while maintaining the role of "good wife, wise mother".
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