Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes

Position: Research Fellow, Clare Hall. Affiliated Lecturer&Associate Researcher, Centre of South Asian Studies
Institution: University of Cambridge
Geographical areas: Eastern Asia, South Asia, Middle East

Research areas: Racial, gender and political identities in colonial visual records and their relevance to current European imperial studies

Relevant Publications

‘Growing-up in the Empire: amateur films of the “never home”‘ (‘Children and nontheatrical media: from film to video’ conference, University of Glasgow, 11 April 2014)

‘Memsahibs with an imperial mission and their amateur films’, In Amateur Film Archeology. 2014. Vienna: Filmmuseum Synema Publikationen.

‘Imperial imagination and colonial cities in inter-war amateur films’, In Invisibles cités colonials. Domination and Resistance Strategies from the end of the XIXth century until today. 2014. eds. Choné A., Granchamp-Florentino F. and Repussard C. Paris: Orizons.

‘Abjection et zèle patriotique dans le roman Char Adhyay de Tagore’, In Un autre regard sur la modernité/Ein anderer Blick auf die Moderne Rabindranath Tagore. 2014. Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag.

‘Uncensored imperial politics in British home movies from 1920s-1950s’, In Saving Private Reels anthology, eds. G. Young, L. Rascaroli, B. Monahan. 2014. London, New York: Bloomsbury Academic.

‘Women, personal films and colonial intimacies’, Close Up: Film and Media Studies, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2013, pp. 37-49

‘Imperial narratives displaced by subaltern Indian identities in early amateur films’, Journal of Early Popular Visual Culture, Routledge, Volume 9, Issue 2, 2011, pp107-121.

‘Private Australia: re-imagined nationhood in inter-war colonial home movies’, Journal of Australian Studies, Routledge, Volume 34, Issue 3, 2010.

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