rstmsc

Department of Management, Society and Communication

  • imagine .. Creative Industries Research
Robin
Steedman
Postdoc


Room: DH.Ø.2.109
Tel:
+4538153256
E-mail: rst.msc@cbs.dk
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Presentation

My research focuses on work, entrepreneurship, and hustling in filmmaking and other creative industries in Africa. My PhD research, at SOAS University of London, examined the work of female filmmakers in Nairobi, Kenya. My current postdoctoral work is part of the major research project 'Advancing Creative Industries for Development in Ghana' (ACIG).

While at the University of Sheffield, I studied data, diversity, and inequality. In particular, how members of the UK public think and feel about how their data is used and public opinion about what constitutes 'good' data management. This research was done in collaboration with the BBC.

Primary research areas
  • Creative and Cultural Industries
  • African film and media
  • Media studies
  • Critical data studies
  • Gender studies
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Selected publications

Steedman, R. (2019) Nairobi-based middle class filmmakers and the production and circulation of transnational cinema. Poetics 75, 101333. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.poetic.2018.11.002

Steedman, R. (2019) Nairobi-based female filmmakers: Screen media production between the local and the transnational. In  K.W. Harrow and C. Garritano (Eds.), A Companion to African Cinema, (pp. 315-335). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Steedman, R. (2019). Screening violence: the production and circulation of films about the Kenyan post-election violence of 2007/2008. In J.K.S. Makokha, C.K. Muriungi, and C. Kebaya (Eds.), Cultural Archives of Atrocity: Essays on the Protest Tradition in Kenyan Culture and Society, (pp. 257-274). New York: Routledge.

Publications sorted by:
2020
Helen Kennedy; Robin Steedman; Rhianne Jones / Approaching Public Perceptions of Datafication Through the Lens of Inequality : A Case Study in Public Service Media.
In: Information, Communication & Society, 4.3.2020
Journal article > peer review
Robin Steedman; Helen Kennedy; Rhianne Jones / Complex Ecologies of Trust in Data Practices and Data-driven Systems
In: Information, Communication & Society, 8.4.2020
Journal article > peer review
2019
Robin Steedman / Nairobi-based Middle Class Filmmakers and the Production and Circulation of Transnational Cinema
In: Poetics, Vol. 75, 8.2019
Journal article > peer review
Outside activities

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