Hany Beshr

Research title

Foreign policy in British political docudrama filmmaking (1991-2011)

Research summary

This study examines the development of British political docudrama as a genre and explores the interdependence between this art work and mainstream politics. The focus will be on representing foreign policy in political docudrama within British social-political context. It will choose films as case studies from Channel4, BBC and ITV between 1991 to 2011.

Supervisors

Additional information

  • Co-organizer, Future-proofing Your Global Media Career Conference, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, July 2015
  • TV presenter/producer, Alaraby TV, London, May 2015-Aug 2016
  • Correspondent, Aljazeera Channel, London Office, UK, March 2009- Nov 2014
  • Documentary Producer, Al Jazeera Channel (Arabic), Doha, Qatar, March 2005-2009