Only Love Matters – Awards received

Kamran’s directed new feature film Only Love Matters (2022) has done phenomenally well on the film festival circuit and has won over 30 awards including Best Director, Best Producer, Best Feature Film, Best Screenplay, Best Production Design, Best Actress, Best Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Makeup, Best Romantic film, Best Women film, Best Message and Best Original Idea.

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UK Reproducibility Network: consortium for world-leading research

UK Reproducibility Network: consortium for world-leading research

Kamran was a guest speaker to talk about Open Research Practice and Transparency in Art and Humanities along with his intersex database and film Only Love Matters. He was also supporting as UEA local representative with the UK reproducibility network (UKRN, a peer-led consortium for world-leading research) at the University of East Anglia. UKRN is hosting a series of events across and within UEA faculties and disseminate UKRN information. The team invite speakers who prepare their talk to discuss a topic about sharing research data.
Please see link: https://www.ukrn.org/2021/09/24/new-animated-explainer-on-data-sharing-now-available-to-view-online/

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy UK

Wonderful news, Dr Kamran Qureshi has received his Fellowship status (FHEA) from Advance HE. He is officially a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy UK.

Innovation and Impact Award | University of East Anglia

Innovation and Impact Award | University of East Anglia

Kamran Qureshi’s project Only Love Matters has been a finalist for the Outstanding Social or Cultural Impact category! in the Innovation and Impact Awards 2022 at the University of East Anglia (UEA). The Awards ceremony took place on 10th of May at The Assembly House, Norwich, UK.

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Journeys Across Media Conference – University of Reading

Journeys Across Media Conference – University of Reading

Kamran is presenting his practice-based research and discuss his new romantic family drama feature film Only Love Matters, at the JAM (Journeys Across Media) Conference, by the Department of Film, Theatre and Television, at Minghella Studios, University of Reading, on the 28 April 2022.

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Peer-reviewed Journal Article: American Journal Jump Cut

Peer-reviewed Journal Article: American Journal Jump Cut

Kamran Qureshi’s Peer-reviewed Journal Article An exploration of intersex characters in Indian Cinema is publishing in issue 61 of (American journal) Jump Cut in September 2022.

Please see link here https://www.ejumpcut.org/gatewaypages/aboutus.html

Green Film Festival Norwich

Green Film Festival Norwich

Proud to be associated with the 2022 Green Film Festival Team. It is an annual environmentally themed film festival in Norwich, England, which holds film screenings, workshops, speeches, and other events. The Green Film Festival provides an exciting programme of free film screenings and events, presenting and bringing together intersecting ideas and interests within environmental issues and cinema. The festival is supported by the University of East Anglia and free to everyone. It aims to generate conversations around global environmental challenges and solutions.

Website: https://www.ueagreenfilmfestival.co.uk/meet-the-team

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Enjoying my Lectures

Kamran is teaching Digital Media Theory & Practice; Ethics in a digital age; The Internet; Theorising social media and 3D recording to undergraduate students at the University of East Anglia.

A Critical Analysis of the Transgender (Intersex) Persons Act, 2018, in Pakistan Versus United Nations Recommendations in Interdisciplinary and Global Perspectives on Intersex

A Critical Analysis of the Transgender (Intersex) Persons Act, 2018, in Pakistan Versus United Nations Recommendations in Interdisciplinary and Global Perspectives on Intersex

I’m glad to have my chapter, “A Critical Analysis of The Transgender (Intersex) Persons Act, 2018, in Pakistan vs United Nations Recommendations” in the new book, Interdisciplinary and Global Perspectives on Intersex, edited by Megan Walker and published by Palgrave Macmillan in Jan 2022, I have written on the United Nations recommendations and international media’s role on intersex human rights and laws.

Available at: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-91475-2_11

Contributors: https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/bfm%3A978-3-030-91475-2%2F1.pdf

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Talk at the INIA Network supported by a grant from the European Commission

I am delighted & honoured to be invited by Prof Surya Monro for today’s talk (3rd December 2021) at The INIA Network (Intersex New Interdisciplinary Approaches) supported by a grant from the European Commission, to speak about my Practice As Research on Intersex characters in Hollywood, British & Australian Cinemas & my new feature film Only Love Matters.

Please see https://www.intersexnew.co.uk/

Intersex KQ Database: Films, Television, Theatre, Web and Radio

Dr Kamran Qureshi created a first-ever substantial intersex narrative and screen works database in 2016 and started collecting information about intersex verified media including films, television, radio and theatre. This database includes 140 films with major or minor intersex characters, shorts and documentaries, starting from 1932 till 2021. Over 70 of these entries are feature films in 12 languages such as English, Chinese, Italian, Hindi, Urdu, Spanish, Japanese, French, Swedish and Cantonese.

His Team is working on a new database website which will be publicly available soon. Free information available at https://intersexdatabase.com/

Pease send an email to info@intersexdatabase.com if you have verifiable data to add, thanks.

Team Dr Kamran Qureshi.

Film vs TV: Intersex representation in Australian media

Film vs TV: Intersex representation in Australian media

Presenting new research paper ‘Film vs TV: Intersex representation in Australian media’ in the international interdisciplinary conference ‘Intersex 2020: A Vision for the Future’ at the Dublin City University, Ireland on the 22nd April 2021.

Dublin City University link

Abstract

Portrayal of Intersex Characters in Indian Cinema

Portrayal of Intersex Characters in Indian Cinema

Presenting new research paper this October 2020, ‘Portrayal of Intersex Characters in Indian Cinema’ The Southwest Conference, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, US.

Communication editor at the ‘Brief Encounters’ a postgraduate journal

Brief Encounters journal: We would like to thank Communication Editor Kamran Qureshi, University of East Anglia (UEA), for helping us recruit the new board, enliven our social media presence and publicise this issue. #BriefEncountersjournal #CHASE #BElaunch2020 #CHASE

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Research paper presented at Interdisciplinary perspectives on intersex conference 2019, the University of Lincoln

Research paper presented at Interdisciplinary perspectives on intersex conference 2019, the University of Lincoln

Kamran Qureshi presented his research paper “The impact of Transgender Persons Act, 2018 on the intersex community in Pakistan” at the international conference in the University of Lincoln.

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AVPhD series: University of Westminster

AVPhD series: University of Westminster

Kamran Qureshi presented his research project about Hollywood, British and Australian Cinema as a part of AVPhD series at the University of Westminster titled The Representation of Intersex Characters in English Feature Films. Special thanks to Roshini and Rachel. Pic credit: Joe Jackson.
Related link:
https://www.westminster.ac.uk/cream/news/research-awards/avphd
https://research-portal.uea.ac.uk/en/publications/the-representation-of-intersex-characters-in-english-feature-film

Research paper presented at the Birkbeck, University of London

Research paper presented at the Birkbeck, University of London

Kamran Qureshi presented his research paper about the ‘Intersex Representation in US Television Drama Series 1994-2019′ presented at the London Screen Studies Conference 2019 at the Birkbeck, University of London. Thank you, Rachel Moore, Joe Jackson, Catherine Bengesser and Giulia Bindi.

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Doctoral research presentation was screened at Nagoya University, Japan

Doctoral research presentation was screened at Nagoya University, Japan

Kamran’s Doctoral research presentation “The Representation of Intersex Characters in English Feature Films” was screened on the 4th June 2019 at the Nagoya University, Japan.

Teaching MA Film, Television and Creative Practice

Teaching MA Film, Television and Creative Practice

MA Film, Television and Creative Practice, what an extremely talented group of students I have in my class from around the globe and more girls than boys learning practice through the academic understanding of film and television University of East Anglia.

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Philosophy of Film, Without Theory conference

Philosophy of Film, Without Theory conference

The 2019 Philosophy of Film, Without Theory interdisciplinary conference covered various topics on the idea of Philosophy without theory, as a plurality of methodologies that include fine-grained description and discernment; disentangling confusions; reactive and/or reflective critical inquiry, the exploration of conceptual connection; logical geography; conceptual synthesis; the provision of perspicuous presentations and survivable overviews; non-systematic engagement with individual or particular works, subject, ideas, events and/or situation… and more.

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Screen and Film Research Methods Today: The Screen Studies Group

Screen and Film Research Methods Today: The Screen Studies Group

Please see link: https://ssgsfresearchmethods.wordpress.com/

An interview by Ms Sana Shahid, Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture for TV series Moorat

An interview by Ms Sana Shahid, Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture for TV series Moorat

This is Kamran Qureshi’s interview conducted by Ms Sana Shahid for her dissertation. She was a research student of the 7th semester, Department of Communication Design in the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture. Dated 5th May 2015. The transcript of the interview is as below:

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