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Refugees & Migrants

Stephi Hemelryk Donald

Professor Stephi Hemelryk Donald is an interdisciplinary scholar and Future Fellow specialising in film, childhood, and migration with a special interest in China.

Professor Stephi Hemelryk Donald is an interdisciplinary scholar and Future Fellow specialising in film, childhood, and migration with a special interest in China.

Stephi currently an ARC Future Fellow at UNSW, and joint director of the iCinema Research Centre. She has previously been Dean of School (Media and Communication) at RMIT, and Director of International Studies and Transforming Cultures at UTS. She has also served as chair of the ARC Humanities and Creative Arts panel (2009) and Deputy chair of the Hong Kong Research Excellence panel (2014).

Recent books include, There’s No Place Like Home: child migrants in world cinema (2017), Childhood and Nation in contemporary world cinema (2017), and Inert Cities: globalisation, mobility and suspension in visual culture (2014).

She joins The University of Lincoln in mid 2018 as Distinguished Professor of Film and Media.

Hemelryk Donald steps up as academic lead for UNSW’s Grand Challenge on Refugees & Migrants in 2017.