Francesca Recchia


Francesca Recchia is a researcher and author who has worked and taught in many different parts of the world including India, Iraq, Afghanistan, the Netherlands, Italy, Sweden, Pakistan and Palestine. Her main research interest is the geopolitical dimension of cultural processes and in the last few years she has focused her attention on creative practices in countries riven by conflict. She was Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Bartlett School of Planning, University College of London, she has a doctorate in Cultural Studies from the University of Naples and a Masters in Visual Cultures from Goldsmiths College, University of London. Her most recent publications include Within the Circle of Fear. Field notes from Iraqi Kurdistan in Sarai Reader 08: Fear, Memory and Place. Perspectives from Iraqi Kurdistan in Third Text Asia and Radical Territories of Affection in Art and Activism in the Age of Globalization.

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